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28 Colby Rasmus CF
Height/Weight: 6-2/195 | Birthdate: 8/11/1986 | Birthplace: Columbus, GA | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Toronto | College: No College | MLB Experience: 6 | Salary: $4,675,000 | Owned/Started%: 43/23 | Average Draft Position: 221.19
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Colby Rasmus picks up two hits Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(4/17/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus picked up two hits Thursday against the Twins.

Rasmus was one of the only bright spots for Toronto. The team was shut out by pitcher Kyle Gibson. Rasmus, along with Josh Thole, were the only two Blue Jays to collect two hits during the game. Rasmus had to serve as the designated hitter as he was working his way back from a hamstring injury.


Colby Rasmus returns to lineup on Thursday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/17/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus has recovered enough from a hamstring ailment to land a spot in the starting lineup for the Thursday game at Minnesota. He will serve as the designated hitter.

Rasmus, who hasn't played since Sunday, had been on a tear with eight hits, including three home runs, in his previous 19 at-bats. He is set to bat fifth against the Twins.


Colby Rasmus expected to return to lineup Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/15/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus is expected to be back in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Twins, the Toronto Star reports.

Rasmus is dealing with a hamstring injury, and manager John Gibbons doesn't want to push Rasmus given the cold temperatures expected for Tuesday's game. Rubien Sierra, who has a better track record against Tuesday starter Phil Hughes, will take Rasmus' spot.


Colby Rasmus doesn't start Tuesday at Minnesota


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/15/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus was held out of the starting lineup Tuesday at Minnesota after leaving Sunday's game due to hamstring tightness. Rasmus is batting .421 (8 for 19) with two doubles, three home runs and five RBI in his last five games.

Colby Rasmus hits third HR before leaving game due to injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/13/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus left Sunday's game at Baltimore due to a tight hamstring. However, manager John Gibbons said the injury is not considered serious.

Rasmus was very productive before leaving Sunday's game. He hit a solo home run off Ubaldo Jimenez in the first inning, led off the fifth inning with a double and had an RBI single in the sixth inning before being replaced to start the bottom half of the frame due to the hamstring injury. Rasmus had one strikeout and two runs Sunday.

Rasmus has hit safely in four of his last five games. He is batting .421 (8 for 19) with two doubles, three home runs and five RBI in that span.


Colby Rasmus busts out of slump with three-hit game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus broke out of a recent 3-for-30 slump with a three-hit performance on Thursday, including his first home run of the season in a 6-4 loss to the Astros.

Rasmus took Dallas Keuchel deep for a solo home run in the fifth inning. He added singles in the seventh and ninth, respectively. He finished 3 for 4 with two runs scored and one RBI. He is slashing .176/.263/.353 in his first 34 at-bats.

Colby Rasmus not off to a very promising start


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus collected his third double during Wednesday's 7-3 loss against the Astros. Rasmus' only hits through nine games have been his three doubles, as he is batting .100 (3 for 30).

Rasmus has no RBI and just three walks. He has struck out 12 times and recorded just one run.


Colby Rasmus returns to action in exhibition Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/11/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus returned from an 11-game absence Tuesday, going 0 for 2 with a walk in his team's 12-2 win over the Canadian Junior team, MLB.com reports.

Rasmus expects to play again Tuesday afternoon but knows it's important to not overdo it. "Just get back into my normal routine, what I've been doing and getting to do my normal stuff will get me right back," Rasmus told MLB.com. "I'll be fine, I'm not worried about it. "We have 162 games to play, you're going to have some bumps in the road at the beginning, middle and all the way through. For me, just keep my legs under me, keep my body right. Just relax, take my time, get to feeling good, get the body feeling good and we'll go from there."

Rasmus hadn't played since Feb. 28 due to a sore neck but was cleared for action earlier this week.


Colby Rasmus could be cleared Saturday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/7/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus received a shot in his neck, and could be ready to go Saturday.

Rasmus said the shot should "loosen up" his stiff neck. He expects to be cleared for all baseball activities Saturday. Rasmus hit .276/.338/.501 in 417 at-bats last year.


Colby Rasmus dealing with stiff neck


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/2/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus has been sidelined due to a stiff neck, according to MLB.com.

Rasmus was set to start Sunday's game, but was scratched for outfielder Anthony Gose. He'll likely be held out a couple days in order to rest the issue. Rasmus hit .276/.338/.501 in 417 at-bats next year.


Colby Rasmus avoids arbitration


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/17/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus has avoided arbitration, according to the New York Post

Rasmus is set to make $7 million in the final year of arbitration. He'll be eligble for free agency following next season.


