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Robbie GrossmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Minnesota Twins MLB Years: 2013-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsLF-433, CF-389, RF-325, DH-122, OF-88Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Edward Grossman
Height6-0Weight200BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 16,1989 [29.094]PlaceCypress,Texas
High SchoolCypress Fairbanks (Cypress,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 6th round (174th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,000,000Signing ScoutsMike LeuzingerService Time3.060 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-PIT-#10 ... 2012-PIT-#8
MLB DebutApril 24,2013 [23.220]
OrganizationsPIT [5] HOU [4] MIN [3] CLE [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID142858Retrosheet IDgrosr001MLBAM ID543257
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power61Contact46XBH57RBIs44Runs54Hitting58Durability46Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-of18516331001104710000.188.381.250.6314121.333.062.375.31519.0533.331.750.000.0033.33
2009West Virginia PowerSALApit5cf191164518312021254235127516427027.266.373.355.72816028535.408.089.306.33314.0230.652.190.9390.2023.33
2010Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit3rf-cf201254708411529345015866118812618.245.344.345.68916236562.314.100.255.31311.7421.001.790.71117.5031.30
2011Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit3rf211344901271443421356241010411169708.294.418.451.86922149616.351.157.398.38616.8818.021.072.1137.6934.03
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit3cf22953505993204736910597844013.266.378.406.78414231417.325.140.306.34914.1518.711.321.6850.0033.33
2012Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou7cf223613522368231141184351100.267.371.422.7935713160.367.155.311.35111.2526.882.391.8845.0036.11
2012Totals for AA-AA         13148581129286104713117712195113.266.376.410.78619944577.335.144.307.34913.3420.971.571.7348.5034.11
2013Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhoucf-lf23702534271112220158486617126.281.396.364.7609215310.371.083.300.34415.4821.291.380.65126.5021.13
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou19lf-cf2363257296914042167237025102.268.332.370.7029518288.353.102.187.3147.9924.313.041.3964.2526.09
2014Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou2cf24441753059160415108223820014.337.417.497.9148720199.414.160.297.40311.0619.101.732.0143.7533.90
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou19lf241033604284142637935510523217.233.337.333.67012022422.311.100.269.30613.0324.881.911.4260.0026.19
2015Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAhou15lf25933475488161537148558511429.254.354.349.70312122408.318.095.271.31413.4820.831.551.2369.4025.00
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou19lf2524497720150051700000.143.222.245.46712354.194.102.204.2149.2631.483.401.8549.0042.86
2016Columbus ClippersILAAAcle8o263411714305061331212501022.256.370.453.8235311139.279.197.393.35415.1117.991.194.3219.5036.67
2016Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin1o2614110001100100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.250.2200.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2012Totals for IL-IL         3512115315061441212601022.256.366.446.8125411143.281.190.388.35314.6918.181.244.2020.1735.48
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36lf26993324993191113723559620003.280.386.443.82914731389.364.163.325.36314.1424.681.752.8330.1833.33
2017Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin27o2727210001002200000.143.333.143.476109.200.000.286.25122.2222.221.000.000.000.00
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36lf27119382629422194531677932206.246.361.380.74114532456.287.134.314.32914.6917.321.181.9742.4434.04
2018Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin28311151003001100100.455.462.5451.0076113.455.090.182.4207.697.691.000.000.0020.00
2018Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36281293965010827154801608322502.273.367.384.75115233465.329.111.260.33312.9017.851.381.0879.2030.56
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5371776239455985361932015265450111210120.256.355.378.7336711392074.322.122.274.00012.7821.701.701.7449.3330.55
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter75828265227661621649286131664757393042201147.271.379.392.77111072273393.348.121.312.00014.0021.781.561.4457.6729.63
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter24791414425549317904325149218496721.279.380.395.775361691082.347.116.299.00013.7720.151.461.5753.7627.06
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13148581129286104713117712195113.266.376.410.78619944577.335.144.307.00013.3420.971.571.7348.5034.11
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter259960211259635171063918170229142113116.270.383.399.782383851178.333.129.328.00014.4319.441.351.4456.4732.82
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1164518312021254235127516427027.266.373.355.72816028535.408.089.306.00014.0230.652.190.9390.2023.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter516331001104710000.188.381.250.6314121.333.062.375.00019.0533.331.750.000.0033.33
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter34711101612956832513055182258747011.266.371.400.771444961310.324.134.298.00013.8919.691.421.9144.4032.54
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19066678160302116315108319248319.240.327.341.66822743764.320.101.233.00010.8625.132.311.4460.5526.88
Average MLB - Per 162 games162536721373021158658013634306.256.355.378.73320242626.322.122.274.00012.7821.701.701.7449.3330.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260411216435310612814102158694210.271.379.392.77123749725.348.121.312.00014.0021.781.561.4457.6729.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18OF4--5---551.0001.25------580.07.1
2009West Virginia Power SALApit19CF82--15444-162158.9751.93------11670.759.9
2009West Virginia Power SALApit19LF31--544115958.9831.87------11626.722.6
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit20RF70--12621-129128.9921.83------12556.050.7
