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Colby RasmusHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2009-2017
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
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PositionsCF-800, OF-407, LF-196, RF-67, DH-20Position when DraftedofPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameColby Ryan Rasmus
Height6-1Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 11,1986 [31.194]PlaceColumbus,Georgia
High SchoolRussell County (Seale,AL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (28th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,000,000Signing ScoutsScott NicholsService Time8.103 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2006-SLN-#2 ... 2007-MLB-#29 ... 2007-SLN-#1 ... 2008-MLB-#5 ... 2008-SLN-#1 ... 2009-MLB-#3 ... 2009-SLN-#1
MLB DebutApril 7,2009 [22.239]
OrganizationsSLN [7] TOR [4] HOU [2] TBA [1] Awards8Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID101511Retrosheet IDrasmc001MLBAM ID458675
RelationshipsSon of Tony Rasmus, Brother of Cory Rasmus, Brother of Cyle Rasmus, Brother of Casey Rasmus
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power80Contact24XBH77RBIs71Runs70Hitting44Durability53Team.517Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-of18622164764165727133217331320.296.362.514.87611128244.410.218.361.3728.6129.923.482.8730.8643.75
2006Quad Cities SwingMidwAsln2of197830349942231150175295533322.310.373.512.88515536341.346.202.337.3778.5016.131.903.2327.5538.30
2006Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln4of1953193224945535113273530233.254.351.404.7557814225.284.150.332.32912.0015.561.302.2238.6028.57
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         131496711432681685288569063555.288.364.470.83423350566.322.182.335.3589.8915.901.612.8331.0034.97
2007Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln4of2012847293130373297218370108120202.275.381.551.93226069556.300.276.456.40012.5919.421.545.2216.2853.08
2008Gulf Coast CardinalsGCLRksln-of2139151012003200000.556.6671.0001.6679212.667.444.778.67525.0016.670.678.339.0040.00
2008Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+sln-of2139100000001310000.000.182.000.1820011.000.000.111.1329.0927.273.000.000.000.00
2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln8of219033156831501136153497213337.251.346.396.74213126387.287.145.329.32912.6618.601.472.8430.0931.33
2008Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         9634958881601238153537723337.252.351.401.75214028410.289.149.335.33412.9318.781.452.9329.0831.82
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28cf2214747472119222165231369535235.251.307.407.71419340520.282.156.236.3116.9218.272.643.0829.6333.61
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28cf231444648512828323661286314812495.276.361.498.85923154534.354.222.366.36911.8027.722.354.3120.1742.19
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28cf24943386183146114052457701228.246.332.420.75214231386.286.174.317.33011.6619.951.712.8530.7337.35
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28cf243513314231003130053901102.173.201.316.5174213140.217.143.180.2253.5727.867.802.1444.3356.52
2011Totals for MLB-MLB         1294717510624614535250116023210.225.298.391.68918444526.267.166.278.3029.5122.052.322.6633.6441.51
2012Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28cf25151565751262152375434714972457.223.289.400.68922649625.259.177.262.2977.5223.843.173.6824.5738.89
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28cf26118417571152612266013713530104.276.338.501.83920949458.356.225.312.3658.0829.483.654.8018.9542.61
2014Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor48cf27623030002001900000.130.167.130.2973024.214.000.043.1404.1737.509.000.000.000.00
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28cf2710434645782111840402912410021.225.287.448.73515540376.294.223.318.3217.7132.984.284.7919.2251.28
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou28lf-rf28137432671032322561214715421306.238.314.475.78920550485.305.237.347.3399.6931.753.285.1517.2848.54
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou28lf2910736938761001554414312104105.206.288.355.64313125417.261.149.274.28410.3129.022.813.6024.6032.89
2017Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba0cf3013000001000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba0o30620321012002700100.100.174.300.4746223.077.200.300.2008.7030.433.504.3520.00100.00
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         723321013002700100.087.154.261.4156226.063.174.261.1777.6926.923.503.8523.00100.00
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28lf30371211734719231074500121.281.318.579.8977017129.368.298.364.3655.4334.886.436.9813.4450.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1074365953188518221165490351735910871716192344.242.311.438.74916043684070.297.196.300.0008.8226.713.034.0522.1841.58
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter43015792724309616652277417203364237141014.272.361.477.8387531771826.314.205.369.00011.1219.931.793.5624.2941.16
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9635456861501138153508113337.243.336.379.71513426411.283.136.311.00012.1719.711.622.6832.1830.23
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13449296132383307418372115120302.268.373.541.91426671579.291.273.449.00012.4419.861.605.1816.4053.79
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter57205234945536113283840233.239.339.380.7197814239.268.141.317.00011.7215.901.362.0941.0028.57
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7830349942231150175295533322.310.373.512.88515536341.346.202.337.0008.5016.131.903.2327.5538.30
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter652254869175829133247531320.307.376.533.90912030256.421.226.378.0009.3829.303.133.1328.1343.48
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter408146119134278766194841184471136714.234.295.433.7286321511599.289.199.282.0007.3827.953.794.1322.1444.15
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter385127621833064115015820111443204881418.259.334.444.7785661251440.306.185.305.00010.0022.222.223.4725.5237.88
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter244801105179332401156290275254011.223.302.419.72133675902.284.196.313.0009.9830.493.064.4320.0341.90
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter371211734719231074500121.281.318.579.8977017129.368.298.364.0005.4334.886.436.9813.4450.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162552801332732574535416432337.242.311.438.74924256614.297.196.300.0008.8226.713.034.0522.1841.58
