Mauricio Robles

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Mauricio Robles
Chicago White Sox
Pitcher
Born: (1989-03-05) March 5, 1989 (age 25)
Valencia, Venezuela
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 3, 2013 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
(through 2013 season)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 1.93
Strikeouts 6
Teams

Mauricio Antonio Robles (born March 5, 1989) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago White Sox organization. He was signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers on April 1, 2006. He pitched for Venezuela at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Robles has a basic fastball, curveball, changeup combination.[1] He has been described as having a good arm with a good fastball and developing secondary pitches.[2] While his fastball has been clocked as high as 97 mph, his changeup is being called his best pitch and described as a plus offering by peers and coaches.[3]

Robles finished fourth among Rookie-level Venezuelan Summer League relievers with 11.25 strikeouts per nine innings in 2006.

He topped all starting pitchers with 10.83 strikeouts per nine innings in 2007. He was also second in the Venezuelan Summer League with six losses, finished third with 83 strikeouts and tied for fifth with 14 starts.

In 2008, he went 5-3 with a 2.66 ERA in 23 appearances, including 16 starts, for the Class-A West Michigan Whitecaps. He also ranked ninth in the Midwest League with a 1.55 ERA in five starts during July.

On July 31, 2009 he was traded from the Tigers to the Seattle Mariners along with fellow pitcher Luke French for veteran pitcher Jarrod Washburn.[4] He was promoted to the majors on September 3, 2013. He was outrighted off the roster on October 3, 2013.

Robles signed a minor league deal with the Chicago White Sox in November 2013.

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