Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 1 week ago

Grossman will start in left field and bat eighth Friday against the Rangers.

With Colby Rasmus getting the day off against a tough left-hander, Grossman will get an opportunity kickstart his season after going hitless with a walk and three strikeouts over three at-bats in his first two appearances with the Astros.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 1 week ago

Grossman will get his first start of the season Thursday against the Indians, the Houston Chronicle's Jose de Jesus Ortiz reports.

Jake Marisnick will get the day off, with Colby Rasmus sliding to center field and Grossman playing left field. He is batting ninth, so given his lineup placement and the fact that he will probably only get one or two starts per week, he should be reserved for deep leagues for now.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 3 weeks ago

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Friday that Grossman (quad) is ready to play in games, MLB.com's Brian McTaggard reports.

Grossman is merely dealing with a quad bruise, and he may only miss one day of action. He's still on track to open the season as Houston's fourth or fifth outfielder.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 3 weeks ago

Grossman (quad) could return to spring training action Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Grossman left Wednesday's game with a quad bruise, but it's nothing serious and Houston expects him back on the field within the next couple of days.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 4 weeks ago

Grossman was removed from Wednesday's spring training game with a right quad contusion, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

According to the team Grossman was removed solely for precautionary reasons, so it doesn't appear to be a serious issue. That said, he could be sidelined for the next few days to continue airing on the side of caution. Assuming he's back to full health by Opening Day, Grossman figures to serve as the team's fourth or fifth outfielder.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 1 month ago

Grossman went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI Thursday in the Astros' 6-3 Grapefruit League win over the Phillies.

Grossman led off for the Astros and made the most of his start in left field with two hits, including a solo shot off Phillippe Aumont. One nice game will not be enough to win Houston's fourth outfielder job, however, as he'll need to outperform Jake Marisnick, Alex Presley and L.J. Hoes throughout camp to earn the role.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 1 month ago

Grossman will lead off and start in left field for the Astros' Grapefruit League opener Thursday against Philadelphia, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Grossman struggled at the big league level in 2014, hitting .233/.337/.333 in 360 at-bats for the Astros. After the down campaign, the 25-year-old will compete with Jake Marisnick, Alex Presley and L.J. Hoes for Houston's fourth outfielder duties this spring.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 7 months ago

Grossman is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Indians.

Grossman had a rough end to his seven-game hit streak Tuesday night, striking out in four of his five plate appearances. While that dismal showing will earn him a spot on the bench Wednesday, he still looks to be in command of both leadoff duties and the starting left field job for the Astros over the remaining week and a half of the season.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 7 months ago

Grossman is out of the lineup Sunday against the Athletics.

Grossman will take a day off Sunday following six straight starts. Alex Presley will start in left field Sunday and bat ninth for the Astros.

Robbie Grossman LF/RF HOU 7 months ago

Grossman with 3-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's 8-3 win over the Angels.

The 24-year-old outfielder is hitting .217/.331/.329 with six home runs, 32 RBI and five steals through 81 games for the Astros this season.