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Justin Grimm

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2015 Stats

W-L

2-3

ERA

1.21

WHIP

0.94

K

53

SV

3

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 las...

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2015 ADP:  695.5

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

August 15, 2015  –  Justin Grimm News

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Grimm pitched 1.2 scoreless innings against the White Sox on Friday and earned his 11th hold of the season.

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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 MYR 16 16 0 90.1 84 34 2 73 30 5 2 0 0 0 3.39 1.27
2011 21 A HIC 16 9 0 50.1 45 19 5 54 18 2 1 0 0 0 3.40 1.26
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 TEX 17 17 0 89.0 116 63 15 68 31 7 7 0 0 0 6.37 1.65
2013 23 MAJ CHC 10 0 0 9.0 4 2 0 8 3 0 2 0 0 3 2.00 0.78
2013  (Multiple Teams) 23 MAJ TEX/CHC 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 46 0 0 37.3 21 5 2 53 14 2 3 3 1 12 1.21 0.94
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3-Year Averages     35 6 0 60.3 67 36 6 53 21 4 4 0 0 4 5.37 1.46

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

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Justin Grimm 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 BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 25 @SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.21 0.94
Aug. 21 Atl 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.24 0.94
Aug. 20 Atl 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.27 0.96
Aug. 18 Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.30 0.98
Aug. 15 @CWS 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 1.34 1.01
Aug. 14 @CWS 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.39 1.02
Aug. 11 Mil 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.47 1.08
Aug. 9 SF 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.50 1.10
Aug. 8 SF 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.52 1.08
Aug. 6 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.53 1.09
Aug. 4 @Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.59 1.13
Aug. 1 @Mil 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.65 1.13
Jul. 31 @Mil 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.67 1.15
Jul. 28 Col 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 1.69 1.16
Jul. 27 Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.78 1.18
Jul. 21 @Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.85 1.23
Jul. 20 @Cin 0.3 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 1.93 1.29
Jul. 17 @Atl 0.3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.17 1.22
Jul. 10 CWS 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.19 1.15
Jul. 7 StL 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 1.25 1.20
Jul. 6 StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.29 1.19
Jul. 3 Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.35 1.25
Jul. 1 @NYM 0.3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.42 1.26
Jun. 28 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.45 1.23
Jun. 26 @StL 0.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.53 1.30
Jun. 24 LAD 1.7 1 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.53 1.13
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
6.7 1 0 0 0 1 9 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 2 0.00 0.30
Last 30 Days
14 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
12.0 4 0 0 0 1 15 0 2 0 1-0 1 0 6 0.00 0.42
Last 60 Days
26 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
21.3 10 4 3 1 6 29 0 5 0 1-2 3 1 7 1.27 0.75

Justin Grimm Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015462153001.073
2014100291216101.188
20132393718641519.298

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201510032918401.200
2014192411543723.250
20132033916561406.303

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201519.311129410.930.57
201435.0410301334.111.20
201350.0440371685.041.42

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201518.0122241011.501.33
201434.0110401413.441.29
201348.0350391876.941.73
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 MYR 16 16 90.1 7.29 3.00 2.43 0.20 71.4% 3.39 3.07 .312
2011 21 A HIC 16 9 50.1 9.70 3.23 3.00 0.90 75.9% 3.40 3.60 .314
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 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 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  (Multiple Teams) 23 MAJ TEX/CHC 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 46 0 37.3 12.78 3.38 3.79 0.48 1.61 90.9% 95.0 MPH 1.21 2.18 .267
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 8.34 3.21 2.60 0.89 75.5% 3.43 0.50 .295
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.0 8.34 3.03 2.75 0.83 74.5% 3.43 3.55 .297
Rest Of Season     0 0 9.8 8.34 3.01 2.77 0.82 74.4% 3.43 3.53 .297
3-Year Averages     35 6 60.3 7.91 3.13 2.52 0.90 63.4% 5.37 3.78 .342

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

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2015 Stat Review for Justin Grimm    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2014 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.79 K/BB
GOOD
12.78 K/9
ELITE
3.38 BB/9
WEAK
95.0 MPH Fastball
GREAT
0.5 HR/9
GOOD
1.61 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.21 ERA
ELITE
0.94 WHIP
GREAT
2.18 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

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

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.267 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
90.9% Strand Rate
HIGH

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

Grimm recorded the final out of Saturday's 8-6 win over the Giants to pick up his third save of the season.

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Grimm took the loss Friday by failing to retire any of the four batters he faced in the 10th inning.

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Grimm gave up one run in one inning against the Nationals on Friday.

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Grimm (forearm) was activated from the DL on Wednesday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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The Cubs are deciding whether Grimm (forearm) will need another rehab appearance, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Grimm (forearm) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Iowa on Sunday, Bruce Miles of the Daily Herald reports.

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Grimm (forearm) threw a bullpen session Tuesday and is close to appearing in a minor league game, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Grimm (forearm) threw a recent bullpen session in Arizona, but there is no timetable for his return, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Grimm (forearm) has begun rehabbing at extended spring training in Arizona, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Grimm (elbow inflammation) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, retroactive to April 2.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.