Latest Yasmani Grandal News

A position-by-position look at the free agent market

Nov. 15, 2019 3:46 AM EST

Patrick Corbin was an exception last offseason. Amid a slow free agent market — some stars didn’t sign until after the start of spring training — Corbin’s search for a new home was over in December when he received a $140 million, six-year contract from Washington. That worked out...

Moustakas, Grandal go onto free agent market

Nov. 1, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas and Yasmani Grandal declined their mutual options with the Milwaukee Brewers, becoming free agents. Moustakas, who turned 31 in September, is a free agent for the third straight offseason after earning $18.7 million in a pair of one-year deals. He hit .254 with 35 homers and...

Cole, Rendon among 131 free agents on market

Oct. 31, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon became a free agent Thursday, a day after homering to spark Washington's seventh-inning comeback in Game 7 of the World Series. Houston pitcher Gerrit Cole also went free after warming up in the bullpen but never getting into the season finale. And...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer to start for Nats after relief outing

Oct. 5, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: PROBABLE — BUT NOT DEFINITE With Washington and the Los Angeles Dodgers tied 1-1 in their NL Division Series, Nationals ace Max Scherzer is scheduled to start Game 3 at home on Sunday. Scherzer threw 77 pitches over the first five innings of the NL wild...

Brewers GM makes bringing back Grandal, Moustakas a priority

Oct. 4, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are hoping Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas will be back next season after the team made back-to-back playoff appearances for just the second time in franchise history. Grandal and Moustakas have mutual contract options. Grandal, who led NL catchers with 28 homers,...

Soto lifts Nats to 4-3 comeback wild-card win over Brewers

Oct. 2, 2019 2:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After all the heartache and close calls, all the early exits, maybe it makes sense that a 20-year-old kid who never had been to the postseason, Juan Soto, would help the Washington Nationals finally advance. And maybe, just maybe, it makes sense that it would be this particular edition of...

Hader, Grisham combine to give away NL wild-card game

Oct. 2, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trent Grisham's eyes were still red, his cheeks stained by tears, as a group of Milwaukee Brewers teammates gathered near his locker in the visitors' clubhouse at Nationals Park to offer hugs and words of encouragement. Everything was going according to plan for manager Craig Counsell and...

A capsule look at the Brewers-Nationals playoff game

Sep. 30, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

A look at the National League wild-card game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals: ___ Schedule: Tuesday, at Washington, 8:08 p.m. EDT (TBS). ___ Season Series: Brewers won 4-2. ___ Projected Lineups: Brewers: RF Trent Grisham (.231, 6 HRs, 24 RBIs), C Yasmani Grandal (.246, 28, 77, 109 walks),...

Brewers wind up with NL wild card, lose to Rockies in 13

Sep. 29, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — By the late innings, the Milwaukee Brewers just wanted the game to end. That took a while, though. Already relegated to an NL wild-card spot, the Brewers lost to the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday when Jake Faria threw a wild pitch in the 13th inning that allowed the winning run to score. "It...

Hader tagged in 9th, Brews lose in 10; trail Cards by 1 game

Sep. 29, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josh Hader and the Milwaukee Brewers got the help they needed from the Chicago Cubs. They will need a little more after blowing a chance to pull even in the NL Central race. Hader gave up a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Brewers lost to Colorado 3-2 in the 10th...