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YASMANI GRANDAL RUMORS

Why Yasmani Grandal Should Keep His Catcher’s Mitt

Since we last discussed the San Diego Padres catcher situation, a lot has happened: Yasmani Grandal turned in an up-and-down campaign in 2014 after rushing a return from ACL surgery, showing signs of offensive brilliance while also failing to build on his sensational 2012 debut. On the defensive side of the ball, he had some trouble with blocking pitches and only threw out...
Via Padres Public
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Rumors: Yasmani Grandal wants out of San Diego

The San Diego Padres are not going to make the playoffs this season. They were sellers at the trade deadline, and even though they are third in the National League West, they currently sit 13.5 games out of first place with a 59-69 record. Not everyone is happy to be playing with San Diego right now, including catcher Yasmani Grandal.Grandal and his agents will ask the Padres for...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Baby gets shaken around while dad scrambles for home run ball (video/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes. It should go without saying that no souvenir baseball is worth possibly hurting one’s child, let alone a traumatic brain injury in an infant. But some folks will never learn, as evidenced by this guy diving into a battle for a ball hit for a three-run homer off the […] The post Baby gets shaken around while dad scrambles for home run ball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego's Grandal injured in game at Washington

San Diego catcher Yasmani Grandal left Saturday's game at Washington in the third inning with a right knee injury. With the bases loaded and one out, Washington's Ian Desmond grounded to first baseman Jesus Guzman. Guzman threw to Grandal for the force at home as Washington's Anthony Rendon slid into the lower portion of Grandal's right leg, twisting the catcher...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss
DOUBLE TROUBLE

Umpires blow two calls on the same play

Your browser does not support iframes. MLB umpires continue their trend of horrendous blown calls, but they may have topped themselves by blowing two calls on the same play during extra innings of Thursday night's game at Coors Field between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies. It happened in the top of the 12th inning as the Padres had bases loaded and one out. Padres...
Via Holdout Sports
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres C Grandal eligible to be reinstated Tuesday

Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal is eligible to be reinstated Tuesday from a 50-game suspension for a positive testosterone test that called into question just how good his rookie numbers were. Beyond saying he made a ''mistake,'' Grandal has never told team officials why he took PEDs. Now they say Grandal will have to quiet any skepticism with his play. Grandal was...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres catcher Grandal gets 50-game drug ban

San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal has been suspended 50 games because of a positive test for testosterone. The commissioner's office announced the drug penalty on Wednesday. The ban will take effect at the start of next season. Grandal made his big league debut this year. He hit .297 with eight home runs and 36 RBIs in 60 games. He turns 24 on Thursday. ''I...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Yasmani Grandal suspended 50 games

San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal was suspended for 50 games due to to a positive test for PEDs. Grandal reportedly had a high testosterone level, The suspension is for the same thing that both Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon were suspended for during the season. This is obviously not good news for the Padres. Grandal was acquired by the Padres last winter as the centerpiece...
Via The Outside Corner
November 07, 2012  |  1 Comment
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