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259510216236624862867613793545.272.361.477.83828467688.314.205.369.00011.1219.931.793.5624.2941.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18OF62--128442136132.9712.13------62100.092.5
2006Quad Cities Swing MidwAsln19OF74--142471153146.9541.97------7894.954.0
2006Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln19OF53--10113-105102.9711.92------53100.039.3
2007Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln20OF123--2611163278272.9782.21------12896.190.4
2008Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln21OF3--71-1881.0002.67------3100.05.5
2008Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln21OF3--81--991.0003.00------3100.02.2
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln21OF89--204541213209.9812.35------9098.962.7
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22RF66469-1-109.9001.500.20-----1474.13.7
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22CF124104945258351266261.9812.100.28-----14784.476.5
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22LF94439---991.0001.000.21-----1476.15.6
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23CF134124110526015-266261.9811.950.24-----14493.182.7
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24CF353530979-318279.9632.260.26-----35100.021.6
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24CF928778322343-230227.9872.470.29-----9497.956.8
2012Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25CF1451381237304761317311.9812.140.25-----15196.089.5
2012Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25DH4---------------1512.62.5
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26DH1---------------1180.80.6
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26CF1141111002308141313309.9872.710.31-----11896.670.4
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor27CF4--11---11111.0002.75------666.72.8
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27CF878071923431-238237.9962.720.33-----10483.753.7
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27DH8---------------1047.74.9
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou28CF4331256712117473.9861.700.29-----13731.426.5
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou28LF72474458022-8482.9761.140.18-----13752.644.4
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou28RF4337327845229189.9782.070.27-----13731.426.5
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou29RF11672181-119191.0001.730.26-----10710.36.8
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou29LF877567212211-11331331.0001.530.20-----10781.353.7
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou29CF2114124331--34341.0001.620.27-----10719.613.0
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou29DH2---------------1071.91.2
2017Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba30LF1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2017Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba30LF4--4---441.0001.00------666.72.9
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30LF2319169404-144441.0001.910.26-----3762.214.2
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30RF776713---13131.0001.860.19-----3718.94.3
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30CF1-11---111.0001.001.00-----372.70.6
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30DH5---------------3713.53.1
MLB Totals for CF - 9 season(s)-   CF796724648117712228518211793.9852.250.28-----7960.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF19114513292511722270268.9931.400.20-----1910.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF6756512124633133130.9771.940.25-----670.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH20---------------200.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF89--204541213209.9812.35------890.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF4--11---11111.0002.75------40.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF123--2611163278272.9782.21------1230.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF4--4---441.0001.00------40.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF56--10923-114111.9741.98------560.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF74--142471153146.9541.97------740.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF65--135543144140.9722.15------650.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln18---------62-
2006Quad Cities Swing MidwAsln19---------74-
2006Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln19---------53-
2007Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln20---------123-
2008Gulf Coast Cardinals GCLRksln21---------3-
2008Palm Beach Cardinals FSLA+sln21---------3-
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln21---------89-
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22------91246--
2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23-------134---
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24-------35---
2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24-------92---
2012Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25-------145--4
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26-------114--1
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor27-------4---
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27-------87--8
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou28------724343--
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou29------872111-2
2017Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba30------1----
2017Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba30------4----
2017Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30------2317-5

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2087122000001200000.286.375.571.946428.400.285.42912.5025.002.000.000.00100.00
2008St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB21234391321393013800000.302.464.6051.06926656.313.303.67423.2114.290.625.3614.3346.15
2009St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2228821823721840122501101.280.368.451.819371096.386.171.36612.5026.042.081.0482.0043.48
2009St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB2239143001002100001.444.545.7781.3237311.500.334.55618.189.090.500.000.0075.00
2010St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23235810213151322161800000.362.500.7071.20741974.457.345.62121.6224.321.136.7611.6042.86
2011St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB242368131840351051110002.265.324.456.78031774.278.191.2796.7614.862.204.0522.6738.89
