The Toronto Blue Jays have decided to designate first baseman Clint Robinson for assignment after hitting a light .270 with four home runs in 47 games this year at the Triple-A level this season.
This move wasn’t made because the Blue Jays have lost faith in the young third baseman, but rather because they needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster.
He will have to clear waivers...
Per the Toronto Blue Jays’ Twitter account, first baseman Clint Robinson was claimed off waivers today.
.@bluejays have claimed RHP ALEX BURNETT (@aburnett31) off waivers from the #Twins and 1B CLINT ROBINSON from the #Pirates.
— Blue Jays-Official(@BlueJays) March 29, 2013
It seems like Toronto always claims Pirates players on waivers. I’m not sure yet how this will impact...
Clint Robinson was designated for assignment for Brandon Inge.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have added Jonathan Sanchez and Brandon Inge to the 40-man roster today. To make room, the team designated Hunter Strickland and Clint Robinson for assignment. Robinson was DFAd to make room for Inge, while Strickland was DFAd for Sanchez.
The Pirates added Strickland to the 40-man this off-season...
Born: February 16, 1985
Drafted: 25th Round, 756th Overall, 2007 (Royals)
How Acquired: Trade (from Royals) with Vin Mazzaro for Luis Rico and Luis Santos
College: Troy University
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Robinson has never gotten much respect from scouts. He...
The Royals have traded right-hander Vin Mazzaro and first baseman Clint Robinson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitchers Luis Santos and Luis Rico.
Mazzaro was 4-3 with a 5.73 ERA for the Royals while filling in as a spot starter because of injuries last season. Robinson struck out twice in his first four major league at-bats. Both were designated for assignment on Nov...
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November 28, 2012
The Pittsburgh Pirates have made two trades today, per a team press release. They acquired Zach Stewart from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later. They also acquired Vin Mazzaro and Clint Robinson from Kansas City for minor league pitchers Luis Rico and Luis Santos.
Stewart was once the top prospect in the Toronto system, and has been involved in several trades over...
Courtesy: Kansas City Royals
KANSAS CITY, Mo The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Luis Santos and left-hander Luis Rico from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro and first baseman Clint Robinson. Santos and Rico have been assigned to the Surprise Royals.
The 21-year-old Santos pitched...
The 27-year-old left-handed slugging Omaha Storm Chasers first baseman, Clint Robinson, is finally getting his shot at the Major League level.Thursday night, amidst the Royals announcement of the signing of 2012 #5 overall draft pick, Kyle Zimmer, the team also announced that Clint Robinson will join the team on the upcoming three game road trip to Pittsburgh.In a corresponding move...
With inter league play about to be in full swing the Kansas City Royals seem to be in a pretty good position to make a move in the later part of the month of June. With scheduled off days in the right spots Ned Yost will not have to worry about filling out a 5 man rotation for a few weeks, a luxury for him since not everyone has been up to par on the mound lately. The one snag that...
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The Kansas City Royals optioned Clint Robinson, who hit .326 with 23 home runs and 100 RBIs last season for Omaha, to their Pacific Coast League Triple-A affiliate.
The 27-year-old became just the third player in Texas League history to win the Triple Crown with a .335 average, 29 homers and 98 RBIs in 2010.
The Royals also optioned outfielders David Lough, who hit .316 in 14 spring...
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March 19, 2012