Colby Rasmus RUMORS & NEWS

  • Colby Rasmus "Steps Away" From Baseball For Unannounced Reasons

    Deadspin "The Rays announced today that Colby Rasmus will “step away from baseball” and Marc Topkins of the Tampa Bay Times reports Rasmus isn’t expected to return to the team this season. The team gave no explanation for Rasmus’s sudden departure, and said it would not be answering questions or..." July 13

  • Rays Activate Colby Rasmus, Designate Shane Peterson For Assignment

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rays have activated outfielder Colby Rasmus from the disabled list and designated fellow outfielder Shane Peterson for assignment in order to clear a spot on the active roster, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (Twitter link). The 30-year-old Rasmus inked a one-year, $5MM..." May 02

  • Colby Rasmus could start 2017 on the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Colby Rasmus isn’t ready to take outfield reps just yet. According to Rays’ manager Kevin Cash, that’s a red flag, one that could potentially postpone Rasmus’ debut as the club’s designated hitter and outfielder in 2017. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Rasmus will need to prove he..." March 25

  • Colby Rasmus has an interesting theory on why he didn't win a Gold Glove

    CBS Sports "Outfielder Colby Rasmus, who recently signed with the Rays, played for the Astros last season. While he hit far below his usual standards in 2016, he enjoyed probably his best season in the field. In recognition of those efforts, he was named a Gold Glove finalist. In the end, Mookie Betts,..." January 31

  • Rays make official deal with OF Colby Rasmus, release OF Coats

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays VP Chaim Bloom said the Rays are "comfortable" with Rasmus' rehab progress, that they know he will be behind in spring training but "are optimistic" he will be ready to start with season, with "a good chance" he'll be active for the 4/2 opener. Rasmus said the chance to be reunited with..." January 30