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18 Chris Rusin RP

Chicago Cubs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
0%0%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
8.20-006.2352
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014CHC006.232000008.212660025

Player Updates

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Chris Rusin sent back to Triple-A
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Cubs optioned pitcher Chris Rusin to Triple-A Iowa to clear a roster spot Wednesday for pitcher Dallas Beeler. Rusin allowed five runs on nine hits and one walk in 3 2/3 relief innings Saturday at Washington.

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Fantasy Analysis | 1404586689
Who is worth targeting among the Cubs' rotation hopefuls?
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

Clearly, the headliners from Saturday's trade between the Cubs and Athletics were Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, and both immediately become must-owns in AL-only leagues. Their departure leaves the Cubs with two big holes to fill in their rotation, and there is no shortage of candidates to fill them.

Carlos Villanueva has replaced Samardzija for his Saturday start at the Nationals, but he is not necessarily among the candidates to fill a spot long-term. Even if he were, Villanueva has not had a sterling track record as a starter (career 4.94 ERA), so he can be passed over in virtually all Fantasy formats.

Then there is Dan Straily, who was acquired from the A's as part of the return for Samardzija and Hammel. He will report to Triple-A Iowa, but according to CSNChicago.com, he could be up with the big club soon. Because of his strikeout potential, Straily is worth stashing in NL-only leagues. He has a Jake Odorizzi-like skill set -- complete with shaky control and a high flyball rate -- but without a pitcher's park like Tropicana Field (or his former home of O.co Coliseum) to come home to, there may be little respite from home runs.

A better risk than Straily is Tsuyoshi Wada, who has already been announced as Tuesday's starter at the Reds. He has similar strikeout potential to Straily but with fewer control issues and slightly less pronounced flyball tendencies. He is worth pursuing in some deeper mixed leagues, as well as in NL-only formats.

Chris Rusin, just called up for bullpen duty, Dallas Beeler and Kyle Hendricks will also be in the mix, according to ESPN.com, but none has appeal outside of deeper NL-only leagues. With so much competition for two open spots, none of those three are really worth the trouble of expending FAAB dollars or a waiver priority.

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Chris Rusin on his way up Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Cubs pitcher Chris Rusin has been called up from the minors Saturday.

Rusin has pitched in one game in the majors this season. He allowed one earned run over five innings. He's expected to take the roster spot of either Jeff Samardzija or Jason Hammel. 

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Chris Rusin tosses no-hitter for Triple-A club
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Cubs pitching prospect Chris Rusin threw a no-hitter for Triple-A Iowa Wednesday, the first in 30 years for the minor-league franchise.

Rusin's no-hitter came during a 3-0 win over the Zephyrs. He struck out three and allowed just three baserunners; two on walks and one on catcher's interference. The 27-year-old needed 118 pitches to retire 29 batters, just two more than the minimum.

Rusin is now 2-4 with a 3.58 ERA for Iowa this season, while also tossing five one-run innings in a relief appearance with the Cubs.  

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Cubs option Chris Rusin, recall Blake Parker from Triple-A
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cubs optioned pitcher Chris Rusin down to Triple-A Iowa following his outing Saturday against the Cardinals. The team will bring up Blake Parker from Iowa to replace his spot on the roster, Comcast SportsNet Chicago reports.

Rusin allowed one run on three hits and one walk while striking out one over five innings pitched in a 10-4 defeat.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 271 -2.39
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 5.000 3.60002
vs RHB 3.200 9.82023
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
4/12@STL0005.03111
7/5@WAS0003.29514
Two Week Schedule
JULY /AUGUST
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W4-1
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8:05 pm
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8:05 pm
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31
Colo
2:20 pm
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@LAD
10:10 pm
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@LAD
9:10 pm
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@LAD
4:10 pm
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@Colo
8:40 pm
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@Colo
8:40 pm
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7
@Colo
3:10 pm
Tickets
8
TB
4:05 pm
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9
TB
4:05 pm
Tickets
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2012CHC23 6.37770000 29.2382221431121
2013CHC26 3.9313130000 66.1663029832436
2014CHC00 6.23200000 8.212660025
Total 49 4.8222200000 104.211658561263762
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2012CHC71202000500 .167 .333 .167
2013CHC131912020300 .105 .105 .105
2014CHC2300000100 .000 .000 .000
Total 223414020900 .118 .176 .118
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2012CHCP77716001.000
2013CHCP131314311001.000
2014CHCP20422001.000
Total  222025619001.000
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2012CHC03725 1.6421100 .314135 15.8 .4960
2013CHC38469 1.2822201 .261282 12.6 .4190
2014CHC1129 1.4410001 .32440 14.5 .4320
Total 4133103 1.3853302 .282457 13.7 .4430
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009ASX-Boise04 3.4888000 31.033141214927
2009R-AZL Cubs00 0.0021000 5.01000032
2010AFA-Daytona Cubs43 3.362017000 91.0794334671584
2010AA-Tennessee Smokies21 1.8944000 19.0218401415
2011AAA-Iowa Cubs52 4.06119000 62.0702928811446
2011AA-Tennessee Smokies32 3.911515000 76.0803933551649
2012AAA-Iowa Cubs89 4.552525000140.114681711785394
2012AA-Tennessee Smokies00 0.0011000 3.00000001
2013AAA-Iowa Cubs87 3.351918110121.01134945832769
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/195
Birthdate:
10/22/1986
Age:
27
Hometown:
Detroit, MI
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Chicago Cubs
College:

MLB Experience:
3
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