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Tyler Robertson | Relief Pitcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 286
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Nationals reassigned LHP Tyler Robertson, INFs Josh Johnson and Matt Skole, Cs Brian Jeroloman and Jeff Howell and RHP Gabriel Alfaro to minor league camp.
There are no surprise cuts in this bunch. Robertson is the only one with big league experience, having appeared in 42 games over the last two seasons with the Twins. He'll give the Nationals some Triple-A depth. Mar 9 - 9:30 AM

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Nationals sent LHP Tyler Robertson outright to Triple-A Syracuse.

Robertson cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last week. The 25-year-old appeared in two games with the Twins this year and had a 3.04 ERA over 47 appearances at the Triple-A level.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 04:07:00 PM

Nationals designated LHP Tyler Robertson for assignment.

Robertson, 25, was claimed off waivers from the Twins in June and didn't throw a pitch for the Nationals. Between the two organizations he posted a 3.04 ERA in 47 1/3 innings in 2013. The move cleared space on the Nationals' 40-man roster.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 08:02:00 PM

Nationals claimed LHP Tyler Robertson off waivers from the Twins, assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse.

Robertson has control issues, but he's struck out over a batter per inning at Triple-A and in his brief time with the Twins. He's not a bad depth add for a club lacking left-handed relief depth.
Fri, Jun 7, 2013 01:44:00 PM

Twins designated LHP Tyler Robertson for assignment.

Robertson has made just two appearances with the Twins this season and currently has a 3.05 ERA at Triple-A Rochester. He should clear waivers and remain in the organization.
Mon, Jun 3, 2013 11:36:00 AM

Twins optioned LHP Tyler Robertson to Triple-A Rochester.

Robertson has appeared in two games this season for the Twins, allowing one run in one inning of work. A corresponding roster move will be made on Sunday.
Sat, Apr 6, 2013 10:59:00 PM

Twins recalled LHP Tyler Robertson from Triple-A Rochester.

Robertson had a 3.77 ERA and 1.36 WHIP through 33 appearances this season at the Triple-A level. He'll serve as middle relief depth while Matt Capps' shoulder heals.
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 01:01:00 PM

The Twins are planning to recall Tyler Robertson from Triple-A Rochester if Matt Capps is placed on the disabled list, as expected, according to Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Official word should come on Monday. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said on his radio show Sunday that Capps' shoulder is "not good" following his appearance Saturday. The closer was held out of Sunday's game. Glen Perkins figures to see the bulk of the save chances while Capps is out, with Jared Burton also in the mix. Robertson has thrived since moving to the bullpen last season, posting a 3.69 ERA, 16 saves and 88/29 K/BB ratio over 89 2/3 innings at the Double-A level in 2011 and a 3.77 ERA and 1.36 WHIP in 33 appearances at Triple-A this year.
Sun, Jun 24, 2012 08:03:00 PM

Twins purchased the contract of LHP Tyler Robertson from Double-A New Britain.

Robertson thrived with a move to the bullpen this season, posting a 3.69 ERA, 16 saves and 88/29 K/BB ratio over 89 2/3 innings at the Double-A level. The 23-year-old southpaw also induces his fair share of ground balls, so he could find a spot in the Twins' bullpen at some point next season.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 05:10:00 PM

Tyler Robertson threw four scoreless innings Friday in his return to the rotation at Single-A Fort Myers.

Robertson pitched a complete game on June 1, then went on the DL right afterwards with shoulder tendinitis. We're guessing he won't be asked to go nine innings again this season.
Sat, Jun 21, 2008 03:25:00 AM

Tyler Robertson threw seven scoreless innings Tuesday for Single-A Fort Myers.

Robertson has a case as the Twins' top pitching prospect, though that may be a little too aggressive for the moment. He is the best hope of their young lefties. The 20-year-old has a 3.04 ERA and a 49/19 K/BB in 50 1/3 innings for Fort Myers.
Wed, May 21, 2008 02:46:00 AM

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2B1Asdrubal Cabrera
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SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Ryan Zimmerman
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LF1Bryce Harper
2Kevin Frandsen
CF1Denard Span
2Nate McLouth
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RF1Jayson Werth
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2Gio Gonzalez
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Tanner Roark
6Matt Purke
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3Drew Storen
4Craig Stammen
5Jerry Blevins
6Ross Detwiler
7Matt Thornton
8Ross Ohlendorf
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