September 10, 1981 |
|May 17, 2007, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 18, 2008, for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
(through 2008 season)
|Earned run average||8.00|
James Connor Robertson (born September 10, 1981 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama) is an American right-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher, currently inactive. He was drafted out of Birmingham Southern College in the 31st round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft by the Oakland Athletics.
Robertson split the 2004 season between the Arizona League Athletics (rookie-level) and the Vancouver Canadians in Single-A. He appeared in 25 games for the Athletics and three games for Vancouver, all in relief and posted a composite record of 2-2 and saved 13 games
In 2005, Robertson made three stops, starting with the Kane County Cougars (Single-A), with whom he posted a 2-2 record and 2.93 ERA. He then moved on to the Stockton Ports, where he went 5-2 with a 2.76 ERA and was promoted to Triple-A Sacramento (skipping Double-A), where he pitched in three games, tossing five innings. His composite 2005 numbers were a 7-4 record, with two saves, and a 2.76 ERA, striking out 120 and walking 40 in 75 innings.
On December 14, 2007, Robertson was traded to Arizona along with Dan Haren.
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2006 Oakland Athletics Media Guide. Pg. 393. Produced by the Oakland Athletics Public Relations Department.