Justin Smoak

Justin Smoak

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/220 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: L
Born: Goose Creek, South Carolina
College: South Carolina
Draft: 2008 1st round (11th pick) by the
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

    How are we supposed to interpret all the new stats in baseball, and which ones have proven the best?

    There's WAR, OPS+, wRC+, FIP and more. It's a complicated new-wave statistical landscape in baseball. What do those stats tell us and which are best?

  • Salt Lake City Sun

    Cubs out to continue early momentum vs. Brewers

    Nico Hoerner set the tone for the Chicago Cubs on Opening Day by delivering the team's first hit of the season, a third-inning single to right field. Cubs manager David Ross wasn't surprised a bit. After Chicago won the opener 4-0 over the visiting Milwaukee Brewers, the teams will continue their three-game series on Saturday. Hoerner served as the Cubs' leadoff hitter in the opener after signing a three-year, $35 million extension earlier this week.

  • Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

    Craig Counsell, Brewers announce starting rotation for 2023 season

    As Cactus League spring training roared to a close, Brewers manager Craig Counsell was swarmed with questions surrounding who was going to be a part of the pitching staff and how integral they were to the overall success of the team. Milwaukee Brewers ace Corbin Burnes threw five innings and allowed four earned runs in the 4-0 loss against the Chicago Cubs in what was supposed to be a dominant start to the season for the Brew Crew's core five pitching staff.