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Robbie Erlin | Starting Pitcher | #41

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/8/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 193
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (0) / TEX
Contract: view contract details

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Robbie Erlin will start on Saturday in Colorado.
The Padres plan to give both Erlin and Casey Kelly starts this month as part of what will at least be a modified six-man rotation. Erlin held a 5.60 ERA over 24 starts for Triple-A El Paso this season and seems likely to get tattooed at Coors. Tue, Sep 15, 2015 07:45:00 PM

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Padres recalled LHP Robbie Erlin from Triple-A El Paso.

It's been a disappointing season for Erlin, as he put up a 5.60 ERA over 24 starts for El Paso. The Padres will give him a start or two this month but his performance has been trending in the wrong direction for a few years now.
Mon, Sep 14, 2015 05:59:00 PM

Padres optioned LHP Robbie Erlin to Triple-A El Paso.

Erlin had a 3.00 ERA in six spring innings, but he was always a longshot to break camp with the Padres. He remains one of the team's better prospects, though, and should resurface sometime this season.
Sun, Mar 22, 2015 01:03:00 PM

Robbie Erlin was hammered in Sunday's loss to the Giants, surrendering four runs on four hits in just 1 2/3 innings of work.

It's not the way the 23-year-old southpaw wanted to end his season, but the important thing is that he's heading into the offseason healthy. He finishes his 2014 campaign with a 4-5 record, 4.99 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 46/15 K/BB ratio over his 61 1/3 frames.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 07:17:00 PM

Robbie Erlin surrendered two runs in four innings in a no-decision against the Rockies on Tuesday.

Erlin allowed six hits, struck out two, and walked a pair while throwing 83 pitches. The 23-year-old left-hander has allowed three runs in 10 frames across two starts while filling for the injured Tyson Ross (general soreness). Erlin (4-4, 4.53 ERA) is scheduled to close out the season in the finale Sunday versus the Giants.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 01:35:00 AM

Padres manager Bud Black said after Thursday's game that Robbie Erlin has probablyy earned another start.

Erlin held the Phillies to just one run over six innings while making a start in place of the injured Tyson Ross (general soreness). The Pads haven't officially shut Ross down yet, but even if they don't they could still give Erlin another shot. The left-hander would likely face the Rockies at home, making him a nice streaming option.
Fri, Sep 19, 2014 08:48:00 AM

Robbie Erlin limited the Phillies to one run over six innings Thursday in a 7-3 victory.

Erlin got this start in place of Tyson Ross, who is battling general soreness. The 23-year-old left-hander made it count, striking out four and walking none as he makes a case to be considered for next year's rotation. We already know Erlin has taken well to Petco Park, where he came into tonight with a 2.53 ERA in nine outings. This was Erlin's first start since May 17. He's struggled with elbow soreness, but should be just fine through the end of the season. Ross' availability will determine whether Erlin (4-4, 4.53 ERA) gets another start.
Fri, Sep 19, 2014 12:41:00 AM

Robbie Erlin will start on Thursday against the Phillies.

He'll get the ball in place of Tyson Ross, who is battling general soreness. At the moment, it appears Erlin will be in line for just the one start, but it's possible Ross' absence will wind up lasting longer. Erlin holds a 4.89 ERA and 1.35 WHIP over 10 games -- eight starts -- for the Padres this season.
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 07:32:00 PM

Padres recalled LHP Robbie Erlin from Triple-A El Paso.

Erlin has battled an elbow injury for much of the 2014 season. The 23-year-old left-hander will serve as a long reliever for San Diego over the final month.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 02:50:00 PM

Padres activated LHP Robbie Erlin from the 60-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A El Paso.

Erlin is finally recovered from his lingering left elbow injury but will get some more time on the farm before the Padres consider returning him to their rotation. He hasn't pitched in a major league game since May.
Mon, Aug 18, 2014 03:41:00 PM

Robbie Erlin (elbow) pitched well in his second minor league rehab start for Double-A San Antonio on Friday, allowing three hits and a walk over 2 1/3 scoreless innings.

Erlin punched out one in the outing, throwing 25 of his 42 pitches for strikes. He still will require at least another rehab start or two, but is on track to return to the Padres rotation in mid-August barring any setbacks.
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 12:06:00 PM

Robbie Erlin (elbow) will move his rehab assignment up to Double-A San Antonio on Friday.

Erin struck out five over two scoreless innings for the Padres' Arizona League club on Sunday. It's not clear what he'll get his pitch count up to on Friday, but the left-hander appears to be tracking towards a mid-August return.
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 12:25:00 PM

Robbie Erlin (elbow) is scheduled to throw a simulated game on Tuesday in Arizona.

Erlin has been out since May 18 with left elbow soreness. He's now progressing in the right direction and should be ready to return to the Padres near the end of July.
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 06:58:00 PM

Robbie Erlin (elbow) will throw a bullpen session on Sunday.

He'll throw the 'pen session at Petco Park before then going to the Padres' spring training complex to continue his rehab. There's no timetable for his return, but Erlin is clearly progressing in the right direction.
Sun, Jul 6, 2014 10:43:00 AM

Padres transferred LHP Robbie Erlin from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears space on the 40-man roster for Irving Falu, who was claimed off waivers. Erlin, who is making his way back from elbow soreness, will resume throwing from a mound in early July.
Thu, Jun 26, 2014 04:10:00 PM

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