Yasmani Grandal RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cincinnati Reds to make ‘serious run’ at Yasmani Grandal in free agency

    Clutch Points "The Cincinnati Reds were a popular dark horse to make a playoff run in the National League in 2019. While David Bell’s club came up short, the starting rotation completely defied all expectations, as both Luis Castillo and Sonny Gray became bona fide aces and Anthony..." November 09

  • Yasmani Grandal, Mike Moustakas officially opt out of contracts with Brewers, become free agents

    Brew Crew Ball "This was a virtual formality we knew from the day they signed, but it’s official today -- both Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas are declining their halves of their mutual options to become free agents. Jon Heyman reported Grandal’s plans to opt..." November 01

  • Yasmani Grandal Reportedly Declines Brewers' Option and Elects Free Agency

    12 Up "Yasmani Grandal took a gamble on himself last offseason, signing a one-year deal with the Brewers. Well, without a doubt, the gamble paid off, as the backstop turned in a career year with the Brewers, and has lined himself up for a lucrative pay day this offseason. Per..." October 31

  • Is Yasmani Grandal an option for this NL club?

    MLB.com "Aside from one strong Devin Mesoraco season in 2014, the Reds have had trouble finding a productive everyday catcher in recent years. In 2019, Reds catchers Tucker Barnhart and Curt Casali combined for 600 plate appearances and produced a .721 OPS, a wRC+ of 84 and 1.8..." October 29

  • GM David Stearns Discusses Brewers Roster Questions

    MLB Trade Rumors "Brewers GM David Stearns talked about the upcoming offseason in the wake of his club’s Wild Card loss, with Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel among those to cover the proceedings. Despite the disappointing end, it was obviously another successful..." October 04

  • Brewers Considering Trading Mike Moustakas, Yasmani Grandal For Pitching

    Brew Crew Ball "The Milwaukee Brewers are in the throes of a playoff race, one game off the division lead in the NL Central and tied for the league’s top Wild Card spot. The team needs to add some pitching to the fold before the single July 31st trade deadline, but David Stearns and company may have some..." July 28

  • Brewers' Yasmani Grandal apologizes for outburst, rare ejection

    Sporting News "Emotions got the best of Yasmani Grandal as the Brewers catcher was ejected from Monday's game against the Braves. Grandal was upset after he was called out on strikes. He argued with home-plate umpire Jordan Baker and then was ejected before anyone could intervene. The ejection..." July 16

  • Yasmani Grandal: Why anticipated Mets deal never happened

    New York Post "Yasmani Grandal is a National League All-Star. By the way that FanGraphs measures Wins Above Replacement, he leads all catchers in that category ahead of fellow All-Stars such as J.T. Realmuto, Willson Contreras and Gary Sanchez. And in another sign of how their offseason and, thus,..." July 09

  • Yasmani Grandal exceeding expectations for Crew

    MLB.com "The addition of Yasmani Grandal to a strong Brewers squad has already paid big dividends this season. Grandal, who signed a one-year deal in January to become Milwaukee's everyday catcher, has produced better than the team could have hoped and is on pace to have career highs in..." June 09