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Justin Grimm

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2014 Stats

W-L

5-2

ERA

3.78

WHIP

1.25

K

70

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Grimm's two years in Texas were no fairy tale, as he gave up 138 hits and 81 runs in just 103 innings. He began the year at Triple-A Round Rock, but was quickly thrust into the starting rotation when ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 210   DOB: 8/16/1989   BORN: Bristol, TN   COLLEGE: Georgia   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Justin Grimm Contract Information:

Grimm signed a one-year deal with the Rangers in February 2013.

August 24, 2014  –  Justin Grimm News

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Grimm threw 3.1 hitless innings in relief against Baltimore on Saturday.

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Justin Grimm Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2011 21 A HIC 16 9 0 50.1 45 19 5 54 18 2 1 0 0 0 3.40 1.26
2011 21 A MYR 16 16 0 90.1 84 34 2 73 30 5 2 0 0 0 3.39 1.27
2012 22 AA FRI 9 14 0 83.2 70 16 3 73 14 9 3 0 0 0 1.72 1.01
2012 22 AAA ROU 9 8 0 51.0 53 26 2 30 16 2 3 0 0 0 4.59 1.35
2012 22 MAJ TEX 5 2 0 14.0 22 14 1 13 3 1 1 0 0 0 9.00 1.79
2013 23 AAA ROU 8 1 0 5.2 4 1 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.59 1.15
2013 23 AAA IOW 8 8 0 42.1 46 22 1 41 17 2 3 0 0 0 4.68 1.50
2013 23 MAJ CHC 10 0 0 9.0 4 2 0 8 3 0 2 0 0 3 2.00 0.78
2013 23 MAJ TEX 17 17 0 89.0 116 63 15 68 31 7 7 0 0 0 6.37 1.65
2013  (Multiple Teams) 23 MAJ CHC/TEX 27 17 0 98.0 120 65 15 76 34 7 9 0 0 3 5.97 1.57
2014 24 MAJ CHC 73 0 0 69.0 59 29 4 70 27 5 2 0 1 11 3.78 1.25
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3-Year Averages     16 9 0 56.0 71 39 8 44 18 4 5 0 0 1 6.27 1.59

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Justin Grimm Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 28 @Mil 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.78 1.25
Sep. 26 @Mil 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.84 1.26
Sep. 23 StL 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.76 1.25
Sep. 20 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.80 1.24
Sep. 18 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.86 1.24
Sep. 12 @Pit 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.92 1.26
Sep. 10 @Tor 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.23
Sep. 5 Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.73 1.24
Sep. 3 Mil 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.79 1.25
Aug. 31 @StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.82 1.26
Aug. 30 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.88 1.26
Aug. 29 @StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.94 1.28
Aug. 27 @Cin 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.01 1.29
Aug. 23 Bal 3.3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.06 1.30
Aug. 21 SF 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.31 1.36
Aug. 15 @NYM 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.22 1.35
Aug. 13 Mil 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.27 1.37
Aug. 11 Mil 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.30 1.38
Aug. 10 TB 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.21 1.36
Aug. 8 TB 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.32 1.40
Aug. 7 @Col 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.35 1.41
Aug. 5 @Col 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.41 1.41
Aug. 2 @LAD 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.42
Aug. 1 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.56 1.42
Jul. 30 Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.66 1.45
Jul. 29 Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.76 1.48
Last 14 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
4.7 4 1 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 1-0 0 0 3 1.93 1.07
Last 30 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
10.7 10 3 3 0 1 12 2 2 0 1-0 0 0 4 2.53 1.03
Last 60 Days
26 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
24.7 17 5 5 0 2 26 2 5 0 2-0 0 0 5 1.82 0.77

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Justin Grimm Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014100291216101.188
20132393718641519.298
2012344113301.406

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014192411543723.250
20132033916561406.303
201231929500.321

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201435.0410301334.111.20
201350.0440371685.041.42
201210.01109119.001.90

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201434.0110401413.441.29
201348.0350391876.941.73
20124.00004209.001.50
Justin Grimm Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2011 21 A HIC 16 9 50.1 9.70 3.23 3.00 0.90 75.9% 3.40 3.60 .314
2011 21 A MYR 16 16 90.1 7.29 3.00 2.43 0.20 71.4% 3.39 3.07 .312
2012 22 AA FRI 9 14 83.2 7.90 1.51 5.21 0.32 84% 1.72 2.45 .293
2012 22 AAA ROU 9 8 51.0 5.29 2.82 1.88 0.35 64.2% 4.59 3.71 .309
2012 22 MAJ TEX 5 2 14.0 8.36 1.93 4.33 0.64 1.50 45.8% 92.4 MPH 9.00 2.91 .442
2013 23 AAA ROU 8 1 5.2 6.92 3.46 2.00 0.00 83.3% 1.59 2.82 .273
2013 23 AAA IOW 8 8 42.1 8.76 3.63 2.41 0.21 66.1% 4.68 2.77 .367
2013 23 MAJ CHC 10 0 9.0 8.00 3.00 2.67 0.00 0.64 71.4% 91.6 MPH 2.00 2.76 .187
2013 23 MAJ TEX 17 17 89.0 6.88 3.13 2.19 1.52 1.34 63.6% 91.6 MPH 6.37 4.94 .356
2013  (Multiple Teams) 23 MAJ CHC/TEX 27 17 98.0 6.98 3.12 2.24 1.38 1.27 64% 91.6 MPH 5.97 4.71 .344
2014 24 MAJ CHC 73 0 69.0 9.13 3.52 2.59 0.52 1.63 69.5% 94.0 MPH 3.78 3.27 .306
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Justin Grimm
3-Year Averages     16 9 56.0 7.07 2.89 2.44 1.29 61.7% 6.27 4.45 .356

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2014 Stat Review for Justin Grimm    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.59 K/BB
WEAK
9.13 K/9
GOOD
3.52 BB/9
WEAK
94.0 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.5 HR/9
GOOD
1.63 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.78 ERA
WEAK
1.25 WHIP
WEAK
3.27 FIP
AVERAGE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.306 BABIP
HIGH
69.5% Strand Rate
LOW

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Justin Grimm: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Grimm gave up four runs and five hits in an inning of work Saturday.

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Grimm gave up two runs and three hits to the Pirates on Saturday.

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Grimm took the loss Tuesday against the Cardinals when he hit a batter with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 12th inning.

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Grimm gave up his first run of the year Friday afternoon against the Reds.

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Grimm is a candidate to close for the Cubs following Saturday's announcement from manager Rick Renteria that Jose Veras has been removed from the role, ESPN Chicago reports.

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It appears that Grimm will head north with the Cubs, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Grimm is still in the running for a spot in the Cubs' bullpen, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Grimm will transition to the bullpen, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Grimm took the loss Tuesday when he gave up an unearned run in the bottom of the ninth inning.

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Grimm was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

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The Cubs optioned Grimm to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.

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Grimm was traded to the Cubs on Friday, along with Mike Olt and C.J. Edwards, in exchange for Matt Garza.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Grimm made a few token appearances in the majors, but spent most of the 2012 season split between Double-A Frisco and Triple-A Round Rock. His control numbers and K/9 took a nose dive against more advanced hitters at Triple-A Round Rock, taking the shine off his start from a solid beginning to 2012 with Double-A Frisco. He doesn't project as much more than a groundball inducing swingman, similar in that regard to Scott Feldman.