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Josh Smith

| SS
High School: Catholic HS, Baton Rouge
College: Louisiana State
State: La.

Ht.: 5'10"
Wt.: 175 lbs
Bats: L
Throws: R

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Scouting Report

Smith in 2017 started at third base and helped LSU to a runner-up finish at the College World Series. He was set to slide over to shortstop last year but was limited to six games due to a stress reaction in his back that he suffered early in the season and could never shake. Smith has a solid approach at the plate and understands the strike zone well. Listed at 5-foot-10, 175 pounds, the lefthanded hitter has some deceptive power, but it isn’t a primary part of his game. He is a smooth defender with an above-average arm. With a healthy spring, Smith should play his way into first day consideration.


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