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Colby Rasmus

31-Year-Old Outfielder – Baltimore Orioles

2018 Stats

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Rasmus, who signed a one-year deal with incentives with the Rays prior to 2017, showed an increase in pop early in the season after returning from a late-spring groin injury, only to have a hip injury...

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Hip     EST. RETURN:  6/15/2018
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 minor-league contract with the Orioles in February of 2018 that includes an invitation to spring training.

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Rasmus (hip) was able to record a few at-bats during an extended spring training game Thursday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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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 137 485 432 67 103 50 23 2 25 61 2 1 47 154 1 3 2 .238 .314 .475 .789
2016 29 MAJ HOU 107 417 369 38 76 25 10 0 15 54 4 1 43 121 1 4 0 .206 .286 .355 .641
2017 30 A+ CHA 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2017 30 AA MON 6 23 20 3 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 7 0 1 0 .100 .174 .300 .474
2017 30 MAJ TB 37 129 121 17 34 17 7 1 9 23 1 0 7 45 0 1 0 .281 .318 .579 .897
2018 31 MAJ BAL 8 23 21 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 0 1 .095 .174 .143 .317
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3-Year Averages     93 341 307 40 71 30 13 1 16 46 2 0 32 106 0 2 0 .231 .302 .436 .739
Career  (View All)     1082 4,093 3,680 532 887 369 183 21 165 490 35 17 360 1,100 13 22 18 .241 .310 .437 .747

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Colby Rasmus Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 26 @TB Did not play.
May. 25 @TB Did not play.
May. 24 @CWS Did not play.
May. 23 @CWS Did not play.
May. 22 @CWS Did not play.
May. 21 @CWS Did not play.
May. 20 @Bos Did not play.
May. 19 @Bos Did not play.
May. 18 @Bos Did not play.
May. 17 @Bos Did not play.
May. 16 Phi Did not play.
May. 13 TB Did not play.
May. 12 TB Did not play.
May. 12 TB Did not play.
May. 11 TB Did not play.
May. 10 KC Did not play.
May. 9 KC Did not play.
May. 8 KC Did not play.
May. 6 @Oak Did not play.
May. 5 @Oak Did not play.
May. 4 @Oak Did not play.
May. 3 @LAA Did not play.
May. 2 @LAA Did not play.
May. 1 @LAA Did not play.
Apr. 29 Det Did not play.
Apr. 28 Det Did not play.
Apr. 27 Det Did not play.
Apr. 26 TB Did not play.
Apr. 25 TB Did not play.
Apr. 23 Cle Did not play.
Last 7 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Colby Rasmus: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 5 1 4 2
2017 30 23 1 7 5
2016 103 87 21 11 2
2015 131 72 43 43
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: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 5

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Colby Rasmus Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201810000.000.000.000
2017112120.182.545.712
2016812260.136.235.454

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018201000.100.150.332
2017110158211.291.582.915
20162883613484.226.389.694

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201860000.000.000.143
201766126160.273.606.930
2016185136301.168.303.554

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018151000.133.200.388
2017555371.291.545.856
2016184259243.245.408.728
Colby Rasmus vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sergio Romo TB 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000

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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% .300 .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% .287 .145
2009 22 MAJ STL 520 474 6.9% 18.3% 0.38 80% .282 .156
2010 23 MAJ STL 534 464 11.8% 27.7% 0.43 68% .354 .222
2011 24 MAJ STL 386 338 11.7% 19.9% 0.58 77% .286 .174
2011 24 MAJ TOR 140 133 3.6% 27.9% 0.13 71% .217 .143
2011  (Multiple Teams) 24 MAJ STL/TOR 526 471 9.5% 22.1% 0.43 75% .267 .166
2012 25 MAJ TOR 625 565 7.5% 23.8% 0.32 74% .259 .177
2013 26 MAJ TOR 458 417 8.1% 29.5% 0.27 68% .356 .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 485 432 9.7% 31.8% 0.31 64% .305 .237
2016 29 MAJ HOU 417 369 10.3% 29% 0.36 67% .257 .149
2017 30 A+ CHA 3 3 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2017 30 AA MON 23 20 8.7% 30.4% 0.29 65% .077 .200
2017 30 MAJ TB 129 121 5.4% 34.9% 0.16 63% .368 .298
2018 31 MAJ BAL 23 21 4.3% 56.5% 0.08 38% .250 .048
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3-Year Averages     341 307 9.4% 31.1% 0.30 65% .294 .205
Career     4,093 3,680 8.8% 26.9% 0.33 70% .296 .196

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Colby Rasmus 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(?)
LF 2015 445.3 -1 17 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 672.3 14 3 4 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 169.3 4 - 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 5 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2015 256 0 - -1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 124.7 3 - 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2015 327.7 3 - -3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 72 3 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 67 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 27 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Colby Rasmus    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.08 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.3% BB Rate
POOR
56.5% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.317 OPS
TERRIBLE
.174 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.095 AVG
TERRIBLE
.250 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.143 SLG
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.048 ISO
TERRIBLE

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

Rasmus (hip) is close to playing in games at extended spring training, Rich Dubroff of PressBoxonline.com reports.

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Rasmus (hip) was recently cleared to start hitting at the Orioles' extended spring training facility, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Rasmus (hip) threw from 120 feet and took part in agility exercises Monday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Rasmus (hip) is recovering slowly and isn't expected to return to the Orioles as soon as he's eligible, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Rasmus (hip) received an MRI on Tuesday, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.

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Rasmus was put on the 10-day disabled list due to a left hip flexor strain prior to Saturday's game.

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Rasmus is out of the lineup against the Yankees on Saturday, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.

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Rasmus is not in the lineup Friday against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Rasmus is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Astros, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Rasmus was a free agent after the 2015 season, but decided to take the Astros' qualifying offer and pocket $15.8 million for a season's work. Houston clearly got the raw end of that deal, and while Rasmus hurt his stock in 2016, the money he made last season should set him up for life. His 75 wRC+ was easily a career worst, and while his .257 BABIP was well below his .294 career mark, normalization in that department without improvements elsewhere would still leave him with a below league average batting line. Advanced defensive metrics liked him in left field last year, and he somehow salvaged a 1.4-win season according to FanGraphs. Rasmus signed with the Rays in January, but even a role on the strong side of a big league platoon is unlikely to be guaranteed heading into spring training, so he can be left undrafted in most mixed leagues.

2016

Signed by the Astros to a one-year deal last January, Rasmus had a resurgence in the power department, hitting a career-best 25 home runs in 137 games with the club. The 29-year-old flourished in the postseason as well, hitting .412 with four home runs, six RBI and seven walks in six playoff games. Houston extended a qualifying offer to the veteran outfielder in November and he accepted, becoming the first big league player to do so since the system came in place three years ago. Fantasy owners should expect production in line with his .245 career average and another 20-plus home runs.

2015

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 comes against righties, and on fastballs, and there's little reason to think that he's going to exceed his career batting average (.246) over a full season, especially since he's hit .225 or lower in three of the last four seasons. It's worth noting, however, that Rasmus had much better numbers on the road (.246/.302/.513) than he did at hitter-friendly Rogers Centre (.201/.270/.371) last season, so perhaps a change of scenery will help. At 28, he's likely a finished product, and one that never seemed to fully tap into his potential as a first-round pick (2005). Signed by Houston in January, Rasmus will serve as the Astros' primary center fielder, but he'll likely end up on the larger side of a platoon given the variety of options capable of sharing time with him currently on the depth chart.

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.