Biographical

Portrait of Glendon Rusch

Glendon Rusch P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date11-7-1974
Height6' 2"
Weight170 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
Multiple stints are are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
Careermlb3422201477.317324601088191.2599810.62.81.26.644%.326.2741.484.265.04873.6625.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1993 ROK afx 2 2 8.0 10 7 8 0 .000 11.2 7.9 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 2.12 4.06 3.38
1994 ROK afx 28 17 114.0 111 34 122 5 .000 8.8 2.7 0.4 9.6 0% .000 .000 1.27 2.81 4.66
1995 WIL afa 26 26 165.7 110 34 147 5 .000 6.0 1.8 0.3 8.0 0% .000 .000 0.87 2.17 1.74
1996 OMA aaa 28 28 169.7 177 40 117 15 .000 9.4 2.1 0.8 6.2 0% .000 .000 1.28 3.48 3.98
1997 KCA mlb 30 27 170.3 206 52 116 28 .262 98 10.9 2.7 1.5 6.1 42% .321 .282 1.51 4.96 5.50
1997 OMA aaa 1 1 6.0 7 1 2 3 .000 10.5 1.5 4.5 3.0 0% .211 .000 1.33 9.29 4.50
1998 KCA mlb 29 24 154.7 191 50 94 22 .267 99 11.1 2.9 1.3 5.5 40% .328 .279 1.56 4.90 5.88
1998 OMA aaa 3 3 14.7 20 6 14 4 .000 12.2 3.7 2.4 8.6 0% -.667 .000 1.77 6.41 7.96
1999 KCA mlb 3 0 4.0 7 3 4 1 .275 104 15.8 6.8 2.2 9.0 27% .429 .335 2.50 7.45 15.75
1999 NYN mlb 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 .255 94 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 33% .333 .120 1.00 3.07 0.00
1999 OMA aaa 20 20 114.0 143 33 102 10 .000 11.3 2.6 0.8 8.1 0% -.917 .000 1.54 3.84 4.42
2000 NYN mlb 31 30 190.7 196 44 157 18 .255 92 9.3 2.1 0.8 7.4 45% .308 .242 1.26 3.42 4.01
2001 NYN mlb 33 33 179.0 216 43 156 23 .253 94 10.9 2.2 1.2 7.8 47% .348 .279 1.45 3.77 4.63
2002 MIL mlb 34 34 210.7 227 76 140 30 .255 98 9.7 3.2 1.3 6.0 58% .298 .271 1.44 4.55 4.70
2003 MIL mlb 32 19 123.3 171 45 93 11 .260 102 12.5 3.3 0.8 6.8 42% .381 .291 1.75 3.82 6.42
2003 IND aaa 4 3 21.0 17 4 20 4 .000 7.3 1.7 1.7 8.6 0% .241 .000 1.00 4.71 3.86
2004 CHN mlb 32 16 129.7 127 33 90 10 .263 96 8.8 2.3 0.7 6.2 43% .287 .241 1.23 3.42 3.47
2004 IOW aaa 4 4 19.0 18 1 16 0 .000 8.5 0.5 0.0 7.6 0% .321 .000 1.00 1.98 1.89
2005 CHN mlb 46 19 145.3 175 53 111 14 .256 103 10.8 3.3 0.9 6.9 41% .338 .278 1.57 3.83 4.52
2006 CHN mlb 25 9 66.3 86 33 59 21 .264 95 11.7 4.5 2.8 8.0 39% .330 .327 1.79 6.98 7.46
2006 IOW aaa 1 1 4.2 2 0 2 0 .256 82 4.3 0.0 0.0 4.3 58% .167 .117 0.48 2.39 2.14
2008 COL mlb 23 9 64.0 72 14 43 8 .260 107 10.1 2.0 1.1 6.0 42% .305 .261 1.34 4.04 4.78
2008 SDN mlb 12 0 19.7 22 11 12 2 .256 83 10.1 5.0 0.9 5.5 46% .299 .304 1.68 4.88 6.41
2008 CSP aaa 7 7 41.0 48 13 24 4 .260 120 10.5 2.9 0.9 5.3 54% .328 .251 1.49 4.61 4.61
2009 COL mlb 11 0 18.7 35 3 13 3 .249 106 16.9 1.4 1.4 6.3 34% .438 .318 2.04 4.24 6.75