Blue Jays dangling Colby Rasmus for rotation help


by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
(12/11/2013) The Toronto Sun reports that the Blue Jays have offered outfielder Colby Rasmus to two teams, trying to get starting pitching in return. The teams have not been identified, and there have been no reports of them being close to a deal.

Though he played in only 118 games, Rasmus managed to clout 22 home runs while batting .276.


Blue Jays tender contracts to three


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12/2/2013) The Blue Jays tendered contracts to three players Monday, ahead of the league-imposed deadline. The team opted to bring back pitchers Esmil Rogers and Brett Cecil, along with outfielder Colby Rasmus, and their salaries will be determined based on the results of the arbitration process if contracts cannot be agreed to ahead of time. 

Colby Rasmus done in 2013


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2013) The Blue Jays have decided to shut down outfielder Colby Rasmus for the rest of the 2013 season, MLB.com reports. The Jays placed Rasmus on the disabled list due to his bruised left eye.

Rasmus had a CT scan taken Friday and it showed no structural damage. Still, Toronto wants to take it safe with Rasmus. The 27-year-old was hit in the eye by an errant warmup throw Friday.

He finished the season batting .276 with 22 homers and 66 RBI over 118 games.


Colby Rasmus gets CT scan after freak injury


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus underwent a CT scan after taking a warm-up throw to the face in the first inning of Friday's game against the Red Sox, but the team does not yet have the results of the scan, MLB.com reports.

"He's in getting a CT scan right now, we'll see what happens," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. "It got him right in the eye."

Rasmus wasn't looking when outfielder Anthony Gose threw him the ball during warm-ups and it struck him in the left eye. Rasmus, who homered in four straight games after returning from a strained oblique on Sept. 13, has hit .276/.338/.501 with 22 home runs and 66 RBI in 417 at-bats.


Colby Rasmus exits game after hit in head by warmup toss


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/20/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus exited Friday's game against the Red Sox after being hit in the head by a warmup toss before the bottom of the first inning. He was on his way out to center field when he was hit by a throw.

Rasmus, who did not get an at-bat before being removed, has hit .276/.338/.501 with 22 home runs and 66 RBI in 417 at-bats.


Colby Rasmus hits 21st home run


by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com
(9/18/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus hit his 21st home run in Tuesday's win over the Yankees.

Rasmus finished 1 for 4 with the solo blast. He's enjoying his best season since he became a Blue Jay, as he owns a .275/.336/.496 line over 115 games.


Colby Rasmus returns Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/17/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus has returned to the team's lineup Tuesday against the Yankees.

Rasmus was able to return from the disabled list, but found himself out of the lineup Sunday with general soreness. He's hitting .275/.336/.491 in 407 at-bats. 


Colby Rasmus sitting with soreness


by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
(9/15/2013) Just two games removed from getting activated from the disabled list, Colby Rasmus was left out of the Blue Jays' starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Orioles. According to the National Post, Rasmus is dealing with general soreness.

Rasmus had been out since mid-August with a strained oblique.


Colby Rasmus homers in return from DL


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/14/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus made his presence known Friday against the Orioles, in his first game back from the disabled list. Rasmus hit a solo home run while going 2 for 4, in a 5-3 loss.

Rasmus had missed a little more than a month due to an oblique injury. 


Blue Jays activate Colby Rasmus


by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com
(9/13/2013) The Blue Jays have activated outfielder Colby Rasmus from the 15-day disabled list, MLB.com reports. 

Rasmus has missed just over a month with an oblique strain. The 27-year-old is having his best year as a Blue Jay, as he owns a .273/.335/.478 line in 400 at-bats.


Colby Rasmus thinks he'll return this weekend


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus feels like he's on track to return this weekend, the National Post reports. "Today I took pretty much game-speed swings," Rasmus said.

Rasmus hasn't played since Aug. 11 due to an oblique injury. He has hit .273/.335/.478 with 18 home runs and 60 RBI in 400 at-bats.


Colby Rasmus could return this week


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/10/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus could return this week, according to the National Post

Rasmus has been out since August 11 with an oblique injury. He was able to hit indoors Monday, and is making progress. Rasmus is hitting .273 in 400 at-bats. 


Colby Rasmus hopes to return this year


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus continues to rehab his oblique injury down in Florida, MLB.com reports Monday. Rasmus is attempting to return this season.

"He's moving around better, but it's a little slower than we expected," manager John Gibbons said Monday. 


Colby Rasmus has setback in rehab


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/26/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus had a setback during his rehab assignment, according to the Toronto Star.

The setback is considered minor. Rasmus still has pain in his oblique. He's hitting .273/.335/.478 in 400 at-bats.