After utterly destroying the California League with the Bakersfield Blaze from 2013-2014, hitting .316/.429/.590 over the two seasons, the Reds sent Marquez Smith to Double-A for the 2015 season to play with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos where he had only seen limited action in the previous two seasons (114 total plate appearances in 2013-2014). Things got out to a very tough start...
It was another night in the Mexican Winter League playoffs and another good performance from Marquez Smith. Smith’s team fell 5-1 and saw their series become tied at 2-2 in the best of seven. Smith, playing first base on the night, went 2-4 and accounted for a third of his teams hits. He’s been batting seventh in the lineup for Jalisco, but he’s hitting .333/.419/.593 in the...
The playoffs began for the Mexican Winter League on New Years Day. The Charros de Jalisco took game one of their series by a score of 4-1 over Venados de Mazatlan. Marquez Smith was a big part of that win. He led off the third inning with a walk and moved up to third base on a double. He scored on a fly ball to put his team up 1-0. Another run would score in the inning to make it...
Heading into the final month of the season for the full season teams, most of the moves have been made already as the team likes to split the seasons in half for a lot of guys between two levels if they’ve done enough in the first half. Still, there are some guys out there who have done enough at their current level to warrant moving up. Players mentioned here are mentioned because...
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