Colby Rasmus CF TOR 1 Hr

DHing both games because of a tight hamstring, Colby Rasmus went 2-for-9 against the Twins on Thursday.

Rasmus was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts in the nightcap. He had been on a nice little hot streak prior to his absence, going 7-for-16 with three homers in four games.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 2 Days

Colby Rasmus (hamstring) is not in the Blue Jays' lineup Tuesday.

Rasmus left Sunday's game with a tight hamstring and the Jays wanted to give him an additional day of rest after the off day. He remains day-to-day. Jose Bautista is getting a start in center field in Rasmus' place.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 4 Days

Colby Rasmus left Sunday's game against the Orioles with a tight hamstring.

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said after the game that the injury isn't serious and that he doesn't expect it to be an issue moving forward.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 4 Days

Colby Rasmus went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the Blue Jays' 11-3 win over the Orioles on Sunday.

Rasmus hit his third home run of the season in the first inning before singling in two more in the sixth. The center fielder also scored twice. He was a triple short of the cycle but was removed before getting a chance to accomplish the feat. Still, it was a nice afternoon for the 27-year-old.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 7 Days

Colby Rasmus went 3-for-4 and hit his first home run Thursday in the loss to the Astros.

Rasmus got to hit second initially with Jose Reyes out, but since he didn't produce, he's been dropped back down of late. The nice game tonight merely raised his average to .176.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 14 Days

Colby Rasmus went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts on Thursday and is 1-for-14 after four games.

The Jays chose to move Rasmus up to the two hole when Jose Reyes went down, but it hasn't worked out so far; he's yet to score a run this season. The next step might be to drop Rasmus back down and simply move No. 3 hitter Jose Bautista, cleanup man Edwin Encarnacion and No. 5 hitter Adam Lind all up one spot.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 1 Month

Colby Rasmus returned to action on Tuesday and went 0-for-2 with a walk against the Canada junior national team.

Rasmus ended up missing 10 days with neck problem.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 1 Month

Colby Rasmus (neck) is expected to be cleared for baseball activities Saturday after receiving a cortisone injection Wednesday.

Rasmus has been nursing a stiff neck for nearly a week, but the shot appears to have done the trick. He should return to Grapefruit League action on Sunday or early next week.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 2 Months

Colby Rasmus was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to a stiff neck.

He should be fine in a few days. Anthony Gose took Rasmus' place in center field Sunday.

Colby Rasmus CF TOR 3 Months

Blue Jays avoided arbitration with OF Colby Rasmus by agreeing to a one-year, $7 million contract.

Rasmus gets a nice little raise in his final year of arbitration eligibility before he hits free agency. The center fielder put up a nice .276/.338/.501 batting line with 22 homers in 2013 for the Blue Jays.