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 […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 141 Recap: Phillies 7 Cubs 5

Top Play (WPA): Unfortunately for the Cubs, the top play in this game was of the walk-off variety. To catch you up, the Cubs had carried a 1-0 lead up until Justin Grimm had an implosion in the bottom of the seventh, which turned the score around to 5-1. The Cubs rallied to tie it in the top of the eighth, which is where we stood with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. But Erik...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs give up 3 homers, lose 5-4 to Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) Justin Grimm came on with two outs, nobody on and the Cubs holding a one-run lead in the sixth. All the right-hander had to do was retire either Todd Frazier or lefty Jay Bruce. Grimm walked Frazier and left a pitch up to Bruce, costing Chicago the game. Frazier connected for the first time since he won the All-Star Home Run Derby, and later scored on Bruce's key...
Via Associated Press
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Shutout New York Mets in Win

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 01: Justin Grimm #52, Kris Bryant #17 and Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after defeating the New York Mets at Citi Field on July 1, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) While both of these teams are having a very tough time of putting runs on the board lately, it was the...
Via The Sports Journal
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

World War II vet, 92, fulfills goal of pitching at Wrigley Field

CHICAGO -- More than 70 years after he hoped to make his major league debut, a World War II veteran fulfilled his goal of pitching at Wrigley Field. Tony Gianunzio walked to the mound Sunday and threw out the first ball before the Chicago Cubs hosted the Kansas City Royals. Wearing a Cubs cap, the 92-year-old Gianunzio threw from just in front of the rubber. His pitch reached the...
Via Associated Press
May 31, 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

Grimm Day for Cubs at Riverview Park

Nick Jones (ex-LHP) belted a two-run home run and Jordan Johnson and four relievers combined to toss a four-hitter, helping the Giants defeat the Cubs 4-1 on Field #6, and Bryant Flete doubled, singled, and scored a run, and five Cub relievers combined to hurl five innings of perfect baseball, as the Cubs and Giants played to a 2-2 tie on Field #5, in Cactus League Extended Spring...
Via Cub Reporter
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Roster Shuffle is Coming

The Chicago Cubs are off to their best start in seven years, and they are not even at full strength. Justin Grimm has not pitched all season, though he is on the way back and will be back soon. Grimm threw pen session Tuesday, close to pitching in a minor league game — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) April 29, 2015 Neil Ramirez is also working his way back from injury. #Cubs @NAndrewRam...
Via World Series Dreaming
April 29, 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...
Via Associated Press
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Grimm Placed on DL, Schlitter Recalled

According to the official website of the Chicago Cubs, relief pitcher Justin Grimm has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right forearm inflammation. This DL stint is retroactive to April 2 since he hasn’t appeared in either of the Cubs’ first two games, so Grimm will be eligible to return to the team during their next weekend series at home versus the San Diego Padres...
Via Baseball Essential
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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