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2014 Avg.
.216
 
Career Avg.
.267
Name  Grady Sizemore
Born  8/2/1982
Height  6-2
Weight  200
Number  24
Position  CF
Bats  L
Throws  L
7/11/2014 3:52:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia outfielder Grady Sizemore will make his first start in center field Friday night versus Washington.
Insight: The last time Sizemore was relevant to fantasy owners was 2008 (.268, 33 HR, 90 RBI, 101 runs, 38 steals. He's been injured for most of the last six seasons.
 
6/24/2014 7:03:00 PM
Description: Grady Sizemore has agreed to a minor league deal with the Phillies. SOURCE: Chris Cotillo, SB Nation
Insight: It's the best he could have hoped for. Sizemore (.216, 2 HR, 15 RBI) can opt out of his deal if he isn't called up by the All-Star break. He'll report to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday.
 
6/18/2014 4:27:00 PM
Description: The Red Sox have released outfielder Grady Sizemore, officially making him a free agent.
Insight: He'll bypass the ten-day waiting period and begin looking for a new team right away. If Sizemore (.216, 2 HR, 15 RBI) couldn't cut it in Boston's mediocre outfield it's doubtful he'll have an impact anywhere else.
 
6/17/2014 6:08:00 PM
Description: The Red Sox have designated Grady Sizemore for assignment.
Insight: Sizemore hit .343 with two homers in his first 10 games this season after missing all of 2012 and 2013 due to injuries, but he went 28-for-150 (.187) with zero home runs in his last 42 games. Brock Holt is starting in center field for the first time Tuesday night.
 
5/13/2014 4:20:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Grady Sizemore is back in the starting lineup for the first time since Friday, May 9.
Insight: Sizemore batted over .300 for the first two weeks of the season, but has done little since. From April 15 thru Friday he's batting just .161 with no homers and seven RBI. His return to the lineup shouldn't change any fantasy lineups.
 
Cold4/29/2014 3:20:00 PM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore is hitless in 13 at-bats against Rays starter Erik Bedard.
Insight: Sizemore is just 2-for-23 over the past six games. Expect Boston to sit him in favor of an outfield of Shane Victorino, Jackie Bradley and Jonny Gomes. Update - Sizemore is not in the starting lineup.
 
Cold4/25/2014 3:55:00 PM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore is not in Friday's starting lineup. The team will go with Jonny Gomes, Jackie Bradley and Shane Victorino
Insight: Sizemore is just 2-for-31 (.064) over the past eight games. This was to be expected from a batter who missed as much time over the past two years as Sizemore has.
 
Cold4/22/2014 10:45:00 AM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore's slump continued Tuesday against the Yankees.
Insight: Sizemore went 0-for-4 and is one for his last 26. His averaged has dropped from .343 to .213 during the slump.
 
4/21/2014 9:15:00 AM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore is getting Monday morning off.
Insight: The 31-year-old outfielder is hitting .228 with two homers and a .654 OPS in 16 games this year. After a quick start, he batting .045 over his last six games. Jackie Bradley Jr. will get the start in center.
 
4/16/2014 10:57:00 AM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore is just 3-for-21 (.143) against White Sox starter John Danks.
Insight: Sizemore played just 210 games from 2009-11 and missed all of 2012-13, so he hasn't faced Danks since 2008. The 31-year-old outfielder is hitting .308 with two homers, one steal and an .870 OPS in 11 games this year.
 
4/11/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer Friday against the Yankees.
Insight: Sizemore broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the sixth with the blast off CC Sabathia. He's hitting .333 with two doubles, two homers, four RBI and a steal this season.
 
4/9/2014 12:30:00 PM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore will be given the day off Wednesday versus Texas. SOURCE: Marty Gitlin, CBS Sports
Insight: Sizemore is only a .228 career hitter against left-handers so it makes sense to sit him today against Robbie Ross (0-0, 3.60 ERA). Jackie Bradley Jr. (.400, 0 HR, 5 RBI) is filling in at center field.
 
4/5/2014 3:45:00 PM
Description: Boston center fielder Grady Sizemore is in the leadoff spot for Saturday night's game with Milwaukee.
Insight: Considering his time sidelined by injury Sizemore is off to a quick start this season (.300, 1 HR) and will get a shot at the top of the lineup. If successful this could further increase his fantasy value.
 
4/3/2014 6:29:00 PM
Description: Boston center fielder Grady Sizemore isn't in Thursday night's starting lineup. SOURCE: Tim Britton, Providence Journal
Insight: Jackie Bradley Jr. is making his first start of the season. Sizemore blasted his first home run in almost three years Monday in a 2-1 loss to Baltimore.
 
3/31/2014 8:49:00 PM
Description: Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore hit his first home run in 990 days on Opening Day against Baltimore.
Insight: His last home run in the big leagues also came at Camden Yards. He missed all of 2012 and 2013 due to injuries after playing just 104 games combined in 2010 and 2011, but he beat out Jackie Bradley Jr. for the starting job this spring.
 
3/28/2014 6:12:00 PM
Description: Grady Sizemore will be Boston's Opening Day center fielder, according to Gordon Edes of espnboston.com. Jackie Bradley Jr. has been demoted to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Insight: Sizemore has hit .333 with one home run and an .842 OPS in 39 at-bats this spring. The 31-year-old Sizemore is a former 30-30 man but that was back in 2008; he missed all of the last two seasons after playing 104 games combined in 2010-11 due to injuries. Manager John Farrell said Thursday that Sizemore will hit in the middle of the order rather than leadoff, so he could have good value as a run producer.
 
3/27/2014 9:10:00 PM
Description: Red Sox manager John Farrell said that if CF Grady Sizemore makes the Opening Day roster, he will almost always bat in the middle of the order, not leadoff, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Sizemore has hit .306 with one home runs and a .759 OPS in 36 at-bats this spring. He's battling Jackie Bradley Jr. (.167 this spring) for the starting center-field job. The 31-year-old Sizemore is a former 30-30 man but that was back in 2008; he missed all of the last two seasons after playing 104 games combined in 2010-11 due to injuries.
 
2/27/2014 4:18:00 PM
Description: Red Sox outfielder Grady Sizemore played left field and went 0-for-2 in his first action since 2011.
Insight: The 31-year-old once posted a 30-30 season, but that was a lieftime ago - in 2008. It remains to be seen if he can help the Red Sox or fantasy owners this season.
 
1/22/2014 7:47:00 PM
Description: In a surprise move, the Red Sox and outfielder Grady Sizemore have agreed to a one-year, $750,000 deal. SOURCE: Rob Bradford, WEEI
Insight: It's a major league deal, which means Sizemore could compete with Jackie Bradley Jr. for the starting center field job out of spring training. The 31-year-old used to steal tons of bases (38 in 2008) but he hasn't played in the big leagues since 2011. It will be interesting to see what he has left in the tank. We wouldn't rule Sizemore out as a fantasy option just yet.
 
12/10/2013 9:48:00 AM
Description: Free agent outfielder Grady Sizemore says he wants to play in 2014, according to Indians beat writer Paul Hoynes.
Insight: Sizemore hasn't played in the big leagues since 2011 and hasn't been a fantasy star since 2008. He'll have to show me something before I get excited about a comeback.
 

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