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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-22-1986
Height6' 2"
Weight195 lbs
Age29 years, 10 months, 8 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
-0.32012
-0.12013
0.12014
0.82015
1.42016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2012 CHN MLB 7 7 29.7 2 3 0 38 11 21 4 .258 107 11.5 3.3 1.2 6.4 47% .354 .297 1.65 4.89 6.37 113 5.95 -0.3
2013 CHN MLB 13 13 66.3 2 6 0 66 24 36 8 .260 102 9.0 3.3 1.1 4.9 50% .275 .258 1.36 4.72 3.93 114 5.05 -0.1
2014 CHN MLB 4 0 12.7 0 0 0 16 5 8 1 .264 108 11.4 3.6 0.7 5.7 49% .341 .267 1.66 4.05 7.11 107 4.04 0.1
2015 COL MLB 24 22 131.7 6 10 0 170 41 86 19 .261 111 11.6 2.8 1.3 5.9 53% .339 .299 1.60 4.73 5.33 102 4.57 0.8
2016 COL MLB 20 7 73.0 3 4 0 78 23 54 4 .266 110 9.6 2.8 0.5 6.7 61% .326 .260 1.38 3.48 4.07 94 3.60 1.4
CareerMLB6849313.31323036810420536.26210910.63.01.05.954%.325.2801.514.434.911044.561.8

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.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 BOI A- 8 8 31.0 0 4 0 33 9 27 1 .273 103 9.6 2.6 0.3 7.8 57% .337 .262 1.35 3.72 3.48
2009 CUB Rk 2 1 5.0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 .286 105 1.8 5.4 0.0 3.6 77% .077 .162 0.80 5.40 0.00
2010 DAY A+ 20 17 91.0 4 3 0 79 15 84 6 .256 90 7.8 1.5 0.6 8.3 64% .292 .233 1.03 3.17 3.36
2010 TEN AA 4 4 19.0 2 1 0 21 4 15 0 .256 104 9.9 1.9 0.0 7.1 64% .344 .259 1.32 2.60 1.89
2011 TEN AA 15 15 76.0 3 2 0 80 16 49 5 .245 118 9.5 1.9 0.6 5.8 55% .301 .241 1.26 3.70 3.91
2011 IOW AAA 11 9 62.7 5 2 0 70 14 46 8 .265 96 10.1 2.0 1.1 6.6 55% .326 .261 1.34 4.69 4.02
2011 ESC Wnt 6 6 25.3 1 2 0 24 8 21 1 .000 8.5 2.8 0.4 7.5 0% .291 .000 1.26 2.95 2.84
2012 CHN MLB 7 7 29.7 2 3 0 38 11 21 4 .258 107 11.5 3.3 1.2 6.4 47% .354 .297 1.65 4.89 6.37
2012 TEN AA 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251 102 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 50% .000 .007 0.00 2.48 0.00
2012 IOW AAA 25 25 140.3 8 9 0 146 53 94 17 .265 94 9.4 3.4 1.1 6.0 53% .291 .275 1.42 5.20 4.55
2013 CHN MLB 13 13 66.3 2 6 0 66 24 36 8 .260 102 9.0 3.3 1.1 4.9 50% .275 .258 1.36 4.72 3.93
2013 IOW AAA 19 18 121.0 8 7 0 113 27 69 8 .262 93 8.4 2.0 0.6 5.1 51% .272 .245 1.16 4.03 3.35
2014 CHN MLB 4 0 12.7 0 0 0 16 5 8 1 .264 108 11.4 3.6 0.7 5.7 49% .341 .267 1.66 4.05 7.11
2014 IOW AAA 23 23 146.3 8 13 0 163 38 97 15 .258 94 10.0 2.3 0.9 6.0 55% .320 .275 1.37 4.63 4.31
2015 COL MLB 24 22 131.7 6 10 0 170 41 86 19 .261 111 11.6 2.8 1.3 5.9 53% .339 .299 1.60 4.73 5.33
2015 ABQ AAA 7 6 34.3 3 2 0 47 11 18 6 .265 122 12.3 2.9 1.6 4.7 54% .325 .299 1.69 5.78 6.29
2016 COL MLB 20 7 73.0 3 4 0 78 23 54 4 .266 110 9.6 2.8 0.5 6.7 61% .326 .260 1.38 3.48 4.07
2016 ABQ AAA 3 3 9.3 0 1 0 13 3 11 1 .273 118 12.5 2.9 1.0 10.6 55% .400 .297 1.71 4.05 5.79

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
2012 507 0.4753 0.4477 0.7797 0.6141 0.2970 0.8649 0.6203 0.2203
2013 1009 0.4579 0.4410 0.8090 0.5996 0.3071 0.8809 0.6905 0.1910
2014 192 0.5000 0.4531 0.8276 0.6250 0.2813 0.9333 0.5926 0.1724
2015 2129 0.4932 0.4692 0.8078 0.6219 0.3207 0.8744 0.6821 0.1922
2016 1084 0.4576 0.4548 0.8134 0.6371 0.3010 0.8956 0.6667 0.1866
Career49210.47650.45740.80720.620.30960.88170.67060.1928

