MLB

Toronto Blue Jays
2014 Avg.
.225
 
Career Avg.
.246
Name  Colby Rasmus
Born  8/11/1986
Height  6-2
Weight  200
Number  28
Position  CF
Bats  L
Throws  L
9/23/2014 1:21:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus doesn't play every day anymore, but should be in the lineup Tuesday in a favorable matchup.
Insight: Rasmus is 7-for-10 against Seattle ace Felix Hernandez. For the season he's batting just .225, but has shown power with 18 homers and 40 RBI.
 
9/16/2014 10:21:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus needs to be in the lineup against the Orioles, for Tuesday night's game.
Insight: No doubt Rasmus has struggled this season from an average perspective (.226/.288/.449). However, he should be in the lineup tonight when Toronto takes on Ubaldo Jimenez. Rasmus is a career .370 hitter (10-for-27) against him, with seven extra-base hits. If he is active, Rasmus makes for an intriguing daily fantasy play tonight.
 
Cold8/26/2014 7:07:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus was scratched from the lineup Tuesday due to illness, according to Shi Davidi of sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Rasmus hit .276 with 22 homers, 66 RBI and an .839 OPS in 118 games last season, but he's batted just .223 with 16 homers, 37 RBI and a .722 OPS in 93 games this year.
 
Cold8/7/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus has just a double in 14 at-bats versus Orioles starter Miguel Gonzalez with eight strikeouts.
Insight: Rasmus had an ugly July batting .198 with a .668 OPS. He's hitting .221 with 15 homers and a .732 OPS for the season, but we don't like him in this matchup.
 
Cold7/31/2014 8:11:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus was benched Thursday after arriving late, according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb.com.
Insight: Rasmus' tardiness was an issue in New York and he was the last one to arrive Thursday. He's hitting .219 with 14 homers and a .729 OPS.
 
Cold7/18/2014 10:12:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus hit his 13th home run of the season Friday against Texas.
Insight: Rasmus ended the first half mired in a 5-for-48 (.104) slump. He's batted .217 in 207 at-bats this year.
 
Cold7/4/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus was out of Thursday's lineup sue to a right wrist injury suffered in Wednesday's game and is questionable for Friday's game against Oakland
Insight: Rasmus is also in a 3-for-28 (.107) slide. He's hitting .224 with 12 homers and a .756 OPS on the year.
 
Cold7/3/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: A wrist injury will keep Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus out of Thursday's lineup, according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb.com.
Insight: Rasmus is also in a 3-for-28 (.107) slide. He's hitting .224 with 12 homers and a .756 OPS on the year.
 
6/25/2014 10:45:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus has a .508 slugging percentage against right-handers this season, but he's struggled against Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Rasmus has gone 3-for-28 (.107) with 12 Ks against Kuroda. Avoid him Wednesday even though he's gone 9-for-28 (.321) with six RBI since he returned from the DL.
 
6/17/2014 11:01:00 PM
Description: The Blue Jays will activate center fielder Colby Rasmus (hamstring) Wednesday, according to Shi Davidi of sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Rasmus has been on the disabled list since May 13. He'll return to a .222 average, nine homers, 19 RBI, 19 runs and a .755 OPS.
 
6/5/2014 6:30:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus (hamstring) is nearing a rehab assignment, according to Shi Davidi of sportsnet.ca.
Insight: He could begin playing in minor league games early next week, manager John Gibbons said. Rasmus has been on the disabled list since May 13. He'll return to a .222 average, nine homers, 19 RBI, 19 runs and a .755 OPS.
 
5/15/2014 4:50:00 PM
Description: Toronto center fielder Colby Rasmus (hamstring) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: He exited Monday's contest in the sixth inning after feeling some tightness in his hamstring. Rasmus has flashed some decent power this season (9 HR in 37 games), but has also struck out 47 times in 135 at bats.
 
5/13/2014 6:44:00 PM
Description: Toronto center fielder Colby Rasmus is hopeful he can return to the lineup within three days. SOURCE: John Lott, National Post
Insight: The team seems to share his optimism as the Blue Jays have yet to place Rasmus on the disabled list. He exited Monday's contest in the sixth inning after feeling some tightness in his hamstring. Rasmus has flashed some decent power this season (9 HR in 37 games) but has also struck out in almost 35 percent of his at bats.
 
5/13/2014 3:49:00 PM
Description: Toronto center fielder Colby Rasmus left Monday's game with tightness in his right hamstring and is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: The team recalled Kevin Pillar from Triple-A to take his place in the lineup where he was batting .305. Rasmus could end up on the disabled list.
 
5/12/2014 9:04:00 PM
Description: Toronto center fielder Colby Rasmus left Monday's game with tightness in his right hamstring. SOURCE: Greg Chisholm, MLB.com
Insight: He went 0-for-3 before exiting. Jose Bautista (.302, 10 HR, 28 RBI) has moved to center field with Scott Tolleson (.333, 0 HR, 2 RBI) taking over in right.
 
Hot5/6/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus went yard for the ninth time this season Tuesday at Philadelphia.
Insight: Rasmus has homered in four of the past six games and driven in 11 runs during that span. The 27-year-old came in hitting .182 with one homer against lefties but went deep off Cole Hamels on Tuesday. Rasmus is a very streaky hitter due to his high strikeout rate, so enjoy this while it lasts.
 
Hot5/4/2014 6:40:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus has homered in three of his last four games.
Insight: Rasmus (.218) went 3-for-4 with a grand slam Sunday at Pittsburgh. The outfielder drove in nine runs over his last four games after sending home just seven in his first 26.
 
Cold4/22/2014 11:36:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus is a cold 1-for-12 against Baltimore starter Miguel Gonzalez.
Insight: He's struck out six times. Rasmus (.197, 3 HR, 5 RBI) has struggled while dealing with a hamstring issue over the past three days. It wouldn't be surprising if he got Tuesday off in this unfavorable matchup.
 
4/18/2014 10:00:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus is a cold 1-for-10 against Cleveland starter Justin Masterson.
Insight: Rasmus (.222, 3 HR, 5 RBI) was in the DH role for both games of Thursday's doubleheader while dealing with a hamstring issue. It wouldn't be surprising he he got Friday off in this unfavorable matchup.
 
4/17/2014 10:45:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus (hamstring) is probable for Thursday's doubleheader against Minnesota.
Insight: Rasmus hasn't played since Sunday, missing two games due to the injury, but should be ready to go Thursday, according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb.com.
 

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