Originally posted on The Fantasy Kickoff  |  Last updated 10/31/11
Not long ago, Grady Sizemore was the most popular man in Cleveland. Today, the Cleveland Indians let him go after declining a $9 million option. Once upon a time, that $9 million option appeared to be a no-brainer. However, things changed. And Injuries happened. In the last two seasons, Sizemore has only plays in 104 games. Additionally, his level of play has deteriorated. The former All-Star hit .224 last season and .211 the season prior. What happened to Grady Sizemore? When he was great, fans loved his hustle and all-out effort. Unfortunately, that hustle and effort translated into a barrage of injuries. Now he can’t stay healthy and even when he can play, he’s a shadow of his former self. Look for a team to roll the dice on Grady Sizemore in free agency. He’s only 29 years old so it’s not impossible that his productive seasons are finished. Grady Sizemore, Cleveland Indians (Image: TSN.ca) Post from: EveryJoe
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