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Chris Robinson | Catcher

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/12/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that Chris Robinson has retired from professional baseball.
The 29-year-old backstop appeared cracked a Major League roster for the first time in 2013, appearing in eight games with the Padres where he had two hits, including a homer, in 12 at-bats. In nine minor league season he slashed a respectable .276/.320/.355 with 12 homers in 634 games. Fri, Feb 14, 2014 10:57:00 PM

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Padres sent C Chris Robinson outright to Triple-A Tucson.

The 29-year-old catcher was designated for assignment last week to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Everth Cabrera. After going unclaimed on waivers, he'll return to serve as organizational depth for the Padres. In 68 games at Triple-A, Robinson slashed .282/.307/.320 with no homers, 22 RBI and a 42/7 K/BB ratio.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 08:28:00 AM

Padres designated C Chris Robinson for assignment.

The move was made Monday to clear a 40-man roster spot for shortstop Everth Cabrera, who is done serving his 50-game PED suspension. Robinson, 29, hit .282/.307/.320 in 68 games this season at the Triple-A level.
Mon, Sep 30, 2013 02:46:00 PM

Padres recalled C Chris Robinson from Triple-A Tucson.

The 29-year-old backstop was hitting .282/.307/.320 with 22 RBI over 68 games at the Triple-A level this season. He'll provide additional depth behind starter Nick Hundley.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 12:31:00 PM

Padres optioned C Chris Robinson to Triple-A Tucson.

Nick Hundley is back from the paternity leave list, so Robinson was no longer needed as catching depth.
Sat, Aug 17, 2013 05:08:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of C Chris Robinson from Triple-A Tucson.

Robinson will provide catching depth with Nick Hundley on paternity leave. He was acquired from the Orioles for a player to be named later in June and has a .267/.297/.312 batting line at the Triple-A level.
Thu, Aug 15, 2013 06:00:00 PM

Padres acquired C Chris Robinson from the Orioles for a player to be named later.

Robinson was batting .241/.268/.278 with 24 strikeouts in 113 plate appearances with Norfolk. The 29-year-old catcher will serve as minor league depth for the Padres.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 11:04:00 AM

Rangers signed C Chris Robinson to a minor league contract.

Robinson, a third-round pick in 2005, hit .316/.345/.396 in 66 games this past season at Triple-A Iowa. He'll serve as organizational catching depth for Texas.
Thu, Dec 15, 2011 04:18:00 PM

Cubs acquired catcher Chris Robinson from the Tigers for infielder Neifi Perez.

Robinson, a 2005 third-round pick, was hitting .288/.338/.367 for Single-A Lakeland. A quality defender, he might have a future as a major league backup. He probably won't hit enough to become a regular.
Sun, Aug 20, 2006 04:06:00 PM

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