Derrick Robinson

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Derrick Robinson
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Robinson with the Cincinnati Reds
Outfielder
Born: (1987-09-28) September 28, 1987 (age 33)
Gainesville, Florida
Batted: Switch Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 5, 2013, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 2013, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average.255
Home runs0
Runs batted in8
Teams

Derrick Lamar Robinson (born September 28, 1987) is an American former professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds in 2013.

Career[edit]

Kansas City Royals[edit]

Robinson was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the fourth round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft. He was named the left-fielder for the 2012 Minor League Rawlings Gold Glove Award team. The Royals designated Robinson for assignment on November 20, 2012.[1]

Cincinnati Reds[edit]

Robinson signed with the Cincinnati Reds before the 2013 season, and featured in 109 games as a rookie with the Reds. He was designated for assignment on November 26, 2013. He became a free agent on December 2, 2013 after being non-tendered by the Reds.

Washington Nationals[edit]

On January 23, 2015 he signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals. He elected free agency on November 6, 2015.

Sioux City Explorers[edit]

Robinson signed with the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball and played for them during the 2016 season.

York Revolution[edit]

Robinson signed with the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball for the 2017 season. He became a free agent at the end of the season.

Second Stint with Kansas City Royals[edit]

On May 28, 2019, Robinson signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals. He elected free agency on November 4.

Coaching Career[edit]

Robinson joined the Kansas City Royals organization as a baseball operations intern for the 2020 season.[2] Robinson remained with the organization in 2021 as an outfield, baserunning, and bunting coordinator.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaegel, Dick (20 November 2012). "Royals make moves to finalize 40-man roster". MLB.com via KC Royals. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  2. ^ https://www.mlb.com/press-release/press-release-royals-announce-baseball-operations-promotions-and-hires
  3. ^ https://www.royalsreview.com/2021/2/19/22291772/royals-announce-minor-league-coaching-staffs-for-2021

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