The Robbie Grossman file

 

Age: 26 (born Sept. 16, 1989 in San Diego)

 

Drafted: By Pittsburgh in the sixth round in 2008

 

Position: Outfielder

 

Signed by Twins: As a minor league free agent May 16

 

In the minors: A career .271 hitter in nine minor league seasons.

 

Major stats: Batted .240 over 190 games with Houston from 2013 to 2015. Batting .289 in 29 games with the Twins.

 

Did you know? Grossman hit .375 with seven homers and 22 RBI in 21 games for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League in 2011. His teammates included future Twins players Brian Dozier, Aaron Hicks, Chris Herrmann and Cole De Vries.