Robinson is expected to sign a minor-league contract with the Indians, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. The Indians are in need of outfield help after Michael Brantley underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder two weeks ago, so Robinson could provide some depth in case Brantley's rehab extends into the beginning of the regular season. His poor .237/.302/.313 career slash line likely indicate the 31-year-old won't provide much fantasy production, but he will likely have an opportunity to make the Opening Day roster if he plays well during spring training.
Twins outfielder Shane Robinson will elect to become a free agent, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Robinson was outrighted from the 40-man roster Wednesday and had the option to accept free agency if he so chose. Robinson served as a utility outfielder throughout much of the season, so there might be at least a little bit of interest on the market.
Twins outfielder Shane Robinson was outrighted from the 40-man roster, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports. Robinson recorded 180 at-bats with Minnesota this season, but just nine of those came in the months of September and October as Minnesota seemed to shy away from him. The career .237 hitter will now have the option to become a free agent or choose to accept his assignment to Triple-A Rochester.
Twins outfielder Shane Robinson (personal) logged an at-bat in Wednesday's game against Detroit. Robinson was away from the team for a few days, beginning last Thursday, and the Twins did not provide an update on his status. However, he appeared as a pinch hitter Wednesday, so it looks as though he'll be available going forward.
Twins left fielder Shane Robinson tripled in Minnesota's only run of the day in Sunday's loss to Oakland. Robinson's triple was his first since June 14, his first hit since June 28, and his first RBI since June 24. Prior to Sunday, he only had four at bats in six June games, but he scored three runs in the month.