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit20CF40--7212-7573.9731.83------12532.029.0
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit20LF15--204212624.9231.60------12512.010.9
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21RF119--200972216209.9681.76------13488.886.9
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21CF15--35---35351.0002.33------13411.210.9
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit22CF94--176321181179.9891.90------9598.966.2
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22CF27--541--55551.0002.04------3675.019.3
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22LF6--14-1-1514.9332.33------3616.74.3
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22RF3--3---331.0001.00------368.32.1
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23CF33--69-2-7169.9722.09------7047.122.9
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23LF32--393--42421.0001.31------7045.722.2
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23RF2--42--661.0003.00------702.91.4
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou23LF45373406512-6866.9711.470.19-----6371.427.8
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou23CF29252105411-5655.9821.900.26-----6346.017.9
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou23RF2-53---331.0001.500.60-----633.21.2
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou23DH1---------------631.60.6
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24CF35--76---76761.0002.17------4479.524.3
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24LF7--14---14141.0002.00------4415.94.9
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24LF676455811412-117115.9831.720.21-----10365.041.4
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24RF3230266565116261.9841.910.23-----10331.119.8
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24CF64407---771.0001.170.18-----1035.83.7
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24DH1---------------1031.00.6
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou25LF75--1304-11341341.0001.79------9380.652.4
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou25CF7--251--26261.0003.71------937.54.9
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou25RF2--10---10101.0005.00------932.21.4
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25LF171412017---17171.0001.000.14-----2470.810.5
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25RF4-71---111.0000.250.14-----2416.72.5
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25DH2---------------248.31.2
2016Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26CF19--341--35351.0001.84------3455.913.2
2016Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26LF10--201--21211.0002.10------3429.46.9
2016Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26RF3--6---661.0002.00------348.82.1
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26CF1---------------1100.00.7
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26LF7572635122481134126.9401.680.20-----9975.846.3
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH19---------------9919.211.7
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26CF1-2-------------991.00.6
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH63---------------11952.938.9
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27RF35282245412-5755.9651.570.25-----11929.421.6
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27LF181713329-2-3129.9351.610.22-----11915.111.1
2018Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28RF1--1---111.0001.00------333.30.7
2018Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28LF1---------------333.30.7
2018Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28OF847162313833-144141.9791.680.23-----12965.151.9
2018Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28RF52423718023-8582.9651.580.22-----12940.332.1
2018Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH36---------------12927.922.2
2018Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28LF3429251581--59591.0001.740.24-----12926.421.0
MLB Totals for LF - 6 season(s)-   LF25623320374057141426412.9671.610.20-----2560.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF125100873194861208202.9711.620.23-----1250.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH122---------------1220.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF847162313833-144141.9791.680.23-----840.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF36292526111-6362.9841.720.25-----360.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF125--2038-12112111.0001.69------1250.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF95--20422-208206.9902.17------950.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF8--212--23231.0002.88------80.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF121--230421236234.9921.93------1210.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF6--14-1-1514.9332.33------60.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--3---331.0001.00------30.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF189--3261182345337.9771.78------1890.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF55--10712-110108.9821.96------550.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF15--204212624.9231.60------150.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF82--15444-162158.9751.93------820.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF31--544115958.9831.87------310.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--5---551.0001.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18---------4-
2009West Virginia Power SALApit19------3182---
2010Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit20------154070--
2011Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21-------15119--
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit22-------94---
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22------6273--
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23------32332--
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou23------45292-1
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24------735---
