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Grady Sizemore Records Hit In First Game With Philadelphia Phillies (Video)

Nothing has ever come easy for Grady Sizemore. After missing two full seasons due to injuries and being designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox in mid-June, the outfielder was back in a major league lineup on Friday night. Sizemore batted leadoff and played center field for the Philadelphia Phillies, going 1-for-4 with a run scored in the Phillies’ 6-2 victory over the...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grady Sizemore Starts In CF For Phillies Tonight

The Philadelphia Phillies have called up former Red Sox outfielder Grady Sizemore from AAA—and he will start in center field tonight. Ben Revere—the primary starter at that position—is out with an injury. In 11 games for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Sizemore batted .283 with one HR and a .723 OPS. It will be interesting to see if his stay at Citizens Bank Park is as long as...
Via FenwayNation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

With Addition Of Sizemore, An Anxious Weekend Is Ahead For Phillies Outfielders

The Phillies added a player they long coveted on Thursday night in outfielder Grady Sizemore. Once one of the game's top young talents, Sizemore has battled injury since 2011 after four years of 20+ home runs and 20+ stolen bases. After a roster crunch caused the Boston Red Sox to...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Grady Sizemore Returns To Majors After Getting Called Up By Phillies

Grady Sizemore is back in the majors. The Philadelphia Phillies called up Sizemore from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday, ending a brief minor league stint for the veteran outfielder, who was released by the Boston Red Sox last month. Sizemore, who signed with Boston over the offseason after missing the last two full seasons because of injuries, hit .216 with two homers, 15 RBIs...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies transfer Cliff Lee to 60-day DL, call up Grady Sizemore

getty images The Philadelphia Phillies have transferred left handed pitcher Cliff Lee from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Lee will be first eligible to rejoin the Phillies rotation on July 18 and is expected to pitch on July 19 for the team. Cliff Lee will go on 60-day DL. Can be activated July 18. Expected to pitch July 19 in Atlanta. — Matt Gelb (@magelb...
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Phillies Call Up Grady Sizemore

Grady Sizemore was called up by the Phillies Thursday night. To make room on the roster, Dave Buchanan was sent down. Sizemore hit .216/.288/.324 for the Red Sox in 2014 before being designated for assignment. He was hitting .289/.360/.378 for the IronPigs. Sizemore has a history of injuries, but used to be one of the better center fielders in MLB. Included in his MLB resume is...
Via Phillies Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Grady Sizemore To Minors Deal

Headed To City Of Brotherly Love—And Crazy FansAs was suggested here five days ago, the Phillies have signed former Red Sox outfielder Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract. Sizemore will join up with the elegantly-named Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs—the AAA affiliate of The Fightins. Reportedly, Sizemore has an opt-out he can exercise if Philadelphia doesn't put him on the...
Via FenwayNation
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Grady Sizemore Already Drawing Interest On Free-Agent Market

Grady Sizemore might find a new home before long. Sizemore, who officially cleared release waivers and became a free agent Friday, already has drawn interest from the Philadelphia Phillies, among others, according to’s Jon Heyman. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reports there already is “lots” of interest in Sizemore, who was designated for assignment by the...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Grady Sizemore Released By Boston Red Sox

Sizemore’s time in Boston has been cut short Once a feel good story ends in a not so good way. Grady Sizemore, the  Boston Red Sox outfielder, was released Wednesday the 18th of June, a day after being designated for assignment. Ben Cherington, the Red Sox GM, released a statement saying “We were certainly hoping and thinking that this could have turned out different.” Cherington...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

As Expected, Sizemore Era Comes To An End

(Gabe Souza/Portland Press-Herald)The handwriting was on the wall for a while. The Musical Chairs Outfield needed one victim. Today, that victim was Grady Sizemore, who was designated for assignment by the Red Sox. In Spring Training, it seemed like Sizemore was The Signing Bargain Of The Century. Then, the reality of more than two years out of baseball began to set in. Grady hit...
Via FenwayNation
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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