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Colby Rasmus

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

AVG

.237

HR

13

RBI

35

R

36

SB

1

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Rasmus' final season in Toronto came with a career-high 33 percent strikeout rate, but he's established himself as a legitimate 20-homer threat despite a very aggressive approach. Most of the damage c...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/11/1986   BORN: Columbus, GA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Colby Rasmus Contract Information:

Signed a one-year deal with Houston in January 2015.

July 21, 2015  –  Colby Rasmus News

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Colby Rasmus Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 19 A A 53 220 193 22 49 14 4 5 5 35 11 3 27 35 0 0 0 .254 .351 .404 .755
2006 19 A A 78 332 303 49 94 36 22 3 11 50 17 5 29 55 0 0 0 .310 .373 .512 .885
2007 20 AA SPR 128 556 472 93 130 69 37 3 29 72 18 3 70 108 0 2 12 .275 .381 .551 .932
2008 21 R GCL 3 12 9 1 5 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 .556 .667 1.000 1.667
2008 21 A PAL 3 10 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .000 .182 .000 .182
2008 21 AAA MEM 90 387 331 56 83 26 15 0 11 36 15 3 49 72 3 3 1 .251 .346 .396 .742
2009 22 MAJ STL 147 520 474 72 119 40 22 2 16 52 3 1 36 95 5 2 3 .251 .307 .407 .714
2010 23 MAJ STL 144 534 464 85 128 54 28 3 23 66 12 8 63 148 2 4 1 .276 .361 .498 .859
2011 24 MAJ STL 94 386 338 61 83 31 14 6 11 40 5 2 45 77 1 2 0 .246 .332 .420 .752
2011 24 MAJ TOR 35 140 133 14 23 13 10 0 3 13 0 0 5 39 1 1 0 .173 .201 .316 .517
2011  (Multiple Teams) 24 MAJ STL/TOR 129 526 471 75 106 44 24 6 14 53 5 2 50 116 2 3 0 .225 .298 .391 .688
2012 25 MAJ TOR 151 625 565 75 126 49 21 5 23 75 4 3 47 149 2 4 7 .223 .289 .400 .689
2013 26 MAJ TOR 118 458 417 57 115 49 26 1 22 66 0 1 37 135 0 1 3 .276 .338 .501 .839
2014 27 AAA BUF 6 24 23 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 .130 .167 .130 .297
2014 27 MAJ TOR 104 376 346 45 78 40 21 1 18 40 4 0 29 124 0 0 1 .225 .287 .448 .735
2015 28 MAJ HOU 82 285 257 36 61 31 17 1 13 35 1 1 25 94 0 2 1 .237 .305 .463 .768
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3-Year Averages     124 483 442 59 106 45 22 2 21 60 2 1 37 136 0 1 3 .240 .302 .441 .743
Career  (View All)     875 3,324 2,994 445 733 307 159 19 129 387 29 16 287 861 11 16 16 .245 .313 .440 .753

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Colby Rasmus Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 28 LAA 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .305 .463 .768
Jul. 26 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .302 .458 .760
Jul. 25 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .303 .462 .765
Jul. 24 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .304 .467 .771
Jul. 23 Bos 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .305 .471 .776
Jul. 22 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .303 .458 .761
Jul. 21 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .304 .462 .766
Jul. 19 Tex 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .305 .464 .769
Jul. 18 Tex 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .304 .455 .759
Jul. 17 Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .304 .454 .758
Jul. 12 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .305 .460 .765
Jul. 11 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .306 .466 .772
Jul. 10 @TB 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .311 .475 .786
Jul. 9 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .311 .463 .774
Jul. 8 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .311 .464 .775
Jul. 7 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .316 .473 .789
Jul. 6 @Cle 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .322 .483 .805
Jul. 5 @Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .315 .475 .790
Jul. 4 @Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .317 .477 .794
Jul. 3 @Bos Did not play.
Jul. 1 KC Did not play.
Jun. 30 KC Did not play.
Jun. 29 KC Did not play.
Jun. 28 NYY Did not play.
Jun. 27 NYY Did not play.
Jun. 26 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .321 .485 .806
Jun. 25 NYY 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .251 .322 .492 .814
Jun. 24 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .319 .492 .811
Jun. 23 @LAA 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .322 .503 .825
Jun. 22 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .318 .503 .821
Last 7 Days 22 2 6 1 0 1 4 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .304 .455 .759
Last 14 Days 46 6 10 2 0 3 7 4 13 0 0 0 1 1 .217 .275 .457 .732
Last 30 Days 80 9 16 3 0 3 10 6 26 0 0 1 1 1 .200 .261 .350 .611

