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Justin GrimmTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Kansas City Royals MLB Years: 2012-2018
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsP-356Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJustin Grimm
Height6-4Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 16,1988 [29.250]PlaceBristol,Virginia
High SchoolVirginia (Bristol,VA)
CollegeUniversity of Georgia (Athens,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 5th round (166th overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 13th round (414th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$825,000Signing ScoutsRyan CoeService Time4.153 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2013-TEX-#5
MLB DebutJune 16,2012 [23.304]
OrganizationsCHN [5] TEX [3] KCA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID129102Retrosheet IDgrimj002MLBAM ID518748
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (52.38%) -- Curveball (31.87%) -- Slider (6.77%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (5.66%) -- Changeup (3.11%) -- Cutter (0.21%) -- Sinker (0.02%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 92.80 - [2017] - 94.97 - [2016] - 94.12 - [2015] - 95.18 - [2014] - 94.11 - [2013] - 91.67 - [2012] - 92.52
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts76Walks33Hittable68SO/BB54vsPower68Hitting0Durability59Team.528Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008GeorgiaSECNCAA-1Fr40S/R190110.9119712000031.0403838324275102.0411.490.866.897.761.13.000-
2009GeorgiaSECNCAA-1So40ST20444.1515150000078.08246366267213401.389.460.693.008.312.77.500-
2010GeorgiaSECNCAA-1Jr40ST21375.4915132000077.082544710357316001.529.581.174.098.532.09.300-
2011Hickory CrawdadsSALAtex25ST22213.40990000050.0452319518544101.258.050.893.229.663.00.667-
2011Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+tex27ST22523.3916160000090.0844034230734001.268.370.202.997.272.43.714-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0733.39252500000140.212963537481278101.268.250.453.078.132.65.700-
2012Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex25ST23931.7216142000083.2702116314732001.007.530.321.517.855.21.750-
2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex40ST23234.59981000051.0532726216304001.359.350.352.825.291.88.400-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01162.81252230000134.212348425301036001.148.220.332.006.883.43.647-
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex51S/R23119.00523003014.022141413133001.7914.140.641.938.364.33.5002.81
2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex25ST24101.5911000005.24110240001.066.35--3.186.352.001.000-
2013Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn29ST24234.68880000042.0462322117416001.499.780.213.618.722.41.400-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0334.31990000047.1502423119456001.449.370.193.568.442.37.500-
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex51ST24776.3717170000089.011667631531684011.6511.731.523.136.882.19.5004.79
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52Rel24022.001001000309.04320380000.784.00--3.008.002.67.0002.27
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52Rel25523.78730730019069.0593229427708041.257.700.523.529.132.59.7143.20
2015Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn2Rel26000.0010100001.00000120001.00----9.0018.002.00--
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52Rel26351.99620620011349.2311811426678011.155.620.724.7112.142.58.3753.11
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn21Rel27000.0010100101.01000030001.009.00----27.000.00--
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52Rel27214.10680680011052.2472424523657011.338.030.853.9311.112.83.6673.28
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn16Rel28013.8610010004311.2105525180001.297.711.543.8613.893.60.000-
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52Rel28125.53500500013155.04734341227594111.347.641.954.399.602.19.3335.36
2018Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkcaRel290221.861001000007.01217172961003.0015.432.5711.577.710.67.0005.86
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter19225.052951927600604344.23382091944314935635181.418.801.123.889.272.39.4630.92
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter21133.287156150053334.03131401231510329820101.238.360.402.757.962.89.618-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter574.313017130053111.211456545419810001.389.110.403.287.832.39.417-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter931.7216142000083.2702116314732001.007.530.321.517.855.21.750-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter523.3916160000090.0844034230734001.268.370.202.997.272.43.714-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter213.40990000050.0452319518544101.258.050.893.229.663.00.667-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7125.844935140000186.0204138121198517234501.559.850.924.118.312.02.368-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter11123.82263026300574234.21881111002510626927171.257.180.954.0510.272.54.478-
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter886.73221930030103.013881771634817011.6712.061.402.977.082.38.500-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0221.861001000007.01217172961003.0015.432.5711.577.710.67.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12145.051881217600383220.0215133123279522722151.418.801.123.889.272.39.4620.92
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1483.28463790032220.02049180106719513101.238.360.402.757.962.89.636-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn29p2445110000000301000.200.200.200.400106.500.000.000.1780.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex51p24171000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Totals for MLB-MLB         271000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52p25732000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52p26621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn52p28483000000000100001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2747000000000400001.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter115110000000301000.200.200.200.400106.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter115110000000301000.200.200.200.400106.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2576000000000400001.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter171000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624000000000200001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162741515000000044015000.200.200.200.40015088.500.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Hickory Crawdads SALAtex22P9---61-76.8570.67------9100.06.6
2011Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+tex22P16--7111-1918.9471.13------16100.011.5
2012Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex23P16--89-317171.0001.06------16100.011.4
2012Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex23P9--74-211111.0001.22------9100.06.3
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex23P521414--551.0001.000.362250.0-5100.03.1
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn24P8---4-1441.0000.50------8100.05.6
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex24P1--3---331.0003.00------1100.00.7
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex24P1717891210112322.9571.290.254450.0-17100.010.4
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P10-9-11-21.5000.100.11-----10100.06.2
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P73-6946--10101.0000.140.146-100.0-73100.045.1
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26P1---------------1100.00.7
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P62-492-1-32.6670.030.047-100.0-62100.038.3
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27P1---------------1100.00.7
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P68-5235--881.0000.120.154544.4-68100.042.2
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28P10--12--331.0000.30------10100.07.2
