Mark Smith

Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 235
Bat: R
Throw: R
College: USC
Birth Place: Pasadena, California
Draft: 1991 1st round (9th pick) by the
  • Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

    Phillies respond to Mackanin's verbal spanking, beat Reds on Tommy Joseph's walk-off

    The Phils, who entered the day with the worst record in the majors, pulled off a 4-3, walk-off win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday (see Instant Replay). The Phils won it on a hit by Tommy Joseph after Aaron Altherr made a heads-up baserunning play to advance to second on a wild pitch that bounced just a few feet away from Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart. The win was just the Phillies' sixth in the last 27 games inching them out baseball's basement but it was their second in the last three and both of them have been walk-off specials with Joseph delivering the winning run with a single up the middle.

  • Today's Lineup: Cesar Hernandez (groin) returns
    CSN Philly

    Today's Lineup: Cesar Hernandez (groin) returns

    CHICAGO -- The Detroit Tigers placed Ian Kinsler on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring ahead of their doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Outfielder JaCoby Jones was recalled from Triple A Toledo to fill the roster spot. He was scheduled to start the first game of the twin bill in center field. Kinsler sat out five games because of the same injury this month. He has a .239 batting average, four home runs and 11 RBIs in 41 games this season. Also, the Tigers acquired the contract of pitcher Arcenio Leon and Chad Bell was optioned to Toledo. Bell pitched 2 1/3 innings on Friday. Pitcher William Cuevas was designated for assignment. Leon spent the 2016

  • FANTASY PLAYS: Conforto king of NY over Judge?
    USA Today

    FANTASY PLAYS: Conforto king of NY over Judge?

    While everyone is enamored with Aaron Judge, there is another New York ballplayer that might be better. Plus, the Dodgers gave up on Urias, should you on your fantasy team? CHEERS Michael Conforto, NYM - While all of the Big Apple attention has been on Aaron Judge, there is another New York outfielder playing just as well. Conforto's and Judge's stats are nearly identical across the board, and Conforto has made his mark with inconsistent playing time to start the season. What's even better for Conforto is that he's already gone through his adjustment phase after struggles last season. Judge will hit his at some point, and it's why he carries a lower floor than Conforto. Judge is already slipping