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Grady Sizemore

32-Year-Old Outfielder – Philadelphia Phillies

2014 Stats

AVG

.235

HR

5

RBI

27

R

35

SB

6

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Sizemore hasn't played in the big leagues since 2011, instead spending the past two years attempting to recover from microfracture surgery on both knees. In addition to the lengthy absence, Sizemore's...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 200   DOB: 8/2/1982   BORN: Seattle, WA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league deal with Philadelphia in June 2014.

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Sizemore hit his fifth home run of the season, going 1-for-3 with a walk and two RBI in the loss to Atlanta on Wednesday.

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Grady Sizemore 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
2004 21 AAA BUF 100 467 413 71 118 38 22 8 8 51 14 10 42 72 1 4 7 .286 .358 .436 .794
2004 21 AAA BUF 95 443 394 68 115 37 22 8 7 49 12 9 37 68 1 4 7 .292 .360 .442 .802
2005 22 MAJ CLE 158 706 640 111 185 70 37 11 22 81 22 10 52 132 5 2 7 .289 .348 .484 .832
2006 23 MAJ CLE 162 751 655 134 190 92 53 11 28 76 22 6 78 153 1 4 13 .290 .375 .533 .907
2007 24 MAJ CLE 162 748 628 118 174 63 34 5 24 78 33 10 101 155 0 2 17 .277 .390 .462 .852
2008 25 MAJ CLE 157 745 634 101 170 77 39 5 33 90 38 5 98 130 0 2 11 .268 .374 .502 .876
2009 26 MAJ CLE 106 503 436 73 108 44 20 6 18 64 13 8 60 92 2 1 4 .248 .343 .445 .788
2010 27 MAJ CLE 33 140 128 15 27 8 6 2 0 13 4 2 9 35 0 1 2 .211 .271 .289 .560
2011 28 AA AKR 6 22 20 1 8 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .400 .455 .550 1.005
2011 28 AAA COL 2 10 8 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 .250 .400 .625 1.025
2011 28 MAJ CLE 71 295 268 34 60 32 21 1 10 32 0 2 18 85 0 3 6 .224 .285 .422 .707
2014 31 AAA LEH 11 51 46 5 13 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 5 7 0 0 0 .283 .353 .370 .723
2014 31 MAJ PHI 55 168 156 21 40 14 9 2 3 12 1 1 12 34 0 0 0 .256 .310 .397 .707
2014 31 MAJ BOS 52 205 185 14 40 14 10 2 2 15 5 0 19 41 0 1 0 .216 .288 .324 .612
2014  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ PHI/BOS 107 373 341 35 80 28 19 4 5 27 6 1 31 75 0 1 0 .235 .298 .358 .655
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3-Year Averages     71 295 268 34 60 32 21 1 10 32 0 2 18 85 0 3 6 .224 .285 .422 .706
Career  (View All)     999 4,420 3,868 636 1,028 426 235 47 144 485 140 44 461 891 8 18 65 .266 .352 .463 .815

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Grady Sizemore 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. 21 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .310 .397 .707
Sep. 20 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 19 @Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .317 .408 .725
Sep. 18 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .319 .416 .735
Sep. 17 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 16 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .321 .419 .740
Sep. 15 @SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .329 .431 .760
Sep. 14 Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .331 .434 .765
Sep. 13 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 12 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 11 Pit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .333 .439 .772
Sep. 10 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .336 .442 .778
Sep. 9 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 8 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .345 .455 .800
Sep. 6 @Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .348 .462 .810
Sep. 5 @Was 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .358 .476 .834
Sep. 3 @Atl 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .360 .480 .840
Sep. 2 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .356 .459 .815
Sep. 1 @Atl 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .359 .463 .822
Aug. 31 @NYM 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .354 .463 .817
Aug. 30 @NYM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .344 .466 .810
Aug. 29 @NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .305 .339 .466 .805
Aug. 27 Was 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .342 .474 .816
Aug. 26 Was 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .336 .442 .778
Aug. 25 Was Did not play.
Aug. 24 StL 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .328 .418 .746
Aug. 23 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .330 .415 .745
Aug. 22 StL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .339 .427 .766
Aug. 20 Sea 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .339 .427 .766
Last 7 Days 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .071 .000 .071
Last 14 Days 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 .045 .087 .045 .132
Last 30 Days 54 7 10 1 1 2 5 6 13 0 0 0 0 1 .185 .267 .352 .619