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P50-5555--10101.0000.200.188188.9-50100.030.9
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P285193372731316158.9510.200.17311272.1-2850.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P30--1110-321211.0000.70------300.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--89-317171.0001.06------160.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--7111-1918.9471.13------160.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9---61-76.8570.67------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Hickory Crawdads SALAtex229----------
2011Myrtle Beach Pelicans CaroA+tex2216----------
2012Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex2316----------
2012Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex239----------
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex235----------
2013Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn248----------
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex241----------
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex2417----------
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2410----------
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2573----------
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn261----------
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2662----------
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn271----------
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2768----------
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn2810----------
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2850----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Bourne BravesCape Cod LeagueCollege19015.1980800208.29550410001.599.350.004.1510.382.505.19.000
2009Cotuit KettleersCape Cod LeagueCollege20142.84880000044.149231421447301.439.950.412.849.543.364.67.200
2013Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24029.6441300119.1151010269202.3114.461.935.798.681.509.64.000
2014Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25018.6480800518.11688234102.3517.282.163.244.321.338.64.000
2015Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26017.9460600205.2655035001.739.530.004.767.941.677.94.000
2015Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB26000.0010100001.00000030000.000.000.000.0027.0000.00.000
2015Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB26000.0020200001.01000010001.009.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27018.2280800007.26871610401.677.041.177.0411.741.679.39.000
2016Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB270018.0020200001.02220000002.0018.000.000.000.00018.00.000
2016Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB27000.0010100001.11000010000.916.750.000.006.7500.00.000
2016Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB270018.0030300002.03440121002.0013.500.004.509.002.0018.00.000
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28101.4270700006.13110110000.664.260.001.4214.2110.001.421.000
2018Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29005.1460600207.0844273002.1410.292.579.003.860.435.14.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs153.231688002053.058281921857301.439.850.343.069.683.174.75.167
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs157.11391380010244.354363572641701.8010.961.425.288.321.587.31.167
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs009.0030300002.0222003001.009.000.000.0013.5009.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs000.0030300002.3200002000.867.710.000.007.7100.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0018.0030300002.0344012102.0013.500.004.509.002.0018.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012Double-A All-Star (SP)1
2013AL Rookie of the Month (April)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-03-18RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.25m) [Free Agent]29.214Team Roster on 2018-03-18
2018-03-15RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cubs29.211  
2018-02-08RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.2m) [Lost arbitration case] Wanted $2.475m29.176Team Roster on 2018-02-08
2017-09-01RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.016Team Roster on 2017-09-01
2017-08-28RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab29.012Team Roster on 2017-08-28
2017-08-18RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right index finger infection29.002Team Roster on 2017-08-18
2017-08-09RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)28.358Team Roster on 2017-08-09
2017-08-05RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)28.354Team Roster on 2017-08-05
2017-05-29RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)28.286Team Roster on 2017-05-29
2017-05-13RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)28.270Team Roster on 2017-05-13
2017-05-07RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)28.264Team Roster on 2017-05-07
2017-05-05RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)28.262Team Roster on 2017-05-05
2017-01-12RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.825m) [Avoids arbitration]28.149Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2016-08-03RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)27.352Team Roster on 2016-08-03
2016-07-31RPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)27.349Team Roster on 2016-07-31
2016-01-17RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.27m) [Avoids arbitration]27.154Team Roster on 2016-01-17
2015-05-06RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.263Team Roster on 2015-05-06
2015-04-11SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right forearm inflammation26.238Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2013-09-03SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)25.018Team Roster on 2013-09-03
2013-07-23SPChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsTradedTraded from Rangers with C.J. Edwards, Mike Olt and 2 PTBNL to Cubs for Matt Garza24.341Team Roster on 2013-07-23
2013-04-10SPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Round Rock (AAA)24.237Team Roster on 2013-04-10
2013-03-23RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Round Rock (AAA)24.219Team Roster on 2013-03-23
2012-09-17RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Round Rock (AAA)24.032Team Roster on 2012-09-17
2012-07-14RPTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)23.332Team Roster on 2012-07-14
2012-07-07SP-RPTexas RangersFrisco (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Frisco (AA)23.325Team Roster on 2012-07-07
2012-06-16SP-RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Frisco (AA)23.304Team Roster on 2012-06-16
2012-06-10PTexas RangersFrisco (AA)-Minors--23.298Team Roster on 2012-06-10
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-08-16ContractSigned by Rangers 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Texas Rangers-21825,000-------825,000Signing Bonus out of 2010 Draft (5th round - 166th overall)
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll23480,000-76033-2,954,887480,0001,305,000
2013Texas RangersTeam Payroll24490,000-77541-3,023,990490,0001,795,000
2013Chicago CubsTeam Payroll24490,000-77549-3,023,990490,0001,795,000
2014Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25505,500-67623253,256,497500,0002,300,500
2015Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26531,5002.1756226383,571,283507,5002,832,000
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll271,275,0003.1743722523,498,245507,5004,107,0002016-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.27m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll281,825,0004.15340719553,651,709535,0005,932,0002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.825m) [Avoids arbitration]
2018Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll291,250,000-39713514,360,045545,0007,182,0002018-02-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.2m) [Lost arbitration case] Wanted $2.475m
2018-03-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.25m) [Free Agent]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red