Colby Rasmus: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 78 44 32 18
2014 87 87 9
2013 114 114
2012 145 145 4
2011 127 127
2010 134 134
2009 135 9 124 6

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Colby Rasmus Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015658270.215.385.731
20148713491.195.391.684
2013125106190.256.424.712

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151882711271.239.484.770
20142593214313.236.467.752
20132924716470.284.534.893

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201597166160.237.505.838
2014159197134.201.371.641
20132153114380.288.563.913

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015156197181.231.429.711
20141872611270.246.513.815
2013202268280.262.436.761
Colby Rasmus Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 19 A A 220 193 12.3% 15.9% 0.77 82% .288 .150
2006 19 A A 332 303 8.7% 16.6% 0.53 82% .350 .202
2007 20 AA SPR 556 472 12.6% 19.4% 0.65 77% .301 .276
2008 21 R GCL 12 9 25% 16.7% 1.50 78% .667 .444
2008 21 A PAL 10 9 10% 30% 0.33 67% .000 .000
2008 21 AAA MEM 387 331 12.7% 18.6% 0.68 78% .290 .145
2009 22 MAJ STL 520 474 6.9% 18.3% 0.38 80% .284 .156
2010 23 MAJ STL 534 464 11.8% 27.7% 0.43 68% .358 .222
2011 24 MAJ STL 386 338 11.7% 19.9% 0.58 77% .288 .174
2011 24 MAJ TOR 140 133 3.6% 27.9% 0.13 71% .220 .143
2011  (Multiple Teams) 24 MAJ STL/TOR 526 471 9.5% 22.1% 0.43 75% .270 .166
2012 25 MAJ TOR 625 565 7.5% 23.8% 0.32 74% .262 .177
2013 26 MAJ TOR 458 417 8.1% 29.5% 0.27 68% .358 .225
2014 27 AAA BUF 24 23 4.2% 37.5% 0.11 61% .214 .000
2014 27 MAJ TOR 376 346 7.7% 33% 0.23 64% .294 .223
2015 28 MAJ HOU 285 257 8.8% 33% 0.27 63% .320 .226
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3-Year Averages     483 442 7.7% 28.2% 0.27 69% .298 .201
Career     3,324 2,994 8.6% 25.9% 0.33 71% .301 .195

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2015 Stat Review for Colby Rasmus    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.237 AVG
POOR
63% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.320 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.463 SLG
GREAT
.226 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.27 BB/K
POOR
8.8% BB Rate
GOOD
33.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.768 OPS
GOOD
.305 OBP
WEAK

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Colby Rasmus: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rasmus is out of the lineup Sunday against the Red Sox.

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Rasmus (illness) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Red Sox, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Rasmus (illness) remains out of the lineup Friday, the Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich reports.

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Rasmus (skin infection) remains out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.

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Rasmus (skin infection) remains out of the lineup Tuesday against the Royals.

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Rasmus (illness) remains out for a third straight day against the Royals on Monday.

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Rasmus (skin infection) remains out of the lineup Sunday against the Yankees.

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Rasmus was a late scratch from Saturday's lineup due to a skin infection.

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Rasmus went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run, driving in two runs and scoring twice in a 6-2 victory over the Mariners on Sunday.

