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Robinson's homer lifts Nats past Giants 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) Clint Robinson, a 30-year-old non-roster invitee by Washington in spring training who had just 13 major league at-bats before this season, hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the Nationals a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. Robinson, playing first base in place of the injured Ryan Zimmerman, is 20 for 69 (.290) with four homers...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

All Clint Robinson Does Is Hit Home Runs

After spending much of his professional career in the minors, Nationals utility player Clint Robinson has finally got a chance to show his talents. In his first full season in the majors, Robinson has been a delight for Washington. On Tuesday night he hit his third home run of the season in his 128th plate appearance of the year. Robinson took Atlanta Braves ace pitcher Shelby Miller’s...
Via KCM Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals' Clint Robinson absolutely demolishes second-career home run

It took Washington Nationals first baseman Clint Robinson years to hit his first home run, but a week later he's hit his second, and it was an absolute moonshot. In the top of the second inning in a scoreless game between the Nationals and the Tampa Bay Rays, Robinson must have been looking for one pitch on a 3-1 hitter's count, because he unloaded on it. The 30-year-old turned on...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan 'Huggla' rescues teammate Clint Robinson from silent treatment after first MLB homer

Eight years after getting drafted by the Kansas City Royals, journeyman/utilityman Clint Robinson finally smacked his first MLB home run with a shot to the second deck in Milwaukee on Thursday. But when he finished running the bases, the 30-year-old walked a silent, lonely path down the steps and through the dugout until renowned hugging expert Dan Uggla reached out and squeezed...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals' Clint Robinson on first career HR: 'It's everything you dream of'

First baseman Clint Robinson has been in and out of the majors since 2012, but it wasn't until Thursday night that he got to fulfill a long-held dream. In the second inning of the Nationals' 6-5 loss to the Brewers on Thursday, Robinson took a Matt Garza pitch sailing into the right field bleachers for his first-ever major-league home run. The 30-year-old was on cloud nine after...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Finalizing Opening Day Roster

The Washington Nationals are finalizing their Opening Day roster by assigning veterans P Rich Hill and Mike Carp to minor league camp. Given those assignments, it appears Clint Robinson has made his first Opening Day roster in 8 minor league season.  The 30 year-old veteran batted .327 with 5 doubles, 1 triple, and 2 home runs in the Grapefruit League.  That was good enough to...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Royals June 25, 2014: So Clint Robinson Is Here For Some Reason

Well, sure, okay. A few hours ago, I wondered who might get sent down when the Dodgers activated Juan Uribe tomorrow, and I figured that Carlos Triunfel or Jamie Romak were the two most likely options. I didn’t figure that a move to cut one of them would happen today, on the final day of the road trip… and I certainly didn’t expect that Clint Robinson, of all people, would...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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