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Shane Robinson | Outfielder | #17

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 170
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Florida State
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 5 (0) / STL
Contract: view contract details
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Angels re-signed OF Shane Robinson to a minor league contract.
Robinson elected to become a free agent after being outrighted off the Angels' 40-man roster last week, but he didn't last long on the open market. The 32-year-old will continue to function as organizational outfield depth for Anaheim. Robinson, 32, hit 173/.257/.235 in 111 plate appearances this past year for the Halos. Nov 22 - 6:13 PM

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Shane Robinson has elected to become a free agent.

Robinson had the ability to opt for free agency after being outrighted off the 40-man roster on Monday. The 32-year-old batted just .173/.257/.235 over 111 plate appearances this season. He'll likely have to settle for a spring training invite somewhere.
Nov 16 - 1:17 PM

Angels sent OF Shane Robinson outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Robinson has cleared waivers after being removed from the 40-man roster last week. The outfielder is a career .228/.295/.301 hitter over parts of seven big league seasons.
Nov 14 - 8:24 PM

Angels designated OF Shane Robinson for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Andrew Bailey's return to the 40-man roster. Robinson, 32, batted just .173/.257/.235 over 111 plate appearances this season. He was an obvious non-tender candidate this winter.
Nov 9 - 1:16 PM

Angels activated OF Shane Robinson from the 15-day disabled list.

Robinson missed three weeks with a strained right hip flexor. He'll operate as outfield depth for the Angels as they play out the string on a disappointing 2016.
Sep 6 - 6:18 PM

Shane Robinson (hip) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday.

Robinson had two hits and played five innings in left field in his first rehab game. He should be ready for activation in the next few days after missing three weeks with a strained right hip flexor.
Sep 4 - 12:39 PM

Angels placed OF Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hip flexor.

Robinson returned from a sprained ankle on July 30 but only made it nine games before landing back on the disabled list. Nick Buss was called up from Triple-A Salt Lake in the corresponding roster move. Robinson has had a tough year offensively, batting only .181 with one homer in 83 at-bats.
Aug 13 - 4:58 PM

Angels activated OF Shane Robinson from the 15-day disabled list.

He missed most of July with a sprained right ankle. Robinson will hit ninth and play right field Saturday against Boston. The 31-year-old has hit just .215 with one homer in 65 at-bats this season.
Jul 30 - 6:55 PM

Angels placed OF Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain.

Robinson rolled his ankle Tuesday at Tropicana Field while trying to retreat back to first base. Todd Cunningham was called up Wednesday to provide outfield depth.
Jul 6 - 4:06 PM

Shane Robinson went 1-for-3 with an RBI single in Tuesday's loss to the Dodgers.

Robinson's second inning RBI single brought home the only run to score against Dodgers terminator Clayton Kershaw. The 31-year-old outfielder was cut by the Indians at the end of March but latched on with the Angels just days later. After a month in the minors, he earned a call-up at the beginning of May and is 3-for-12 in limited action to this point. There is no fantasy intrigue here.
May 18 - 12:45 AM

Angels purchased the contract of OF Shane Robinson from Triple-A Salt Lake.

He's taking Craig Gentry's (back) spot on the roster and is starting in left field and batting eighth Sunday. Robinson should see regular playing time against lefties for a while.
May 1 - 12:58 PM

Angels signed OF Shane Robinson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Robinson caught on quickly after being released by the Indians on Tuesday. The Angels will give him a look for a few days and haven't ruled out him winning a bench job.
Mar 31 - 4:43 PM

Indians released OF Shane Robinson.

Robinson went 6-for-21 (.286) this spring, but recently missed some time while dealing with a personal matter. He probably wouldn't have made the team even if he was around, but he should find another opportunity relatively soon.
Mar 29 - 12:26 PM

Indians signed OF Shane Robinson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Robinson batted just .250/.299/.322 in 197 plate appearances this summer for the Twins and he owns a brutal .237/.302/.313 slash line for his career. But the 31-year-old is a versatile defender in the outfield and he might have a decent shot at an Opening Day roster spot in Cleveland, where Michael Brantley (shoulder) is likely to miss the first month of the 2016 season.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 12:41:00 PM

According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Twins are interested in bringing back Shane Robinson.

Robinson was sent outright to Triple-A Rochester on October 21 and subsequently elected free agency. Most of his value stems from his defense, as the 31-year-old outfielder slashed just .250/.299/.322 with no homers and 16 RBI across 83 games (180 at-bats) with the Twins in 2014. Regardless of whether he ends up back with the Twins or on a different team, he'll likely be serving a bench role once more in 2016.
Wed, Nov 4, 2015 04:43:00 PM

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3B1Yunel Escobar
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CF1Mike Trout
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6Brooks Pounders
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8Mike Morin
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