Line: 4 AB, 2 R, 3 H, 3 RBI; 2 HR
My fantasy perspective: Somehow Smith has gotten the reputation as a platoon player in fantasy baseball circles. He's on pace to play in 135 games and get 464 at-bats. At that pace, he's looking at a 5x5 line of .316/80/18/71/7 this season. Those fantasy numbers deserve to be owned in more than 47.1% of ESPN leagues and certainly more than just 29% of Yahoo! leagues.
His splits warrant him sitting against LHPs (8/38, .211 BA, 0 HR) but get this guy in your lineup against RHPs (58/171, .339, 8 HR). Why not create a righty/lefty platoon within your own team? For example purposes, Michael Cuddyer is hitting .388 (26/67, 6 HR) against LHPs and just .240 (44/183) against RHP yet owned in 100% of ESPN leagues.
My advice is to pick up Smith if he's still available on waivers in your league and look to create an internal platoon with your own outfielders. This strategy really only works if you're in a daily league though.
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