10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
21 hours ago

Smoak (quadriceps) ran the bases with no issues Wednesday, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports.

EDGE Analysis

Smoak hasn't played since June 14 due to a quadriceps injury, but the Blue Jays are hoping to have him back in the lineup for Friday's series opener against the Royals. Prior to landing on the shelf, the veteran slugger hit .225/.364/.423 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI in 62 games.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
1 week ago

Smoak was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday due to a left quadriceps strain, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

Smoak has been on the bench for the last three contests, and it's since been revealed that he's been nursing a quad injury. Justin Shafer was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo in a corresponding move.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
1 week ago

Smoak is not in the lineup Monday against the Angels.

EDGE Analysis

Smoak is slashing .175/.298/.250 through 11 games this month. As such, he'll remain on the bench for a third straight game as Rowdy Tellez picks up another start at first base.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
2 weeks ago

Smoak is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Astros, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

EDGE Analysis

He'll sit for the second straight day as Rowdy Tellez picks up another start at first base. Smoak is batting just .175 though his first 11 games of June, but a 7:6 BB:K over that stretch suggests that he's still controlling his at-bats.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
2 weeks ago

Smoak is not starting Saturday against the Astros, Alyson Footer of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Smoak is hitting just .175/.298/.250 since the start of June. Cavan Biggio will slide over to first base, with Eric Sogard starting at second base.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
3 weeks ago

Smoak is not starting Friday against Arizona.

EDGE Analysis

Smoak owns a 1.090 OPS and six homers over his last 12 games. Cavan Biggio slides over to first base Friday, with Eric Sogard starting at second.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
4 weeks ago

Smoak went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Rockies.

EDGE Analysis

His ninth-inning shot off Carlos Estevez didn't affect the final outcome, but it did give Smoak six homers in his last eight games. The power surge has pushed the veteran first baseman's slash line on the year up to .237/.376/.475 with 12 long balls and 32 RBI through 52 contests.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
4 weeks ago

Smoak isn't starting Friday's game against the Rockies.

EDGE Analysis

Smoak will take a seat for the series opener with German Marquez slated to toe the rubber for the opposition. Rowdy Tellez is starting at first base and hitting third in Smoak's absence.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
1 month ago

Smoak will hit the bench for Monday's game against the Rays.

EDGE Analysis

Smoak will sit after starting 11 games in a row. Cavan Biggio rests his legs as the designated hitter Monday, with Rowdy Tellez moving to first base.

10DJustin Smoak
1B/DH TOR
1 month ago

Smoak went 2-for-5 with a pair of home runs and five RBI in a 10-1 victory against the Padres on Sunday.

EDGE Analysis

The 32-year-old is only batting .224, but each of his last six hits over the past four games has gone for extra bases. Four of those six hits have been home runs, and during that span, Smoak has posted nine RBI. Smoak also has 36 walks versus 39 strikeouts this season, giving him a .374 on-base percentage. He is slugging .461 with 11 home runs, 30 RBI and 26 runs in 165 at-bats this season.