2012Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB25205471030081071700100.185.274.241.51513362.263.056.20411.2927.422.430.000.0030.00
2013Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26184788102800131810000.170.361.319.68015361.222.149.42621.3129.511.383.2823.5037.50
2014Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27165341250080032100000.226.268.321.58917556.375.095.1515.3637.507.000.000.0041.67
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2814327720380091010000.219.405.563.96818542.211.344.62521.4323.811.117.1410.6771.43
2015Houston AstrosWild CardMLB2813110011001100000.333.5001.3331.833414.0001.0001.33325.0025.001.0025.003.00100.00
2015Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB28514361035106600020.429.6001.1431.74316420.600.7141.21430.0030.001.0015.004.6766.67
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB291643311303130151000102.256.327.535.86223649.258.279.37210.2020.412.006.1214.3354.55
2017Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3049120013001500000.222.300.556.8565110.333.334.44410.0050.005.0010.009.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs1934968112732421831138514531305.256.366.464.83023057588.318.208.39514.4624.661.713.5723.6244.88
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs13110011001100000.333.5001.3331.833414.0001.0001.33325.0025.001.0025.003.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs8234104036108700021.435.5811.0001.58123731.538.565.95725.8122.580.889.687.6770.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005High School All-American - 1st Team (UT)1
2006San Diego Padres Minor League Player of the Year1
2007Double-A All-Star (OF) ... Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Texas League All-Star (OF) ... St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Player of the Year4
2010National League Player of the Week (May 31-June 6)1
2016American League Player of the Week (April 18-April 24)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2017-11-03LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2017-07-13LFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-Restricted--Stepped away from game temporarilyTeam Roster on 2017-07-13
2017-06-22LFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left hip tendinitisTeam Roster on 2017-06-22
2017-05-02LFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-05-02
2017-04-23LFTampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Montgomery (AA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2017-04-23
2017-04-06LFTampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehabTeam Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-04-01LFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Recovery from hip surgeryTeam Roster on 2017-04-01
2017-01-29LFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5m)Team Roster on 2017-01-29
2016-11-02LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2016-08-30LFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2016-08-30
2016-08-07LFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Ear infectionTeam Roster on 2016-08-07
2015-11-13LFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($15.8m) [Free Agent] Qualifying offer aceptedTeam Roster on 2015-11-13
2015-11-03LF-CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2015-06-20LF-CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from bereavement listTeam Roster on 2015-06-20
2015-06-16cfHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement listTeam Roster on 2015-06-16
2015-01-21cfHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($8m)Team Roster on 2015-01-21
2014-10-31cfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency  
2014-06-18cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2014-06-18
2014-05-15cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right hamstring tightnessTeam Roster on 2014-05-15
2014-01-17cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($7m) Avoiding arbitrationTeam Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-10-03cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2013-10-03
2013-09-23cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Bruised left eye [Hit in head by warmup throw from teammate]Team Roster on 2013-09-23
2013-09-13cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2013-09-13
2013-08-14cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left oblique strainTeam Roster on 2013-08-14
2013-01-14cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($4.675m) Avoiding arbitrationTeam Roster on 2013-01-14
2012-05-08cfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-09-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-27InjuredDisabled -- Jammed Wright Wrist 
2011-07-27TradeTraded by Cardinals with Trever Miller, Brian Tallet and P.J. Walters to Blue Jays for Edwin Jackson, Octavio Dotel, Marc Rzepczynski and Corey Patterson 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2005St. Louis Cardinals-181,000,000-------1,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2005 Draft (1st round - 28th overall)
2009St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll22400,000-72436-2,746,792400,0001,400,000
2010St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll23418,000-60422332,812,412400,0001,818,000
2011St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll24443,000-57922362,722,607414,0002,261,000
2011Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24443,000-57928362,722,607414,0002,261,000
2012Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll252,700,000-29014682,954,887480,0004,961,000
2013Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll264,675,000-2181176++3,021,531490,0009,636,0002013-01-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($4.675m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll277,000,000-163981++3,256,497500,00016,636,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($7m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll288,000,0007156583++3,571,283507,50024,636,0002015-01-21 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($8m)
2016Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2915,800,000853195++3,498,245507,50040,436,0002015-11-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($15.8m) [Free Agent] Qualifying offer acepted
2017Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll305,000,000-248673++3,582,271535,00045,436,0002017-01-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5m)
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red