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Randal Grichuk

24-Year-Old Outfielder – St. Louis Cardinals

2015 Stats

AVG

.276

HR

17

RBI

47

R

49

SB

4

2016 RotoWire Projections

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Grichuk came up to the big leagues for good on May 16th and clubbed nine extra-base hits in 13 starts over the rest of the month, enough to earn him a starting job for the rest of the season. He finis...

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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.

December 16, 2015  –  Randal Grichuk News

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Grichuk underwent offseason sports hernia surgery but is expected to be ready for the start of spring training, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com 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 103 350 323 49 89 47 23 7 17 47 4 2 22 110 0 1 4 .276 .329 .548 .877
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3-Year Averages     75 231 216 30 58 28 14 4 10 27 2 2 13 70 0 0 2 .269 .316 .509 .825

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)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .329 .548 .877
Oct. 4 @Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276 .329 .552 .881
Oct. 3 @Atl Did not play.
Oct. 2 @Atl 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .328 .552 .880
Sep. 30 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .328 .552 .880
Sep. 30 @Pit Did not play.
Sep. 29 @Pit Did not play.
Sep. 28 @Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .332 .559 .891
Sep. 27 Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .333 .561 .894
Sep. 26 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 25 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .334 .567 .901
Sep. 24 Mil 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .335 .569 .904
Sep. 23 Cin 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .332 .564 .896
Sep. 22 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .329 .555 .884
Sep. 21 Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .330 .557 .887
Sep. 20 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 19 @ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .333 .562 .895
Sep. 18 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 17 @Mil 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .334 .564 .898
Sep. 16 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 15 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 13 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 12 @Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .332 .563 .895
Sep. 11 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .330 .563 .893
Sep. 9 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .330 .563 .893
Sep. 8 ChC 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .334 .570 .904
Sep. 7 ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .333 .561 .894
Sep. 6 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 5 Pit Did not play.
Last 7 Days 12 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 .167 .231 .250 .481
Last 14 Days 23 2 5 2 0 1 1 2 8 0 0 1 0 1 .217 .308 .435 .743
Last 30 Days 34 3 7 2 0 2 3 3 13 0 0 1 0 1 .206 .289 .441 .730

Randal Grichuk: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 85 49 37 13
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
2015113176142.265.522.819
2014628340.242.435.689

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152103211332.281.562.907
2014483040.250.354.662

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151632510252.282.577.925
2014525240.269.423.719

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015160247222.269.519.826
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 350 323 6.3% 31.4% 0.20 66% .367 .272
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3-Year Averages     231 216 5.6% 30.3% 0.19 68% .353 .240

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2015 Stat Review for Randal Grichuk    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.276 AVG
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66% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.367 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.548 SLG
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.272 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.20 BB/K
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6.3% BB Rate
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31.4% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.877 OPS
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.329 OBP
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2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Randal Grichuk

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

Grichuck is starting Game 4 of the NLDS on Tuesday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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Grichuk is not in the lineup for Game 3 of the NLDS against the Cubs on Monday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

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Grichuk is not in the lineup for Game 2 of the NLDS against the Cubs on Saturday, according to MLB.com's Carrie Muskat.

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Grichuk is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Braves, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Grichuk is out of the lineup Monday against the Pirates.

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Grichuk will start in left field Sunday against the Brewers.

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Grichuk is out of the lineup Friday.

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Grichuk is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Reds.

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Grichuk believes he remains a week or two from his elbow being 100 percent healthy, Jim Hayes of Fox Sports Midwest reports.

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Grichuk (elbow) will start in center field and bat fifth Wednesday against the Cubs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

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. He served as a defensive replacement and pinch-hitter in most cases. Grichuk does have some power as indicated by his 25 home runs in 436 at-bats for Memphis, but he appears to be headed for a similar role in 2014 after the Cardinals acquired Jason Heyward from Atlanta. Barring major injury to one of the regulars ahead of him, or a trade, Grichuk might be a full year away from getting an opportunity to handle a starting job.

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.