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Alex Robinett

Alex Robinett P

Charleston RiverDogs

  • Status: Military Leave
  • Full Name: Alexander Michael Robinett
  • Age: 25 (November 25, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 32 (2015, NYY)
  • School: Army
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Alex Robinett Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
August 17, 2015 Charleston RiverDogs placed RHP Alex Robinett on the military leave list.
August 2, 2015 RHP Alex Robinett assigned to Charleston RiverDogs from Staten Island Yankees.
July 8, 2015 RHP Alex Robinett assigned to Staten Island Yankees from Pulaski Yankees.
June 22, 2015 RHP Alex Robinett assigned to Pulaski Yankees.
June 18, 2015 New York Yankees signed RHP Alex Robinett.
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Alex Robinett Awards and Honors

Alex Robinett  P

Alex Robinett
  • Full Name: Alexander Michael Robinett
  • Born: November 25, 1992
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 32 (2015, NYY)
  • School: Army

Selected by the New York Yankees in the 32nd round of the 2015 MLB Draft out of the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y... signed with the Yankees on June 18, 2015... assigned to Pulaski on 6/22/15... promoted to Staten Island on 7/8/15... made his Minor League debut on 6/24/15 with a scoreless inning against Danville... earned first professional win on 7/20/15 vs. Lowell... pitched for Army at the U.S. Military Academy, where he graduated and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in May 2015... became the 12th player in Academy history to be drafted; his pick marked the second straight year an Army West Point baseball player was selected (LHP Nick Dignacco was chosen by the Texas Rangers in 2014)... in 2015 at Army, he went 6-5 with eight complete games and three shutouts, a 2.01 ERA and 92 strikeouts in 80 2/3.. limited opposing hitters to a .194 average, which ranked second in the Patriot League... His 2.01 ERA and 92 strikeouts both were second among Patriot League pitchers...  pitched the fifth no-hitter in USMA history and also set the single-game strikeout record with 10 in a 1-0 victory againt Longwood...first individual nine-inning no-hitter for a Patriot League pitcher this century... struck out 21 batters in Army West Point's 8-0 shutout of Air Force in his final collegiate start on May 1, 2015 -- his 21 strikeouts were the most by a Division I pitcher since Stephen Strasburg fanned 23 for San Diego State against Utah in 2008... played for head coach Dave McKae at Mountain View High, where he earned conference pitcher of the year honors as a senior and was named first team all-state as a pitcher and second team all-state as a third baseman following his senior campaign... given name is Alexander Michael Robinett ... born Nov. 25, 1992, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia ... parents are Michael and Lynne Robinett; has one sister, Hayley... lived in Saudi Arabia until he was 14 years old and holds dual citizenship (American and English) ... played in the Little League World Series in 2004 and 2005 as a member of the Trans Atlantic Team... hobbies include golfing and working out... enjoys reading in his spare time ... has traveled all over the world, visiting Thailand, South Africa, Dubai, Hong Kong, the Caribbean and several European countries... majored in management at West Point... will report to Oklahoma's Fort Sill for Army basic training following the 2015 New York-Penn League season, and he will then join the 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, N.C.... expects to be deployed overseas at some point, to either Iraq or Afghanistan, where he will be a field artillery officer in charge of his own platoon... will need to serve in the Army for at least two years before he can consider returning to the Yankees, when he can apply for a waiver to play professional baseball. If the waiver is granted, he will have to serve eight years in the Army reserves, instead of three in the Army.