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Randal Grichuk

26-Year-Old Outfielder – St. Louis Cardinals

2017 Stats

AVG

.237

HR

20

RBI

56

R

51

SB

6

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Grichuk's strong 2015 campaign had him in a very favorable position heading into 2016, with an everyday job, plus power and what many believed to be an average hit tool. However, things went south in ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/13/1991   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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

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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
2016 24 AAA MEM 23 86 81 12 22 11 4 1 6 18 0 0 2 14 0 1 2 .272 .302 .568 .870
2016 24 MAJ STL 132 478 446 66 107 56 29 3 24 68 5 4 28 141 0 1 3 .240 .289 .480 .769
2017 25 A+ PAL 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 1.000 1.500
2017 25 AA SPR 1 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
2017 25 AAA MEM 14 67 63 11 17 9 3 0 6 9 0 0 3 20 0 0 1 .270 .313 .603 .916
2017 25 MAJ STL 114 425 396 51 94 47 25 2 20 56 6 1 25 127 0 2 2 .237 .285 .462 .747
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3-Year Averages     94 313 293 42 74 36 19 3 14 41 3 2 18 94 0 0 2 .253 .300 .481 .782
Career  (View All)     396 1,369 1,275 177 317 160 83 13 64 179 15 9 80 409 1 4 9 .249 .297 .485 .781

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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
Sep. 23 @Pit 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .285 .462 .747
Sep. 22 @Pit 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .283 .461 .744
Sep. 21 @Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .283 .461 .744
Sep. 20 @Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238 .284 .465 .749
Sep. 19 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 17 @ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .282 .465 .747
Sep. 16 @ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .283 .468 .751
Sep. 15 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 14 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .283 .469 .752
Sep. 13 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 12 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .238 .284 .471 .755
Sep. 10 Pit 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .285 .474 .759
Sep. 9 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .283 .467 .750
Sep. 8 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .283 .468 .751
Sep. 7 @SD 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .286 .473 .759
Sep. 6 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 5 @SD 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .238 .284 .472 .756
Sep. 4 @SD 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .285 .475 .760
Sep. 3 @SF Did not play.
Sep. 2 @SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .283 .474 .757
Sep. 1 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .285 .478 .763
Aug. 31 @SF 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .286 .472 .758
Aug. 30 @Mil 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .283 .463 .746
Aug. 29 @Mil 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .284 .457 .741
Aug. 27 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .288 .463 .751
Aug. 26 TB 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .288 .465 .753
Aug. 25 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .289 .464 .753
Aug. 24 SD 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .289 .468 .757
Aug. 23 SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .290 .462 .752
Aug. 22 SD Did not play.
Last 7 Games 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Last 14 Games 26 2 5 0 0 1 5 2 9 0 0 1 1 0 .192 .267 .308 .575
Last 30 Games 68 7 14 2 0 5 10 4 21 1 0 1 1 0 .206 .257 .456 .713

Randal Grichuk: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 103 57 5 52
2016 119 4 115 3
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
2017959591.211.411.675
2016121187191.240.488.806
2015113176142.265.522.819

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20173004115465.243.477.765
20163254817494.240.477.754
20152103211332.281.562.907

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172012511293.249.468.757
20162043312280.255.490.802
20151632510252.282.577.925

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017194259263.222.454.730
20162423312405.227.471.740
2015160247222.269.519.826
Randal Grichuk vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jameson Taillon PIT 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417

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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% .408 .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% .356 .233
2011 19 R TEM 28 24 7.1% 14.3% 0.50 83% .364 .125
2011 19 A CED 131 122 4.6% 22.1% 0.21 76% .280 .172
2011 19 A+ INL 57 53 0% 22.8% 0.00 75% .350 .208
2012 20 A+ INL 575 537 4% 16% 0.25 83% .329 .190
2013 21 AA ARK 542 500 5.2% 17% 0.30 82% .272 .218
2014 22 AAA MEM 472 436 5.9% 22.9% 0.26 75% .289 .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% .365 .272
2016 24 AAA MEM 86 81 2.3% 16.3% 0.14 83% .258 .296
2016 24 MAJ STL 478 446 5.9% 29.5% 0.20 68% .294 .240
2017 25 A+ PAL 4 3 25% 25% 1.00 67% .500 .667
2017 25 AA SPR 4 4 0% 50% 0.00 50% .000 .750
2017 25 AAA MEM 67 63 4.5% 29.9% 0.15 68% .297 .333
2017 25 MAJ STL 425 396 5.9% 29.9% 0.20 68% .295 .225
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3-Year Averages     313 293 5.8% 30% 0.19 68% .324 .228
Career     1,369 1,275 5.8% 29.9% 0.20 68% .314 .236

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Randal Grichuk Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 LF 344.3 14 52 8 14 179 3 85 2
2015 CF 282 7 68 3 7 166 1 57 1
2015 RF 93.3 0 20 0 0 48 1 23 -1
2016 LF 27 3 6 1 3 27 1 1 0
2016 CF 949.3 -4 217 5 -4 456 2 194 -1
2016 RF 18 0 4 0 0 0 0 10 -1
2017 LF 435.3 6 73 2 6 254 0 51 0
2017 CF 29 1 6 1 1 8 0 4 0
2017 RF 411 5 100 3 5 203 -1 53 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 LF 3 1 4 0 0 -1 -2 7 0 4
2015 CF -1 1 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 5
2015 RF 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -1 0 0 -2
2016 LF 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 CF 10 0 -6 0 0 3 3 1 0 7
2016 RF 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 LF -1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
2017 CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 RF 1 2 0 0 0 0 -1 3 0 2

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2017 Stat Review for Randal Grichuk    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.20 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.9% BB Rate
POOR
29.9% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.747 OPS
WEAK
.285 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.237 AVG
POOR
.295 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.462 SLG
GOOD
.225 ISO
GOOD

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

Grichuk is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Padres.

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Grichuk is out of the lineup Sunday against the Giants.

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Grichuk went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 11-6 win over the Giants.

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Grichuk went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and two runs in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Giants.

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Grichuk went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Wednesday's loss to Milwaukee.

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Grichuk is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rays.

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Grichuk went 1-for-4 with a solo shot in his return to the lineup Thursday against the Padres.

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Grichuk isn't in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Padres.

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Grichuck is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Padres.

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Grichuk went 2-for-4 with a double, a solo home run and two runs in Saturday's 6-5 win over the Braves.

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Grichuk is not in Thursday's lineup against Kansas City.

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Grichuk went 2-for-5 with an RBI single, a solo home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's 10-3 win over the Royals.

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Grichuk is out of Saturday's lineup against the Reds, Tom Groeschen of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

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 finished with a ridiculous 57 extra-base hits in just 103 games and 350 plate appearances, including 17 home runs. That's a huge power output for just over half a season's worth of at-bats, and it should be enough to earn Grichuk an Opening Day starting job despite a crowded outfield in St. Louis. Grichuk still has the same contact issues that kept him in the minor leagues to begin 2015, however, as he managed to strike out 110 times despite his limited action. He seems to have the power to succeed even with a high K-rate, but the .276 average Grichuk mustered will be his ceiling unless he can find a way to make more contact.

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.