1B,RF,DH - ARI
Pavin Smith had a fantastic game on Tuesday, driving in three runs and scoring one himself while going 2-for-6 at the plate, including a home run, as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Washington Nationals 10-5.
Smith's performance was a welcome sight for the team, as he has struggled this season, batting just .212 with six home runs and 25 RBI in 44 games played. Despite his struggles, Smith has shown a good eye at the plate, drawing 22 walks while striking out 30 times.
Pavin Smith went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in Saturday's 4-3 victory over the Pirates.
Smith has hit three home runs and driven in 16 runs this season. He is slashing .244/.356/.395 on the year.
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder/first baseman Pavin Smith is not in Thursday's starting lineup versus the Padres.
Smith started and homered against the Cardinals on Wednesday but will take a seat for Thursday's series opener with the Padres. The 27-year-old is off to a hot start with a .381 average, two home runs, and a 1.268 OPS across 24 trips to the plate. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. will take over at designated hitter and hit second Thursday.
Pavin Smith went 2-for-3 at the plate for the Diamondbacks Tuesday, singling, belting a solo home run, and scoring two runs in a 14-5 loss to the Cardinals.
Smith has been fairly solid at the plate for the Diamondbacks to begin the season, collecting hits and driving in runs in five of seven games for the club. The 27-year-old continues to make a case for more regular playing time under manager Torey Lovullo, posting a 1.268 OPS with six runs scored, two home runs, and 10 runs batted in so far this season.
Pavin Smith went 1-for-3 at the plate for the Diamondbacks Monday, blasting a grand slam in a 6-3 win over the Cardinals.
Smith has been productive at the plate for the Diamondbacks recently, driving in runs in four of six games for the club. The 27-year-old slugger continues to make the case for a more regular role in the everyday lineup in Arizona, posting a 1.067 OPS with four runs scored, one home run, and nine runs batted in so far this season.