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14 Justin Smoak 1B
Height/Weight: 6-4/220 | Birthdate: 12/5/1986 | Birthplace: Goose Creek, SC | Bats/Throws: S/L | Team: Toronto | College: South Carolina | MLB Experience: 6 | Salary: $495,100 | Owned/Started%: 3/1 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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Justin Smoak homers, drives in three in Blue Jays' win


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/25/2015) Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak hit a two-run home run in Monday's win over the White Sox. 

Smoak homered for the first time since April 24. He went 2 for 3 and drove in three runs. He now has three homers and 11 RBI on the season. 


Jose Bautista out of Blue Jays' lineup after cortisone shot


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2015) Blue Jays DH Jose Bautista received a cortisone shot in his shoulder, per Toronto's 590 AM. Bautista is out of the lineup Sunday and will likely miss Monday as well. 

Edwin Encarnacion moves to DH from first base to replace Bautista, with Justin Smoak getting the start at first. 

Munenori Kawasaki also gets his second start of the year second base, replacing Steve Tolleson

Danny Valencia also gets a rest. Chris Colabello moves over from right field to left to replace him. Ezequiel Carrera replaces Colabello in right. 


Blue Jays' Justin Smoak hits second HR in three games in Friday's loss


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/25/2015) After entering the game as a defensive replacement in the seventh inning, first baseman Justin Smoak connected for a ninth-inning solo home run in the Blue Jays' loss to the Rays on Friday.

It was his second home run in three games.

Justin Smoak, Dalton Pompey: New Blue Jays' turf will cost hits


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2015) The Blue Jays installed a new playing surface at Rogers Centre, and the turf plays slower than the previous one. 

Dalton Pompey says he's already lost a hit, because an infielder reached his grounder up the middle, because the turf "just sucked it up", per MLB.com.

Justin Smoak agreed that the new home field will cost players hits. "I think a ball hit up the middle that would've ended up getting through is getting caught by shortstops for outs, and maybe in the past they wouldn't have been," he said.


Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak back in the lineup Monday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/13/2015) Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak will return to the lineup Monday, allowing Edwin Encarnacion to move to designated hitter and pushing Dioner Navarro to the bench, the team announced.

Smoak, who will hit sixth in the order, has started three games so far this season and is hitting .273 with a double in 12 plate appearances.  

The Blue Jays are currently the favorites (-140) over the Rays Monday.


Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro in starting lineup Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2015) Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro is in the starting lineup Sunday, batting sixth and serving as the team's designated hitter against the Orioles.

It'll be the third start of the season for Navarro, who is 2 for 8 with a double and three RBI this season. Justin Smoak takes a seat Sunday after starting at first base the previous day.

The Blue Jays are underdogs (+100) against the Orioles in Baltimore Sunday.


Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak to make season debut


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(4/8/2015) Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak will make his first start of the year Wednesday against the Yankees, batting eighth, allowing Edwin Encarnacion to move to designated hitter, reports SportsNet.

Smoak, who came in as a defensive replacement Monday, is hitting .250/.346/.353 in his career against the Yankees with two home runs and six RBI. The Yankees are the favorites (-125) over the Blue Jays Wednesday.


Steve Tolleson, Justin Smoak make Blue Jays' Opening Day roster


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/31/2015) Even though he lost out to Devon Travis for the starting job at second base, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons announced Tuesday infielder Steve Tolleson has earned a spot on the roster.

Gibbons also announced Justin Smoak will be on the Opening Day roster.

Tolleson hit .258 with two doubles, three home runs and six RBI in 16 spring games, while Smoak hit .196 with one double, four home runs and eight RBI in 20 spring games.


Justin Smoak hits two home runs for Blue Jays


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(3/20/2015) Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak broke out of his slump on Friday. 

Smoak was hitting just .077, with seven strikeouts in 26 spring at bats, before Friday's game. 

Smoak matched his spring hit total on Friday, going two for five with three RBI and hitting a pair of home runs. The second shot ended up on the roof of a nearby building. 

"For me, it's just go out and play," said Smoak, per MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm. "If I go out and play hard, I have nothing to worry about. It is what it is, and you just have to keep going out, working and seeing what happens at the end."


Gibbons: Encarnacion starting 1B, three vying for at-bats at DH


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2/23/2015) Blue Jays manager John Gibbons confirmed Monday veteran Edwin Encarnacion will remain the starting first baseman. However, Gibbons added the 32-year-old slugger will get some games at DH to help avoid any issues with his back.

Gibbons also said Justin Smoak, Danny Valencia and Dioner Navarro are the top candidates for playing time at DH.


Blue Jays' Justin Smoak not guaranteed a roster spot


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak is not guaranteed a spot on the team's 25-man roster, according to Sportsnet590.

General manager Alex Anthopoulos told the station that Smoak could begin the season in the minors if he struggles during spring training. The 28-year-old joined the club in the offseason, and is expected to compete for a backup role.


Smoak quickly agrees to deal with Blue Jays after being non-tendered


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2014) The Blue Jays announced Wednesday they signed first baseman Justin Smoak to a one-year, $1 million contract. Smoak was a free agent for less than 24 hours after being non-tendered by Toronto on Tuesday.

