Mariners Weekly Rundown: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not
Smitty’s hot streak made the trip from Arizona to Seattle
Pitchers simply could not get Seth Smith out this spring in the desert, and that trend has continued during the first week of the regular season. The Ole Miss alum is off to a fine start, hitting .300 with 1 home run and 2 RBI through 5 games. Smitty has registered a .533 on base percentage and slugged .600 across 10 at bats.
The 33-year-old had a steady but unspectacular debut season in the Emerald City in 2015. Smith hit .248 with 12 home runs and 48 RBI last year with Seattle. Obviously those numbers left a little to be desired, but he is a consistent hitter in the bottom third of the M’s lineup.
Hopefully, Smith’s strong start will translate in a career year in 2016.
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