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 1354 0.5569 0.4638 0.8519 0.6101 0.2800 0.9130 0.6845 0.1481
2009 307 0.5375 0.4723 0.8276 0.6606 0.2535 0.8807 0.6667 0.1724
Career16610.55330.46540.84740.61940.27510.9070.68120.1526

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2006-09-13 2006-10-01 DTD 18 16 General Medical Circulatory Issue Blood Clot In Lung -
2006-08-03 2006-08-21 15-DL 18 17 Left Elbow Inflammation Lateral Epicondylitis -
2006-06-18 2006-07-03 15-DL 15 14 Low Back Spasms -
2006-03-19 2006-03-19 Camp 0 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball -
2005-04-18 2005-04-18 DTD 0 0 Left Groin Strain -
2003-07-29 2003-08-22 15-DL 24 21 Groin Strain -
1998-08-09 1998-09-11 15-DL 33 28 Left Shoulder Inflammation Rotator Cuff Tendinitis - -
1997-06-16 1997-07-01 15-DL 15 13 Left General Medical Swelling Swollen Lymph Nodes In Shoulder - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 COL $750,000
2008 COL $850,000
2008 SDN $850,000
2006 CHN $2,750,000
2005 CHN $2,000,000
2003 MIL $4,000,000
2002 MIL $2,800,000
2001 NYN $1,800,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$15,800,000
7 yrTotal$15,800,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 156 dTommy Tanzer1 yr/$0.75M (09)

Details
  • restricted list 5/23/09 (?)
  • refused assignment
  • designated for assignment 5/14/09 (?)
  • re-signed 12/18/08, 1 year/$0.75M (09) (minor-league contract)
  • performance bonus: $25K each 15,18,21 games started
  • $50K each 24,27 games started
  • $0.1M each 30,33 games started
  • award bonus:$25K each All-Star,Gold Glove
  • $75K LCSMVP
  • $0.1M each MVP,WSMVP
  • $0.1M CY ($50K 2nd/3rd), $0.1M Rolaids ($50K 2nd-5th)
  • recalled 7/5/08 optioned to Triple-A 6/7/08 contract purchased 5/30/08
  • signed as a free agent from SD 5/17/08 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 5/10/08 (declined asst)
  • contract purchased 4/08
  • signed as a free agent from SD 1/08, 1 year/$0.85M (08) (minor-league contract)
  • released 1/07
  • re-signed 10/05, 2 year/$6M (06-07)+$1M bonuses
  • 06:$2.75M, 07:$3.25M
  • re-signed as a free agent 11/04, 1 year/$2M (05)+$2M 06 player opt
  • 05:$2M+$1M bonuses (games started)
  • $2M 06 player opt+$1M bonuses (games started)
  • $6.4M bonuses 05-06
  • recalled 4/04 signed as a free agent from TEX 3/04 (minor-league contract) signed as a free agent from MIL 1/04 (minor-league contract)
  • FA 10/03 after club declined 04 opt
  • recalled 7/03 optioned to Triple-A 6/03
  • 2 year/$7.3M (02-03)+04 club option
  • $0.5M signing bonus 02:$2.8M+bonuses to $275K (innings pitched), 03:$4M+bonuses to $0.4M, 04:$5M club option+bonuses to $0.4M, $0.5M buyout
  • 02-04 pkg reaches 3 year/$14.025M with 225 innings pitched/year
  • 01:1 year/$1.8M
  • acquired in trade from NYM 1/02
  • avoided arbitration 2/02

BP Annual Player Comments

The rest of this card is restricted to Baseball Prospectus Subscribers.

Not a subscriber? Click here for a free card so you can see what's missing.

Click here for more information on Baseball Prospectus subscriptions or use the buttons to the right to subscribe and get instant access to the best baseball content on the web.

Cancel anytime.


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!


That's a 33% savings over the monthly price!

BP Articles

Glendon Rusch is referenced in the following articles.