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24------67632-1
2015Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAhou25------7572--
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25------17-4-2
2016Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26------10193--
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26-------1---
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26------751--19
2017Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27------18-35-63
2018Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28------1-1--
2018Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28------34-528436

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB1934220001001100000.500.600.5001.100205.667.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2010Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2023120000001000000.667.750.6671.417204.667.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor212610420395072266201800000.375.476.6251.1016512124.405.250.44216.1314.520.905.6514.8630.77
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB21210100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB221218131001001500001.167.211.222.4334119.231.055.1115.2626.325.000.000.0033.33
2013Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB231522563004104710002.273.407.409.8169327.400.136.36414.8125.931.750.000.0050.00
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB24205061841170141000201.360.393.540.93327656.415.180.2407.1417.862.501.7950.0033.33
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB252153111720140261100103.321.383.415.79822360.381.094.17010.0018.331.831.6753.0017.65
2016Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB2621396911130071000000.231.348.385.73315346.286.154.33315.2221.741.432.1739.0033.33
2017Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27184281040030051200101.238.313.333.64614448.323.095.21410.4225.002.400.000.0040.00
2017Minnesota TwinsWild CardMLB2714000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2018Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB281949392103005700002.184.259.265.52413354.214.081.1849.2612.961.400.000.0033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2610420395072266201800000.375.476.6251.1016512124.405.250.44216.1314.520.905.6514.8630.77
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs1332814377173326133463104010.274.350.388.73810923320.338.114.22810.6319.691.850.9493.6729.87
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-11-30LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.075  
2018-08-19LFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.337Team Roster on 2018-08-19
2018-08-15DH-RFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab28.333Team Roster on 2018-08-15
2018-08-06DH-RFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right hamstring strain28.324Team Roster on 2018-08-06
2018-01-12DH-RFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]28.118Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-09-05DH-RFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.354Team Roster on 2017-09-05
2017-09-03DH-RFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab27.352Team Roster on 2017-09-03
2017-08-18DH-RFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Fractured left thumb27.336Team Roster on 2017-08-18
2016-05-19DH-RFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors26.245Team Roster on 2016-05-19
2016-05-17lfMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract26.243Team Roster on 2016-05-17
2016-04-10lfCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)26.206Team Roster on 2016-04-10
2015-12-15lfCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract26.090Team Roster on 2015-12-15
2015-11-22lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Astros26.067  
2015-05-13lfHouston AstrosFresno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)25.239Team Roster on 2015-05-13
2014-07-08lfHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)24.295Team Roster on 2014-07-08
2014-06-26lfHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)24.283Team Roster on 2014-06-26
2014-05-26lfHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)24.252Team Roster on 2014-05-26
2014-04-15lfHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)24.211Team Roster on 2014-04-15
2013-07-27lfHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)23.314Team Roster on 2013-07-27
2013-05-27lfHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)23.253Team Roster on 2013-05-27
2013-04-24cfHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)23.220Team Roster on 2013-04-24
2013-03-17CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)23.182Team Roster on 2013-03-17
2012-11-20CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors23.065Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-07-25RFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)22.312Team Roster on 2012-07-25
2012-07-24RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Pirates with Colton Cain and Rudy Owens to Astros for Wandy Rodriguez22.311Team Roster on 2012-07-24
2012-06-13RFPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-Minors--22.270Team Roster on 2012-06-13
* 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
2008Pittsburgh Pirates-181,000,000-------1,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (6th round - 174th overall)
2013Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23490,000-77541-3,023,990490,0001,490,000
2014Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24504,500-70520223,256,497500,0001,994,500
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25515,0001.09566126273,571,283507,5002,509,500
2016Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26507,5002.0677135-3,498,245507,5003,017,0002015-12-15 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016-05-17 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27552,5003.0660421333,651,709535,0003,569,500
2018Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll282,000,000-34512574,360,045545,0005,569,5002018-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2m) [Avoids arbitration]
* 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