Rays LF Colby Rasmus Steps Away from Baseball

By Matt Johnson on Thursday, July 13th 2017
Rays LF Colby Rasmus Steps Away from Baseball

The Tampa Bay Rays anticipated the return of outfielder Colby Rasmus from soreness in his surgically-repaired hip, but now they will be without him for the remainder of the 2017 season. On Thursday, Tampa Bay placed Rasmus on the restricted list and revealed he had stepped away from the game of baseball.

Rasmus, who turns 32 on August 11, had been out since mid-June with the soreness in his hip. Before the injury landed him in the disabled list, he posted a .281/.318/.579 slash line with a 131 wRC+ and drew positive marks defensively. Tampa had already been without Rasmus for nearly a month, so there are no changes in fantasy values following the news.

While details on what caused Rasmus to step away from the game are not known, we at eDraft send him our best thoughts and wishes.


Fantasy Alerts

 Feb 10th, 2018
Yu Darvish (SP)
Chicago Cubs
 Jan 25th, 2018
Christian Yelich (LF)
Milwaukee Brewers
 Jan 19th, 2018
Randal Grichuk (RF)
Toronto Blue Jays

Stay In Touch


No MLB games.
No MLB games.
No MLB games.
MLB FanDuel Data Analyzer