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Robbie Grossman

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.125

HR

2

RBI

6

R

3

SB

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Early season injuries to Justin Maxwell and J.D. Martinez opened the door for Grossman to step in and contribute for the Astros, but the rookie struggled during his initial audition with the team. In ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 193   DOB: 9/16/1989   BORN: San Diego, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 6th Rd   

April 15, 2014  –  Robbie Grossman News

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Grossman has been sent to Triple-A Oklahoma City, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Robbie Grossman Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 18 R GCL 5 20 16 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 7 0 0 0 .188 .381 .250 .631
2009 19 A Wes 116 533 451 83 120 28 21 2 5 42 35 12 75 164 7 0 0 .266 .373 .355 .728
2010 20 A+ Bra 125 562 470 84 115 36 29 3 4 50 15 8 66 118 12 6 8 .245 .344 .345 .689
2011 21 A+ Bra 134 616 491 127 144 49 34 2 13 56 24 10 104 111 8 7 6 .293 .418 .450 .868
2012 22 AA Cor 36 160 135 22 36 13 8 2 3 11 4 1 18 43 1 1 5 .267 .371 .422 .793
2012 22 AA Alt 95 417 350 59 93 31 20 4 7 36 9 10 59 78 4 0 4 .266 .378 .406 .784
2013 23 AAA Okl 70 310 253 42 71 15 11 2 2 20 15 8 48 66 7 1 1 .281 .396 .364 .760
2013 23 MAJ HOU 63 288 257 29 69 18 14 0 4 21 6 7 23 70 5 1 2 .268 .332 .370 .702
2014 24 MAJ HOU 14 55 48 3 6 4 1 1 2 6 1 0 7 17 0 0 0 .125 .236 .313 .549
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Robbie Grossman
3-Year Averages MAJ   63 288 257 29 69 18 14 0 4 21 6 7 23 70 5 1 2 .268 .332 .370 .702

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▼ Games By Position

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Robbie Grossman Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 17 KC Did not play.
Apr. 16 KC Did not play.
Apr. 15 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .236 .313 .549
Apr. 13 @Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .255 .341 .596
Apr. 12 @Tex 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .122 .250 .341 .591
Apr. 11 @Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .081 .227 .216 .443
Apr. 10 @Tor 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .088 .244 .235 .479
Apr. 9 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .189 .125 .314
Apr. 8 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .069 .206 .138 .344
Apr. 7 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .172 .154 .326
Apr. 6 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .200 .182 .382
Apr. 5 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .238 .222 .460
Apr. 4 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .294 .286 .580
Apr. 3 NYY 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .733
Apr. 2 NYY 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .429 .679
Apr. 1 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 16 3 4 1 0 2 5 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .688 1.021
Last 14 Days 41 3 5 1 0 2 5 6 15 1 0 0 0 1 .122 .234 .293 .527
Last 30 Days 48 3 6 1 1 2 6 7 17 1 0 0 0 1 .125 .236 .313 .549

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Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 14 11 2 1
2013 62 45 29 2 1

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Robbie Grossman Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013739131.329.438.785

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013184203185.245.342.669

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013131143124.244.366.677

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201312615192.294.373.728
Robbie Grossman Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 18 R GCL 20 16 20% 35% 0.57 56% .333 .062
2009 19 A Wes 533 451 14.1% 30.8% 0.46 64% .408 .089
2010 20 A+ Bra 562 470 11.7% 21% 0.56 75% .319 .100
2011 21 A+ Bra 616 491 16.9% 18% 0.94 77% .357 .157
2012 22 AA Cor 160 135 11.3% 26.9% 0.42 68% .371 .155
2012 22 AA Alt 417 350 14.1% 18.7% 0.76 78% .325 .140
2013 23 AAA Okl 310 253 15.5% 21.3% 0.73 74% .373 .083
2013 23 MAJ HOU 288 257 8% 24.3% 0.33 73% .355 .102
2014 24 MAJ HOU 55 48 12.7% 30.9% 0.41 65% .138 .188
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Robbie Grossman
3-Year Averages MAJ   288 257 8% 24.3% 0.33 73% .355 .102

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▲ Games By Position

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2014 Stat Review for Robbie Grossman    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.125 AVG
TERRIBLE
65% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.138 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.313 SLG
TERRIBLE
.188 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.41 BB/K
WEAK
12.7% BB Rate
ELITE
30.9% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.549 OPS
TERRIBLE
.236 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Robbie Grossman (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Miguel Gonzalez BAL 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Brandon Workman BOS 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 1.000 2.500 3.500
Tommy Hunter BAL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Addison Reed AZ 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Shawn Tolleson TEX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
R.A. Dickey TOR 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 .500 2.000 2.667
Wei-Yin Chen BAL 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.333 2.333
Kyle Gibson MIN 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Drew Smyly DET 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Shawn Kelley NY-A 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000

Worst Matchups for Robbie Grossman (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Charlie Furbush SEA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Joakim Soria TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Caleb Thielbar MIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Neil Wagner TOR 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Tony Watson PIT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Justin Wilson PIT 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Francisco Rodriguez MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Robbie Ross TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Sergio Santos TOR 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt Shoemaker ANA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Robbie Grossman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Grossman impressed at the plate Saturday, going 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI.

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Grossman hit a two-run homer and drew a pair of walks in Thursday's 6-4 win at Toronto.

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Grossman was dropped to the No. 8 spot in the Astros' batting order for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, and he went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in a losing effort.

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Grossman extended his hitless streak to 21 at-bats Tuesday against the Blue Jays.

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Grossman had a rough series against the Angels, going 0-for-16 with a walk and seven strikeouts.

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Astros' manager Bo Porter said Grossman has played his way into the No. 2 spot in the batting order behind Dexter Fowler, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Grossman is the expected starter in left field for the Astros, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.

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Grossman (oblique) will not play again this season, MLB.com reports.

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Grossman (oblique) remains unable to swing pain-free, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Grossman (oblique) hit off a tee Friday, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

The Astros picked up Grossman from the Pirates as part of the Wandy Rodriguez deal. The 23-year-old outfielder has a knack for getting on base, posting a .266/.376/.410 line over his two Double-A stops. Grossman is most known for that exceptional plate discipline, and while he has subpar power potential, he runs well enough to partially offset the deficit. With Jordan Schafer back in Atlanta, Grossman should eventually get a chance to show what he can do in center field. For now, however, he will likely bide his time in Triple-A waiting for the call.

2012

Grossman provided the Arizona Fall League with one of its most electric performances (hitting .375/.472/.625 in 26 games) before breaking his hamate bone. During the 2011 campaign, the switch-hitting outfielder compiled a slash line of .293/.418/.450 in 134 games with High-A Bradenton. He scored 127 runs, strung together a 104:111 BB:K ratio and swiped 24 bases in 34 attempts. Grossman, who is expected to move up to Double-A for the first time, figures to be ready for spring training -- with the caveat that his power might initially suffer due to his hand injury. A strong start could push him to Pittsburgh by September, but he's still behind the likes of Starling Marte in the pecking order. His plate discipline alone gives him a chance to find regular work in the big leagues.