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Cory Rasmus | Relief Pitcher | #46

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / ATL
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Cory Rasmus (abdomen) has resumed throwing off a mound.
Rasmus underwent core muscle surgery in early July. He's running out of time to get in some rehab appearances before the minor league season ends, but the hope remains that he can return at some point next month. Aug 26 - 11:16 AM

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Angels transferred RHP Cory Rasmus from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move cleared a spot on the 40-man roster for Ji-Man Choi. Rasmus could be out for the season following core surgery.
Jul 10 - 8:38 AM

Cory Rasmus (groin) will undergo core surgery.

Rasmus underwent core surgery a year ago March, too, which makes the Angels' announcement that much more concerning. This season, he has already landed on the disabled list twice due to a groin injury. His upcoming surgery could well cost him the remainder of what is rapidly turning into a lost 2016 season.
Jul 6 - 8:33 PM

Angels placed RHP Cory Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain.

Rasmus just returned from a groin strain last Thursday, but he has apparently aggravated the injury. The Angels have added Al Alburquerque and A.J. Achter to their bullpen for Monday's game versus the Twins.
Jun 13 - 7:32 PM

Angels activated RHP Cory Rasmus from the 15-day disabled list.

Reliever Greg Mahle was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake in the corresponding roster move. Rasmus missed about three weeks with a strained groin. The right-hander holds an ugly 5.59 ERA over 11 outings this year.
Jun 9 - 4:20 PM

Angels placed RHP Cory Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain.

Rasmus told reporters Tuesday that he thinks the strain is minor, but he could still be looking at a lengthy absence. The right-hander has posted a 5.59 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, and 12/13 K/BB ratio in 19 1/3 innings (one spot start, 10 relief appearances) this season.
May 17 - 7:05 PM

Making a spot start, Cory Rasmus was tagged for five runs in 2 1/3 innings by the Rays in a loss Friday.

Rasmus was replacing Garrett Richards in the rotation tonight, but he'll probably return to the pen next week, with Matt Shoemaker taking his spot.
May 7 - 1:59 AM

Angels activated RHP Cory Rasmus from the 15-day disabled list.

He missed a couple weeks with a strained forearm. Rasmus figures to be used in long relief this month.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 06:52:00 PM

Cory Rasmus (forearm) has been playing catch and told reporters Tuesday that he feels great.

Rasmus should be fine to rejoin the Angels' bullpen when rosters expand in September if his rehab for a right forearm strain continues to go smoothly. He has a 5.06 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 13/5 K/BB ratio in 10 2/3 innings this season at the major league level.
Tue, Aug 25, 2015 06:00:00 PM

Angels placed RHP Cory Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.

The right-hander has only appeared in seven games for the Halos this season, compiling a 5.06 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 13/5 K/BB ratio over 10 2/3 innings. He should be ready to rejoin the bullpen in September.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 04:18:00 PM

Cory Rasmus allowed two runs on three hits over three innings in earning a no-decision against the Dodgers on Sunday.

Rasmus was starting in place of the injured C.J. Wilson. Primarily a reliever, the Angels let him go three innings against the Dodgers on Sunday. He pitched adequately (if not spectacularly) in his time on the mound, striking out three and walking none. A two-run home run by Howie Kendrick in the third inning accounted for both runs against Rasmus. The Angels have yet to announce how they will be setting up their rotation moving forward, so another start is not a given for the 27-year-old.
Sun, Aug 2, 2015 07:31:00 PM

Angels recalled RHP Cory Rasmus from Triple-A Salt Lake.

He'll take Mike Morin's spot in the Angels' bullpen. Rasmus had core muscle surgery in March and has been limited to just 10 appearances (including three starts) at the Triple-A level this year.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 04:39:00 PM

Angels optioned RHP Cory Rasmus to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Rasmus was up as the 26th man during Monday's doubleheader but didn't make an appearance. He'll be back at some point.
Tue, Jul 21, 2015 06:18:00 PM

Angels recalled RHP Cory Rasmus from Triple-A Salt Lake.

He'll serve as the 26th man during Monday's doubleheader versus the Red Sox. Rasmus has missed most of the season due to injury but holds a 3.18 ERA and 18/2 K/BB ratio over 11 1/3 innings for Salt Lake.
Mon, Jul 20, 2015 07:48:00 PM

Angels activated RHP Cory Rasmus from the 60-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Rasmus has successfully rehabbed from core muscle surgery but needs some time in the minors to sharpen things up. He'll be back with the Angels in the second half.
Fri, Jul 3, 2015 03:32:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Geovany Soto
2Jett Bandy
1B1C.J. Cron
2B1Gregorio Petit
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Cliff Pennington
3B1Yunel Escobar
2Jefry Marte
3Kaleb Cowart
LF1Nick Buss
2Shane Robinson
CF1Mike Trout
RF1Kole Calhoun
DH1Albert Pujols
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jered Weaver
2Matt Shoemaker
3Ricky Nolasco
4Nick Tropeano
5Garrett Richards
6Tyler Skaggs
7Brett Oberholtzer
8Andrew Heaney
9C.J. Wilson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Huston Street
2Fernando Salas
3Cam Bedrosian
4Jhoulys Chacin
5J.C. Ramirez
6Deolis Guerra
7Jose Alvarez
8Mike Morin
9Cory Rasmus
10Jose Valdez
11A.J. Achter