1B,DH - MIL
Justin Smoak went 2-for-5 with a solo homer in Saturday's 8-3 win over the Cubs.
Smoak belted a solo blast off Duane Underwood in the fifth to give the Brewers a 4-1 lead. He has hit cleanup in back-to-back games and is expected to be the team's everyday 1B. Smoak slashed .208/.342/.406 with 22 homers, 61 RBI and 54 runs across 500 plate appearances for the Blue Jays in 2019.
Jeff Passan of ESPN reports the Brewers and Justin Smoak have come to terms on a one-year contract.
Smoak will get paid $4 million in 2020 and then had a $5.5 million club option in 2021 that includes a $1 million buyout. All in all he is guaranteed at least $5 million with this deal. The 33-year-old hit just .208 with 22 homers last season but could theoretically bounce back in the offensive haven that is Miller Park.
Justin Smoak went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk while scoring a run on Saturday as the Blue Jays lost to the Rays by a 5-3 score.
Smoak has been disappointing this season hitting just .212. But the veteran first baseman has put up some decent power numbers with 20 home runs and 55 RBI over 111 games. Smoak is worth owning in AL-only formats.
Justin Smoak went 2-for-3 with a walk, solo home run and two RBI on Tuesday against the Braves.
Smoak is hitting just .214 on the season but has a strong on base percentage at .352. The veteran slugger also has 20 homers, 55 RBI and 49 runs scored. Smoak is worth owning in fantasy leagues that track OBP rather than batting average.
Justin Smoak went 3-for-5 and homered, doubled twice and drove in four runs in Monday's rout of the Rangers.
Smoak has been disappointing this season hitting just .211 at the plate. But the slugger has been getting on base and has a .351 on-base percentage and is worth adding in deeper fantasy leagues that count OBP rather than batting average.