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Jason Grimsley

47-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Jason Grimsley in 2014. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

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Signed a one-year deal with Arizona, Dec. 2005. Grimsley was released by the Diamondbacks, at his request, in June of 2006, one day after his home was searched by federal agents as part of a steroid use investigation

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Grimsley has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball, the Associated Press reports.

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Jason Grimsley 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
2005 37 AA BOW 8 2 0 8.0 4 1 0 4 4 2 0 0 1.13 1.00
2005 37 MAJ BAL 22 0 0 22.0 24 14 5 10 9 1 2 0 5.73 1.50
2006 38 MAJ ARI 19 0 0 27.7 30 15 4 10 8 1 2 0 4.88 1.37
Career  (View All)     552 72 1 936.7 954 496 83 622 498 42 58 4 4.77 1.55

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Jason Grimsley 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
2005 37 AA BOW 8 2 8.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.00 87.5% 1.13 3.70 .177
2005 37 MAJ BAL 22 0 22.0 4.09 3.68 1.11 2.05 67.9% 5.73 6.51 .267
2006 38 MAJ ARI 19 0 27.7 3.25 2.60 1.25 1.30 2.04 67.6% 4.88 5.25 .277
Career     552 72 936.7 5.98 4.79 1.25 0.80 69.8% 4.77 4.67 .301

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Jason Grimsley: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Diamondbacks are withholding Grimsley's salary following his release, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Grimsley was released by the Diamondbacks, at his request, Wednesday, one day after his home was searched by federal agents as part of a steroid use investigation, the Associated Press reports.

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Grimsley has turned state's evidence after failing a drug test in 2003 and subsequently admitting to using illegal performance-enhancing drugs, the East Valley Tribune reports. Grimsley's Scottsdale, Arizona home was searched by 13 IRS agents for over six hours on Tuesday in an attempt to find records or info potentially implicating other athletes, coaches or trainers.

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Grimsley pitched an inning of mop-up relief for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday, allowing a solo home run to Mike Matheny of the Giants.

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Grimsley apparently has won a spot in the Diamondbacks' bullpen, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Grimsley has posted a 7.71 ERA so far in spring play for the Diamondbacks and has allowed 11 baserunners in just 4.2 innings.

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Grimsley could slot in as a setup man in the seventh or eighth inning for the Diamondbacks bullpen this season, the Arizona Republic reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Jason Grimsley.

2006

Grimsley came back early from Tommy John surgery in 2005 with limited results as he had a poor 5.73 ERA and 10/9 K/BB ratio in 22 innings with the Orioles. If he can stay healthy, he'll secure a few holds in a middle-relief role with the Diamondbacks in 2006.

2005

The Orioles thought they were shoring up their bullpen midseason when they acquired Grimsley from Kansas City to be their primary right-handed set-up man. He was largely inconsistent however, blowing six saves, and after undergoing Tommy John surgery in October, will likely miss the entire 2005 campaign.

2004

Before the All-Star game, Grimsley pitched in 49 games and had a 4.14 ERA. After that, he was throwing gas on fire, posting a 9.82 ERA in September. Whether it was the workload or Grimsley's advancing age as the cause of the decline will be answered this season.

2003

Early in his career, Grimsley was a starter without much control, a problem that knocked him out of the majors for two years. He came back with the Yankees in 1999 and has improved every year since. He allowed only four home runs in 71 innings in 2002. He's 35-years old and probably too expensive for the Royals to keep.