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Grady Sizemore: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 92 52 25 25
2011 56 56 11
2010 32 32
2009 92 92 14

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Grady Sizemore Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014979171.175.268.491

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014244264205.258.393.719

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014173201105.225.324.611

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014168154171.244.393.701
Grady Sizemore Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 21 AAA BUF 467 413 9% 15.4% 0.58 83% .330 .150
2004 21 AAA BUF 443 394 8.4% 15.3% 0.54 83% .339 .150
2005 22 MAJ CLE 706 640 7.4% 18.7% 0.39 79% .335 .195
2006 23 MAJ CLE 751 655 10.4% 20.4% 0.51 77% .342 .243
2007 24 MAJ CLE 748 628 13.5% 20.7% 0.65 75% .334 .185
2008 25 MAJ CLE 745 634 13.2% 17.4% 0.75 79% .291 .234
2009 26 MAJ CLE 503 436 11.9% 18.3% 0.65 79% .276 .197
2010 27 MAJ CLE 140 128 6.4% 25% 0.26 73% .290 .078
2011 28 AA AKR 22 20 9.1% 9.1% 1.00 90% .444 .150
2011 28 AAA COL 10 8 20% 30% 0.67 63% .250 .375
2011 28 MAJ CLE 295 268 6.1% 28.8% 0.21 68% .289 .198
2014 31 AAA LEH 51 46 9.8% 13.7% 0.71 85% .316 .087
2014 31 MAJ PHI 168 156 7.1% 20.2% 0.35 78% .311 .141
2014 31 MAJ BOS 205 185 9.3% 20% 0.46 78% .268 .108
2014  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ PHI/BOS 373 341 8.3% 20.1% 0.41 78% .287 .123
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3-Year Averages     295 268 6.1% 28.8% 0.21 68% .289 .198
Career     4,420 3,868 10.4% 20.2% 0.52 77% .312 .197

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2014 Stat Review for Grady Sizemore    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.235 AVG
POOR
78% Contact Rate
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.287 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.358 SLG
POOR
.123 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.41 BB/K
WEAK
8.3% BB Rate
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20.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.655 OPS
POOR
.298 OBP
POOR

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Grady Sizemore: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sizemore was 1-for-4, but perhaps more importantly, dropped a routine flyball that led to three unearned runs and contributed to a 4-1 loss to the Mets on Friday night.

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Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Sizemore was claimed off revocable waivers this month and pulled back, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Sizemore could still be a part of the Phillies' future plans despite having his playing time decrease lately, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "I think he would be considered for next year," manager Ryne Sandberg said. "It's important also to see what the other guys, with these games, how they can fit in for next year."

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GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said the Phillies may have some interest in resigning Sizemore this offseason, the team's official site reports.

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Sizemore is out of the lineup Monday against the Mets.

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Sizemore is not in the lineup Tuesday versus the Astros.

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Sizemore clubbed his third home run (first with the Phillies) of the year Tuesday, while going 1-for-4 at the plate in the Phillies' 6-0 win over the Mets.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Sizemore lost the entire season thanks to a back injury he suffered in March and his time in Cleveland has likely come to an end. He has not played more than 71 games in a season since 2009 so his first priority has to be getting back to full health. Sizemore is still just 30 years old and figures to land somewhere with an incentive-laden contract, but you have to wonder how much baseball he has left in him.

