DOMINIC SMITH

DOMINIC SMITH

HOMETOWN: Gardena, CA

DATE OF BIRTH: June 15, 1995

POSITION: First Baseman

TEAM: New York Mets minor league system 

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • On August 15, 2017, Smith hit his first major league home run off of Sonny Gray
  • Smith made his Major League debut with the New York Mets on August 11, 2017
  • Before his promotion to New York in 2017, Smith was batting .330 with 16 home runs and 76 RBI in 114 games while with the AAA Las Vegas 51s
  • In 2016, Smith played for the Binghamton Mets of the Class AA Eastern League, where he posted a .302 batting average with 14 home runs and 91 RBIs
  • Smith played the 2015 season for the St. Lucie Mets of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League where he led the league with 79 RBIs and 33 doubles
  • The New York Mets selected Smith in the first round (11th overall) in the 2013 MLB Draft. At season’s end, Baseball America named Smith as the fourth best prospect in the Gulf Coast League for 2013

AWARDS:

  • All-Star Futures Game (2016)
  • FSL Player of the Year (2015)

OFF-FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Smith is the founder of Baseball Generations, an organization that aids in young player development in Southern California. To learn more, visit baseballgenerations.com
  • In December 2017, Smith participated in a special screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle for local youth in Los Angeles alongside fellow Roc Nation athletes Marcus Wilson and Jason Martin, as well as one of the film’s stars, Nick Jonas
  • In his free time, Smith visits elementary schools to give students words of advice on the importance of hard work, dedication and education
  • Smith has a myriad of tattoos signifying different people, events and mantras in his life

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

LATEST POSTS

Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/31
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks in the Top 5 in the International League in doubles, hits and batting average
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) ranks 4th in the International League in HR (16) and 6th in doubles (28)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) ranks 3rd on the Stripers in both hits (103) and doubles (21)
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 3-1 with a 3.65 ERA in his last 5 games
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .412 during his current 4-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .299 during the month of August
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .289 with 3 HR in his last 10 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/17
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) was named the 2018 PawSox MVP, and is the top hitter in the International League (.325)
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in doubles (24) and ranks second in homers (14) and RBI (48)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .340 in the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA in three starts since being promoted to AAA
Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) has a 2.25 ERA and his holding opponents to a .208 average in his last 4 appearances
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has five extra base hits and a .818 OPS in his last 11 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .333 with a .874 OPS in August
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .357 in his last 12 games
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has 2 doubles, 2 homers and 9 RBI in his last 6 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/10 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .419 with a 1.004 OPS in his last 22 games D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in home runs (14) and doubles (24), and ranks second in RBI (47) Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .409 in his current 5-game hitting streak
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) struck out 7 batters in 5 innings and earned his first win in AAA on Thursday
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .364 with 2 HR and 2 doubles in his 5-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) has reached base safely in 27 of the last 28 games
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is on a 6-game hitting streak, batting .500 (10-for-20)
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/8 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .545 (12-for-22) in his current 5-game hitting streak with 4 2B’s and 2 HR’s D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in RBI (16) and doubles (13), and ranks second in HR (4) and hits (43) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) leads the 51s in OBP (.350), hits (35) and doubles (15) Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) has reached base safely in 9 of the last 10 games, batting .294 in that stretch Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .400 (24-for-60) over the last 18 games with 7 extra base hits Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 5-game hitting streak and leads the Curve with a .321 average Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .333 (12-for-36) over the last 9 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/25 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks third in the International League with 50 hits Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .318 with 8 extra base hits and 12 RBI over his last 23 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is 6-for-16 (.375) with 2 doubles in his last 6 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .390 with 4 home runs and 16 RBI in the month of May Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has reached base safely in 14 of the 15 games he’s played in, including each of the last 10 Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has allowed 2 earned runs or less in 5 of 8 starts this season, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA and WHIP
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/18 Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .385 over his last 7 games with 9 RBI Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .400 in his current 5-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 8-game hitting streak in which he’s hitting .545 (18-for-33) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has hit safely in four straight games since returning from the Disabled List Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in innings (39.1), strikeouts (36) and games started (7) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 14 of the last 15 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/4 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 15 straight games, batting .359 in that stretch Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .419 with 7 extra base hits in 8 games since returning to AAA on Apr. 26 DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is on a current 8-game hitting streak in which he is batting .389 Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .400 with 3 home runs and 5 doubles in his last 8 games Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has 10 hits in his last 29 at bats (.345) over the last 7 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) leads his team in batting, slugging, OPS, doubles and extra base hits (among qualified hitters) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .392 with 10 runs and 9 RBI over his last 13 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/20 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads Paw Sox with 14 hits and 7 RBI through the first 11 games of the season Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .360 (9-for-25) in his current 6 game hitting streak Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) leads the Aces in ERA (1.56), innings (17.1), strikeouts (14) and wins (2) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .346 with three doubles and a home run over his last eight games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks second on his team in hits (12) and batting (.293) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has 5 hits in his last 10 at bats
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Check out these Roc Nation Sports MLB highlights: Robinson Cano hit his 23rd home run of the season yesterday Dominic Smith crushed a three-run HR in yesterday’s game
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