Chris Rusin

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 2"/195
  • Age: 29

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Chris Rusin Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
6-10 5.33 131.2 86 1.60

Chris Rusin MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
10-19 5.17 240.1 151 1.54

Chris Rusin Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Patrick Rusin
  • Pronunciation: RUSS-in
  • Born: 10/22/1986 in Detroit, MI
  • Draft: 2009, Chicago Cubs, 4th rd. (140th overall)
  • College: Kentucky
  • Debut: August 21, 2012
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 6 10 5.33 24 22 0 131.2 86 1.60
MLB Career Stats 10 19 5.17 48 42 0 240.1 151 1.54

Chris Rusin Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Rockies NL 791 Four-seam FB 87.89 86.70 2218.00 5.35 88.78
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87
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October 12, 2015 at 9:28 AM ET

Rusin wins six games in 2015

Rockies left-hander Chris Rusin finished the 2015 regular season with a 6-10 record, a 5.33 ERA, a 1.60 WHIP and 86 strikeouts across 131 2/3 innings.

September 4, 2015 at 1:18 AM ET

Rusin throws complete game, wins

Rockies left-hander Chris Rusin allowed three runs on six hits -- including one home run -- and one walk with five strikeouts in a complete-game victory against the Giants on Thursday.

Awards

Chris Rusin Awards

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Iowa PCL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/14/2012 Iowa PCL
05/12/2014 Iowa PCL

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Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2015 2 5th in NL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2015 1 6th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2015 19 21st in NL

Chris Rusin Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 26, 2015 Colorado Rockies recalled Chris Rusin from Albuquerque Isotopes.
May 7, 2015 Colorado Rockies optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Albuquerque Isotopes.
May 6, 2015 Colorado Rockies recalled Chris Rusin from Albuquerque Isotopes.
March 22, 2015 Colorado Rockies optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Albuquerque Isotopes.
September 29, 2014 Chris Rusin roster status changed by Colorado Rockies.
September 27, 2014 Colorado Rockies claimed LHP Chris Rusin off waivers from Chicago Cubs.
August 10, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Iowa Cubs.
July 30, 2014 Chicago Cubs recalled Chris Rusin from Iowa Cubs.
July 9, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Iowa Cubs.
July 5, 2014 Chicago Cubs recalled Chris Rusin from Iowa Cubs.
April 13, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Iowa Cubs.
April 12, 2014 Chicago Cubs recalled Chris Rusin from Iowa Cubs.
March 30, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Iowa Cubs.
July 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs recalled Chris Rusin from Iowa Cubs.
July 3, 2013 Chicago Cubs optioned Chris Rusin to Iowa Cubs.
July 2, 2013 Chicago Cubs recalled Chris Rusin from Iowa Cubs.
March 22, 2013 Chicago Cubs optioned Chris Rusin to Iowa Cubs.
September 4, 2012 Chicago Cubs recalled Chris Rusin.
August 31, 2012 Chris Rusin assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Iowa Cubs.
August 25, 2012 Chicago Cubs optioned Chris Rusin to Iowa Cubs.
August 21, 2012 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Chris Rusin from Iowa Cubs.
January 30, 2012 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster LHP Chris Rusin to spring training.
July 5, 2011 Chris Rusin assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
March 6, 2011 LHP Chris Rusin assigned to Chicago Cubs.
September 19, 2010 Chris Rusin roster status changed by Tennessee Smokies.
September 5, 2010 Tennessee Smokies placed LHP Chris Rusin on the 7-day disabled list.
August 2, 2010 LHP Chris Rusin assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
April 30, 2010 Chris Rusin roster status changed by Daytona Cubs.
April 19, 2010 Chris Rusin roster status changed by Daytona Cubs.
April 16, 2010 Daytona Cubs placed LHP Chris Rusin on the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2010 LHP Chris Rusin assigned to Daytona Cubs from Boise Hawks.
July 24, 2009 Chris Rusin assigned to Boise Hawks from AZL Cubs.
July 7, 2009 Chris Rusin assigned to AZL Cubs from Chicago Cubs.
July 6, 2009 Chicago Cubs signed LHP Chris Rusin.

Christopher Patrick Rusin Bio Info

Chris is in his sixth pro season in the organization after he was selected by Chicago in the fourth round of the 2009 draft ... made his major league debut in 2012, and has pitched for the Cubs in parts of the last two seasons... Is 4-9 with a 4.69 ERA (50 ER/96.0 IP) in 20 major league starts dating to 2012 ... was 2-6 with a 3.93 ERA (29 ER/66.1 IP) in 13 starts last year... Had 22.1 consecutive scoreless innings on the road from July 27-September 12, 2013, the longest stretch by a Cubs left-handed rookie pitcher in club history... Is 30-28 with a 3.72 ERA (227 ER/549.0 IP) in 105 career minor league games (98 starts) ... has walked just 141 batters in 549.0 innings, striking out 387... Named a Pacific Coast League mid-season All-Star in 2013... Graduated from the University of Kentucky in May of 2009 ... became Kentucky's first, first-team All-SEC pitcher since MLB set-up man Scott Downs earned the honor in 1997... Graduated from Divine Child High School in Dearborn, Mich., in 2005.

Began the year at Triple-A Iowa before being recalled on April 12 for the first of three stints with Chicago-NL...Made four relief appearances, all of at least two innings...did not receive a decision in those four games...allowed 10 runs over 12.2 innings...His longest appearance was on April 12 at St. Louis...threw five innings and allowed one run on three hits...On July 5, struck out a season-high four over 3.2 innings...Went 8-13 with a 4.31 ERA (146.1 IP, 70 ER), 38 walks and 97 strikeouts in 23 starts for Iowa...Was 2-4 with a 2.63 ERA (41.0 IP, 12 ER) in six May starts, including a no-hitter on May 7 at New Orleans...the no-hitter was the first of his career and the first no-hitter in the PCL in five years...he threw 118 pitches over the nine innings and struck out three with two walks.