It's been long speculated the Blue Jays were going to rework Smoak's contract after declining his option in early November. Smoak was claimed off waivers from the Mariners in late October.


Blue Jays fail to tender Andy Dirks, John Mayberry Jr., Justin Smoak


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2014) The Blue Jays did not tender contracts to outfielders Andy Dirks and John Mayberry, Jr. and first baseman Justin Smoak on Tuesday, making all of them free agents, per the team's official website.  

Mayberry batted .212 with seven homers and 23 RBI over 146 at-bats. Dirks missed the 2014 season with back and hamstring injuries. Smoak hit .202/.275/.339 over 248 at-bats with Seattle last season.


Blue Jays decline options on Dustin McGowan, Justin Smoak


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/1/2014) The Blue Jays have declined 2015 options on pitcher Dustin McGowan and first baseman Justin Smoak.

The team opted to pay McGowan a $500,000 buyout rather than $4 million next season, while Smoak will receive a $150,000 buyout instead of a $3.65-million contract.


Justin Smoak expects to renegotiate deal with Blue Jays


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/29/2014) Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak expects the club to decline his option, according to Sportsnet. 

Smoak is owed $3.65 million next season, but believes Toronto will decline that deal. The two sides will then renegotiate a new figure for the upcoming season. Smoak hit .202/.275/.339 over 248 at-bats with Seattle last season. 


Blue Jays claim 1B Justin Smoak off waivers


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(10/28/2014) The Blue Jays claimed first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers from the Mariners, reports ESPN.com. Smoak batted .202 with seven homers and 30 RBI with Seattle last season after slugging at least 15 homers each of the three previous years.

Report: Justin Smoak likely to hit free agency this offseason


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/2/2014) Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak will likely reach free agency this offseason, as the team is expected to pay the $150,000 buyout of his 2015 option, the Seattle Times reports.

Smoak has a $3.65-million club option for next season, but the Mariners figure to pay the buyout and decline to tender the first baseman a contract. The option would have vested if he made 525 plate appearances in 2014. Instead, he hit .202/.275/.339 in 276 plate appearances.


Justin Smoak steps away to attend the birth of his child


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/27/2014) Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak was away from the team Friday and again on Saturday to attend the birth of his child, according to MLB.com on Saturday.

Smoak has just one at-bat over his last seven days. He is hitting .202 with seven homers and 30 RBI over 248 at-bats. It remains to be seen if he'll return in time for the season finale against the Angels on Sunday.


The Mariners announce September roster moves


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) The Mariners announced their September callups on Monday. The following players were promoted from the minors: Corey Hart, Justin Smoak, Stefen Romero, Humberto Quintero, Taijuan Walker and Lucas Luetge, Carson Smith. Additionally, Willie Bloomquist was transferred to the 60-day disabled list.

Justin Smoak sent back to Triple-A


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/22/2014) The Mariners optioned first baseman Justin Smoak to Triple-A Tacoma Tuesday, in order to free up a spot on the active roster.

Smoak went 4 for 20 during his 11-day run with the Mariners since he was recalled. 


Michael Saunders placed on 15-day DL, Justin Smoak recalled from Triple-A


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) The Mariners announced a pair of roster moves prior to Friday's game against the Athletics.

They placed outfielder Michael Saunders on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. Saunders batted .276 with six homers and 28 RBI in 196 at-bats. In a corresponding move, the Mariners have recalled first baseman Justin Smoak from Triple-A Tacoma.

Justin Smoak comes off DL, sent to Triple-A


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/4/2014) The Mariners activated first baseman Justin Smoak from the disabled list Friday, but he won't be moving on from Triple-A Tacoma, where he was rehabbing.

Smoak was optioned to Tacoma following the end of his recovery from a quad injury. The emergence of Logan Morrison as a starting option left Smoak with little room for playing time. Smoak hit just .204/.273/.327 on his rehab assignment, after hitting just .208 in 63 games in the majors.  


Justin Smoak struggling with bat on rehab


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2014) Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak took the day off from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Tacoma Wednesday, though manager Lloyd McClendon told MLB.com he has not suffered a setback with his strained quad.

"He was a little sore, just body soreness," McClendon said. "Probably a little exhausted from grinding it out."

Smoak is hitting .220/.298/.366 in his first 11 games at Tacoma. According to MLB.com, Smoak will likely remain at Tacoma through the weekend before the team considers activating him from the disabled list. 


Mariners deciding whether to activate Justin Smoak


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak could be activated Wednesday, according to the Tacoma News Tribune

Smoak is ready to return, but can be kept on his current rehab assignment until July 8. With Michael Saunders set to come back Thursday, the team wanted to figure out what roster moves they would be making over the next few days before deciding whether to activate Smoak. 

Smoak has been out since early June with a quad injury. He's hitting .208/.282/.361 over 216 at-bats.


Justin Smoak goes 2 for 3 in rehab game


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(6/22/2014) Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak (quad) went 2 for 3 with a double and a walk in a rehab game with Triple-A Tacoma on Saturday. He's eligible to come off the disabled list Thursday.