Report: Rockies have ‘discussed’ trading for Justin Smoak


Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Justin Smoak (14) reacts after hitting the game winning walk off home run to debated the Tampa Bay Rays during ninth inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Thursday, September 20, 2018. (Nathan Denette/CP)

The Colorado Rockies have reportedly discussed Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak as a potential trade target.

Smoak hit 25 home runs this past season, slashing .242/.350/.457 in 147 games.

The 32-year-old was an all-star in 2017 when he posted a 131 OPS+ and 38 home runs, both career-highs.

He’s slated to earn $8 million in 2019, after which he’ll become a free agent.

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