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Player of the series: Will Smith

Smith goes 4-for-6 with six RBI against the Nationals

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Washington Nationals Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

When you do historic things, you are likely to be the player of the series. Will Smith did that on Saturday as he became the first Los Angeles Dodger rookie catcher to have six RBI in a game.

Will Smith joined Brooklyn Dodgers Bernie Hungling and Al Lopez as the only Dodger rookie catchers with 6 RBI in game.

Smith returned to the Dodger lineup in style going 3-for-3 with two doubles, a home run and six RBI against the Nationals on Saturday. That effort made him the Player of the Series against the Nationals.

Smith also had a single in three at-bats on in today’s series finale.

Smith’s 4-for-6 weekend was not what the Dodgers had been experiencing recently from the catching position.

Smith caught both Clayton Kershaw and Walker Buehler and the current Dodger plans are to play Smith as the primary catcher.

With just an over a third of the season left to play, Smith should be able to continue to build a rapport with the Dodger pitching staff as they look to win their seventh straight National League West title.