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Grady Sizemore #38 - OF

Boston

  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1982/08/02
  • POB: Seattle, WA
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 8
  • Drafted by Montreal in 2000 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date1344512202545100.273.327.455.782
On Pace1595386114724024614961120-.273.327.455.782

Scouting Report

AssetsAn elite athlete, he boasts a rare mix of speed, power, a good batting eye and defensive fluidity. Has great fundamentals in the field and produces runs with both his bat and his legs.
FlawsIs a bit of a free swinger, leading to strikeouts and less-than-top-tier batting averages. His all-out style has led to injuries, especially back issues that could linger over time.
Career potentialAthletic outfielder, if healthy.

Honours and Awards

2008AL - Silver Slugger
2008AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
2008Named to the All-Star Game
2007AL - Rawlings Gold Glove Award
2007Named to the All-Star Game
2006Named to the All-Star Game
2003Eastern League (AA) - Rookie of the Year
2003Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/01/22Signed as a free agent by the Boston Red Sox to a one-year contract.
2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/10/29Missed all 162 regular season games (back surgery).
2012/04/04Back surgery, 60-day DL.
2011/11/23Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2011/10/31Cleveland Indians declined their contract option for next season.
2011/09/05Missed 44 games (knee injury).
2011/07/19Knee injury, 15-day DL.
2011/07/18Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2011/05/27Missed 13 games (right knee contusion).
2011/05/16Right knee contusion, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 11th, 2011).
2011/05/11Bruised right knee, day-to-day.
2011/04/17Missed 14 games (knee injury).
2011/03/30Knee injury, 15-day DL.
2010/11/09Missed the last 127 regular season games (left knee injury).
2010/06/01Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left knee injury).
2010/05/19Left knee injury, early September.
2010/05/17Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2010/04/14Missed 2 games (back injury).
2009/09/12Elbow injury, early September (retroactive to September 4th, 2009).
2009/09/04Elbow injury, late August.
2009/06/23Missed 20 games (elbow injury).
2009/05/31Elbow injury, early September.
2008/04/29Missed 2 games (sprained right ankle).
2008/04/27Sprained right ankle, day-to-day.
2006/03/29Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a six-year contract extension.
2006/03/05Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2005/03/31Recalled from Buffalo (AAA).
2005/03/28Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2005/02/25Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2004/09/18Recalled from Buffalo (AAA).
2004/08/30Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2004/07/21Recalled from Buffalo (AAA).
2004/03/19Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2004/02/23Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2003/11/20Contract purchased from Akron (AA).
2002/06/27Acquired from the Montreal Expos.

Trades

2014/01/22Signed as a free agent by the Boston Red Sox.
2002/06/27Montreal Expos traded Lee Stevens, Brandon Phillips, Grady Sizemore and Cliff Lee to the Cleveland Indians for Bartolo Colon, Tim Drew and cash considerations.
2000/06/02Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 3rd round in 2000.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014BostonAL1344512202545100.273.327.455.782
2013DNP-Injured------------------
2012Cle-Injured------------------
2011ClevelandAL71268346021110321885022.224.285.422.707
2011ColumbusAAA281200122300-.250.400.6251.025
2011AkronAA6201830032200-.400.455.5501.005
2010ClevelandAL33128152762013935421.211.271.289.560
2009ClevelandAL10643673108206186460921380.248.343.445.788
2008ClevelandAL1576341011703953390981303852.268.374.502.876
2007ClevelandAL162628118174345247810115533102.277.390.462.852
2006ClevelandAL16265513419053112876781532263.290.375.533.908
2005ClevelandAL158640111185371122815213222103.289.348.484.832
2004ClevelandAL431381534624241434201.246.333.406.739
2004BuffaloAAA10141873120238851427215101.287.360.438.798
2003AkronAA128496961512611137846731094.304.373.480.853
2002Brevard CountyA7525637661540263641993.258.351.348.699
2002KinstonA4717231599332033301474.343.451.483.934
2001ClintonA12345164121164261819232117.268.381.335.716
2000GCL ExposR5520531608311423241623.293.380.376.756
TotalAL9053571606960218431414634348211354314.269.357.472.829
TotalAAA10342674122238953447515101.286.361.441.802
TotalAA134516971592911138148751094.308.376.483.859
TotalA24587913224640115107150163552714.280.386.367.753
TotalR5520531608311423241623.293.380.376.756

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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