Catcher Chris Robinson has retired from baseball, MLBDailyDish.com reports. He made his MLB debut in 2013 and played eight games with the Padres, going 2 for 12 with one home run and three RBI. Robinson played nine seasons in the minors, hitting .276/.320/.355 with 12 home runs, 267 RBI and 23 stolen bases in 2,159 at-bats.
The Padres sent catcher Chris Robinson outright to Triple-A Tucson Saturday. The 29-year-old was designated for assignment recently. He went unclaimed on waivers. Robinson is organizational depth for the Padres. In 68 games at Triple-A, Robinson hit .282 with no home runs and 22 RBI.
The Padres designated catcher Chris Robinson for assignment Monday. Robinson went 2 for 12 (.167) in eight games with San Diego this season. The move was made to create a spot on the 40-man roster for shorstop Everth Cabrera, who was activated from the restricted list.
The Padres received an unlikely source of power Wednesday, in the form of recent callup Chris Robinson. Robinson, a catcher, slugged his first major-league hit and home run in a pinch-hitting appearance in a 12-2 win over the Diamondbacks. Robinson has appeared in six games, going 1 for 6 as a pinch-hitter.
The Padres recalled pitcher Tommy Layne and catcher Chris Robinson from Triple-A Tucson Sunday. Layne has a 2.45 ERA in nine relief appearances, while Robinson has yet to make an appearance for San Diego.