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Justin Grimm’s Role in 2017

The name Justin Grimm evokes two distinct memories to me. The first was October 28, 2016, Game 3 of the World Series. With no score and the bases loaded with one out in the fifth inning, Justin Grimm was called upon to put out the fire. Quickly, Grimm coaxed Francisco Lindor to hit into an […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

How Justin Grimm could be X-factor in Cubs bullpen

Justin Grimm doesn't care what role he's in anymore, a sign of growth from the past few years when he still held out hope of
Via CSN Chicago
March 30, 2017

Cubs Quick Hits: Justin Grimm Said Goodbye to His Slider

Justin Grimm impressed Cubs fans with a stellar 1.99 ERA in 2015, only to follow it up with a 4.10 ERA and a brief AAA stint in 2016. Pinpointing the source of Grimm’s struggles is challenging, but we know that he altered his pitch strategy, foregoing four-seamers for more curves and completely erasing his slider. The post Cubs Quick Hits: Justin Grimm Said Goodbye to His Slider...
Via Cubs Insider
March 22, 2017

Examining Justin Grimm’s 2017 Role in Chicago

Justin Grimm has always been a player that carries a lot of intrigue for me. At one point, his role was an uncertain one, because he had some elements of his game that were reminiscent of a guy who could slot into the rotation long-term. Of course, that never quite came to fruition. Instead, he’s become […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Grimm in locker room celebration: 'I feel sexy'

Cubs pitcher Justin Grimm in the locker room after the team won the World Series.
Via CSN Chicago
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Justin Grimm makes no-look, between-the-legs stop on grounder

The Chicago Cubs are undoubtedly the best team in baseball, but there is still room for improvement. While they're third in runs scored, they're just 14th in fielding percentage. You wouldn't know that by watching Tuesday night's game, though.In the eighth inning of an 8-1 game, pitcher Justin Grimm made one of the niftiest plays of the season. With a runner on third, Aledmys Diaz...
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May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Does Justin Grimm Need to Add His Slider Back Soon?

When a club is as successful as the Cubs have been since the season got underway, its flaws are sure to stand out just a bit more than they normally would. Still, flaws are hard to find. Not only has the Cubs’ hitting and starting pitching been incredibly good, the bullpen has been absolutely dominant as well. Through […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs Player Profile: Justin Grimm

Position: Relief Pitcher 2015 Stats: 49 2/3 IP, 3.53 DRA, 1.99 ERA, 32.8 K%, 12.8 BB%, 0.7 WARP Year In Review: This past summer was Justin Grimm’s second full year pitching out of the Cubs’ bullpen, and he played a vital part in solidifying what was the eighth-best bullpen in baseball by ERA. Grimm, 27, started 2015 on the […]
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs activate pitcher Justin Grimm from DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Chicago Cubs have activated right-hander Justin Grimm from the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa. Outfielder Junior Lake was optioned to Iowa and right-hander Anthony Varvaro was designated for assignment Wednesday. Varvaro was claimed off waivers from Boston on Sunday and added to the 25-man roster Tuesday but did not...
Via Associated Press
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs put reliever Grimm on disabled list with forearm injury

DENVER (AP) The Chicago Cubs put reliever Justin Grimm on the 15-day disabled list on Friday because of inflammation in his right forearm. Right-hander Brian Schlitter was recalled from Triple-A Iowa. Grimm had not yet made an appearance this season. He was 5-2 with a 3.78 ERA in 73 relief appearances for the Cubs last season. ''It's been like a nagging kind of thing,'' Cubs manager...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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