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Yasmani Grandal

Bats / Throws: S / R
Age: 28 (1988-11-08)
Ht / Wt: 6'1" / 235 lbs.

2016 Stats Snapshot

O-RankH-RankAVGRHRRBISBwRC+wOBA
312147.2284927721122.350

Draft Prep / Rankings Snapshot

Staff RankTrendAvg ADPAuctionRound (12-team)Diff
128146$1111.67+18.0
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2017 Player Outlook

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2/24:Yasmani Grandal had a breakout season at the plate last year, but the switch-hitting catcher remained limited by his struggles swinging from the right side against lefty pitching. In 2016, he had an .824 OPS against right-handed pitching but only got 96 plate appearances against lefties, where he had a .780 OPS. It's not an extreme split, but it was enough for the Dodgers to platoon Grandal with veteran righty-hitting catchers throughout last season, and this year his backup, Austin Barnes, looks to snag some of those at-bats against lefties as well. Grandal says he battled through some injuries to his shoulder and his knee that affected his right-handed swing last season, and he's been working this winter to refine it. The Dodgers could certainly use Grandal's powerful bat and on-base percentage skills on a more regular basis if he can show he's back to form from the right side. Overall, he slashed .228/.339/.477 with 27 long balls in 2016.--Kelly Terbest - RotoBaller
Source: Bill Plunkett - OC Register

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Performance Trends: Last 7, 14, 30, YTD Stats

PerGABAVGOBPSLGOPSISORHRRBISBBBSOBABIPLD%GB%FB%HR/FB
L7410.100.357.100.457.000001043.1431733500
L141027.296.457.5561.013.259428078.35311444425
L302370.229.308.514.822.28696170723.2447464827
YTD126390.228.339.477.816.249492772164116.25016453925

Historical Split Stats

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
SplitABH2B3BHRRRBISBBB%K%AVGOBPSLGOPSISOLD%HR/FBwOBAwRC+
vs. L521640411120922.308.356.615.971.3081529.403163
vs. R14041314172401616.293.407.414.821.1211812.366138
HOME9726303111801421.268.368.392.760.1241912.339127
AWAY9531415171801313.326.420.547.967.2211523.413162
vs. L43105014501420.233.333.419.752.1862910.330114
vs. R4593009401914.200.368.267.635.067190.29287
HOME44105017401514.227.346.409.755.1822713.330119
AWAY4493006501820.205.357.273.630.068210.29282
vs. L74122008601828.162.323.189.512.027260.25261
vs. R3037317115394331225.241.329.452.781.2111817.344124
HOME18940907242121426.212.327.370.698.1592114.314108
AWAY188451018232811226.239.327.431.758.1911815.335113
vs. L52161018401525.308.410.385.794.077229.352128
vs. R3036711015354301521.221.343.406.749.1851617.332113
HOME17241408262201821.238.374.401.776.1631816.347128
AWAY18342808172501322.230.332.404.736.1751617.323103
vs. L761710471202021.224.385.395.780.1712027.347120
vs. R3147213123426011327.229.327.497.824.2681525.351123
HOME198558020295011425.278.378.621.999.3431536.417172
AWAY19234617202201526.177.300.328.628.1511714.28372

Overheard in the RotoBaller Community

Yasmani Grandal Chatroom

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Beat Writer Chatter

  • @billplunkettocr: Yasmani Grandal with #Dodgers 1st hit of spring. Salads all around.
  • @billplunkettocr: #Dodgers 1st spring lineup
    2b Forsythe
    SS Seager
    3b Turner
    C Grandal
    DH Gutierrez
    CF Pederson
    RF Puig
    LF Toles
    1b Segedin
    LHP Kershaw
  • @truebluela: Yasmani Grandal & Dave Roberts talked about Grandal's role, being healthy this spring, (not) eating meat, and more https://t.co/rJXvXwcufT
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @truebluela: Yasmani Grandal is poised for an even bigger role this season with the Dodgers https://t.co/3dB1kKUcQN https://t.co/y9nuVtZn3L
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @billplunkettocr: ICYMI Come for the plant-based diet discussion. Stay for the launch angle and exit velocity references #Dodgers
    https://t.co/ybbRGAqE4u
  • @billplunkettocr: If you're a fan of launch angles and exit velocity, this #Dodgers Yasmani Grandal story is for you
    https://t.co/EFl14raf67
  • @billplunkettocr: #Dodgers coverage: Yasmani Grandal spent winter taking meat out of his diet & trying to put it back in his RH swing
    https://t.co/ybbRGAqE4u
  • @billplunkettocr: Seager, Pederson, Grandal, Turner managed only weak grounders,flares in live BP vs Julio Urias #Dodgers
  • @McCulloughTimes: Yasmani Grandal hit 23 HR in 2016 from the left side of the plate. He spent the winter focusing on the other side. https://t.co/mTHuFPekUX
  • @truebluela: Grandal started 106 games at catcher in 2016, but it was 54 starts in 91 games before All-Star break then much-heavier 52 starts in 71 games
  • @truebluela: Dodgers happy with improvements Grandal made to his right-handed swing over the winter. Expected to carry bigger workload this season
  • @truebluela: Dave Roberts on Grandal: "Yasi is our 1st-string catcher. In a perfect world, it's just contingent on the schedule, and not left vs. right."
  • @billplunkettocr: Grandal only had 76 at-bats vs LHP last season
  • @billplunkettocr: #Dodgers Dave Roberts said catcher won't be a platoon situation. Switch-hitting Yasmani Grandal is the starter and will play vs R and LHP.
  • @billplunkettocr: Roberts on Yasmani Grandal's no-meat diet: "We’ve got an over/under on the # of days he’s going to sustain this diet. I’ve got the under"

Depth Charts - Batters

Depth Charts - Pitchers

Dodgers Prospects Depth Chart

  1. Alex Verdugo (OF)
  2. Yusniel Diaz (OF)
  3. Austin Barnes (C)
  4. Cody Bellinger (1B/OF)
  5. Willie Calhoun (2B)
  6. Walker Buehler (SP)
  7. Starling Heredia (OF)
  8. Trayce Thompson (OF)
  9. Yadier Alvarez (SP)
  10. Jharel Cotton (SP/RP)

Basic and Advanced Historical Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRRBISBBBSOBB%K%AVGOBPSLGOPSISOGB%LD%FB%HR/FBBABIPPull%Opp%SwK%Cnt%wOBAwRC+
201260192577182836031391417.297.394.469.863.17253173017.3333129781.376144
2013288819801139018181717.216.352.341.693.1254824285.2573423881.310100
2014128377851911547493581151326.225.327.401.728.17543193815.27735251075.324110
201511535583120164347065921522.234.353.403.756.16946173716.2683723879.335115
2016126390891412749721641161425.228.339.477.816.24945163925.25043201074.350122

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