Dodgers Trade For Former UCLA Player Rob Rasmussen

LOS ANGELES ( The Los Angeles Dodgers have traded for left-handed pitcher of Arcadia, CA Rob Rasmussen from the Houston Astros in exchange for RHP John Ely.

Rasmussen, 23, played high school baseball at Pasadena Poly and attended UCLA where he posted a record of 15-7 and ERA of 3.98 during his senior season.

Rasmussen, who was originally drafted by the Dodgers in 2007, but decided to attend UCLA instead, was selected by the Marlins in the 2nd round of the 2010 amateur draft then traded to Houston on July 4, 2012.

Rasmussen has a minor league record of 20-21 with a 3.88 ERA in 60 games(53 starts), including 4-4 with a 4.80 ERA in 11 games (10 starts) at Double-A Corpus Christi in 2012.


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