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
2010-09-05 2010-09-19 Minors 14 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-04-15 2010-04-30 Minors 15 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 COL $512,500
2015 COL $
2014 CHN $
2013 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$512,500
1 yrTotal$512,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 92 d1 year/$0.5125M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5125M (2016). Re-signed by Colorado 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Colorado 3/6/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5035M (2014). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14. Claimed by Colorado off waivers from Chicago Cubs 9/27/15.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 8/21/12.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2009 (4-140) (Kentucky) $0.14M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .287 .318 .482 .279
11 vs R (Multi) .311 .372 .499 .299
18 Split (Multi) -.024 -.054 -.018 -.020
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .305 .336 .531 .303
31 vs R (2015) .312 .369 .498 .298
38 Split (2015) -.007 -.033 .034 .005
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Chris Rusin is referenced in the following articles.

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Cold Takes: The Stolen Bases Stolen From UsPatrick Dubuque2016-06-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week NineGreg Wellemeyer2016-05-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week SevenGreg Wellemeyer2016-05-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: A Refresher on ChangeupsJeff Long2016-01-22
This article requires BP Premium accessRubbing Mud: Sano's StrikeoutsMatthew Trueblood2015-12-14
Expert FAAB Review: Week 26Mike Gianella2015-09-29
Fantasy Rounders: Pop the CutchDoug Thorburn2015-09-22
What You Need to Know: September 16, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 10, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-10
Fantasy Rounders: Friars StuckDoug Thorburn2015-09-09
Expert FAAB Review: Week 23Mike Gianella2015-09-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 23Wilson Karaman2015-09-04
Expert FAAB Review: Week 20Mike Gianella2015-08-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 19Wilson Karaman2015-08-07
Expert FAAB Review: Week 18Mike Gianella2015-08-04
Expert FAAB Review: Week 16Mike Gianella2015-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 16Wilson Karaman2015-07-17
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 17, 2015Chris Mosch2015-06-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 11Wilson Karaman2015-06-12
Expert FAAB Review: Week 10Mike Gianella2015-06-09
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week NineJeff Quinton2015-06-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week NineKeith Cromer2015-06-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week NineKeith Cromer2015-06-03
Fantasy Rounders: The Age-Defying HunterDoug Thorburn2015-05-26
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Colorado RockiesJ.P. Breen2014-12-04
The Lineup Card: Nine Moves that Teams Still Need to MakeBaseball Prospectus2014-01-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Chicago CubsCraig Goldstein2014-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 25, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Monday in Playoff ImplicationsDaniel Rathman2013-09-24
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-13
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 21, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-21
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Recapping the Dodgers' Incredible RunDaniel Rathman2013-08-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 21Paul Sporer2013-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 15, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-10
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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 3, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-03
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Friday, February 15Daniel Rathman2013-02-15
Weekly Planner: Week 26Paul Sporer2012-09-21


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-08-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)The Rockies are dead last in QS with only 36 in 106 GP. The only pitchers who have given them a 50% or better shot at a quality start are Chad Bettis (8/13 - hurt) and Chris Rusin (7/12 - free agent). Jon Gray looks like Eddie Butler 2.0. Other recent top picks Kyle Freeland and Tyler Anderson can't stay healthy. Please give me some reason to hope that the Rockies pitching won't be as terrible next season.
(matzabal from Denver)
Man, I dunno if I can do that. I wouldn't be so quick to give up on Gray just yet (or Butler, for that matter). Even with diminished stuff since his college days I think Gray can still be a solid enough Major League starter, at least in a neutral context. Butler's shoulder issues seem uncomfortably Bedardian, and I think they have contributed a good bit to his stalled development. Always going to be awfully tough for them to lure FA hurlers there, and their best arm in the minors right now is either a recently drafted high schooler or Antonio Senzatela, who's 20 with a very good fastball but lagging secondaries. (Wilson Karaman)
2013-11-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)What type of fantasy impact can Chris Rusin have next year? What type of career do you see him having? The Cubs seem to like him...can he pitch in a rotation over time?
(Bryant from Dearborn, MI)
Very little. It's more of a middle relief profile for me long-term for me. (Bret Sayre)
2013-08-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)By this time in 2014, Chris Rusin is: a) In Chicago's rotation? b) a mop-up guy in the bullpen? c) In Iowa? Is there any reason to think Rusin can continue to get major league hitters out missing as few bats as he does?
(sitrick2 from Minneapolis, MN)
Guys like Rusin make me nervous. I'd like to see how his cutter plays out of the bullpen, but I really feel like he's a sixth/seventh starter type. Iowa or Chicago depends on the health of other people, in that case. (Harry Pavlidis)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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


Chris Rusin has thrown 5,000 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (87mph) and Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Curve (79mph). He also rarely throws a Slider (82mph).