2012

Sizemore was limited to just 71 games thanks to another knee injury and a sports hernia, but his declining performance when he has been healthy raises even further doubt on his future. Sizemore struck out in nearly 30 percent of his plate appearances (85 strikeouts in 295 plate appearances) and drew a walk in just six percent of his trips to the plate. He did bang out a respectable 21 doubles and 10 homers, but hit a paltry .224 and the injuries have robbed him of his speed. The Indians brought him back on a one-year, $5 million deal loaded with incentives but it's truly remarkable just how far he's fallen in what should have been his peak years. The Indians are hopeful he'll be able to handle playing center field, but he'll need to reverse the downward trend in his performance at the plate in addition to staying healthy if he wants to make an impact again.

2011

Sizemore once again saw his season cut short as a knee injury ended his year after just 33 games. He got off to a slow start following a pair of offseason surgeries from the previous winter and ended up hitting just .211 with 13 RBI before the knee injury. Microfracture surgery was required and it remains to be seen how much of a long-term impact it will have on him. If he can get back to full health he could rejoin the fantasy elite as the team's everyday center fielder. Early rehab reports were encouraging, but we'll have a better idea on his progress as spring training draws nearer.

2010

An elbow injury landed Sizemore on the DL in June and ended his season in September, a fitting chapter in the Indians' lost season. He also had surgery to repair an unstable abdominal wall, but is expected to be back at full strength for spring training. He set career lows in average (.248), runs (73), RBI (64), steals (13) and homers (18) if you toss out his rookie campaign, but we still expect a major rebound in 2010. He'll be back among the fantasy elite as the team's everyday center fielder, while his RBI chances should increase with a potential move to the middle of the order..

2009

Sizemore set career highs in homers (33), RBI (90) and stolen bases (38), earned himself a top-10 finish in the AL MVP race and is just now entering his prime. That's enough to make fantasy owners drool. He's put up at least 20 homers, 75 RBI, 20 steals and 100 runs in each of his first full four seasons in the majors. He was an absolute beast in the first half (.273, 23 HR, 54 RBI and 22 steals) before cooling off a bit in the second half but you can expect another excellent season out of one of fantasy baseball's elite in 2009.

2008

Sizemore saw his batting average, runs scored and homers all drop from the previous season. He did top the 30-steal mark for the first time in his career. It was a bit of a mixed bag for Sizemore but it still adds up to another fantastic season. He's a lock to post a 20-20 season and he's now entering his prime having just turned 25 in August. He's made steady progress against southpaws the last three seasons and if he can revert to his righty-mashing ways of the previous two seasons in 2008, he'll make a run at the AL MVP.

2007

You can make the argument that Sizemore is the best all-round player in the game. The gaudy numbers bear that out, but if you get to see what he does on a nightly basis, you understand why he is the Cleveland franchise. We are only three years into Sizemore's career and 400 total bases in a single season is not far off.

2006

Players who come up to the major leagues and best all of their minor-league seasons don't happen often, but they have a way of making everyone around them a little happier -- especially the general manager. Sizemore looked like a decent player with gap power and a decent glove in the outfield. Brought up to the majors only after Juan Gonzalez' injury opened up a spot in April 2005, Sizemore launched into a terror-filled season that sent one-time favorite Jody Gerut to Chicago and moved former center fielder Coco Crisp to left. Now, Sizemore is entrenched in center field, where he is still just an average fielder, but his bat is plenty of reason to live with him there.

2005

The Indians top prospect started the season rather slowly after battling an illness that led to considerable weight loss. After struggling against his first taste of major league pitching, he found himself playing for Triple-A Buffalo in August where he helped the Bisons win a championship. He'll hit more for average than power, though there's some reasonable expectation that the power will fill out over time.

2004

The Tribe's most advanced offensive prospect, Sizemore had an .853 OPS at Double-A, won the MVP award in the Futures Game, and then tore apart opponent's pitching in the Arizona Fall League while making Team USA's roster. He'll likely start 2004 in Triple-A Buffalo, but could force his way into the lineup for Cleveland midway through the season. Just 21, he may be the best prospect of the Bartolo Colon trade, not Brandon Phillips.

2003

A key part of the return in the Bartolo Colon deal, Sizemore went .343-.451-.483 with 14 steals and more walks than whiffs in 172 post-deal at-bats as one of his level's youngest competitors. He's a premium leadoff prospect.