BP Premium requires BP Premium access to view, BP Fantasy requires BP Premium or BP Fantasy access to view

  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Hustlin' [to Second Base]Matthew Trueblood2015-06-05
BBQ State of Mind: In the CitiJake Mintz2014-07-29
BBQ State of Mind: In the CitiJordan Shusterman2014-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Ben Revere's RideChris Mosch2014-05-28
Painting the Black: Singles Falling SteadyR.J. Anderson2014-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: My Book Report on a Video of the Longest Home Runs HitSam Miller2013-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Mystique and Aura of the Other 29 TeamsBen Lindbergh2013-05-16
The BP Wayback Machine: Grand Ole OpryJohn Perrotto2012-12-07
The Process: When Will We Know Who Won the 10-Player Trade?Bradley Ankrom2012-07-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-15, 2002Christina Kahrl2011-11-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Trading Gorzo the MagnificentChristina Kahrl2011-01-18
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: NolasCOMPSEric Seidman2010-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Low Risk, Any Reward?Eric Seidman2010-01-07
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: Matchup DoppelgangersEric Seidman2009-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL West RoundupChristina Kahrl2009-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Open CampsJohn Perrotto2009-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Programming Diversity and Other GracesJohn Perrotto2008-11-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Another Rocktober to Remember?Joe Sheehan2008-09-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Getting ScorchyChristina Kahrl2008-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: First-Look MistakesChristina Kahrl2008-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Weekend Moves OmnibusChristina Kahrl2008-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Infield Issues Out WestChristina Kahrl2008-07-06
Prospectus Preview: Saturday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-05-13
Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: On the SpotJohn Perrotto2008-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Making Waves in the WestsChristina Kahrl2007-12-27
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: The Arms RaceJohn Perrotto2007-12-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Mill: Winter Meetings, Day ThreeBaseball Prospectus2007-12-05
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Grand Ole OpryJohn Perrotto2007-12-02
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: Opening NightJohn Perrotto2007-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 22-29, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-11-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 3-16, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-11-17
Prospectus Hit List: Week of September 19thJay Jaffe2006-09-19
Under The Knife: Doom and GloomWill Carroll2006-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-27Christina Kahrl2006-08-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 18-22Christina Kahrl2006-08-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 10-14Christina Kahrl2006-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 31-August 3Christina Kahrl2006-08-04
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Which Limp?Will Carroll2006-07-10
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 3-5Christina Kahrl2006-07-06
Prospectus Notebook: Cubs, TigersBaseball Prospectus2006-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 16-19, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 8-12, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 25-29Christina Kahrl2006-05-30
Prospectus Notebook: Cubs, Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2006-05-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 19-21Christina Kahrl2006-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Cleveland RocksWill Carroll2006-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 12-14Christina Kahrl2006-05-16
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: The BarometerPeter Schoenke2006-05-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 28-May 1Christina Kahrl2006-05-02
Prospectus Hit List: Week of April 30Jay Jaffe2006-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: What We Can Learn In AprilJoe Sheehan2006-04-19
Prospectus Hit List: Week of April 16Jay Jaffe2006-04-19
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: NL Spring Job BattlesPeter Schoenke2006-03-27
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Chicago CubsWill Carroll2006-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Those Sinister DuosJim Baker2006-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October 27-November 3Christina Kahrl2005-11-04
Prospectus Notebook: Cubs, MetsBaseball Prospectus2005-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-7Christina Kahrl2005-09-08
Prospectus Notebook: BOS, LADBaseball Prospectus2005-09-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: North Side BluesJoe Sheehan2005-08-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 9-15Christina Kahrl2005-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 5-9Christina Kahrl2005-08-10
Prospectus Hit List: Week of August 7Jay Jaffe2005-08-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 20-25Christina Kahrl2005-07-27
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 23-30Christina Kahrl2005-06-30
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Cost of InjuriesWill Carroll2005-06-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-06-16
Prospectus Hit List: Week of June 12, 2005Jay Jaffe2005-06-14
Prospectus Notebook: Wednesday EditionBaseball Prospectus2005-06-08
Prospectus Hit List: Week of June 5, 2005Jay Jaffe2005-06-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 26- May 4, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-09
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Another Positive TestWill Carroll2005-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Loneliness FactorJim Baker2005-05-03
