Robbie Grossman

Robbie Grossman #36

  • LF
  • B/T: S/L
  • 6' 0"/215
  • Age: 26


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Robbie Grossman Stats

.400 1 4 0 1.233

Robbie Grossman MLB Career Stats

.244 12 67 15 .680

Robbie Grossman Bio

  • Full Name: Robert Edward Grossman
  • Born: 9/16/1989 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 2008, Pittsburgh Pirates, 6th rd. (174th overall)
  • High School: Cypress-Fairbanks, Cypress, TX
  • Debut: April 24, 2013
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2016 Stats 15 5 6 1 4 0 .400 .500 1.233
MLB Career Stats 681 83 166 12 67 15 .244 .331 .680

Robbie Grossman 2016 Splits

Last 7 Games 15 5 6 1 4 3 2 0 .400 .500 .733
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Last 7 Games
Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
5/22 vs TOR 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
5/23 vs KC 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
5/24 vs KC 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
Last 3 Games
5/22 vs TOR
5/23 vs KC
5/24 vs KC
2016 Games by Position: LF (5)


Note: Opponent can be found on current team or on team when both players met.

Robbie Grossman Stats

*Since 2006

Robbie Grossman Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Robbie Grossman Statcast Events


Robbie Grossman 2016 Projections

Rest of Season
15 53 7 13 13 3 0 1 6 7 0 14 1 1 .245 .333 .358 .692
20 68 12 19 24 5 0 2 10 10 0 16 1 1 .279 .372 .441 .813
Rest of Season

Robbie Grossman News

Robbie Grossman Fantasy News

May 21, 2016 at 12:07 AM ET

Grossman's stellar debut not enough for Twins

Twins outfielder Robbie Grossman went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and three RBIs vs. the Blue Jays on Friday night.

May 19, 2016 at 7:05 PM ET

Newly signed Grossman will replace struggling Rosario

The Twins optioned outfielder Eddie Rosario to Triple-A Rochester and purchased the contract of former Astros outfielder Robbie Grossman on Thursday.


Robbie Grossman Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2011 Mesa AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2011 Mesa AFL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Pittsburgh NL

FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Bradenton FSL

Robbie Grossman Leaderboards

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2013 7 13th in AL

Robbie Grossman Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 19, 2016 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of LF Robbie Grossman from Rochester Red Wings.
May 17, 2016 OF Robbie Grossman assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
May 16, 2016 Minnesota Twins signed free agent OF Robbie Grossman to a minor league contract.
May 16, 2016 Columbus Clippers released OF Robbie Grossman.
April 6, 2016 OF Robbie Grossman assigned to Columbus Clippers.
December 11, 2015 Cleveland Indians signed free agent LF Robbie Grossman to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 19, 2015 Houston Astros released LF Robbie Grossman.
October 15, 2015 Houston Astros activated LF Robbie Grossman.
October 5, 2015 Houston Astros recalled LF Robbie Grossman from Fresno Grizzlies.
May 13, 2015 Houston Astros optioned LF Robbie Grossman to Fresno Grizzlies.
July 8, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 25, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LF Robbie Grossman to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 26, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 16, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LF Robbie Grossman to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 27, 2013 Houston Astros recalled Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 28, 2013 Houston Astros optioned Robbie Grossman to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 24, 2013 Houston Astros recalled Robbie Grossman from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 17, 2013 Houston Astros optioned Robbie Grossman to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
November 20, 2012 Houston Astros selected the contract of Robbie Grossman from Corpus Christi Hooks.
July 25, 2012 Houston Astros traded LHP Wandy Rodriguez to Pittsburgh Pirates for LHP Colton Cain, CF Robbie Grossman and LHP Rudy Owens.
July 25, 2012 Robbie Grossman assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 2, 2012 Robbie Grossman assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
January 19, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster CF Robbie Grossman to spring training.
March 20, 2011 OF Robbie Grossman assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates.
April 5, 2010 Robbie Grossman assigned to Bradenton Marauders from West Virginia Power.
March 26, 2010 CF Robbie Grossman assigned to Pittsburgh Pirates.

