BLUE JAYS SIGN SMOAK

85
toronto blue jays logo

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed 1B JUSTIN SMOAK to a one year contract worth US $3.9 million, thus avoiding arbitration.

SMOAK, who turns 30 on Saturday, appeared in 132 games for Toronto last season batting .236 with 18 home runs, setting career-highs in RBI (59) and OPS (.768). The Goose Creek, South Carolina native was credited with four defensive runs saved, ranking 2nd to only Mark Teixeira at first base. Smoak, the 11th overall pick of the 2008 draft by Texas is a veteran of six seasons, posting a .224 career average with 92 home runs and 223 RBI for Texas, Seattle and Toronto.

 

SMOAK BIO – http://m.mlb.com/player/475253/justin-smoak

 

Your sports. Your teams. The ISN Daily Digest.

Sign up to the ISN Daily Digest and sit back while we pick the previous day’s best headlines and speed them straight to your inbox every morning.
Email address
First Name*
We abide by all applicable emailing laws including 100% CAN-SPAM/CASL/US CAN-SPAM Act compliance. No spam!