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Colby Rasmus opens up about Jays tenure, future, past

Before Tuesday's middle game at Oriole Park, sat down with Colby Rasmus for a discussion about his season, what's gone wrong and what lies ahead beyond his days in Toronto. Much has been said and written about Rasmus, including in this space, and this was an opportunity for Rasmus to share his thoughts without interpretation. The interview runs approximately 21 minutes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A Colby Rasmus-less 2015?

Colby Rasmus likely will not be back with the Blue Jays in 2015 The Toronto Blue Jays center fielder for the past 3.5 seasons in Colby Rasmus looks like his tenure with the team is coming to an end as he has been essentially benched in favor of the young call-ups like Kevin Pillar and Anthony Gose. 2014 has been a horrendous one for Rasmus, after coming off a very good 2013. In...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Colby Rasmus says he has been benched in favour of ‘rookies’

Colby Rasmus has been benched. The signs started last week, when he missed a couple of games with an alleged illness. And on Tuesday, Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons called Rasmus into his office and made it official. “I’ll be playing whenever they think I should play and I’m just going to be sitting around watching these rookies play,” Rasmus said in an interview...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays send Colby Rasmus to the bench

getty images The Toronto Blue Jays have benched outfielder Colby Rasmus. While Rasmus was benched back in July for being tardy, this one is purely performance based. The Blue Jays have soured on Rasmus who is hitting just .225/.287/.438 on the season and headed towards free agency. “I’ll be playing whenever they think I should play and I’m just going to be sitting around watching...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Rasmus, Enigma

The Toronto Blue Jays season is a two-part story. What began as a pleasant surprise quickly descended into a lucid, waking nightmare. Two Blue Jays’ outfielders heading into free agency embody each of those characteristics. While Melky Cabrera is putting together a brilliant platform season before heading to free-agency, Colby Rasmus seems to have spent all […]
Via Fangraphs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Colby Rasmus Actually Our Steve Jobs?

Looking back, Colby Rasmus was one of the players that ushered in a new era of Cardinals fandom. Yes, there were highly touted prospects before him. But in between the time he signed (June 2005) until his MLB debut (April 2009), technology was revolutionized. And revolutionized is probably too small of a descriptor. It was less than 10 years ago when texting was a chore and getting...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rasmus' father: Colby could've been an All-Star the last 3 years 'if he was in the right situation'

Tony Rasmus, the outspoken father of Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus, suggested on Monday that his son hasn't exactly realized his full potential over the last three seasons. "I'm a guy that feels like he could've been an All-Star for the last three years if he was in the right situation," Rasmus said during an appearance on the Mike Richards...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Colby Rasmus (OF, TOR) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: Once considered a big time prospect within the Cardinals organization, Colby Rasmus had his best year in 2010 when he hit .276, with 23 HRS, 85 runs scored, 66 RBIs, and 12 steals. That’s very solid production. Unfortunately, his numbers have not come close to that since. This year […]
Via RotoBaller
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Colby Rasmus leaves game after being hit by ball

Baseball players are known for strange injuries, from overexposure to tanning beds to random attacks by fans (that turned out to not really hold up) to trying to scare one’s own kids at Christmas.  On Friday, Toronto Blue Jays OF Colby Rasmus suffered an injury on the field (normal) after being hit by a ball (normal), in between innings simply running to his position (not normal...
Via Reading Between The Seams
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rasmus rips ball through umpire's legs

Your browser does not support iframes.The manhood of first base umpire Manny Gonzalez was put into jeopardy Saturday afternoon as he just narrowly managed to avoid a ball hit by Toronto Blue Jays batter Colby Rasmus.The brush with pain came in the bottom of the eighth inning when Rasmus pulled a 2-2 pitch foul off to the first base side where Gonzalez was standing. This is when Gonzalez...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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