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Robinson Chirinos | Catcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/5/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Robinson Chirinos went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Rangers' loss to the White Sox on Sunday.
Chirinos has six home runs and 24 RBI in 45 games this season for Texas, but he's sporting a rough .201 batting average and .299 on-base percentage through 144 at-bats. Jun 21 - 6:17 PM

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Robinson Chirinos hit a walk-off home run Tuesday to give the Rangers a 3-2 win over the Dodgers.

The Rangers coughed up a two-run lead in the top of the ninth, but the catcher saved the day with the solo shot off reliever Josh Ravin. The homer was his sixth of the season. Chirinos finished the game 2-for-4 but it hitting just .207/.306/.430 overall.
Jun 16 - 10:59 PM

Robinson Chirinos is not in the Rangers starting lineup on Saturday.

The backstop is getting a day of rest after catching Friday night's contest. Carlos Corporan will work behind the dish for the Rangers and bat eighth against opposing right-hander Yordano Ventura.
Jun 6 - 11:13 AM

Robinson Chirinos (hand) went 1-for-5 at the plate Thursday in his return to the lineup.

Chirinos didn't play Wednesday after leaving Tuesday's contest when he was hit by a pitch in the right hand. He'll be fine, though.
Jun 5 - 8:29 AM

Robinson Chirinos (hand) is not in the Rangers' starting lineup Wednesday versus the White Sox.

Chirinos was hit on the hand by a pitch Tuesday night. X-rays were negative, but he has some swelling. Carlos Corporan is starting at catcher and batting eighth.
Jun 3 - 4:12 PM

X-rays on Robinson Chirinos's right hand came back negative.

Chirinos was hit on the hand by a pitch Tuesday but didn't suffer any breaks. He's day-to-day.
Jun 2 - 9:32 PM

Robinson Chirinos had to leave Tuesday's game versus the White Sox with an undisclosed injury.

Chirinos was hit by a pitch and also took a foul tip in the game. The Rangers should have an update on his status shortly.
Jun 2 - 9:05 PM

Robinson Chirinos is absent from the Rangers' lineup Sunday.

It's simply a day of rest. Carlos Corporan is behind the plate Sunday instead of Chirinos.
May 31 - 12:02 PM

Robinson Chirinos homered Wednesday in the Rangers' win over the Red Sox.

Chirinos is batting just .190, but it's a good .190; 12 of his 16 hits have gone for extra bases and he's walked 12 times in 84 at-bats. He has four homers and 15 RBI in his 26 games.
May 20 - 10:51 PM

Robinson Chirinos is not in the Rangers' lineup Friday.

It's simply a day of rest. Carlos Corporan is behind the plate in Chirinos' place.
May 15 - 4:43 PM

Robinson Chirinos is not in the Rangers' lineup Sunday.

It's just a day of rest. Carlos Corporan is behind the plate Sunday instead of Chirinos.
May 10 - 10:08 AM

Robinson Chirinos hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to help the Rangers beat the Astros on Monday.

The Rangers had tied the game at 1-1 in the eighth inning and Chirinos added to the late comeback with a sacrifice fly against Chad Qualls. He brought in Adrian Beltre, who led off with a double. Chirinos finished 0-for-3 on the night. The catcher is batting a meager .154/.250/.327 with two home runs and eight RBI so far.
May 4 - 11:04 PM

Robinson Chirinos is not in the Rangers' lineup Sunday.

He's just receiving a breather. Carlos Corporan is behind the plate Sunday in Chirinos' place.
May 3 - 12:04 PM

Robinson Chirinos homered and doubled to lead the Rangers offense in Friday's win.

Chirinos is 4-for-8 with two homers in his last two starts after opening the season 1-for-13. He figures to have a tough time staying healthy while catching regularly for the Rangers, but until he gets hurt, he should be a decent second catcher in mixed leagues.
Apr 18 - 1:17 AM

Robinson Chirinos went 2-for-4 with a two-run double and a three-run double to help the Rangers beat the Angels on Tuesday.

Chirinos hadn't knocked in more than three runs in a game since 2011. He doubled in a pair of runs in the second inning, then hit a three-run home run off of Jose Alvarez in the sixth. Chirinos had been 1-for-16 entering the night, so Tuesday's performance will certainly help spruce up his stats. Over a larger sample size, Chirinos isn't likely to provide any value in the average or on-base percentage departments, but will almost certainly provide cheap power in two-catcher formats.
Apr 15 - 12:06 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Carlos Corporan
1B1Mitch Moreland
2B1Rougned Odor
2Adam Rosales
3Hanser Alberto
4Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Joey Gallo
LF1Josh Hamilton
2Ryan Rua
CF1Leonys Martin
2Delino DeShields
3Antoan Richardson
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
DH1Prince Fielder
2Kyle Blanks
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Derek Holland
2Yovani Gallardo
3Colby Lewis
4Nick Martinez
5Wandy Rodriguez
6Chi Chi Gonzalez
7Matt Harrison
8Martin Perez
9Yu Darvish
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Shawn Tolleson
2Neftali Feliz
3Keone Kela
4Tanner Scheppers
5Anthony Bass
6Sam Freeman
7Ross Ohlendorf
8Ross Detwiler
9Spencer Patton
10Nick Tepesch
11Lisalverto Bonilla