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Shane Robinson | Outfielder

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 165
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Twins signed OF Shane Robinson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The Cardinals released Robinson in mid-November so they could avoid giving him a raise via salary arbitration. The 30-year-old is a good defensive outfielder, but he batted just .231/.303/.308 in five seasons with St. Louis. He'll be organizational outfield depth for Minnesota. Dec 4 - 11:57 AM

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Cardinals released OF Shane Robinson.

Robinson was first-time arbitration eligible this winter, making him an obvious non-tender candidate. With the addition of Jason Heyward, that sealed the 30-year-old's fate. Robinson may be able to find a major league deal to serve as a reserve outfielder elsewhere.
Nov 18 - 7:44 PM

Cardinals activated OF Shane Robinson from the 60-day disabled list.

Robinson was forced to go under the knife in late August to repair a separated left shoulder. The 30-year-old hit a paltry .150/.227/.200 in 60 at-bats with the Cardinals in 2014. He'll head into spring training looking to secure a role as a reserve outfielder.
Oct 31 - 10:51 PM

Cardinals transferred OF Shane Robinson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Robinson underwent season-ending surgery last week to repair his separated left shoulder. He should be ready to compete for a spot on the Cardinals' bench next spring. The utility outfielder is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter.
Sep 4 - 1:04 PM

Shane Robinson underwent season-ending surgery on Thursday to repair a slightly separated left shoulder.

Robinson injured the shoulder on an awkward slide into second base on Tuesday. His season concludes with an ugly .150/.227/.200 batting line over 47 games. Robinson will be arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter.
Aug 29 - 5:31 PM

Cardinals placed OF Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder subluxation.

Robinson injured the shoulder on an awkward slide into second base on Tuesday. It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined. The Cardinals have called up Randal Grichuk to take his place on the active roster.
Aug 26 - 3:35 PM

Shane Robinson has been diagnosed with a left shoulder subluxation and is expected to fly back to St. Louis in order to be examined further.

Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says that Robinson "was in serious pain," so a trip to the DL appears to be a given. The outfielder was injured on Monday on an awkward slide into second base.
Aug 25 - 10:55 PM

Shane Robinson exited Monday's game against the Pirates with an apparent left arm injury.

Robinson slid awkwardly into second base on an attempted steal and appeared to hurt his left elbow. He eventually walked off with assistance from the Cardinals' trainer. The Cards will update his status before long.
Aug 25 - 9:57 PM

Cardinals recalled OF Shane Robinson from Triple-A Memphis.

Robinson has hit an ugly .140/.213/.209 at the big league level this season. He could see some starts in right field versus left-handed pitching.
Aug 1 - 3:47 PM

Cardinals optioned OF Shane Robinson to Triple-A Memphis.

Robinson sports a hideous .140/.213/.209 batting line at the big league level this season. He'll get another shot later this year, though.
Jul 6 - 12:08 PM

Cardinals recalled OF Shane Robinson from Triple-A Memphis.

Robinson hit .152 with a .404 OPS in 23 games for the Cardinals earlier this season. He'll be outfield depth.
Jun 21 - 7:23 PM

Cardinals optioned OF Shane Robinson to Triple-A Memphis.

Robinson has hit only .152/.222/.182 across 36 plate appearances in the majors this season. He's been replaced on the roster by Randal Grichuk.
May 30 - 2:49 PM

Shane Robinson went 3-for-4 with a two-run double in Thursday's win over the Diamondbacks.

Robinson tied the game up at two apiece with a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning, ending Wade Miley's shutout quest. Robinson was recalled prior to Wednesday's game and went hitless in his only at-bat, playing in right field. He entered Thursday's affair batting .095 and exits at .200. Not bad for a night's work.
May 22 - 9:59 PM

Cardinals recalled OF Shane Robinson from Triple-A Memphis.

Robinson got sent to the minors on April 27 after an early-season slump but is now back on the Cardinals' bench. He can play all around the outfield but won't see much playing time behind Matt Holliday, Allen Craig, Peter Bourjos, and Jon Jay.
May 21 - 4:13 PM

Cardinals optioned OF Shane Robinson to Triple-A Memphis.

The 29-year-old outfielder struggled in a reserve role with the Cardinals, slashing a mere .100/.217/.100 with zero RBI in 20 at-bats. He'll continue to function as organizational depth in the minor leagues.
Apr 27 - 11:47 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Kurt Suzuki
2Eric Fryer
3Josmil Pinto
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
2Eric Farris
SS1Danny Santana
2Eduardo Escobar
3B1Trevor Plouffe
2Eduardo Nunez
3Miguel Sano
LF1Jordan Schafer
2Chris Herrmann
CF1Aaron Hicks
2Eddie Rosario
RF1Oswaldo Arcia
2Shane Robinson
DH1Kennys Vargas
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Phil Hughes
2Ervin Santana
3Ricky Nolasco
4Kyle Gibson
5Tommy Milone
6Trevor May
7Mike Pelfrey
8Alex Meyer
9Jason Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Glen Perkins
2Casey Fien
3Brian Duensing
4Caleb Thielbar
5Ryan Pressly
6Aaron Thompson
7A.J. Achter
8Logan Darnell
9Michael Tonkin
10Lester Oliveros
11J.R. Graham
12Mark Hamburger