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Chris Robinson C

Tucson Padres

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Christopher James Robinson
  • Age: 30 (May 12, 1984)
  • Birthplace: London, ON, Canada
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 3 (2005, DET)
  • MLB Debut: 09/04/2013
  • School: Illinois
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Chris Robinson Career Stats

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Chris Robinson Awards and Honors

Chris Robinson  C

  • Full Name: Christopher James Robinson
  • Born: May 12, 1984
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: London, ON, Canada
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 3 (2005, DET)
  • School: Illinois
  • MLB Debut: 09/04/2013
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in the third round (No. 90 overall) of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Illinois ... majored in sports management ... first Canadian to play for the Fighting Illini in more than 20 years ... previously selected by the New York Mets in the 30th round of the 2002 Draft out of Lord Dorchester Secondary School (Ontario, Canada) but did not sign ... named Ontario Player of the Year and best catcher in Canada in 2001 ... named best defensive catcher in Detroit's organization by Baseball America in 2005 ... acquired by the Chicago Cubs for INF Neifi Perez on Aug. 20, 2006 ... played for Team Canada in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 ... also represented Canada in the 2009 World Cup ... earned Iowa's Most Valuable Player award after hitting .326 (101-for-310) with two homers, 22 doubles, three triples, 37 runs scored and 48 RBI in 91 games in 2009, his first campaign at the Triple-A level ... spent his second season at Triple-A Iowa ... batted .248 (57-for-230) with 10 doubles, a triple, two homers and 26 RBIs for Iowa in 2010.