This article requires BP Premium accessCrooked Numbers: The Ivy is Always Greener...James Click2005-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: April Depth TestWill Carroll2005-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Spring Cleaning EditionWill Carroll2005-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Game of the Week: Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs, 4/24/05Jonah Keri2005-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: NL Central PreviewJoe Sheehan2005-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Projects the NLNate Silver2005-03-29
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Spring Training UpdatesWill Carroll2005-03-24
Prospectus Triple Play: Angels, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee BrewersAndrew Baharlias2005-03-24
From The Mailbag: Crooked Numbers, LABR, JAWS, and Top Prospect RankingsBaseball Prospectus2005-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Lefty Roundup: The Sinister StartersJim Baker2005-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessLABR of Love: How Team BP Fared at the NL LABR DraftJonah Keri2005-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Chicago CubsWill Carroll2005-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 17-22, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-11-29
Prospectus Triple Play: Anaheim Angels, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee BrewersBaseball Prospectus2004-11-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: A Baseball FixJoe Sheehan2004-11-22
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Arms and the (Injury) ManWill Carroll2004-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: Rare Dick Weik Mention EditionSteven Goldman2004-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Going LongWill Carroll2004-09-13
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Defending Personal TrainersWill Carroll2004-09-09
Prospectus Triple Play: Anaheim Angels, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee BrewersBaseball Prospectus2004-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Not By the NumbersWill Carroll2004-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Thirty Games LeftWill Carroll2004-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Burning QuestionsWill Carroll2004-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Monday MaladiesWill Carroll2004-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Bottle RocketsWill Carroll2004-07-06
Prospectus Triple Play: Anaheim Angels, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee BrewersBaseball Prospectus2004-06-16
Prospectus Matchups: WelcomeJim Baker2004-06-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTeams: A Critical Guide: Lights Dimmed on BroadwaySteven Goldman2004-05-24
Under The Knife: Injuries Punch InWill Carroll2004-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Returned from TorontoWill Carroll2004-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: April 29-May 3, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-05-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 31-April 5, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-04-06
Prospectus Triple Play: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas RangersBaseball Prospectus2004-03-23
Prospectus Triple Play: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas RangersBaseball Prospectus2004-02-24
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: October 13-November 19Christina Kahrl2003-11-25
2003 HACKING MASS Results: Hail CesarDave Pease2003-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFree Agent Health Report: National LeagueWill Carroll2003-11-04
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2003-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 19-24Christina Kahrl2003-08-27
Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2003-08-07
This article requires BP Premium accessBreaking Balls: Pitches Per OutDerek Zumsteg2003-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 30-31Christina Kahrl2003-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Deadline DayWill Carroll2003-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Southern Rock OperaWill Carroll2003-07-29
Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Devil RaysBaseball Prospectus2003-07-23
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Mid-Season ReviewNate Silver2003-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 3-8, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-07-09
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: EruptionWill Carroll2003-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Snakes AliveWill Carroll2003-07-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 16-22, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-06-25
Prospectus Triple Play: Anaheim Angels, Chicago Cubs, Detroit TigersBaseball Prospectus2003-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessPECOTA Preview: The National LeagueNate Silver2003-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Team Health Report: Milwaukee BrewersWill Carroll2003-02-13
Playoff Prospectus: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. St. Louis CardinalsGary Huckabay2002-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Transaction Analysis: May 30-June 1Christina Kahrl2002-06-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 20-22, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-05-24
Prospectus Feature: Aim for the Head: Dropping the Worst StartsKeith Woolner2002-05-03
6-4-3: managing.comGary Huckabay2002-05-02
Transaction Analysis: April 18-20, 2002Christina Kahrl2002-04-22
Internet Baseball Awards: Pitcher of the YearBaseball Prospectus2000-11-02
1997 Internet Baseball Awards™ Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1997-11-10


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-09-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of the phenomena of the last few years of the pitcher who averages a strikeout an inning and yet still has an era over 4.00, even 5.00 ala Aaron Heilman?
(David from Montclair)
It's incidental to the times, which involve more strikeouts in general than you'd find, say, decades back. Remember how worked up people were about Glendon Rusch after 2001, because of "all those strikeouts"? In the end, he was just Glendon Rusch, not some future ace in the making. (Christina Kahrl)


BP Roundtables

No BP Roundtables have mentioned this guy.

 

PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Glendon Rusch threw 1,700 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Curve (75mph), Slider (80mph) and Change (81mph).