Yasmani Grandal

Yasmani Grandal

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/225 lbs
Bat: S
Throw: R
Born: Havana, Cuba
College: Miami (FL)
Draft: 2010 1st round (12th pick) by the

    Acuña expects to go on injured list because of knee, gets hurt as Sale, Braves top Pirates 8-1

    Ronald Acuña Jr. left the Braves' 8-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning on Sunday after he injured his left knee in the first inning, and Atlanta won behind Chris Sale. Acuña, the reigning NL MVP, led off with a double to right-center field off Martín Pérez.

  • Associated Press

    Paul Skenes strikes out 11 in 6 no-hit innings, gets 1st win as the Pirates beat the Cubs 9-3

    Paul Skenes struck out 11 over six no-hit innings in his second major league start, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Friday. Skenes allowed just one baserunner — Michael Busch on a full-count walk on the eighth pitch of the fifth-inning plate appearance — in an utterly dominant performance. After pitching through some nerves in his big league debut against the Cubs last weekend, he looked quite comfortable on a picturesque day at Wrigley Field.

  • NBC Sports Chicago

    Olivares, Gonzales homer to lead Pirates to 5-4 win over Cubs

    Edward Olivares and Nick Gonzales homered, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Thursday night. Olivares hit a two-run homer in the first inning. He also doubled and scored in the sixth against Justin Steele (0-1) to make it 5-3. Gonzales hit a solo drive in the fourth, and Jared Jones (3-4) struck out seven in six...