2013

Chris posted a 3.93 ERA with a 2-6 record in 13 starts spanning two stints with Chicago ... spun 22.1 consecutive scoreless innings on the road from July 27-September 12, the longest stretch by a Cubs left-handed rookie pitcher in franchise history... Between Triple-A Iowa (121.0 IP) and the Cubs (66.1), tossed a career-high 187.1 innings... Pitched to a 2.64 ERA (13 ER/44.1 IP) in his first eight big league starts, July 2-August 25 ... had a 6.55 ERA (16 ER/22.0 IP) in his final five outings... His 3.03 ERA (13 ER/38.2 IP) in seven road starts was more than two runs lower than his 5.20 home ERA (16 ER/27.2 IP) in six outings... Twice pitched a season-high 7.0 innings: July 27 at San Francisco (0 ER) and September 12 at Pittsburgh (2 ER)... Recalled, July 2, and made the start in Oakland after Scott Feldman was traded to Baltimore earlier in the day ... optioned back to Iowa following the start... Recalled again, July 22, and made the spot start in Arizona following Matt Garza's trade to Texas... earned the win, allowing two runs in 5.0 innings, and remained in the rotation the rest of the season... Received a no-decision in Chicago's 1-0 victory, July 27 at San Francisco … tossed a career-high, 7.0-scoreless innings, allowing just three hits while walking two and fanning three … it marked his first-career quality start... Opened the game with 4.2-hitless innings before allowing a Joaquin Arias single... Named a Pacific Coast League All-Star, going 8-7 with a 3.35 ERA (45 ER/121.0 IP) in 19 games (18 starts) for Iowa... June 17 vs. Omaha, pitched the first complete game and shutout of his career, allowing five hits, one walk and matching his season-high with eight strikeouts in the I-Cubs 2-0 victory... It marked the first 9.0-inning, complete-game shutout by an I-Cubs pitcher since Sergio Mitre turned the trick in 2004 … the shutout was part of a career-high, 24.0-scoreless innings streak spanning four starts, June 7-22.

2012 Chris spent a majority of the season with Triple-A Iowa prior to making his major league debut with the Cubs, August 21 in Milwaukee ... all told, he made seven starts for Chicago, going 2-3 with a 6.37 ERA (21 ER/29.2 IP)...Allowed two or fewer walks in six of his seven major league starts. ...Tossed a season-high 5.0 innings in five of his seven outings, and held the opponent to two or fewer runs in four starts. ...Left-handed hitters batted .273 (9-for-33) against him ... right-handed batters hit .330 (29-for-88). ...Made his major league debut, August 21 in Milwaukee ... allowed one run on one hit, while walking two and fanning four in 5.0 innings, but was tagged with the loss. ...Was perfect through 3.0 innings until hitting Norichika Aoki to lead off the fourth frame ... recorded his first big league hit with a triple off Marco Estrada in his first at-bat (1-for-2). ...Went 8-9 with a 4.55 ERA (71 ER/140.1 IP), 53 walks and 94 strikeouts in a team-leading 25 starts with Triple-A Iowa ... at the time of his promotion to the big league club August 21, led all of Triple-A with 11 pickoffs. ...Averaged six strikeouts per 9.0 innings at Triple-A. ...Named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for May 7-13 ... in two starts during the period, went 2-0 with a 0.64 ERA (1 ER/14.0 IP), four walks and 12 strikeouts. ...Batted .265 (9-for-34) with two walks, five runs and three RBI with Iowa. 2011 Chris started the season at Double-A Tennessee, going 3-2 with a 3.91 ERA (33 ER/76.0 IP) in 15 starts, before he advanced to Triple-A Iowa in early July...went on to post a 5-2 mark with a 4.02 ERA (28 ER/62.2 IP) in 11 games (nine starts)...Held left-handed hitters to a .174 average (12-for-69) at Double-A...righties batted .297 (68-for-229) against him...Lowered his ERA in each of his three months with Tennessee: had a 5.40 ERA (15 ER/25.0 IP) in April, a 3.68 mark (9 ER/22.0 IP) in May and a 3.52 ERA (11 ER/23.0 IP) in June...Issued just 14 walks in 62.2 innings pitched with Iowa...Allowed just one run in 8.0 innings of work in two appearances out of the bullpen, July 17-22, for the I-Cubs. 2010 Pitched in 24 games (21 starts) between Single-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee, combining to go 6-4 with a 3.11 ERA (38 ER/110.0 IP)...allowed just six home runs and 19 walks in 110.0 innings while striking out 99...Began the campaign with Daytona, and was 4-3 with a 3.36 ERA (34 ER/91.0 IP) in 20 games (17 starts). Was 4-1 with a 2.80 ERA (26 ER/83.2 IP) in his final 18 games (15 starts) after going 0-2 with a 9.82 ERA (8 ER/7.1 IP) in his first two outings...Held left-handed hitters to a .153 average (11-for-72) while with Daytona...Promoted to Tennessee at the start of August, and was 2-1 with a 1.89 ERA (4 ER/19.0 IP) in four starts. 2009 Chris began his pro career by appearing in 10 games (nine starts) between Rookie-League Mesa and Single-A Boise...allowed just one home run in 36.0 innings, walking 12 and striking out 29.