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Cory Rasmus | Relief Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (26) / 11/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Angels recalled RHP Cory Rasmus from Triple-A Salt Lake.
Rasmus, 25, was acquired from the Braves for Scott Downs at the trade deadline and will provide bullpen depth. He has a 2.79 ERA over nine appearances at the Triple-A level. Fri, Aug 23, 2013 04:37:00 PM

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Angels acquired RHP Cory Rasmus from the Braves for LHP Scott Downs.

Rasmus was the 38th overall pick in the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft and has posted some promising numbers as a reliever in the minor leagues. Cory is the younger brother of Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus.
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 12:27:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Cory Rasmus from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He'll serve as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader with the Mets. Rasmus has allowed five runs on five hits and three walks over 3 2/3 innings with the Braves this season.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 12:28:00 PM

Cory Rasmus will serve as the Braves' 26th man during Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets.

The younger brother of Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus will serve merely as bullpen depth for Atlanta. He allowed five hits, three walks and five runs in 3 2/3 innings of relief earlier this season with the Braves.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 03:37:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Cory Rasmus from Triple-A Gwinnett.

The move clears a spot for Jordan Walden's return from the disabled list. Rasmus gave up five runs in 3 2/3 innings over two appearances during his brief stay with the club. He could get another shot in the Braves' bullpen later this summer.
Wed, May 29, 2013 03:00:00 PM

Braves recalled RHP Cory Rasmus from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Rasmus has a 0.93 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 21/9 K/BB ratio in 19 1/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level. The younger brother of Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus, he should do well in a middle relief role.
Sat, May 18, 2013 04:09:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP Cory Rasmus from Double-A Mississippi.

Rasmus, who turned 25 earlier this month, posted a 3.68 ERA, seven saves and 62/32 K/BB ratio over 58 2/3 relief innings this season at the Double-A level. Colby's brother likely would have drawn interest in the Rule 5 Draft if he wasn't added to the 40-man roster.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 09:19:00 AM

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PosRoleName
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2Hank Conger
1B1Albert Pujols
2B1Howie Kendrick
SS1Erick Aybar
2John McDonald
3B1David Freese
2Ian Stewart
LF1Josh Hamilton
2J.B. Shuck
CF1Mike Trout
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Collin Cowgill
DH1Raul Ibanez
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2C.J. Wilson
3Hector Santiago
4Garrett Richards
5Tyler Skaggs
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2Joe Smith
3Sean Burnett
4Kevin Jepsen
5Michael Kohn
6Fernando Salas
7Brian Moran
8Ryan Brasier
9Jose Alvarez
10Yoslan Herrera
11Dane De La Rosa