Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:01:33 -0800
The San Diego Padres reinstated SP Casey Kelly (elbow) and C Yasmani Grandal (knee) from the 60-day disabled list Monday, Nov. 4, and outrighted RP Tom Layne to Triple-A Tucson in a corresponding move.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:54:09 -0700
San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal (knee) had reconstructive surgery on his right knee Tuesday, Aug. 6, to fix his anterior cruciate ligament. Grandal is expected to be out nine to 12 months.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:31:11 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Bartolo Colon, San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal and Toronto Blue Jays OF Melky Cabrera will not be suspended in the Biogenesis case because they have already served suspensions.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:04:36 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Bartolo Colon, Toronto Blue Jays OF Melky Cabrera and San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal are unlikely to be suspended for their involvement in the Biogenesis scandal because they've already served their suspensions for failed tests in 2012. The other suspensions for players involved are expected to be announced later this week, and the league wants to announce them all at once.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 05:12:33 -0700
Updating previous reports, San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal (knee) will be out nine to 12 months after reconstructive surgery on his right anterior cruciate ligament.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 16:13:54 -0700
San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal (knee) will have surgery in a couple of weeks for damage to his right anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament.
Fantasy Tip: This is obviously bad news for Grandal owners. He can be dropped in the majority of leagues at this time, even though there's a chance he could return later this year. Nick Hundley will benefit from taking over the main catching duties.
Sat, 06 Jul 2013 17:20:48 -0700
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres manager Bud Black said C Yasmani Grandal (knee) has damage to his anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament.
Sat, 06 Jul 2013 15:10:39 -0700
San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal (knee) left the team's game early Saturday, July 6, because of a knee sprain. He will be evaluated after the game.
Tue, 28 May 2013 12:31:31 -0700
The San Diego Padres will send C John Baker to Triple-A Tucson to make room on the roster for C Yasmani Grandal Tuesday, May 28.
Fantasy Tip: It's justifiable to be skeptical that Grandal will put up similar numbers now that we know he was using PEDs. However, his track record in the minors speaks to his ability, and he should be given a shot in mixed leagues if your incumbent backstop has underwhelmed.
Mon, 27 May 2013 15:14:36 -0700
San Diego Padres manager Bud Black indicated C Yasmani Grandal likely will be activated from the restricted list Tuesday, May 28. Grandal has been serving his 50-game suspension because he tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone.