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Chris Rusin

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Colorado Rockies

2017 Stats

W-L

2-0

ERA

1.17

WHIP

0.91

K

5

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Although Rusin stated that he prefers being a starter rather than a reliever, his 2016 stats suggested that he should stick to being a long reliever in the Rockies bullpen. The left-hander was afforde...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 194   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 14, 2017  –  Chris Rusin News

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Rusin threw 3.1 innings in relief of Jon Gray (toe) on Thursday to get the win in a 3-1 victory over the Giants, allowing one run on two hits while striking out two.

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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 23 23 1 146.1 163 70 15 97 38 8 13 0 0 0 4.31 1.38
2014 27 MAJ CHC 4 0 0 12.7 16 10 1 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 7.11 1.66
2015 28 AAA ALB 7 6 0 34.1 47 24 6 18 11 3 2 0 0 0 6.29 1.70
2015 28 MAJ COL 24 22 1 131.7 170 78 19 86 41 6 10 0 0 0 5.33 1.60
2016 29 AAA ALB 3 3 0 9.1 13 6 1 11 3 0 1 0 0 0 5.79 1.76
2016 29 MAJ COL 29 7 0 84.3 82 35 5 69 23 3 5 0 1 3 3.74 1.25
2017 30 AAA ALB 1 0 0 2.2 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.91
2017 30 MAJ COL 4 0 0 7.7 6 1 0 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1.17 0.91
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3-Year Averages     19 9 0 76.2 89 41 8 54 23 3 5 0 0 1 4.84 1.47
Career  (View All)     81 49 1 332.3 378 174 37 225 105 15 24 0 4.71 1.45

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Chris Rusin Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 23 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.17 0.91
Apr. 18 @LAD 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.35 0.90
Apr. 13 @SF 3.3 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.69 1.13
Apr. 9 LAD 2.0 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 2.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.9 IP/G
7.7 6 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 2-0 0 0 0 1.17 0.91
Last 30 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.9 IP/G
7.7 6 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 2-0 0 0 0 1.17 0.91
Last 60 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.9 IP/G
7.7 6 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 2-0 0 0 0 1.17 0.91
Chris Rusin Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Apr. 6 Salt Lake 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 W 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 2.0 IP/G
2.0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1-0 0 0.00 1.00
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 2.0 IP/G
2.0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1-0 0 0.00 1.00

Chris Rusin Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201714213000.231
201610524525422.258
201513521539835.305

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201716303000.188
20162454518571713.259
2015459653613130314.312

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20173.00002100.001.67
201639.323037924.351.37
201566.3530432055.291.58

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20174.72003001.930.43
201645.0120321433.201.13
201565.31704321145.371.62
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 23 23 146.1 5.98 2.34 2.55 0.92 70.4% 4.31 4.13 .320
2014 27 MAJ CHC 4 0 12.7 5.68 3.55 1.60 0.71 1.50 55% 88.3 MPH 7.11 4.15 .351
2015 28 AAA ALB 7 6 34.1 4.75 2.90 1.64 1.58 65.4% 6.29 5.40 .344
2015 28 MAJ COL 24 22 131.7 5.88 2.80 2.10 1.30 2.31 69.3% 89.5 MPH 5.33 4.77 .346
2016 29 AAA ALB 3 3 9.1 10.88 2.97 3.67 0.99 66.7% 5.79 3.53 .450
2016 29 MAJ COL 29 7 84.3 7.36 2.45 3.00 0.53 3.13 70% 89.6 MPH 3.74 3.26 .313
2017 30 AAA ALB 1 0 2.2 12.27 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.47 .384
2017 30 MAJ COL 4 0 7.7 5.87 1.17 5.00 0.00 4.67 85.7% 90.0 MPH 1.17 2.29 .265
Today's Projections     0 0 .5 5.11 3.08 1.66 1.09 61.8% 5.64 1.46 .304
Next 7 Days     0 0 3.4 5.46 2.85 1.91 1.06 62.3% 5.48 4.47 .308
Rest Of Season     0 0 68.5 5.44 2.82 1.93 1.02 63.7% 5.29 4.41 .309
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3-Year Averages     19 9 76.2 6.38 2.72 2.35 0.94 68.3% 4.84 4.05 .335
Career     81 49 332.3 6.09 2.84 2.14 1.00 69.3% 4.71 4.27 .324

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Chris Rusin Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 131.7 1 17 1 0 66 -2 132 1
2016 P 84.3 2 7 2 0 39 1 84 2
2017 P 7.7 1 1 1 0 3 1 8 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
2016 P 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
2017 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Chris Rusin    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

5.00 K/BB
GREAT
5.87 K/9
TERRIBLE
1.17 BB/9
ELITE
90.0 MPH Fastball
POOR
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
4.67 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

1.17 ERA
ELITE
0.91 WHIP
ELITE
2.29 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

Explain This

.265 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
85.7% Strand Rate
HIGH

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

Rusin (oblique) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Sunday, Jenny Cavnar of ROOT Sports reports.

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Rusin (oblique) will pitch Thursday for Triple-A Albuquerque, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

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Rusin (oblique) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday.

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Rusin (oblique) will pitch in a minor-league game Friday, Nick Groke and Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post report.

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Rusin (oblique) is doubtful for the Rockies' Opening Day roster, the Denver Post's Nick Groke reports.

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Rusin (oblique) is expected to return to game action before the end of March, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports.

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Rusin (oblique) completed a bullpen session Monday, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.

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Rusin (oblique) threw from 70 feet in exercises Monday, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports.

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Per manager Bud Black, Rusin's (oblique) ability to land a rotation spot by Opening Day is "in doubt," Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

As a result of simply staying healthy, Rusin was able to maintain a spot in the Rockies' starting rotation for most of the year. His stats were largely unimpressive, as Rusin could not find success at home or on the road, and he struggled equally against left- and right-handed hitters. To his credit, Rusin did turn in two complete-game gems during the campaign, and finished second on the team with 13 quality starts. The left-hander posted a 2.31 GB/FB, which would seem to bode well for a pitcher at Coors Field, but a .346 BABIP for a non-strikeout pitcher is very troubling. While he should be in the conversation for a spot in the Rockies' rotation this spring, Rusin may have trouble finding consistent starts in the majors.

2015

The second-half productivity of rotation additions Kyle Hendricks and Tsuyoshi Wada prevented Rusin from getting any starts with the Cubs last season, as the left-hander instead stuck with Triple-A Iowa for nearly all of 2014. While there, he compiled a 4.31 ERA and a weak 6.0 K/9 rate over 146.1 innings, numbers that ultimately resulted in the Cubs dumping him from the 40-man roster. Though heís never been more than adequate at any level above Double-A, the Rockies saw enough in Rusin to scoop him up off the waiver wire. His inability to make batters whiff isnít as serious of a flaw at Coors Field, where generating groundballs is the more vital key to success, but it seems likely that the Rockies would prefer to keep him on hand as organizational starting depth in the minors. Heíll likely receive the call to the Rockies when injuries dictate a need for a spot starter or long reliever, roles in which the 28-year-old will offer minimal fantasy utility.

2014

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 it done, and his low BABIP and high strand rate have more to do with his ERA than any special Rusinesque powers. He started 13 games for the Cubs last year, and if he manages to make it into the rotation in 2014, it's doubtful he'll have a sub-4.00 ERA again.

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.