Player Page

Colby Rasmus | Outfielder

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/11/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Colby Rasmus (infection) could be available to play before the Astros begin a road trip on Thursday.
Rasmus got an infection following a bug bite on his left wrist. He's been given an IV and antibiotics, which have left him lethargic and unavailable to play the last few days. It appears he'll avoid the disabled list, though. Jun 29 - 5:29 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Colby Rasmus (infection) remained out of the Astros' lineup Monday.

It's the third straight game he's missed due to a skin infection. Preston Tucker is in left field with Rasmus on the bench.
Jun 29 - 4:12 PM

Colby Rasmus (infection) remained out of the Astros' lineup Sunday.

Rasmus is battling a skin infection and has missed two straight starts. He's day-to-day. George Springer is handling center field Sunday, with Domingo Santana covering right.
Jun 28 - 11:43 AM

Colby Rasmus was scratched from the Astros starting lineup on Saturday due to a skin infection.

Domingo Santana will take his place in right field for the Astros. It's unclear how long the issue may keep Rasmus sidelined, so consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Jun 27 - 2:24 PM

Astros activated OF Colby Rasmus from the bereavement list.

He's active and with the club for Friday's series opener against the Mariners. Jake Marisnick was placed on the disabled list in a corresponding move.
Jun 19 - 6:09 PM

Colby Rasmus is expected to rejoin the Astros on Friday or Saturday in Seattle.

Rasmus has been on the bereavement list since Monday night following the death of his grandmother. The 28-year-old outfielder is batting .250/.324/.500 with nine home runs and 23 RBI in 55 games this season for Houston.
Jun 18 - 2:45 PM

Astros placed OF Colby Rasmus on the bereavement list.

He'll be away for a few days following the passing of his grandmother. Domingo Santana has replaced Rasmus on the roster.
Jun 15 - 11:36 PM

Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that Colby Rasmus will be placed on the bereavement list after Monday's game.

He can be away from the club for 3-7 days. Domingo Santana is expected to take Rasmus' spot on the roster.
Jun 15 - 9:05 PM

Colby Rasmus is not in the Astros' lineup on Monday.

He's sitting with the White Sox throwing lefty Chris Sale. Jonathan Villar is in left field with Rasmus coming off the bench.
Jun 8 - 4:43 PM

Colby Rasmus is not in the Astros' lineup Sunday.

It's just a day of rest. Preston Tucker is handling left field while Rasmus sits.
May 31 - 11:10 AM

Colby Rasmus finished 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in Tuesday's 6-4 win over the Athletics.

Rasmus hit his eighth homer, a two-run shot, in the eighth inning of the win. The outfielder also doubled in the game. Rasmus has just 16 RBI despite his eight homers, and he's hitting .243/.310/.530 overall.
May 20 - 12:39 AM

Colby Rasmus is not in the Astros' lineup Monday against the Astros.

He's taking a seat against left-hander Drew Pomeranz. Preston Tucker will start in left field and bat fifth.
May 18 - 4:22 PM

Colby Rasmus is not in the Astros' lineup Friday.

It's just a routine day of rest. Preston Tucker is in left field in Rasmus' place.
May 15 - 4:29 PM

Colby Rasmus is not in the Astros' lineup Monday.

He's sitting with the Rangers throwing lefty Ross Detwiler. Robbie Grossman is in left field in Rasmus' place.
May 4 - 4:40 PM

Colby Rasmus hit his fourth home run of the season in Wednesday's win over the Padres.

Rasmus hit a two-run shot off Andrew Cashner in the top of the fourth inning that proved to be the game-winning run. He finished with one hit in four at-bats. The embattled outfielder has four homers and nine RBI this year, and he's sporting a positively Rasmus-like .254/.319/.524 line while playing mainly in left field for the Astros.
Apr 29 - 6:27 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Hank Conger
1B1Chris Carter
2Jon Singleton
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Jed Lowrie
3Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Luis Valbuena
LF1Colby Rasmus
2Preston Tucker
3Domingo Santana
CF1Jake Marisnick
RF1George Springer
DH1Evan Gattis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Scott Feldman
2Dallas Keuchel
3Collin McHugh
4Lance McCullers
5Vincent Velasquez
6Brad Peacock
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Luke Gregerson
2Pat Neshek
3Chad Qualls
4Josh Fields
5Tony Sipp
6Will Harris
7Joe Thatcher
8Samuel Deduno
9Roberto Hernandez
10Michael Feliz