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Daniel Robertson | Outfielder | #99

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'8" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Oregon State
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 33 (0) / SD
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Indians purchased the contract of OF Daniel Robertson from Triple-A Columbus.
Robertson, 31, had seven hits in his first 15 at-bats for Columbus. He'll back up at all three outfield positions. May 14 - 10:03 AM

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Daniel Robertson went 2-for-3 and scored a run in Thursday's loss to the Dodgers.

The 31-year-old journeyman signed a minor league contract with the Indians in November and is trying to make the club as a backup outfielder. He had a .263 batting average in 19 at-bats with the Mariners last year. He has also seen small amounts of big-league time with the Rangers and Angels in prior seasons.
Mar 2 - 7:26 PM

Indians signed OF Daniel Robertson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Robertson was most recently with the Mariners before opting for free agency in mid-October. He saw relatively little action with the major league club this past season, picking up hits in five of 19 at-bats. With a career .273/.322/.325 batting line in 271 career MLB at-bats, his best hope this coming spring will be to carve out a role as a bench extra.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 05:22:00 PM

Daniel Robertson has elected to become a free agent.

Robertson was removed from the Mariners' 40-man roster back in August. The 31-year-old is a career .273/.322/.325 hitter in the majors.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 09:42:00 AM

Mariners sent OF Daniel Robertson outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

Robertson was designated for assignment by the Mariners 10 days ago and passed through waivers without drawing a claim from another team. The 30-year-old outfielder is a .273/.322/.325 career hitter in the major leagues.
Mon, Aug 22, 2016 11:13:00 AM

Mariners designated OF Daniel Robertson for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the addition of Joe Wieland. Robertson is a career .273/.322/.325 hitter at the major league level and stands a pretty good chance at clearing waivers.
Fri, Aug 12, 2016 02:12:00 PM

Mariners optioned OF Daniel Robertson to Triple-A Tacoma.

Robertson slashed .263/.300/.316 in 21 plate appearances with the M's. He is a .273/.322/.325 career hitter.
Wed, Jul 20, 2016 12:54:00 PM

Mariners purchased the contract of OF Daniel Robertson from Triple-A Tacoma.

The 30-year-old outfielder was hitting .262/.327/.391 with four homers and 27 RBI in 73 games at Triple-A. He'll add bench depth for the M's and is completely irrelevant for fantasy purposes.
Tue, Jul 5, 2016 04:26:00 PM

Mariners sent OF Daniel Robertson outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

Robertson was designated for assignment on December 18 to make room on the 40-man roster for Hisashi Iwakuma, but passed through waivers untouched. He was previously with the Angels until the Mariners claimed him in early November. In 277 plate appearances with the Rangers and Angels over the past two seasons, the 30-year-old outfielder hit .274/.324/.325.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 04:19:00 PM

Mariners designated OF Daniel Robertson for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Hisashi Iwakuma. Robertson, who was claimed off waivers by the M's last month, has hit .274/.324/.325 across 277 plate appearances over the last two years with the Rangers and Angels.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 03:33:00 PM

Mariners claimed OF Daniel Robertson off waivers from the Angels.

Robertson has hit .274/.324/.325 across 277 plate appearances over the last two years with the Rangers and Angels. He could crack Seattle's Opening Day lineup next season as he continues his tour through the American League West.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 02:08:00 PM

Angels recalled OF Daniel Robertson from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Robertson has hit .288/.307/.315 across 78 plate appearances in the majors this season. He'll provide outfield depth.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 06:10:00 PM

Angels optioned OF Daniel Robertson to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Robertson hit .288/.307/.315 across 78 plate appearances in his month and a half in the major leagues. The 29-year-old will remain organizational outfield depth.
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 04:37:00 PM

X-rays on Daniel Robertson's right shoulder came back negative.

Robertson hurt the shoulder when he crashed into the outfield wall during Wednesday's game. He's expected to be fine but anticipates being unavailable for a few games.
Fri, Jul 24, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Angels recalled OF Daniel Robertson from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Robertson received the promotion despite an ugly .245/.320/.309 batting line at Salt Lake. He doesn't figure to play much.
Sun, Jun 14, 2015 12:47:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Francisco Lindor
2Erik Gonzalez
3B1Jose Ramirez
LF1Michael Brantley
CF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Austin Jackson
3Bradley Zimmer
RF1Abraham Almonte
2Brandon Guyer
3Daniel Robertson
DH1Carlos Santana
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Danny Salazar
4Josh Tomlin
5Trevor Bauer
6Mike Clevinger
7Cody Anderson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Andrew Miller
3Bryan Shaw
4Zach McAllister
5Dan Otero
6Boone Logan
7Nick Goody
8Shawn Armstrong