Is married.....wife’s name is Stevie ... Graduated from Mount Spokane (WA) High School, where he played football (linebacker) in addition to baseball ... Attended Oregon State University.....threw the first perfect game in school history on 3/21/15 vs. Washington State (10k) ... Is not related to former Major League pitcher Dennis Rasmussen ... Enjoys the outdoors, particularly hiking.
Entered the 2020 season as the 10th-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...Went 1-0 with a 5.87 ERA in 12 relief appearances with Milwaukee...Retired eight of 12 first batters faced (66.7%)...Stranded three of six inherited runners (50.0%)...Struck out 21 batters in 15.1 innings...Contract was selected from the Alternate Training Site on 8/13...Made his Major League debut on 8/19 at Minnesota and tossed 2.0 scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits (3k).....his first career strikeout was Miguel Sanó, the first batter he faced...Earned his first Major League win on 9/18 vs. Kansas City...Tossed a scoreless inning (1h, 2k) in Game 1 of the NL Wild Card Series at Los Angeles.
Enters the 2020 season as the 10th-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...In his first professional season held opponents to a .216 batting average with 96 strikeouts in 74.1 innings as he appeared in 27 games (23 starts) between Class-A Wisconsin (1gs), Class-A Carolina (4gs) and Double-A Biloxi (22g/18gs)...His professional debut came at Miller Park in a start with Class-A Wisconsin on 4/12/19 vs. Quad Cities (2ip, 1h, 0r, 0bb, 3k).
Missed the entire 2018 season as he recovered from his second "Tommy John" surgery.....underwent the surgery on 8/23/17, performed by Dr. Keith Meister.....his first surgery took place on 3/29/16, performed by Dr. Luis Vela.