Grant Dayton

Grant Dayton #23

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2"/195
  • Age: 27


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Grant Dayton Bio

  • Full Name: Grant A. Dayton
  • Born: 11/25/1987 in Huntsville, AL
  • Draft: 2010, Florida Marlins, 11th rd. (347th overall)
  • College: Auburn
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July 15, 2015 at 6:04 PM ET

Marlins acquire Reed in trade with Dodgers

The Marlins acquired Minor League left-handed reliever Chris Reed, a former first-round pick, from the Dodgers on Wednesday for lefty Grant Dayton.


Grant Dayton Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2012 Phoenix AFL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Jacksonville SOU

Grant Dayton Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 22, 2015 Grant Dayton assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Oklahoma City Dodgers.
July 31, 2015 Oklahoma City Dodgers activated LHP Grant Dayton from the temporarily inactive list.
July 28, 2015 Oklahoma City Dodgers placed LHP Grant Dayton on the temporarily inactive list.
July 15, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers traded LHP Chris Reed to Miami Marlins for LHP Grant Dayton.
July 15, 2015 LHP Grant Dayton assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers.
April 26, 2015 Miami Marlins sent LHP Grant Dayton outright to New Orleans Zephyrs.
April 24, 2015 Miami Marlins designated Grant Dayton for assignment.
March 13, 2015 Miami Marlins optioned LHP Grant Dayton to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 29, 2014 Miami Marlins recalled Grant Dayton from New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 12, 2014 LHP Grant Dayton assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs from Jacksonville Suns.
March 12, 2014 Miami Marlins optioned LHP Grant Dayton to Jacksonville Suns.
November 20, 2013 Miami Marlins selected the contract of Grant Dayton from Jacksonville Suns.
July 16, 2013 LHP Grant Dayton assigned to SOU South Division All-Stars.
May 20, 2013 Grant Dayton roster status changed by Jacksonville Suns.
April 4, 2013 Jacksonville Suns placed LHP Grant Dayton on the 7-day disabled list.
January 28, 2013 Miami Marlins invited non-roster LHP Grant Dayton to spring training.
August 13, 2012 LHP Grant Dayton assigned to Jacksonville Suns from Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 27, 2012 Grant Dayton roster status changed by Jupiter Hammerheads.
May 9, 2012 Jupiter Hammerheads placed LHP Grant Dayton on the 7-day disabled list. Left triceps tendonitis.
April 5, 2012 LHP Grant Dayton assigned to Jupiter Hammerheads from Greensboro Grasshoppers.
April 7, 2011 Grant Dayton assigned to Greensboro Grasshoppers from Jamestown Jammers.
September 23, 2010 Grant Dayton roster status changed by Jamestown Jammers.
September 1, 2010 Jamestown Jammers placed LHP Grant Dayton on the temporarily inactive list.
June 30, 2010 LHP Grant Dayton assigned to Jamestown Jammers from GCL Marlins.
June 24, 2010 Grant Dayton assigned to GCL Marlins from Florida Marlins.
June 23, 2010 Florida Marlins signed LHP Grant Dayton.

Grant A. Dayton Bio Info

Grant A. Dayton...lettered three seasons at Auburn University (AL), earning Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors by Collegiate Baseball, as well as SEC All-Freshman Team honors in 2008...earned numerous accolades at Bob Jones High School (AL), including 2006 First Team All-State, All-Metro 6A Super Team Pitcher of the Year, All-Metro 6A Team (twice) and Alabama Baseball Coaches Association North Team.


Combined to post 2-3 record with four saves and 3.13 ERA (72.0 IP/25 ER) between Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans...Ranked third among New Orleans relievers in appearances (39) and innings pitched (55.2)...Opened season in Suns bullpen, making 11 appearances with an 0-1 record, three saves and 1.10 ERA (16.1/2)...Did not allow a run over first nine appearances (12.2 IP), going 3x3 in save opportunities...Gave up first runs of season in 10th outing, May 2 at Mississippi. Took loss after allowing two runs on six hits with a walk and one strikeout over 1.2 innings. Marked only blown save with Jacksonville...Promoted to New Orleans on May 12 and went 2-2 with a 3.72 (55.2/23) ERA, 22 walks and 61 strikeouts in 39 outings...Of 50 total appearances, tossed 2.0-or-more innings 16. Logged season-high 2.2 innings on July 10 at Oklahoma City. Allowed one hit while striking out three in outing...Earned wins in consecutive appearances on May 22 and May 24, marking only wins of season...Recorded season-high five strikeouts on July 31 vs. Iowa.


Posted 4-4 record with one save and 2.37 ERA (38.0 IP/10 ER) in 30 appearances for Double-A Jacksonville. Missed first month and a half of season due to a stress fracture in left elbow. Reinstated from disabled list on May 20 and made first appearance of season that night, taking loss at Mississippi (1.0 IP, 1 R). In first 10 games following reinstatement, went 1-2 with a 3.27 ERA (11.0/4). Over final 20 appearances of season, was 3-2 with one save and a 2.00 ERA (27.0/6). Earned first win on June 1 at Pensacola, tossing just 0.1 inning. On August 10 at Pensacola, logged season-high 3.0 innings. Did not allow a hit or run while striking out five. Recorded three five-strikeout games: June 30 vs. Pensacola, August 10 at Pensacola and August 14 vs. Birmingham. Tallied 16 multi-strikeout efforts. Allowed runs in just seven appearances and did not surrender more than two runs in any appearance. Opponents posted .158 average (6x38) with runners in scoring position. Average with RISP and two outs dropped to .045 (1x22).


Following 2012 season, played with Phoenix Desert Dogs in Arizona Fall League. Appeared in 10 games with no record and 3.75 ERA (12.0/5).


In 2011, led Single-A Greensboro in appearances and ranked second in ERA. Tossed 71.1 innings to lead all 'Hoppers relievers. Earned Marlins' Pitcher of the Month for June after going 2-0 with one save and 0.00 ERA over 12.2 innings. Allowed just six hits and two walks while striking out 25.