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Chicago Cubs trade Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers

Ten years ago tomorrow, the Chicago Cubs made a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates that would help propel them to their 2003 playoff run. That day the Cubs received Kenny Lofton and Aramis Ramirez for aging infielder Jose Hernandez, minor league pitcher Matt Bruback, and a player to be named later (who ended up being infielder Bobby Hill). That trade, in my opinion, is arguably the...
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Justin Grimm exits with forearm injury

Texas Rangers right-hander Justin Grimm was removed from last night’s contest in the fourth inning after experiencing tightness in his forearm. The Rangers said after the game that the move was precautionary, as they don’t expect the ailment to be serious, according to T.R. Sullivan of Grimm would have been a candidate for an early exit regardless of injury...
Via MLB Injury News
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas starter Grimm leaves with forearm soreness

Texas starter Justin Grimm has left Friday night's game against the Detroit Tigers with right forearm soreness. Grimm allowed seven runs in the first two innings but was still in the game in the fourth when Miguel Cabrera singled with one out. The rookie right-hander threw one pitch to Prince Fielder and appeared to grimace, and after a brief conference on the mound, Joseph...
Via AP on Fox
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Morales, Mariners pound Grimm, Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Justin Grimm came into Tuesday's game against Seattle having earned wins in his last two starts. That number was a tad misleading though because Grimm was the beneficiary of solid offensive nights that masked five-inning starts from the rookie right-hander. There was no masking his performance against the Mariners. Grimm was blasted for six runs in four...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Grimm gets first win for Rangers starter in June

ARLINGTON, Texas Justin Grimm put himself in contention for Rangers Pitcher of the Month despite lasting just five innings Wednesday. He doesn't have a lot of competition so far. Grimm became the first Rangers starter to earn a win in June with his 75-pitch performance in a 9-4 defeat of Oakland. "It was a traditional five-and-dive," Grimm said, somewhat sheepishly...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Grimm tabbed top AL rookie for April

ARLINGTON, Texas Justin Grimm, who was the starting pitcher for the Texas Rangers Thursday night, can only hope is May is as good as his April was. The right-hander, who started the season in Triple A Round Rock, was named the American League rookie of the month for April. Grimm made three starts for the Rangers, going 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA. His ERA is the lowest among AL rookie...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers' Grimm roughed up in 8-2 loss to Tigers

The first time was much better for Texas Rangers rookie Justin Grimm. Nine days after his impressive winning major league debut, and never pitching above Double-A before that, Grimm allowed six runs and eight hits while facing only 12 batters in an 8-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. ''My breaking ball wasn't good. ... I didn't have damage control,&...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Fantasy Baseball, Week 12 Rookie Report: Not so Grimm in Texas?

Justin Grimm (credits below) SP- JUSTIN GRIMM (TEXAS)- The Rangers have a gem in the making here with Grimm. Justin made his major league debut Sunday as he earned a win and struck out seven batters. Texas has stated that Grimm is one of their top prospects as he has posted a 1.87 E.R.A. in 77 innings at the AA level. Just how the Rangers decide to use him will be the question here...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers get Double-A RHP Grimm to start vs. Astros

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of right-hander Justin Grimm from Double-A Frisco on Saturday so he could make his major league debut in a start that night against Houston. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Rangers optioned right-hander Yoshinori Tateyama to Triple-A Round Rock. The Rangers transferred Neftali Feliz (sprained right elbow) from the 15-day disabled...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers tab Double-A RHP Grimm to start Saturday

The Texas Rangers plan to purchase the contract of right-hander Justin Grimm from Double-A Frisco to start Saturday night against Houston. The Rangers said Thursday that the promotion of Grimm for his major league debut and other corresponding moves will be made before Saturday's game. When Grimm is purchased, Texas plans to put right-hander Koji Uehara on the 15-day disabled...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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