• Full name Grant Lee Witherspoon
  • Born 09/27/1996 in Littleton, CO
  • Profile Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 200 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Tulane
  • Drafted in the 4th round (120th overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2018 (signed for $457,700).
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    Witherspoon will likely have to wait until 100 or more players are drafted before his name is called. But he has a better shot of being a big leaguer than many of those who will be taken before him. As a productive lefthanded-hitting center fielder who can play all three outfield spots, he projects as a likely fourth outfielder who provides defensive value. In center field, Witherspoon is an above-average defender thanks to good reads and routes to go with average speed. Offensively, he's a streaky hitter, but when locked in, he can mash. His 10 home runs lead Tulane as of mid-May, when he was hitting .337/.449/.589. Both his power and hitting ability are fringe-average to average. If he gets everything out of his bat as a pro he could be a second-division regular, but with his average arm he has an excellent fallback option as a versatile reserve.

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Career Transactions

  • OF Grant Witherspoon assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
  • OF Grant Witherspoon assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
  • Tampa Bay Rays traded OF Grant Witherspoon to Detroit Tigers.
  • OF Grant Witherspoon assigned to Erie SeaWolves.
  • OF Grant Witherspoon roster status changed by Tampa Bay Rays.
  • Tampa Bay Rays invited non-roster OF Grant Witherspoon to spring training.

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