Robert Edward Grossman Bio Info

Grew up in Cypress, TX and graduated from Cy-Fair High School in a senior, was one of three recipients of the Josh Beckett Award for Houston Area Player of the Year honors...was a Rawlings First Team All-American in 2008 and a member of the USA Baseball Junior National Team in 2007...also played football as a freshman and sophomore. Signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Texas, but ultimately signed with the Pirates after getting selected by the club in the sixth round of the June 2008 draft...was ranked by Baseball America as the 49th best prospect in the country entering the draft ... was signed by Pirates scout Mike Leuzinger. Was one of three players the Astros received from Pittsburgh in exchange for LHP Wandy Rodriguez on July 24, 2012 ... added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 20, currently signed to a one year contract that runs through 2014.


Made his debut on an Opening Day roster, starting in left field on April 1 vs. NYY...saw time at all three outfield spots (67g in LF, 6g in CF, 32g in RF)...appeared in a career-high 103 games over three stints in the Majors...tallied 55 walks this season, which ranked third on the club...his 13.0 percent walk rate ranked seventh in the AL (min. 400 PA)...made the club out of Spring Training and started the year in Houston...was optioned to Triple A OKC on April 15 after appearing in 14 games...was recalled to Houston on May 26...optioned to Triple A on June 24...played 10 games at OKC before being recalled back to the Majors on July 8 where he remained through the end of the season...hit a three-run homer on April 12 at TEX...marked his second homer over a three-game span dating back to April 10...each of his first six career homers went for multiple runs (five 2-run HR's; one 3-run HR)...was recalled from Triple A on July 8 and since then hit .268 (66x246) with 10 doubles, four home runs, 26 RBI, 37 walks and a .366 OBP in 68 games...ranked tied for fifth in the AL in walks since his return...hit .293 (17x58) in 18 games during the month of July after his final recall... knocked a career-high four hits with a double, homer, two RBI and a run scored on July 9 at TEX...batted .349 (15x43) with three homers, seven RBI and a 1.100 OPS in 13 games vs. the Rangers this season...while playing right field on Aug. 2 vs. TOR, robbed a potential IF Juan Francisco home run in the 8th inning that would have tied the game at 4-4...the Astros wound up winning the game 8-2...batted .307 (27x88) with five doubles and a .367 OBP over 23 games in the month of September...hit safely in 17 of his last 18 games...batted in the leadoff spot in his last 39 starts, and in 44 games total...hit .262 (45x196) with eight doubles, 20 walks and a .340 44 games at Triple A OKC hit .337 (59x19) with 30 runs, 16 doubles, four homers, 15 RBI and a .417 on-base percentage.


The 24-year-old, Cypress, TX native made his Major League debut with the Astros this season, hitting .268 with a .332 OBP in 63 games...heading into the season was ranked by as the Astros No. 7 prospect...saw time at all three outfield spots (45g in LF, 29g in CF, 2g in RF)...struggled in his first stint with the club (.198 AVG) but hit .322 with an .816 OPS over his final 35 games after getting recalled back to Houston in July...owned the club's longest hitting streak of the season after hitting in 14 straight games from Aug. 13-27...marked the second-longest hitting streak by an AL rookie this season, behind Jose Iglesias' 18-gamer...was the longest hitting streak by an Astros rookie since Chris Johnson hit in 14 straight in 2010... only three other rookies in Astros history have had 14-game hitting streaks or longer: Terry Puhl (17 games in 1977), Sonny Jackson (15 games in 1966) and Cesar Cedeno (14 games in 1970)....had three hitting streaks of eight or more games this season...reached base safely in 52 of his 63 games (83%)...hit .329 vs. lefties, which ranked sixth all-time in Astros history for a single season by a rookie (min. 50 at-bats)...when putting the first pitch of an at-bat into play, hit .472 (17x36) ... when swinging at the first pitch of an at-bat, the ultimate outcome of his at-bats resulted in a .370 average (27x73) with an .880 OPS...did not make the club out of Spring Training and started the year at Triple A Oklahoma City...was recalled to Houston on April 24 after Justin Maxwell was placed on the DL ... optioned to Triple A on May 27...spent two months at OKC before getting recalled to the Majors on July 26...suffered a strained right oblique on Sept. 3 vs. MIN and missed the final 24 games of the season but was not placed on the DL...made his Major League debut on April 24 vs. SEA and went 2x5...recorded his first ML hit in his second plate appearance...became just the second player in franchise history to hit two doubles in their ML debut (also James Mouton on April 4, 1994 vs. MON) ... the last Major Leaguer to collect two doubles in their MLB debut was OAK's Carlos Gonzalez on May 30, 2008 at TEX ... from July 28 thru the end of the season, ranked second among MLB rookies with a .322 batting average (min. 130 at-bats)...hit his first Major League homer on July 31 at BAL ... was the 71st HR to land on Eutaw St. in Oriole Park history and the 43rd by an opposing player...Lance Berkman was the last Astro to hit Eutaw with a HR (June 18, 2008)...on Aug. 14 at OAK, made a leaping catch at the LF wall to rob Chris Young of what would have been a walk-off homer in the 10th inning ... in 70 games at Triple A OKC, hit .281 (71x253) with 42 runs, 11 doubles, two homers, 20 RBI and a .396 on-base percentage...hit.390 (32x82) in July.

2012 Posted a combined .266 (129x485) average with 28 doubles, 10 homers, 13 steals and a .376 on-base percentage in 131 games between Double A Altoona (95g) and Double A Corpus Christi (36g)...hit .300 (82x290) over his final 79 games of the season from June 2-Sept. 3...began the year with Double A Altoona in the Pirates organization, hitting .266 (93x350) with 20 doubles, seven homers and a .378 OBP...was traded to the Astros on July 24 along with LHP Colton Cain and LHP Rudy Owens in exchange for LHP Wandy Rodriguez...went on to hit .267 (36x135) with a .371 OBP in 36 games for Double A Corpus Christi...entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 8 prospect with the 'Best Strike Zone Discipline' in the Pirates system...was added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 20... 2011 Was named Pittsburgh's Minor League Player-of-the-Year while spending entire season with High-A Bradenton...Became the first minor league player since Nick Swisher in 2004 to score at least 100 runs and walk at least 100 times in a season...Scored the most runs by any minor league player since 2005; was also the most runs scored by a Pirates minor leaguer since at least 1990...Was named to the Florida State League post-season All-Star team...Led the Florida State League in runs scored and walks while finishing second in on-base percentage, tied for third in games and fifth in OPS (.869)...Ranked second among all Pittsburgh farmhands in games...Hit 11 of his 13 home runs against righthanders and 10 of his 13 bombs following the All-Star break...Collected 32 extra base hits following the All-Star break, which ranked second among Florida State League hitters behind Clearwater's Darin Ruf; was also fourth following the break with 131 total bases...Hit leadoff in 129 of his 134 games...Batted .326 (45-for-138) against southpaws and .281 (99-for-352) against righthanders...Was hitting .259 (48-for-185) following the action on 5/31 before hitting .341 (31-for-91) with 30 runs scored in June...Reached base safely in a Florida State League high 42 straight games from 7/3 to 8/18...Reached the 100 runs/100 walks plateau with a base on balls on 8/18 vs. Charlotte (scored his 100th run on 7/31)...Homered three times in a four-game stretch from 8/18-23...Knocked in a season-high tying four runs on two occasions (7/15 at Dunedin and 8/12 at Jupiter)...Scored seven runs in a doubleheader on 8/24...Played for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League, where he ranked fourth in the league in batting average (.375), second in home runs (seven), third in hits (39) and on-base percentage (.472) and fourth in total bases (65)...Hit safely in 21 of his 26 games with Mesa and led off a game with a home run four times...Went 5-for-9 with two home runs, three RBI and two runs scored in his first two games...Knocked in a run in four straight games and in five of his first six with the Solar Sox...Recorded six straight multi-hit games from 10/13-20...Homered in back-to-back games for a second time on 10/15 and 10/17...Played in the Rising Stars Game, where he went 0-for-3 with a walk and strikeout...Reached base safely in each of his last 18 games before suffering a fractured hamate bone in his right hand on 11/8...Was named to the Arizona Fall League's Top Prospects Team. 2010 Spent the entire year at Class A Advanced Bradenton, where he hit .245 (115x470) with 29 doubles and 15 stolen bases in 125 games...tied for third in the FSL in runs and ranked second in walks...entering the season, was ranked as the No. 18 prospect in the Pittsburgh system by Baseball America. 2009 Played in 116 games for Class A Virginia, hitting .266 (120x451) with 21 doubles, 35 steals and a .373 on-base percentage...ranked third in the South Atlantic League in runs scored and second in walks...reached base safely in 28 straight games from June 6-July 13, including 40 straight home games from April 16-Aug. 18. 2008 Played in five games with the GCL Pirates after signing with the club as a sixth round draft selection...went 3x16 (.185) in his limited action.