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Justin Grimm

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2016 Stats

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1-1

ERA

4.21

WHIP

1.36

K

63

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Grimm was the forgotten man in the Matt Garza trade of 2013, but he's arguably been the best player involved in that deal and that includes Garza. Last season was the best yet, and he finished with ...

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2016 ADP:  635.77

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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:

Agreed to terms with the Cubs on a one-year, $1.3 million deal in January 2016, avoiding arbitration.

September 10, 2016  –  Justin Grimm News

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Grimm (illness) returned Saturday, tossing a scoreless seventh inning while allowing one hit and one walk and striking out one in a loss to Houston.

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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 IOW 8 8 0 42.1 46 22 1 41 17 2 3 0 0 0 4.68 1.50
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 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
2015 25 AAA IOW 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2015 25 MAJ CHC 62 0 0 49.7 31 11 4 67 26 3 5 3 3 15 1.99 1.15
2016 26 AAA IOW 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2016 26 MAJ CHC 66 0 0 51.3 47 24 5 63 23 1 1 0 0 10 4.21 1.36
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3-Year Averages     54 5 0 72.2 70 35 7 71 29 5 5 1 1 9 4.36 1.37
Career  (View All)     233 19 0 282.0 279 143 29 289 113 17 18 3 4.56 1.39

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Justin Grimm Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 27 @Pit 0.3 3 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.21 1.36
Sep. 25 StL 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.71 1.27
Sep. 15 Mil 0.7 2 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.78 1.26
Sep. 13 @StL 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.47 1.22
Sep. 11 @Hou 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.49 1.22
Sep. 10 @Hou 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.54 1.22
Sep. 7 @Mil 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.61 1.20
Sep. 4 SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.61 1.18
Sep. 3 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.17
Aug. 31 Pit 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.77 1.19
Aug. 29 Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.83 1.19
Aug. 28 @LAD 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.92 1.21
Aug. 26 @LAD 2.0 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.01 1.22
Aug. 24 @SD 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.98 1.23
Aug. 22 @SD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.02 1.24
Aug. 18 Mil 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.12 1.27
Aug. 16 Mil 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.26
Aug. 14 StL 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.26 1.26
Aug. 12 StL 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.30 1.27
Aug. 11 StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.46 1.32
Aug. 3 Mia 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.58 1.36
Jul. 29 Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.72 1.34
Jul. 25 @CWS 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.86 1.35
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.6 IP/G
2.3 7 5 5 0 3 5 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 1 19.29 4.29
Last 30 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
8.7 11 5 5 0 7 13 0 1 0 0-1 0 0 2 5.19 2.08
Last 60 Games (Team)
23 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
19.3 18 6 6 1 8 27 0 4 0 1-1 0 0 5 2.79 1.34
Justin Grimm Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Aug. 1 Omaha 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 1.00

Justin Grimm Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20169035721502.256
2015672598201.140
2014100291216101.188

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016120261421503.198
2015137421723503.197
2014192411543723.250

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201626.3110301234.781.29
201525.0221351132.160.84
201435.0410301334.111.20

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201623.700031922.661.23
201524.7132321511.821.46
201434.0110401413.441.29
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 IOW 8 8 42.1 8.76 3.63 2.41 0.21 66.1% 4.68 2.77 .367
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 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
2015 25 AAA IOW 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .000
2015 25 MAJ CHC 62 0 49.7 12.14 4.71 2.58 0.72 1.52 86.8% 95.2 MPH 1.99 3.18 .270
2016 26 AAA IOW 1 0 1.0 27.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -2.80 1.220
2016 26 MAJ CHC 66 0 51.3 11.05 4.03 2.74 0.88 1.40 70.8% 94.2 MPH 4.21 3.41 .339
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 7.38 4.97 1.49 1.07 77.6% 3.68 1.56 .271
Next 7 Days     0 0 1.4 7.63 4.82 1.58 0.77 76.3% 3.58 4.23 .283
Rest Of Season     0 0 2.7 7.29 4.14 1.76 0.84 75.9% 3.51 4.17 .277
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3-Year Averages     54 5 72.2 8.85 3.61 2.45 0.87 69.6% 4.36 3.70 .322
Career     233 19 282.0 9.22 3.61 2.56 0.93 68.6% 4.56 3.73 .331

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2016 Stat Review for Justin Grimm    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.74 K/BB
WEAK
11.05 K/9
GREAT
4.03 BB/9
POOR
94.2 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.9 HR/9
WEAK
1.40 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.21 ERA
POOR
1.36 WHIP
WEAK
3.41 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.339 BABIP
HIGH
70.8% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Grimm departed Wednesday's game with an illness, not an injury, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Grimm departed Wednesday after facing just one batter in the sixth inning, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Grimm earned his eighth hold - and third in his last five appearances - Wednesday against the Padres.

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Grimm threw 1.1 scoreless innings against the Cardinals on Friday and has been used in both games since he was called back up from Triple-A Iowa.

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Grimm was called back up from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Grimm was optioned back to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Grimm was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Grimm was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Saturday, Bruce Levine of 670 The Score reports.

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Grimm struck out the side in his final appearance of the first half Saturday, and went into the All-Star break on a streak of five consecutive scoreless appearances.

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Grimm struck out two in a scoreless ninth inning against Arizona on Friday.

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2016

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2015

After struggling with the Rangers, Grimm has found new life as a reliever for the Cubs. He gave up 15 home runs in 89 innings for the Rangers in 2013, but he kept the ball in the park for the Cubs last year. That he only had 11 holds in 73 appearances might indicate that the Cubs don't trust him yet in key situations, but it's also an indication that the Cubs didn't have a lot of key situations in 2014. Grimm struck out a batter per inning last season -- his first time accomplishing that feat since 2011 -- and he could be entrusted with more high-leverage spots by the Cubs if he can trim his walk rate (3.5 BB/9).

2014

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 Matt Harrison got hurt. He came over to the Cubs in the Matt Garza deal and showed a little improvement, but still has some work to do. Grimm has shown some promise in the minors, most notably with Double-A Frisco in 2012 (73:14 K:BB ratio), so hope remains.

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.