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Dwight Smith Jr

Dwight Smith Jr 35 LF

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Dwight Smith Jr
  • Age: 27 (October 26, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Peachtree City, GA
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2011, TOR)
  • MLB Debut: 05/18/2017
  • School: McIntosh, Peachtree City, GA
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Dwight Smith Jr Stats Summary

Dwight Smith Jr Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
September 1, 2019 Baltimore Orioles recalled LF Dwight Smith Jr from Norfolk Tides.
August 22, 2019 Baltimore Orioles optioned LF Dwight Smith Jr to Norfolk Tides.
August 19, 2019 Baltimore Orioles sent LF Dwight Smith Jr on a rehab assignment to Norfolk Tides.
July 30, 2019 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Dwight Smith Jr on the 10-day injured list. Left calf strain.
June 20, 2019 Baltimore Orioles activated LF Dwight Smith Jr from the 10-day injured list.
June 18, 2019 Baltimore Orioles sent LF Dwight Smith Jr on a rehab assignment to Norfolk Tides.
June 16, 2019 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Dwight Smith Jr on the 10-day injured list. Concussion.
June 7, 2019 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Dwight Smith Jr on the 7-day injured list. Concussion.
March 8, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays traded LF Dwight Smith Jr. to Baltimore Orioles for Future Considerations.
March 5, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays designated LF Dwight Smith Jr. for assignment.
September 4, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled LF Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
August 2, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned LF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo Bisons.
July 13, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
June 1, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned LF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo Bisons.
May 15, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
May 4, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned LF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo Bisons.
May 3, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
March 15, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays optioned RF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo Bisons.
October 2, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays recalled RF Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
June 27, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays optioned RF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo Bisons.
June 14, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
May 25, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays optioned LF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo Bisons.
May 24, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
May 20, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays optioned LF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo Bisons.
May 18, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo Bisons.
April 3, 2017 LF Dwight Smith Jr. assigned to Buffalo Bisons from New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
January 19, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays invited non-roster LF Dwight Smith Jr. to spring training.
January 12, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays invited non-roster LF Dwight Smith Jr. to spring training.
April 6, 2015 LF Dwight Smith Jr. assigned to New Hampshire Fisher Cats from Dunedin Blue Jays.
January 28, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays invited non-roster LF Dwight Smith Jr. to spring training.
August 6, 2014 Dunedin Blue Jays activated LF Dwight Smith Jr. from the 7-day disabled list.
July 28, 2014 Dunedin Blue Jays placed LF Dwight Smith Jr. on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 26, 2014.
April 1, 2014 LF Dwight Smith Jr. assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 24, 2013 OF Dwight Smith, Jr. assigned to Lansing Lugnuts from Vancouver Canadians.
August 9, 2012 Dwight Smith, Jr. assigned to Vancouver Canadians from Bluefield Blue Jays.
June 17, 2012 Dwight Smith, Jr. assigned to Bluefield Blue Jays.
August 14, 2011 Toronto Blue Jays signed OF Dwight Smith, Jr..
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Dwight Smith Jr Awards and Honors

Dwight Smith Jr  35 LF

Dwight Smith Jr
  • Full Name: John Dwight Smith Jr
  • Born: October 26, 1992
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Peachtree City, GA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Compensation A (2011, TOR)
  • School: McIntosh, Peachtree City, GA
  • MLB Debut: 05/18/2017

2019
♦ Spent most of year with Baltimore, hitting .241 with 13 homers and 53 RBI in 101 games.
♦ Made his first career Opening Day roster and started on Opening Day (LF), 3/28 at NYY.
♦ Made 82 starts in left field and seven starts at designated hitter.
♦ Hit safely in each of his first eight games, then hit safely in nine straight from 4/15 - 4/26.
♦ Ranked among Orioles team leaders in homers (5th, 13), RBI (5th, 53) and runs (T-5th, 46).
♦ Recorded an RBI in four straight contests, 4/18 - 4/23 (included three multi-RBI games).
♦ Tied a career-best with six runs batted in, 6/4 at Texas (most RBI by an Oriole in 2019).
♦ Hit first career MLB grand slam, 5/31 vs. San Francisco (off of Drew Pomeranz).
♦ Batted .337 (30-89) with eight home runs and 45 RBI with runners in scoring position. 
♦ Spent 6/7 - 6/20 on the Concussion Injured List. Placed on the 10-day Injured List with a left calf strain, 7/30. Reinstated and optioned to Norfolk, 8/22. Recalled to Baltimore on 9/1.
♦ Had 25 multi-hit games with Baltimore, including five different three-hit contests. 
♦ Appeared in nine August games with Norfolk, hitting .351 (13-37) with 11 RBI. 
♦ Homered and drove in five runs, 8/26 at Gwinnett. 


