Mallex Smith: Bunt Machine in the Making

The Tampa Bay Rays had 12 bunt hits in 2016, with Kevin Kiermaier’s four leading the way. Expect Mallex Smith to surpass both of those numbers this season — not just the individual mark, but the team total, as well. The 23-year-old speedster already has one in the books, and if all goes to plan, more are on the way. Mallex Smith is a bunt machine in the making. That’s not a pejorative...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Mallex Smith cracks funny joke about short stint with Mariners

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Mallex Smith came to his current team by way of the Seattle Mariners. His tenure in the Pacific Northwest lasted just 77 minutes, as he was traded twice in one day.Smith looked back on his illustrious tenure with the Mariners, and the quotes are pretty hilarious. Hey, that short tenure can be his claim to fame now. Not many players get traded twice in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Mallex Smith traded twice in span of 77 minutes

Mallex Smith certainly had quite the action-packed afternoon. Smith, a 23-year-old outfielder, was traded along with reliever Shae Simmons from the Atlanta Braves to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday in exchange for a pair of minor leaguers. Smith’s stay in Seattle proved to be a brief one, however, as shortly thereafter, he was again traded from the Mariners to the Tampa Bay Rays...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Mariners trade for Drew Smyly

The Seattle Mariners have bolstered their pitching staff by landing Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays. In exchange, Tampa will receive Mallex Smith and prospects. #Rays have acquired OF Mallex Smith, minor league SS Carlos Vargas & minor league LHP Ryan Yarbrough from SEA in exchange for LHP Drew Smyly — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) January 11, 2017 It’s been a busy day...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Mallex Smith out indefinitely after suffering broken thumb on HBP

The number of things the Braves faithful have to cheer about this season is quickly approaching a negative value. According to a report by David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Braves outfielder Mallex Smith is out indefinitely with a broken left thumb. Smith suffered the injury when he was hit by a pitch from Mets reliever Antonio Bastardo in the seventh inning of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Mallex Smith Get Some Vibe From Teddy Ballgame?

Smith Clouts A Double Off BuchholzJust before Atlanta's Mallex Smith roped the first of his three hits in last night's game, Red Sox broadcaster Dave O'Brien told an interesting tale about the young speedster. After noting that Smith was the Braves' top minor league player of 2015, O'Brien noted that the youngster made a point to sit in the famous Ted Williams Red Seat in the Fenway...
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April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Mallex Smith: Atlanta’s Speedy Role Model Smells the Roses

Mallex Smith is a speed burner. He’s also a big leaguer. Atlanta called up the 22-year-old outfielder earlier this month when Ender Inciarte went on the disabled list with a hamstring injury. He’s off to a slow start — Smith has reached base just 12 times in 50 plate appearances — but a bright future lies ahead. The Braves’ 2015 Minor League Player of the Year is coming off a season...
Via Fangraphs
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Braves Add Speedy Mallex Smith to Their Lineup

In this week’s third unexpected outfield prospect callup, the Atlanta Braves summoned speedy outfielder Mallex Smith from Triple-A to replace the injured Ender Inciarte. Smith’s been on a tear lately. He slashed an outstanding .346/.393/.808 in spring training, and had a loud three games in Triple-A to start the year. It seems that was enough to convince the Braves he was ready for...
Via Fangraphs
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Mallex Smith makes debut with Atlanta Braves

Via FOX Sports South
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Braves’ Prospect Mallex Smith Impressing With New Organization

(Mandatory Credit: You can’t teach speed. That’s an old adage that certainly applies to Braves’ prospect Mallex Smith, whose 80-grade speed is turning him into one of the most exciting players in Atlanta’s farm system, with Braves’ coaches likening him to Kenny Lofton. Acquired from the San Diego Padres this past winter as part of the Justin Upton deal, Smith has hit the...
Via The Sports Journal
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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