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  1. When it comes to lefty relief, Bochya s Giants have a lot going rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Area News Group) Bochy likes to play matchups more than most managers in the major leagues. With lefties Will Smith, Steven Okert and Josh Osich - in addition to Watson - at the manager's disposal, the Giants believe they have the arms to go ...

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  2. When it comes to lefty relief, Bochy's Giants have a lot going rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... the past seven seasons. Bochy likes to play matchups more than most managers in the major leagues. With lefties Will Smith, Steven Okert and Josh Osich - in addition to Watson - at the manager's disposal, the Giants believe they have the arms to go ...

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  3. How Bruce Bochy plans to use free agent signee Tony WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Paradise Post

    ... Giants' camp in Scottsdale, Arizona and participated in the team's first full-squad workout. With fellow southpaw Will Smith expected to return from Tommy John surgery by May 1, Giants' manager Bruce Bochy now has a pair of proven left-handed ...

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  4. How Bruce Bochy plans to use Tony WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Giants' camp in Scottsdale, Arizona and participated in the team's first full-squad workout. With fellow southpaw Will Smith expected to return from Tommy John surgery by May 1, Giants' manager Bruce Bochy now has a pair of proven left-handed ...

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  5. Why the latest Giants' acquisition plays into Bruce Bochy's strengthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... in 2015, was pushed into the ropes with Lopez's departure after the 2016 season, and fell to the ground when Will Smith -the only veteran left-hander in the Giants' bullpen- suffered a season-ending UCL injury last March. "We missed Javy, we missed ...

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  6. What signing Tony Watson means for GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    ... ways than one. Two years ago, the Giants made a similar move when they acquired another left-handed reliever, Will Smith, in a three-player trade with the Milwaukee Brewers. Smith reached the major leagues as a starter with the Kansas City Royals, ...

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  7. Giants reportedly sign veteran relief pitcher Tony WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | Paradise Post

    ... a way to keep its payroll under the $197 million luxury tax threshold even after adding Watson. With left-hander Will Smith expected to be sidelined until May 1 as he recovers from Tommy John surgery, the Giants began the offseason determined to ...

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  8. Giants adding reliever Tony WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | SFGate

    ... was Mark Melancon, who's approaching his second season as the Giants' closer. The Giants' top lefty relievers are Will Smith, who's coming off Tommy John surgery and isn't expected to pitch in the season's first month, Josh Osich and Steven Okert. ...

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  9. Giants sign Tony Watson, improve bullpen dramaticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... awkward contortions for four freaking months to get under the luxury tax, just to give it up in February because Will Smith might miss the first month of the season. And I don't see Watson working for Keiichi Yabu money, not when he's accomplished ...

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  10. San Francisco Giants add lefty reliever, Tony WatsonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 16 | Frisco Fastball

    ... with Tony Watson . The San Francisco Giants had a total of one lefty reliever slated for their roster in 2018: Will Smith . While I like Smith, he just had Tommy John surgery, and it was not going to be a good gamble on him as the lone lefty. The ...

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  11. After offseason ranching, Cueto back with new-look GiantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Washington Times

    ... a good team that is united," Cueto added. "I feel like we have a chance to get to the World Series." Notes: LHP Will Smith said he has thrown seven bullpens at 75 percent as he returns from elbow surgery sidelined him all of last season. Bochy said ...

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  12. Giants announce target return date for Will Smith [report]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    After missing all of last year to undergo Tommy John surgery, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reported on Tuesday that manager Bruce Bochy set relief pitcher Will Smith's targeted return date for May 1. When they acquired Smith in a three-player trade with the Milwaukee Brewers in August 2016, the Giants saw him as a key part of their bullpen, specifically in middle-inning relief. With the Giants, Smith held a 2.95 ERA with 26 strikeouts in 18.1 innings.

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  13. As Giants report to Spring Training, here's our 25-man roster, version 1.0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Paradise Post

    ... face a Dodgers team he's performed well against in the past. The verdict: The Giants are counting on left-hander Will Smith to be a late-innings fixture this season, but after undergoing Tommy John surgery last spring, Smith said in September his ...

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  14. Giants reportedly in 'serious contract talks' with Tony WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | McCovey Chronicles

    The Giants are getting Will Smith back at full strength. Probably. I mean, maybe not right away.

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  15. Baseball Prospectus top 101 prospects includes 7 DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | True Blue LA

    ... in 2018 after he was ranked 58th last year. FanGraphs also unveiled their top 100 list on Monday , with catcher Will Smith ranked 64th, one of four Dodgers on their list. Also released on Monday are the top 100 prospects based on 2018 ZiPS ...

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  16. Milwaukee Brewers announce Matt Albers signing, designate Andrew Susac for assignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Brew Crew Ball

    ... Susac, who turns 28 this March, came to the Brewers along with Phil Bickford back in August of 2016 in the Will Smith deal with San Francisco. A former top-100 prospect, Susac never really got a shot at regular playing time with the Giants while ...

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  17. Dodgers list of non-roster invitees to spring training includes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Los Angeles Times

    ... on-base plus slugging percentage at Class-A Rancho Cucamonga in 2017. He will be joined in camp by fellow catcher Will Smith, the 32nd overall pick in the 2016 draft. Banuelos, a 26-year-old left-hander, was considered a top-flight prospect before ...

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  18. Dodgers invite 22 non-roster players to big league camp in spring trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | True Blue LA

    The Dodgers on Tuesday announced the 22 non-roster invitees to big league camp in spring training at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., including their top two catching prospects in Keibert Ruiz and Will Smith. The switch-hitting Ruiz, just 19 this year, was the club's minor league player of the year in 2017, and Smith was a supplemental first-round pick in 2016.

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  19. Wait, is the Giants bullpen going to be a crime scene again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... I applaud their decision to try. It has come to my attention that the only bullpen addition this offseason was Will Smith, and that's a technicality, considering he's only an addition because he's coming back from Tommy John surgery. That's not ...

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  20. Larry Baer plans to wait until after 2018 to a see what we doa with Madison BumgarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    ... at how many starts Madison Bumgarner made last year. Look at how many appearances Mark Melancon made last year. Will Smith, zero. You're getting a situation where some guys weren't even on the field at all." To listen to the full interview check out ...

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