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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reyes, Rasmus clutch in Blue Jays win over Rays

There was no team meeting. No caustic managerial speech. There didn’t need to be. Friday night, in losing 8-0 to the Tampa Bay Rays, the Blue Jays were unacceptably docile, lacking energy, bereft of purpose. It was obvious to anyone who saw it and also to the ball players who suffered through it. “We are grown men,” said Jose Reyes. “We know when we don’t do good. Yesterday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 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
23 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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

Some Second Half Thoughts: Kicking Tires On Rasmus

A couple of things have been on my mind recently as we get set to open the second half of the season. No preamble. Here they are: Free Agent Target? As expected, the crop of free agents after the 2014 season is miserable, but there is one guy who intrigues me. Should platoon options over the second half not work out for the long haul in left field, I’d kick the tires on Colby...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays do not believe Colby Rasmus’ wrist injury is serious

getty images Colby Rasmus is sitting out Thursday’s game after colliding with the wall on Wednesday and injuring his wrist. The Toronto Blue Jays do not believe that Rasmus’ wrist injury is serious but will give the outfielder some time to heal nonetheless. Ramsus could be back in the lineup for the Blue Jays as soon as Friday. Rasmus tweaked his wrist hitting the wall yesterday...
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Colby Rasmus, Sergio Santos

The Toronto Blue Jays have forged with full force into first place in the American League East, and they will soon get even stronger.'s Jamie Ross reports that center fielder Colby Rasmus and reliever Sergio Santos will both begin Minor League rehab assignments this week and join the Blue Jays within the next few days. #173078000 / gettyimages.comRoss says that Rasmus...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 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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