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Randal Grichuk

23-Year-Old Outfielder – St. Louis Cardinals

2015 Stats

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.200

HR

1

RBI

2

R

2

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Grichuk bounced back and forth between Triple-A Memphis and the major leagues for the Cardinals in 2014 after being acquired in the David Freese trade with Anaheim, totaling 110 at-bats in 47 games. H...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Back     EST. RETURN:  5/12/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/13/1991
BORN: Rosenberg, TX   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Drafted in the first round and signed by the Angels in June 2009.

April 24, 2015  –  Randal Grichuk News

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Grichuk (back strain) is unlikely to come off the DL when first eligible May 2, as the progress in his recovery has been slow, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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Randal Grichuk 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
2009 17 R AZL 53 252 236 47 76 30 13 10 7 53 6 4 9 64 3 4 0 .322 .352 .551 .903
2010 18 R TEM 12 52 49 7 16 9 3 2 4 10 0 0 3 9 0 0 0 .327 .365 .714 1.079
2010 18 A CED 52 214 202 41 59 29 18 4 7 36 4 0 9 50 0 1 2 .292 .327 .525 .852
2011 19 R TEM 7 28 24 2 8 2 1 1 0 6 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 .333 .357 .458 .815
2011 19 A CED 32 131 122 12 28 13 7 4 2 13 0 1 6 29 0 2 1 .230 .267 .402 .669
2011 19 A+ INL 14 57 53 13 15 7 4 2 1 6 0 0 0 13 0 1 3 .283 .316 .491 .807
2012 20 A+ INL 135 575 537 79 160 57 30 9 18 71 16 6 23 92 2 4 9 .298 .335 .488 .823
2013 21 AA ARK 128 542 500 85 128 57 27 8 22 64 9 5 28 92 2 3 9 .256 .306 .474 .780
2014 22 AAA MEM 108 472 436 73 113 50 23 2 25 71 8 5 28 108 0 2 6 .259 .311 .493 .804
2014 22 MAJ STL 47 116 110 11 27 10 6 1 3 8 0 2 5 31 1 0 0 .245 .278 .400 .678
2015 23 MAJ STL 6 10 10 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800
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3-Year Averages     47 116 110 11 27 10 6 1 3 8 0 2 5 31 1 0 0 .245 .278 .400 .678

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

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Randal Grichuk 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. 25 @Mil Did not play.
Apr. 24 @Mil Did not play.
Apr. 23 @Was Did not play.
Apr. 22 @Was Did not play.
Apr. 21 @Was Did not play.
Apr. 19 Cin Did not play.
Apr. 18 Cin Did not play.
Apr. 17 Cin Did not play.
Apr. 16 Mil 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800
Apr. 15 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .500 .625
Apr. 13 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .571 .714
Apr. 12 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .667 .834
Apr. 11 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .800 1.000
Apr. 10 @Cin 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Apr. 8 @ChC Did not play.
Apr. 7 @ChC Did not play.
Apr. 5 @ChC Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 10 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800
Last 30 Days 10 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800

Randal Grichuk: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 2 1 2
2014 35 5 5 28

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Randal Grichuk Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201530000.000.000.000
2014628340.242.435.689

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201572120.286.8571.143
2014483040.250.354.662

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201541000.250.500.750
2014525240.269.423.719

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201561120.167.667.833
2014586140.224.379.642
Randal Grichuk Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 17 R AZL 252 236 3.6% 25.4% 0.14 73% .418 .229
2010 18 R TEM 52 49 5.8% 17.3% 0.33 82% .333 .387
2010 18 A CED 214 202 4.2% 23.4% 0.18 75% .359 .233
2011 19 R TEM 28 24 7.1% 14.3% 0.50 83% .400 .125
2011 19 A CED 131 122 4.6% 22.1% 0.21 76% .286 .172
2011 19 A+ INL 57 53 0% 22.8% 0.00 75% .359 .208
2012 20 A+ INL 575 537 4% 16% 0.25 83% .333 .190
2013 21 AA ARK 542 500 5.2% 17% 0.30 82% .275 .218
2014 22 AAA MEM 472 436 5.9% 22.9% 0.26 75% .290 .234
2014 22 MAJ STL 116 110 4.3% 26.7% 0.16 72% .316 .155
2015 23 MAJ STL 10 10 0% 20% 0.00 80% .143 .400
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3-Year Averages     116 110 4.3% 26.7% 0.16 72% .316 .155

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2015 Stat Review for Randal Grichuk    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.200 AVG
TERRIBLE
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.143 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.600 SLG
ELITE
.400 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
20.0% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.800 OPS
GOOD
.200 OBP
TERRIBLE

St. Louis Cardinals Roster

Randal Grichuk: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Grichuk (back) was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday.

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Grichuk is headed to the 15-day with a lower-back strain, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Grichuk hit his first home run in his first start of 2015 against the Reds on Friday, going 1-for-4 with two RBI on the night.

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Grichuk will get the start in center field and bat eighth Friday, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Grichuk appears to have a spot secured on the Opening Day roster, MLB.com reports.

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Grichuk appears to be over the soreness he was dealing with in his right knee, as he hit his fourth home run of the spring Sunday against Baltimore.

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Grichuk had an MRI on his sore right knee Thursday to check for structural damage, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Grichuk (back) will not appear in any of the Cardinals' early games this spring but will participate fully in workouts, the team's official site reports.

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Grichuk missed Thursday's workouts with soreness in his lower back, MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Grichuk was promoted to Double-A Arkansas after a reasonably strong year at High-A Inland Empire in 2012, and represented himself well, posting a slash line of .256/.306/.474 in 500 at-bats in 2013. While it's easy to get excited about his prodigious power potential (.218 ISO in 2013), Grichuk still needs to work on his plate discipline, as his 5.2% walk rate in 2013, though an improvement from his 2012 number, is still well below commonly accepted margins. Going into his age-22 season, Grichuk's plate discipline seems to be the final piece of the puzzle. The Cardinals acquired Grichuk as part of the David Freese-Peter Bourjos deal in November, which likely makes his path to big league at-bats even longer than it was in the crowded Anaheim outfield. Most likely, he'll start the season at Double-A Springfield, with the hope of earning a promotion to Triple-A Memphis at some point in 2014.

2013

Grichuk was drafted 24th overall in the 2009 draft and finally made it through a full season without any injuries in 2012. He spent all of last season with High-A Inland Empire and slashed .298/.335/.488 with 18 homers and 16 steals over 575 plate appearances. His talent is obvious, but 23 walks over that many trips to the plate probably won't cut it, and as is the case for a number of the Angels' top prospects, Grichuk needs to work on his plate discipline. That's easier said than done and his four percent walk rate in 1,313 minor league plate appearances indicates that he has a long ways to go.

2011

Grichuk will not turn 20 until mid-way through the 2011 season, but he already has two professional seasons under his belt. Last season, Grichuk hit .299 with 11 home runs and 46 RBI in 251 at-bats, but he still has to work on his plate discipline after posting a 12:59 BB:K ratio last season. Don't expect Grichuk to advance past High-A Rancho Cucamonga this season.

2010

The Angels' first pick in the 2009 draft is all hitter, an outfielder from a high school in Texas with excellent power. There's not much else to Grichuk, no speed or arm to speak of, making him a different sort of Angel. He's a long, long way from the majors, and the lack of defensive or positional value limits his long-term upside.