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Rasmus is not in Friday's lineup.

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Rasmus was activated from the bereavement list prior to Friday's game.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Rasmus lost most of August and September to injuries, but otherwise had a fantastic 2013 season, slashing .276/.338/.501 with 22 home runs and 66 RBI over just 458 plate appearances. He also played an excellent center field, though he didn't steal any bases, and his offensive numbers were propped up by a .356 BABIP that was well above his career mark of .298. While a 22 percent line drive rate played a role in that mark, Rasmus will still be a major regression candidate in 2014, after posting a career-high 29.5 strikeout rate in 2013. The power, however, is both real and sustainable, meaning that Rasmus can be a productive player, despite the seemingly inevitable batting average regression.

2013

Rasmus struggled out of the box but went on a tear in June after an apparent fix in his batting stance. The hot streak was short lived and his final numbers were discouraging as he hit .223/.289/.400. While Rasmus managed to hit 23 home runs, his walk rate (7.5 percent) dipped for a second straight season and at age 26 he can't rely on potential much longer.

2012

Rasmus didn't fare any better after coming over to the Jays (.173 average, .517 OPS and an ugly 5:39 BB:K mark in 140 plate appearances) in a midseason trade as he struggled in a new league and with a nagging wrist injury. A .225/.298/.391 season between St. Louis and Toronto just isn't going to cut it and there were some rumors in the offseason that Toronto wasn't against trading Rasmus. The team doesn't have many other options in center field so he'll be given every chance to hold down the position on an everyday basis, but he'll need to put the struggles of a year ago behind him quickly. There's still a moderate power/speed combination to be had here so perhaps this is the year it bears fruit.

2011

Rasmus and manager Tony La Russa have had their differences and it's been played out in the media, but there's no doubt that he's a budding star. Although he's just 24 and should take a step up in 2011, there are a few warning signs. Rasmus hit a respectable .276 last year, but his BABIP was a bloated .358. He also struck out 148 times in just 464 at-bats. It wouldn't be a surprise to see his batting average plummet this year, even as his power numbers continue to improve. However, if his contact rate improves, there's reason to believe that Rasmus' numbers will be even better across the board this season.

2010

With the Cardinals clearing some of the crowd in the outfield, Rasmus heads into 2010 without any competition for the center-field job. He struggled a bit during his rookie year, hitting just .251 and stealing only three bases, but his 16 home runs were good for third on the team. He's still just 23, so he should improve soon. Buy him low while you still can.

2009

Rasmus is still the top prospect in the St. Louis organization, but his star faded a bit in 2008 as he suffered through an injury-filled campaign. Eleven home runs and 15 stolen bases in just 331 at-bats for Triple-A Memphis is nothing to sneeze at, but some were expecting Rasmus to win everyday center-fielder job for the Cards last year. Although he mastered Double-A in 2007, he might need a little more time with Memphis before he comes up the majors for good.

2008

As the top prospect in the St. Louis system, Rasmus did not disappoint in 2007, combining good power and speed with the ability to draw walks. He spent the whole season with Double-A Springfield, and although he’s just 21, he has little left to prove in the minors. The Cardinals have plenty of outfield depth, but Rasmus is the jewel of the organization. He could be an every day player in St. Louis as early as this season.

2007

Rasmus stole 28 bases and added 16 homers in two stops in the minors last season. The top offensive prospect in the Cardinals’ system, Rasmus made up for a .253 batting average in the Florida State League with good plate discipline, walking 27 times in 53 games after his promotion. Rasmus is just 20, but the Cardinals see him as a valuable contributor within a few years. His power-speed combination make him a nice player to go after in keeper leagues.

2006

The Cardinals' 2005 first-rounder hit the ground running in his professional debut with a balance of average, power and speed. Only 19 years old, Rasmus is a five-tool outfielder and immediately becomes the most promising outfield prospect in the lower levels of the Cardinals' depleted system. He should start the year in Single-A.