2018
♦ Spent the majority of the season with Buffalo, where he hit .268 with 25 doubles, six home runs, 44 walks and 42 RBI in 85 games. 
♦ Led the Bisons with 25 doubles while ranking among team leaders in OBP (2nd, .358), RBI (3rd, 42), hits (4th, 83) and total bases (6th, 128).  
♦ Hit a grand slam and drove in five, 4/11 at Pawtucket. 
♦ In a three-game series against Norfolk at Harbor Park from 4/20-22, he batted .556 (5-9) with seven walks; matching his career-high with four hits on 4/21 and his career-high in walks (3) in each of the other two games (4/20 and 4/22).
♦ Batted .262 with two home runs and eight RBI in 35 games over four stints with Toronto.
♦ Hit .302 (16-53) against big league right-handers. 
♦ Belted his first career big league home run, 5/24 vs. Los Angeles (Nick Tropeano).
♦ Batted .298 with 15 doubles and 13 RBI with Buffalo after the All-Star break. 
♦ Hit .300 (9-30) with Toronto over 15 games in May and .286 (4-14) with the Jays in September.

 

2017
♦ Appeared in 12 games for Toronto across three stints, but spent most of the season with Triple-A Buffalo (108 games).
♦ Batted .273 (108-395) with 21 doubles, eight home runs and 46 RBI with the Bisons.
♦ Hit .321 (35-109) against left-handed pitching with Buffalo.
♦ Earned MLB promotion on 5/18 and made his debut that night in Atlanta, coming in as a defensive replacement in the 3rd inning and drawing a walk in his first plate appearance.
♦ Hit .370 (10-27) with two doubles in his 12 games with the Blue Jays.
♦ Recorded first MLB hit, 5/24 at Milwaukee, a pinch-hit, 9th-inning double off Wily Peralta.
♦ Collected his first big league RBI with a 7th-inning single, 5/24 at Milwaukee.
♦ Went 3-4 and stole his first career base, 6/14 vs Tampa Bay.


2016
♦ Played the entire season for Double-A New Hampshire, hitting .265 with a career-high 15 home runs and 74 RBI in 126 games.
♦ Named Eastern League Player of the Week on 5/22 after hitting .444 (12-27) with three home runs and six RBI from 5/15 - 5/22.
♦ Named MiLB.com Organizational All-Star for Toronto.
♦ Finished the season on a high note, batting .444 (8-18) in final five games of the year.


2015
♦ Spent the entire season with Double-A New Hampshire, batting .265 with 26 doubles, seven home runs and 44 RBI in 117 games.
♦ Had a 16-game hitting streak from 4/13 - 4/29, matching his career-high (2016). Hit .348 (23-66) with six doubles, two home runs and nine RBI over that stretch.
♦ Led New Hampshire with 26 doubles, which also ranked 9th in the Eastern League.
♦ Named Eastern League Midseason All-Star.


2014
♦ Played the entire year with Class-A Dunedin, hitting .284 with a career-high 134 hits and 60 RBI in 121 games.
♦ Recipient of the R. Howard Webster award (Blue Jays MVP at each level) for Dunedin.
♦ Was a Florida State League Midseason and Postseason All-Star.
♦ Named MiLB.com Organizational All-Star for Toronto.
♦ Earned Baseball America High Class-A All-Star honors.
♦ Finished 2014 ranked #20 among Blue Jays prospects, according to MLB.com.


2013
♦ Spent the season with Class-A Lansing, batting .284 with seven home runs and 46 RBI.
♦ Led the Lugnuts in average (.284), OBP (.365), doubles (17), triples (3) and home runs (7), and finished second in stolen bases (25).
♦ Recipient of the R. Howard Webster award (Blue Jays MVP at each level) for Lansing.

 

PERSONAL
♦ Acquired by Baltimore from Toronto in a trade for international bonus money, 3/8/19.
♦ Originally selected by Toronto in the 1st round (53rd overall) of the 2011 draft.
♦ Attended McIntosh High School in Peachtree City, GA. 
♦ His father, Dwight Smith, had an eight-year Major League career that saw him register 497 hits and 46 home runs over stints with the Cubs, Angels, Orioles and Braves. He finished second in the 1989 Rookie of the Year voting after hitting .324 with nine home runs, six triples and 52 RBI in 109 games for the Cubs.