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Robbie Grossman | Outfielder | #36

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/16/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 215
Bats / Throws: Switch / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (0) / PIT
Contract: view contract details
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Robbie Grossman went 2-for-3 with a walk against the Orioles on Saturday.
Both hits were singles and he didn't factor into the scoring. He has a .253/.379/.386 slash line with six home runs and 26 RBI in 281 plate appearances. He's not exactly the ideal clean-up hitter but that is the role he's been thrust into for the Twins. Jul 8 - 5:35 PM

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Robbie Grossman went 3-for-4 with a double versus the Giants on Friday.

He was picked off after one of the hits. Unfortunately, Grossman isn't really good at anything on the field despite getting on base; he's a poor outfielder and he's just 18-for-32 stealing bases in his career. The .410 OBP goes a long way, though, and the Twins will keep him in the lineup until it drops.
Jun 10 - 1:48 AM

Robbie Grossman went 2-for-4 with a double, a two-run home run and three runs scored in Friday's game at L.A. Angels.

Grossman has been rolling up plenty of hits lately, posting multi-hit efforts in seven of his past 13 games (11 starts). He is 16-for-45 (.356) with four home runs and nine RBI since May 18 to raise his average from .238 to .279 to emerge as a solid play in most AL-only fantasy formats and some deeper mixed leagues.
Jun 3 - 4:28 AM

Robbie Grossman socked his fourth dinger of the season on Sunday as the Twins took the nightcap of their doubleheader against the Royals.

Grossman's two-run blast off of Ian Kennedy tied the score in the first inning and the Twins would never look back. He finished the day 2-for-4 and is now hitting an impressive .268/.413/.433 with four homers and 14 RBI on the year.
May 21 - 8:52 PM

Robbie Grossman went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk Friday against the Royals.

Grossman has delivered back-to-back two-hit games after going 0-for-12 (albeit with seven walks) over his previous six games. The 27-year-old has occupied a favorable spot in the Twins’ batting order and carries sneaky value in OBP formats. He’s batting .261/.409/.402 with three homers, 12 RBI, and 15 runs scored through 30 games this season.
May 20 - 1:04 AM

Robbie Grossman went 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base in Thursday night's win over the Rockies.

Grossman plated a run with a single in the fourth inning. The outfielder has a pair of homers in 29 games, and Thursday's steal was his first. Grossman is batting .250/.400/.364 overall.
May 18 - 10:27 PM

Robbie Grossman clubbed his second home run of the season in Saturday's loss to the Red Sox.

Grossman's solo shot off Rick Porcello in the third inning was the Twins' only offense on the afternoon. He finished the day 2-for-4 and is now hitting .278 on the season.
May 6 - 5:51 PM

Robbie Grossman went 1-for-3 and drove home a pair of runs as the Twins topped the Tigers on Friday.

Grossman's two-run single in the sixth inning got the Twins on the board and started a six-run rally after Justin Verlander had walked the first three batters in the inning. He continues to be a pleasant surprise for the Twins, slashing .310/.473/.476 with seven RBI on the season.
Apr 21 - 11:26 PM

Robbie Grossman had a two-run homer, two walks and three runs scored Thursday against the Tigers.

Grossman, picked over ByungHo Park at the end of the spring, is off to a fine start as the Twins' DH, going 6-for-21 with six walks in seven games. Of course, there was nothing stopping the Twins from using both Grossman and Park, with Grossman playing left field and Park occasionally filling in at first base. Still, things are working out so far.
Apr 13 - 4:52 PM

Robbie Grossman is not in the Twins' lineup Thursday.

Manager Paul Molitor is going with Eddie Rosario in the designated hitter spot and Danny Santana in left field. Grossman is hitless in his first six at-bats this season but has drawn three walks.
Apr 6 - 10:34 AM

Twins manager Paul Molitor expressed confidence that Robbie Grossman (groin) will be ready for Opening Day.

Grossman has been working his way back from a groin injury suffered in mid-March. He went through a full workout on Monday and will serve as designated hitter in Grapefruit League action on Thursday. Unless word surfaces to the contrary, he should be available when the Twins take on the Royals in their regular-season opener on Monday.
Mar 29 - 4:17 PM

Robbie Grossman (groin) went through a full workout Monday in Twins camp.

Grossman has been kept out of Grapefruit League action for over a week because of a groin injury, but he took batting practice Sunday and added more baseball activities to his plate on Monday. The switch-hitting backup outfielder should be ready for Opening Day.
Mar 27 - 2:41 PM

Robbie Grossman (groin) took batting practice Sunday.

He could return to game action within the next couple days. Grossman has missed the last week of action with a groin injury but has enough time to get ready for Opening Day if he can avoid a setback.
Mar 26 - 12:36 PM

Robbie Grossman (groin) could return to the Twins' lineup on Monday or Tuesday.

Grossman has been sidelined for the past week while nursing groin tightness but seems to be feeling much better. Barring a setback, he'll be fine for Opening Day. The 27-year-old is in line to be the Twins' fourth outfielder.
Mar 25 - 7:31 PM

Robbie Grossman (groin) is expected to be sidelined for the next 5-7 days.

Grossman was removed from Sunday's Grapefruit League game after experiencing tightness in his groin. It's not a strain, so he should be fine for the opening of the 2017 regular season as long as he can avoid setbacks.
Mar 20 - 12:10 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Chris Gimenez
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Eduardo Escobar
2Jorge Polanco
3Ehire Adrianza
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
RF1Max Kepler
DH1Robbie Grossman
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Ervin Santana
2Jose Berrios
3Jaime Garcia
4Hector Santiago
5Adalberto Mejia
6Bartolo Colon
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brandon Kintzler
2Taylor Rogers
3Tyler Duffey
4Glen Perkins
5Matt Belisle
6Ryan O'Rourke
7Trevor Hildenberger
8Buddy Boshers
9Alan Busenitz
10Ryan Pressly
11Phil Hughes
12Trevor May