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Yasmani Grandal | Catcher | #9

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/8/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 220
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: Miami (FL)
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (12) / CIN
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Yasmani Grandal finished with a single, double and a run scored across four at-bats in Saturday's win against the Rockies.
Grandal has hit safely in each of his past five games, and he has three consecutive multi-hit efforts. He is a career .242 hitter, so his .272 mark overall on the season is the biggest surprise of all of his offensive stats to date. Jun 25 - 3:06 AM

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Yasmani Grandal is not in the Dodgers' lineup Thursday against the Mets.

The Dodgers are stacking their lineup with right-handers against Mets lefty Steven Matz. Austin Barnes will start behind the plate and bat seventh. He's catching for left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu.
Jun 22 - 6:28 PM

Yasmani Grandal unleashed on the Mets, hammering a pair of home runs Wednesday in the Dodgers’ 8-2 victory.

He took Tyler Pill deep for a solo shot in the sixth and made Neil Ramirez his next victim with another solo blast in the eighth. Grandal has had a monster series, gashing the Mets by going 5-for-9 with three homers over his last two games. Wednesday was Grandal’s first multi-homer game since Opening Day.
Jun 22 - 2:06 AM

Yasmani Grandal finished 3-for-5 with a solo home run off of Robert Gsellman of the Mets in the fifth inning on Tuesday.

The three-hit game was great news to Grandal's nervous fantasy owners, as he entered play with just nine hits over 54 at-bats (.167) with 21 strikeouts across his first 14 games in the month of June.
Jun 21 - 3:12 AM

Yasmani Grandal is not in the Dodgers' lineup Friday against the Reds.

It's just a maintenance day for Grandal. Austin Barnes will catch for left-hander Rich Hill on Friday. Grandal is mired in a 3-for-23 slump and could probably use a day to clear his head.
Jun 9 - 8:00 PM

Yasmani Grandal is not in the Dodgers' lineup Monday.

Austin Barnes is catching. Corey Seager is the lone left-handed bat Dave Roberts has in there against southpaw Gio Gonzalez, as Chris Taylor is at second base, Franklin Gutierrez is in left field, Brett Eibner is in center and Enrique Hernandez is at first base.
Jun 5 - 6:33 PM

Yasmani Grandal was ejected from Thursday's game against the Cardinals for arguing balls and strikes.

Grandal came in as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning and struck out in his only trip to the plate. He took exception to a called strike earlier in the at-bat and gave home plate umpire Marty Foster a piece of his mind on his way back to the dugout. Grandal's ejection came one batter after Adrian Gonzalez was tossed for arguing another suspicious called strike.
Jun 1 - 4:54 PM

Yasmani Grandal is getting the day off Thursday in St. Louis.

Austin Barnes will start at catcher and bat seventh in the Dodgers' series finale versus the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. It's nothing more than a day of rest for Grandal, who has a cool .287/.351/.471 batting line with five home runs and 23 RBI in 46 games this season.
Jun 1 - 11:35 AM

Yasmani Grandal launched his fifth home run of the season in Tuesday's game against the Cardinals.

Grandal has been lights out since April 29, going 26-for-64 (.406) with 10 doubles, two homers and 15 RBI to raise his average from a paltry .194 to .298. He has hit safely in five straight and 14 of the past 15 to emerge as a must-start fantasy option across all formats until he starts to cool.
May 24 - 4:11 AM

Yasmani Grandal is not in the Dodgers' starting lineup on Friday night.

Looks to be just a routine day of rest for the hard-hitting backstop. Austin Barnes is starting in his place behind the dish and will bat fifth against Justin Nicolino and the Marlins.
May 19 - 7:07 PM

Yasmani Grandal went 1-for-4 with a two-run double in Wednesday's win over the Giants.

Grandal saw his nine-game hitting streak snapped with a pinch-hit strikeout on Tuesday, but was back at it once more in Wednesday's game, swatting a two-run double to right with two outs against Johnny Cueto (on a very good pitch, at that) in the first inning. Over his last 10 games, Grandal has raised his season-long triple-slash from .214/.302/.369 to .287/.357/.478.
May 17 - 6:41 PM

Yasmani Grandal is not in the Dodgers' lineup Saturday against the Rockies.

May 13 - 5:26 PM

Yasmani Grandal is not in the Dodgers' lineup Thursday against the Rockies.

Grandal is sitting after starting the previous three games behind the plate. He's been on a roll lately, batting .455 with six RBI during his five-game hitting streak. Austin Barnes will catch for Hyun-Jin Ryu on Thursday night.
May 11 - 6:13 PM

Yasmani Grandal finished 3-for-3 with a double and a walk Wednesday versus the Pirates.

Grandal has come out of a two-week rut by going 8-for-13 with a homer and five RBI in his last three games. That's taken his OPS from .671 to .799.
May 11 - 2:07 AM

Yasmani Grandal finished 3-for-5 with a two-run shot off of Pirates SP Ivan Nova in Tuesday's game.

Grandal has hit well in the month of May to the tune of .304/.304/.478, popping a homer with six RBI through five games. He has raised his average 51 points in just six games since April 29. Despite the hot streak he remains more of a No. 2 fantasy backstop in most formats.
May 10 - 4:51 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Cody Bellinger
2Adrian Gonzalez
3Rob Segedin
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Chris Taylor
2Franklin Gutierrez
3Andre Ethier
4Andrew Toles
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Alex Wood
4Hyun-Jin Ryu
5Brandon McCarthy
6Kenta Maeda
7Scott Kazmir
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Sergio Romo
3Pedro Baez
4Adam Liberatore
5Luis Avilan
6Chris Hatcher
7Grant Dayton
8Brock Stewart
9Yimi Garcia