Jim Grindle
Kansas City Royals (ML)
Jim Grindle
Birthdate:
March 2, 1999 (24 y, 10 m, 0 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/182
Entry:
2017 Draft - Round: 5, Overall: 128, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
1 years, 121 days

2023 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
KC - MLB
28 0 26.1 3-2 2 9 6 14 20 4.101 3.781 93 4.707 0.19
Current Status
MLB Service Time 1 years, 121 days
40-man Service Time 1 years, 121 days
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 1 - Yes
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Very High
Desire for Win Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Very High
Work Ethic Very Low
Popularity
National Very Popular
Local Very Popular
Current Contract
2024 $750k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 7 2 13 3
vs R 4 7 2 13 3
vs L 4 7 2 14 3
Potential 4 7 2 14 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 4 1
Error 4 2
Arm 1 11 5
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 9
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 2
Sac Bunt 5
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 12 15 16
vs R 13 15 17
vs L 11 14 15
Potential 13 15 16
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 13 13
Slider 13 13
Changeup 13 15
Other Pitching
Velocity 93-95 mph
GB % 57%
Stamina 8
Hold 11
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2023-12-26
Weight increased from 181 to 182
2023-12-19
Stuff Potential increased from 12 to 13
Stuff increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs R increased from 12 to 13
Stuff vs L increased from 10 to 11
Movement vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Movement vs L decreased from 15 to 14
GB% decreased from 59% to 57%
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
2023-12-08
Eye increased from 12 to 13
Eye vs R increased from 12 to 13
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
Weight decreased from 182 to 181
2023-11-13
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Very Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Very Popular
2023-11-09
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Stuff decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Stuff vs L decreased from 12 to 10
Changeup increased from 12 to 13
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
2023-09-11
Movement vs L increased from 14 to 15
GB% increased from 58% to 59%
Stamina increased from 7 to 8
Changeup increased from 11 to 12
Weight decreased from 183 to 182
2023-07-17
P defense decreased from 10 to 9
Weight increased from 182 to 183
2023-05-29
Sac Bunt decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 181 to 182
2023-02-26
Infield Range decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 179 to 181
2022-10-14
Movement vs L decreased from 15 to 14
GB% decreased from 60% to 58%
2022-07-31
Stuff Potential increased from 12 to 13
Stuff increased from 11 to 12
Stuff vs R increased from 12 to 13
Stuff vs L increased from 10 to 12
Control vs L decreased from 16 to 15
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 178 to 179
2022-05-29
Contact increased from 2 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Eye increased from 10 to 12
Eye vs R increased from 10 to 12
Eye vs L increased from 11 to 13
Outfield Arm decreased from 6 to 5
P defense decreased from 11 to 10
Stuff increased from 10 to 11
Stuff vs R increased from 11 to 12
Movement Potential decreased from 16 to 15
Movement decreased from 16 to 15
Control Potential increased from 15 to 16
Control increased from 12 to 16
Control vs R increased from 12 to 17
Control vs L increased from 12 to 16
GB% decreased from 61% to 60%
Hold increased from 10 to 11
Slider increased from 12 to 13
Changeup increased from 10 to 11
Weight increased from 175 to 178
2021-04-10
Weight decreased from 176 to 175

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
KC - MLB
2023 24 0 28 26.1 3-2 2 20 14 16.81% 11.76% 0.84% 64.77% 58.93% 0.282 4.101 3.781 93 4.707 0.32 0.19
KC - MLB
2022 23 0 42 24.0 2-0 5 21 7 22.58% 7.53% 1.08% 66.41% 53.33% 0.290 3.750 2.874 72 3.685 0.88 0.42
Total - MLB
MLB
0 70 50.1 5-2 7 41 21 19.34% 9.91% 0.94% 65.42% 56.44% 0.286 3.934 3.349 83 4.220 0.59 0.61

