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Chris Rusin

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2014 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

1.80

WHIP

0.80

K

1

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Though a combined 3.56 ERA between Triple-A Iowa and the Cubs may indicate that Rusin has some potential in the majors, look at that strikeout rate. Five strikeouts per nine innings isn't going to get...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/22/1986   BORN: Detroit, MI   COLLEGE: Kentucky   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Cubs in July of 2009.

April 12, 2014  –  Chris Rusin News

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Rusin was optioned to Triple-A Iowa after Saturday's loss in St. Louis, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Chris Rusin Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2009 22 R AZL 2 1 0 5.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0.00 0.80
2009 22 A Boi 8 8 0 31.0 33 12 1 27 9 0 4 0 3.48 1.35
2010 23 A+ Day 4 17 0 91.0 79 35 6 84 15 4 3 0 0 0 3.46 1.03
2010 23 AA Ten 4 4 0 19.0 21 4 0 15 4 2 1 0 0 0 1.89 1.32
2011 24 AA Ten 11 15 0 76.0 80 33 5 49 16 3 2 0 0 0 3.91 1.26
2011 24 AAA Iow 11 9 0 62.2 70 28 8 46 14 5 2 0 0 0 4.02 1.35
2012 25 AA Ten 1 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2012 25 AAA Iow 1 25 0 140.1 146 71 17 94 53 8 9 0 0 0 4.55 1.42
2012 25 MAJ CHC 7 7 0 29.7 38 21 4 21 11 2 3 0 0 0 6.37 1.65
2013 26 AAA Iow 19 18 1 121.0 113 45 8 69 27 8 7 0 0 0 3.35 1.16
2013 26 MAJ CHC 13 13 0 66.3 66 29 8 36 24 2 6 0 0 0 3.93 1.36
2014 27 AAA Iow 3 3 0 15.2 18 11 5 12 5 0 3 0 0 0 6.32 1.51
2014 27 MAJ CHC 1 0 0 5.0 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.80
3-Year Averages MAJ   10 10 0 48.0 52 25 6 28 17 2 4 0 0 0 4.69 1.44

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

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Chris Rusin Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 12 @StL 5.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.80 0.80
Last 14 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
5.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 1.80 0.80
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
5.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 1.80 0.80
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
5.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 1.80 0.80

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Chris Rusin Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013647312400.203
201235519110.273

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20132182921541018.278
2012100161029514.330

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201327.7040141245.201.77
201210.01008206.301.60

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201338.7220221243.031.06
201219.713013946.411.68
Chris Rusin Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2009 22 R AZL 2 1 5.0 3.60 5.40 0.67 0.00 100% 0.00 4.20 .076
2009 22 A Boi 8 8 31.0 7.84 2.61 3.00 0.29 73.2% 3.48 2.75 .346
2010 23 A+ Day 4 17 91.0 8.31 1.48 5.60 0.59 67% 3.46 2.94 .297
2010 23 AA Ten 4 4 19.0 7.11 1.89 3.75 0.00 84% 1.89 2.41 .352
2011 24 AA Ten 11 15 76.0 5.80 1.89 3.06 0.59 69.2% 3.91 3.59 .312
2011 24 AAA Iow 11 9 62.2 6.66 2.03 3.29 1.16 73.7% 4.02 4.12 .324
2012 25 AA Ten 1 1 3.0 3.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 2.53 .000
2012 25 AAA Iow 1 25 140.1 6.04 3.40 1.77 1.09 70.3% 4.55 4.74 .300
2012 25 MAJ CHC 7 7 29.7 6.37 3.34 1.91 1.21 1.63 62.2% 88.1 MPH 6.37 4.95 .352
2013 26 AAA Iow 19 18 121.0 5.13 2.01 2.56 0.60 72% 3.35 3.66 .278
2013 26 MAJ CHC 13 13 66.3 4.88 3.26 1.50 1.09 1.79 74.4% 87.8 MPH 3.93 4.90 .277
2014 27 AAA Iow 3 3 15.2 7.11 2.96 2.40 2.96 66.7% 6.32 6.88 .296
2014 27 MAJ CHC 1 0 5.0 1.80 1.80 1.00 0.00 1.17 75% 87.3 MPH 1.80 3.40 .186
3-Year Averages MAJ   10 10 48.0 5.25 3.19 1.65 1.13 69.8% 4.69 4.72 .300

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2014 Stat Review for Chris Rusin    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
1.80 K/9
TERRIBLE
1.80 BB/9
GREAT
87.3 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
1.17 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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1.80 ERA
ELITE
0.80 WHIP
ELITE
3.40 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.186 BABIP
LOW
75.0% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Worst Matchups for Chris Rusin (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
DJ LeMahieu COL 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.500 3.500
Kevin Frandsen WAS 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.667
Didi Gregorius AZ 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.500 2.500
Josh Donaldson OAK 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Wilin Rosario COL 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Chris Young NY-N 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Jon Jay STL 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 .800 1.200 2.000
Ian Desmond WAS 5 3 1 4 0 0 0 .600 1.400 2.000
Andrew Brown NY-N 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Tyler Colvin SF 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 .500 1.500 2.000

Best Matchups for Chris Rusin (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Dan Haren LA 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Wil Nieves PHI 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Ricky Nolasco MIN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jordan Pacheco COL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Gerardo Parra AZ 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt McBride COL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Lance Lynn STL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Rickie Weeks MIL 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .000 .000
Justin Upton ATL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Tyler Thornburg MIL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Chris Rusin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rusin was called up by the Cubs on Saturday, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com.

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Rusin gave up five runs on six hits and walked four in 3.2 innings for Triple-A Iowa on Thursday.

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Rusin is headed to Triple-A Iowa, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Rusin gave up 10 hits - including four home runs - and nine runs in just 2.2 innings Wednesday.

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Rusin gave up just two hits in five innings Friday night. He struck out three and walked none.

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Rusin has only given up one hit in his last two appearances, covering seven scoreless innings.

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Rusin pitched a perfect three innings against the Giants on Monday.

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Rusin started Friday's game and gave up five hits and four runs in two innings.

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Rusin (2-6) struggled mightily Tuesday, allowing four runs on six hits in just 2.1 innings against the Pirates. He struck out one and walked one.

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Rusin (2-5) gave up six runs over four innings, walking two and striking out three in the loss to Milwaukee on Wednesday.

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Rusin took the tough-luck loss at Pittsburgh on Thursday, giving up just two runs and four hits over seven innings. Rusin did not walk a batter, and struck out two.

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Rusin gave up two runs on seven hits and two walks, with one strikeout over 3.2 innings against the Brewers on Friday. He did not factor into the decision in Chicago's 8-5 win.

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Rusin gave up three runs (two earned) on four hits over five innings against Philadelphia on Saturday. He walked three and struck out three.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After an undistinguished stint in the high minors, Rusin, like several other Cubs pitchers who were nowhere near ready, got seven starts in the majors and predictably got shelled. The lefty was able to induce groundballs, but his 88 mph fastball and solid but unspectacular command likely ticket him for Triple-A in 2013.