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Chris Rusin

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Colorado Rockies

2018 Stats

W-L

0-2

ERA

7.58

WHIP

1.62

K

28

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The Rockies gave Rusin a full-time role in the team's bullpen last season, and the transition was a smooth one as he logged 85 innings in 60 appearances while pitching to a 2.65 ERA. The overall workl...

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2018 ADP:  461.48

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 190   DOB: 10/22/1986   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Rusin Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.287,500 million deal with the Rockies in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

May 30, 2018  –  Chris Rusin News

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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 60 0 0 85.0 75 25 9 71 19 5 1 2 1 13 2.65 1.11
2018 31 MAJ COL 26 0 0 29.7 32 25 7 28 16 0 2 0 1 5 7.58 1.62
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3-Year Averages     37 9 0 100.3 109 46 11 75 27 4 5 0 0 5 4.13 1.36
Career  (View All)     163 49 1 439.3 479 223 53 319 139 18 27 2 4.57 1.41

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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
Jun. 21 NYM 0.3 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 7.58 1.62
Jun. 20 NYM 0.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.36 1.57
Jun. 19 NYM 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 7.36 1.47
Jun. 17 @Tex 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 7.45 1.48
Jun. 12 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.53 1.50
Jun. 10 Ari 1.3 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.81 1.55
Jun. 8 Ari 2.0 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 7.86 1.52
Jun. 7 @Cin 1.3 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.77 1.52
Jun. 3 LAD 0.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.43 1.57
Jun. 1 LAD 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.43 1.52
May. 30 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.95 1.50
May. 26 Cin 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 7.29 1.57
May. 22 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.43 1.48
May. 19 @SF 1.3 5 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.75 1.55
May. 15 @SD 2.0 2 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.27 1.34
May. 11 Mil 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.94 1.38
May. 9 LAA 2.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.74 1.34
May. 4 @NYM 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.93 1.39
Apr. 22 ChC 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.97 1.34
Apr. 16 @Pit 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.73 1.45
Last 14 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.6 IP/G
3.3 5 2 2 0 3 5 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 3 5.40 2.40
Last 30 Games (Team)
13 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
9.7 11 11 10 2 6 11 2 1 0 0-2 0 1 3 9.31 1.76
Last 60 Games (Team)
20 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
20.7 23 19 18 5 11 23 2 1 0 0-2 0 1 5 7.84 1.65

Chris Rusin Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20186419511102.196
201713232733413.268
201610524525422.258

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20187291121335.350
2017208391242406.221
20162454518571713.259

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201814.701016937.361.64
201737.010137853.651.22
201639.323037924.351.37

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201815.001012747.801.60
201748.0411341141.881.02
201645.0120321433.201.13
Chris Rusin vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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 60 0 85.0 7.52 2.01 3.74 0.95 2.68 81.2% 91.4 MPH 2.65 3.68 .281
2018 31 MAJ COL 26 0 29.7 8.49 4.85 1.75 2.12 1.70 56.1% 90.4 MPH 7.58 6.20 .310
Today's Projections     0 0 .6 6.47 2.05 3.17 0.64 73.2% 3.46 0.17 .310
Next 7 Days     0 0 4.0 6.77 2.68 2.53 0.89 73.8% 3.74 3.87 .307
Rest Of Season     0 3 50.3 7.12 2.60 2.74 0.90 72.8% 3.84 3.78 .311
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3-Year Averages     37 9 100.3 6.73 2.42 2.78 0.99 72% 4.13 3.94 .320
Career     163 49 439.3 6.53 2.85 2.29 1.09 69.9% 4.57 4.30 .317

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Chris Rusin Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 29.7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 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.

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1.75 K/BB
TERRIBLE
8.49 K/9
WEAK
4.85 BB/9
TERRIBLE
90.4 MPH Fastball
POOR
2.1 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.70 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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7.58 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.62 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.20 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

Explain This

.310 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
56.1% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Rusin (ribs) was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list Friday, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

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Rusin (ribs) completed a bullpen session Sunday and could be activated from the 10-day disabled list later this week, Glenn Sattell of MLB.com reports.

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Rusin was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday with a right intercostal strain.

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Rusin allowed two runs on two hits and a walk in Monday's win against the Padres.

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Rusin agreed to a one-year, $1.287,500 million deal with Colorado on Thursday, avoiding arbitration, Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reports.

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Rusin got the final two outs in Tuesday's 4-2 win over Arizona for his second save.

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Rusin coughed up a pair of runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning Tuesday night against the Padres.

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Rusin has five holds and 12 earned runs in 38.1 innings out of the bullpen for Colorado.

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Rusin allowed a run on two hits and a walk in an inning of work Thursday against the Mariners. He also struck out one.

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Rusin is an option to start Saturday's game against the Dodgers, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports.

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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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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

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 afforded the opportunity to start eight games early on in the season, and the results were unspectacular: 4.53 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 6.6 K/9. Unfortunately, he headed to the disabled list with a shoulder injury just as he had carved out a full-time role in the rotation. Upon his return, there was no room for him in the rotation, so the 29-year-old went back to the bullpen and posted a 3.03 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and a career-best 9.1 K/9 over the last two months of the season. Rusin doesn't overwhelm anyone with his repertoire, but he has proven to be a serviceable member of the Rockies pitching staff. That being said, he'll likely only garner occasional spot starts considering the wealth of young starting pitchers the Rockies have and the success the lefty had out of the bullpen.

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.