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Omaha - PCL
OMA - PCL
2022 23 12 12 65.1 4-3 0 39 18 14.23% 6.57% 3.28% 76.92% 52.41% 0.283 3.995 5.185 107 5.037 -1.19 0.65
Omaha - PCL
OMA - PCL
2021 22 1 1 4.1 0-0 0 2 1 10.53% 5.26% 0.00% 66.67% 54.55% 0.313 4.154 3.526 71 5.185 0.63 0.13
NWA - TEX
2021 22 30 30 163.1 6-8 0 135 56 19.91% 8.26% 0.74% 70.00% 49.85% 0.297 3.361 3.610 73 4.299 -0.25 4.66
Omaha - PCL
OMA - PCL
2020 21 6 14 38.2 2-4 0 22 6 13.58% 3.70% 2.47% 64.66% 41.86% 0.313 4.190 4.386 88 5.217 -0.20 0.68
Lexington - SAL
LEX - SAL
2020 21 1 1 4.2 0-0 0 5 2 20.83% 8.33% 0.00% 60.00% 77.78% 0.471 7.714 2.929 73 3.287 4.79 0.13
Lexington - SAL
LEX - SAL
2019 20 16 16 86.0 4-8 0 75 28 21.19% 7.91% 0.85% 73.22% 50.00% 0.309 2.930 3.499 85 3.869 -0.57 1.81
Total - AAA
AAA
19 27 108.1 6-7 0 63 25 13.85% 5.49% 2.86% 71.99% 48.76% 0.295 4.071 4.834 99 5.107 -0.76 1.45
Total - AA
AA
30 30 163.1 6-8 0 135 56 19.91% 8.26% 0.74% 70.00% 49.85% 0.297 3.361 3.610 73 4.299 -0.25 4.66
Total - A
A
17 17 90.2 4-8 0 80 30 21.16% 7.94% 0.79% 72.06% 51.43% 0.319 3.177 3.469 85 3.840 -0.29 1.94

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
KC - MLB
2022 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
None - None
None - None
2017 18 23 116 94 38 9 1 0 20 30 19 6 3 1 0.404 0.491 1.013 0.4176 0.441 1.55
Total -
23 116 94 38 9 1 0 20 30 19 6 3 1 0.404 0.491 1.013 0.4176 0.441 1.55

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
KC - MLB
2023 P 24 26.1 2 3 0 1.000 1.709 1.673 0.72
KC - MLB
2022 P 36 24.0 1 3 0 1.000 1.500 1.318 0.22
Total P 60 50.1 3 6 0 0.94

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Oct. 7, 2023
Oct 7
DET 4 - 5 1.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 6 25 - -0.27
Oct. 6, 2023
Oct 6
DET 1 - 5 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 14 - 0.01
Sept. 18, 2023
Sep 18
CHA 4 - 5 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 8 - 0.06
Sept. 17, 2023
Sep 17
CLE 4 - 3 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 2 10 38 - 0.41
Sept. 9, 2023
Sep 9
@DET 6 - 13 2.1 2 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 2 2 9 31 - -0.00
Sept. 8, 2023
Sep 8
@DET 1 - 4 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 11 - 0.01
Aug. 25, 2023
Aug 25
LAA 3 - 4 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 17 - -0.10
Aug. 15, 2023
Aug 15
@CLE 6 - 10 2.1 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 1 2 2 14 55 - -0.05
Aug. 9, 2023
Aug 9
@MIN 8 - 9 1.1 4 4 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 10 31 - -0.29
July 31, 2023
Jul 31
CIN 10 - 1 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 10 - 0.00
July 5, 2023
Jul 5
DET 4 - 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 - -0.04
July 2, 2023
Jul 2
BOS 1 - 4 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 8 - -0.07
July 1, 2023
Jul 1
BOS 5 - 4 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 - 0.02
June 27, 2023
Jun 27
@NYA 3 - 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 5 18 - 0.08
June 20, 2023
Jun 20
MIN 4 - 3 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 - -0.01
June 19, 2023
Jun 19
MIN 11 - 4 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 8 - 0.00
June 18, 2023
Jun 18
CLE 6 - 5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 11 - 0.14
June 11, 2023
Jun 11
@MIN 5 - 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 - -0.06
May 26, 2023
May 26
CLE 3 - 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 13 - 0.07
May 24, 2023
May 24
TEX 8 - 10 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 7 22 - 0.03
May 17, 2023
May 17
@HOU 4 - 10 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 15 - -0.03
May 15, 2023
May 15
HOU 4 - 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 5 13 - -0.00
April 29, 2023
Apr 29
HOU 4 - 2 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5 19 - 0.07
April 24, 2023
Apr 24
OAK 2 - 3 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 8 - 0.06
April 22, 2023
Apr 22
@TOR 9 - 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 - -0.05
April 20, 2023
Apr 20
@DET 7 - 6 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 11 - 0.09
April 15, 2023
Apr 15
CHA 3 - 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 12 - 0.10
April 13, 2023
Apr 13
@LAA 3 - 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 - -0.17
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 2021 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)
2020 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)
All-Star 2021 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)
2020 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)
Pitcher of the Month Jul 2020 Northwest Arkansas (TEX)