• Dodgers rally to stay alive in NLCS behind quirky home run scenario

    11 days ago - By New York Post

    Where there is a Will, there is a Smith. The Dodgers remain alive in this National League Championship Series in part because their catcher Will Smith staged a huge at-bat against a reliever by the same name Friday night. The battle of Wills ended with Smith the catcher circling the bases after a go-ahead three-run...
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  • Smith off Smith, Seager 2 HRs as Dodgers beat Braves in NLCS

    Smith off Smith, Seager 2 HRs as Dodgers beat Braves in NLCS

    11 days ago - By Startribune

    Dodgers catcher Will Smith hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off the Atlanta reliever with the same name, Corey Seager homered twice and Los Angeles avoided elimination with a 7-3 win over the Braves in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Friday night.
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  • Corey Seager Belts 2 HRs as Dodgers Force Game 6 vs. Braves in NLCS

    11 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Shortstop Corey Seager hit a pair of home runs and catcher Will Smith hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers held off playoff elimination ...
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  • Will Smith vs. Will Smith: Dodgers catcher bests Braves pitcher with go-ahead homer in NLCS Game 5

    11 days ago - By CBSSports

    Two players with the same name clashed for the first time in postseason history on Friday night
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  • Twitter explodes watching Dodgers' Will Smith face Braves' Will Smith

    11 days ago - By TheScore

    Game 5 of the NLCS created quite the stir when Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith came up to bat in the sixth inning. Awaiting him on the mound was none other than Atlanta Braves reliever Will Smith. It was the first time in MLB playoff history that a pitcher-batter matchup featured two players with the same name, according to ESPN Stats & Info. The Dodgers' Will Smith won, launching a three-run homer to put L.A. ahead in the elimination contest. Will Smith's homer off Will Smith marked the first time in the expansion era that a batter homered off a pitcher with the same name...
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  • Will Smith faces Will Smith in NLCS Game 5 and Twitter can't contain itself

    Will Smith faces Will Smith in NLCS Game 5 and Twitter can't contain itself

    11 days ago - By Sporting News

    Because, see, they both have the same name and a celebrity has the same name and. . .
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  • Will Smith blasts three-run homer off Will Smith, gives Dodgers 4-2 lead in NLCS Game 5

    Will Smith blasts three-run homer off Will Smith, gives Dodgers 4-2 lead in NLCS Game 5

    11 days ago - By Fox Sports

    In the first matchup in MLB postseason history between players with the same name, Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith clubbed a three-run homer off of Atlanta Braves reliever Will Smith in the sixth inning to give L.A. a 4-2 lead as the team fights to stave off elimination.
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  • Twitter Had Plenty Of Jokes About Dodgers, Braves Having Will Smith On Their Team

    Twitter Had Plenty Of Jokes About Dodgers, Braves Having Will Smith On Their Team

    11 days ago - By NESN

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    It's not every day a team features a player with the same name. But that happened Friday night.
    The Atlanta Braves had pitcher Will Smith on the mound in the sixth inning of Game 5 of the National League Championships. The Los Angeles Dodgers, meanwhile, had catcher Will Smith at the plate with two men on and his team down 2-1.
    And it was catcher Will Smith who came away victorious with a three-run blast to give the Dodgers the 4-2 lead.
    Will Smith vs. Will Smith.
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    Naturally, Twitter enjoyed the duo having the...
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