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Dennis Rasmussen

Posted by Andy on July 31, 2007

There's a fellow named Rasmussen who has been in the news with regards to the Tour de France, which made me think of former pitcher Dennis Rasmussen (no relation, as far as I know.)

Looking at Dennis Rasmussen's main B-R.com page, did you know that he was twice the "player to be named later" in a trade? Once in a trade for Tommy John, and the other in a trade for John Montefusco.

Just for curiosity, who hit the most homers of Rasmussen?

The answer isTom Brunansky with 5, followed by George Bell with 4, and several guys with 3.

Top OPS vs. Rasmussen, minimum 25 PAs?

The answer is Lloyd McClendon, with a robust 1.408 OPS over 26 PAs (11 hits, 3 2Bs, 2 HRs, 5 RBI in 23 ABs), followed by Larry Herndon at 1.293 and Alan Trammell at 1.217.

And finally, a positive stat: lowest OPS vs. Rasmussen, again minimum 25 PA:

Four guys have OPS under .400:

                    PA  AB  H  2B 3B HR RBI  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   **OPS**   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP G_miss YR_miss
+-----------------+---+---+---+--+--+--+---+---+---+-----+-----+-----+---------+---+---+---+---+---+------+-------+
 Lance Parrish      25  23   2  0  0  0   0   2   7  .087  .160  .087    .247     0   0   0   0   0
 Spike Owen         33  30   3  0  0  0   2   3   7  .100  .182  .100    .282     0   0   0   0   1
 Craig Biggio       32  29   4  0  0  0   0   3   6  .138  .219  .138    .357     0   0   0   0   1
 Alfredo Griffin    38  34   5  0  0  0   1   3   8  .147  .216  .147    .363     1   0   0   0   0

On second thought, maybe Craig Biggio isn't a Hall of Famer (just kidding.)

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One Response to “Dennis Rasmussen”

  1. I see the BoSox just traded Joel Pineiro to the Cardinals for a player to be named later. I wonder if it will be Rasmussen? :)