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Rangers agree to terms with OF Robbie Grossman on one-year contract

Surprise, Ariz. – Robbie Grossman, an outfielder for the Texas Rangers, has signed a one-year Major League contract with the team for the 2023 season.

Brett Martin, a left-handed pitcher, has been placed on the 60-day Injured List in order to free up space on the 40-man roster for Grossman. On January 18, Martin underwent surgery on his left shoulder, and he is likely to miss the majority of the 2023 season.

In 129 games last season, Grossman, 33, batted.209 (86-for-411) with 7 home runs and 45 RBI, including a slash line of.320/.436/.443/.879 (39-for-122) against left-handed pitching. In 2022, he worked walks in 56 of his 477 plate appearances, or 11.7%, which is the 21st-highest Major League walk rate (min. 450 PA). Due to a neck strain, Grossman spent the season on the Injured List from May 30 to June 10.

When he played for the Tigers in 2021, the switch-hitter set career highs in 156 games played, 88 runs scored, 133 hits, 23 home runs, 67 RBI, 98 walks, and 20 stolen bases. He became the first Detroit batter since Curtis Granderson in 2009 to hit 20 or more home runs and steal 20 or more bases in a single season.

Grossman has been one of the MLB’s leaders (min. 3,000 Dad) in walk pct. ( 9th, 13.3%), pitching percentage (18th, 4.06), walks (20th, 416), and on-base percentage 31st, .351). In that time, he has hit.286/.394/.436/.829 (211-for-739) against left-handed pitchers, which ranks him 12th in MLB for OBP versus lefties (min. 500 PA against LHP) in seven seasons.

In the major leagues, Grossman has only played outfield, making starts in left (505), right (235), and center field (30). Over the course of the previous four seasons, his fielding percentage of.997 (3 E/830 TC) (beg. 2019) is the second-best outfielder in the MLB (min. 400 games) to Austin Hays of Baltimore.

In 10 Major League seasons spent with Houston (2013-15), Minnesota (2016-18), Oakland (2019-20), Detroit (2021-22), and Atlanta (2022), the San Diego, California, native has batted.245 (815-for-3330), with 80 home runs and 366 RBI. From Cy-Fair High School in Cypress, Texas, he was originally selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth round of the 2008 MLB Draft. situated close to Houston.

The Rangers have 70 players on their Spring Training roster and one player on the 60-day Injured List as a result of today’s transactions: Brett Martin. a full 40-man roster and 30 invitees who are not on the roster.

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