Robinson Chirinos

Robinson Chirinos #61

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/210
  • Age: 31


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Robinson Chirinos 2015 Postseason Stats

.273 1 3 0 .818

Robinson Chirinos Postseason Career Stats

.273 1 3 0 .818

Robinson Chirinos Stats

.232 10 34 0 .762

Robinson Chirinos MLB Career Stats

.232 24 81 0 .709

Robinson Chirinos Bio

  • Full Name: Robinson David Chirinos
  • Pronunciation: chee-REE-nohs
  • Born: 6/5/1984 in Punto Fijo, Venezuela
  • Debut: July 18, 2011
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2015 Postseason Stats 11 1 3 1 3 0 .273 .273 .818
Postseason Career Stats 11 1 3 1 3 0 .273 .273 .818
2015 Stats 233 33 54 10 34 0 .232 .325 .762
MLB Career Stats 622 76 144 24 81 0 .232 .301 .709
  • Status: Active

Robinson Chirinos Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Rangers AL 273 136 88.27 225.11 -0.31 12.38 41.19
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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October 5, 2015 at 7:22 PM ET

Chirinos, Kela expected to be on ALDS roster

The Rangers have not set their postseason roster, but general manager Jon Daniels said he expects both catcher Robinson Chirinos and reliever Keone Kela to be included.

October 1, 2015 at 10:54 PM ET

Chirinos' shoulder gets final test

Catcher Robinson Chirinos was in the Rangers' lineup on Thursday night in what could be the final test to see if he can be on the postseason roster.


Robinson Chirinos Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Chi Cubs NL Class A Adv. Best Single-Game Performer

Year Team League
2009 Daytona FSL

SOU Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/19/2010 Tennessee SOU
07/19/2010 Tennessee SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Tennessee SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Tennessee SOU

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Daytona FSL

FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Daytona FSL

Robinson Chirinos Leaderboards

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Season HBP Rank
2014 7 25th in AL

Robinson Chirinos Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 7, 2015 Texas Rangers activated C Robinson Chirinos from the 15-day disabled list.
September 1, 2015 Texas Rangers sent C Robinson Chirinos on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
August 1, 2015 Texas Rangers placed C Robinson Chirinos on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 31, 2015. Strained left shoulder.
September 1, 2013 Texas Rangers recalled C Robinson Chirinos from Round Rock Express.
July 18, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned Robinson Chirinos to Round Rock Express.
June 18, 2013 Texas Rangers recalled Robinson Chirinos from Round Rock Express.
May 21, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned Robinson Chirinos to Round Rock Express.
May 10, 2013 Texas Rangers recalled Robinson Chirinos from Round Rock Express.
April 8, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays traded C Robinson Chirinos to Texas Rangers.
April 8, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned Robinson Chirinos to Round Rock Express.
March 31, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays designated Robinson Chirinos for assignment.
March 29, 2013 Robinson Chirinos assigned to Rays Extended Spring Training from Durham Bulls.
March 15, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Robinson Chirinos to Durham Bulls.
November 1, 2012 Robinson Chirinos roster status changed by Tampa Bay Rays.
April 19, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays transferred C Robinson Chirinos from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 4, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays placed C Robinson Chirinos on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2012. Concussion.
October 1, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays activated C Robinson Chirinos.
August 18, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Robinson Chirinos to Durham Bulls.
July 18, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Robinson Chirinos from Durham Bulls.
March 15, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Robinson Chirinos to Durham Bulls.
January 8, 2011 Hudson Valley Renegades Traded LHP Zac Rosscup to Boise Hawks; Tampa Bay Rays Traded CF Fernando Perez and RHP Matt Garza to Chicago Cubs; Peoria Chiefs Traded SS Hak-Ju Lee to Bowling Green Hot Rods and Chicago Cubs Traded RF Brandon Guyer, RHP Chris Archer, C Robinson Chirinos and LF Sam Fuld to Tampa Bay Rays.
October 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Robinson Chirinos from Tennessee Smokies.
September 9, 2010 Robinson Chirinos assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Iowa Cubs.
August 12, 2010 Robinson Chirinos assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
June 3, 2010 Robinson Chirinos roster status changed by Tennessee Smokies.
May 26, 2010 Tennessee Smokies placed C Robinson Chirinos on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 25, 2010.
January 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster C Robinson Chirinos to spring training.
August 4, 2009 C Robinson Chirinos assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
May 27, 2009 Robinson Chirinos roster status changed by Daytona Cubs.
May 15, 2009 Daytona Cubs placed C Robinson Chirinos on the 7-day disabled list.

Robinson David Chirinos Bio Info

Robinson David Chirinos Gonzalez…started the Robinson Chirinos Foundation in 2012, which operates out of his hometown of Punto Fijo, Venezuela, and through which he hosts clinics and provides baseball equipment, including bats, gloves, helmets and catching gear, to 300 kids…on Christmas Eve, he delivered more than 800 toys to local kids and patients at a nearby children's hospital…he plans to open a health clinic this year that will provide free exams to the local community … enjoys cooking, particularly traditional food from his native Venezuela… his favorite dish to cook is rice, black beans, plantains and beef.


Started 88 games at catcher with a total of 91 appearances behind the plate, the 3rd most games for a Texas backstop since 2009...ranked among team leaders in home runs (T2nd, 13), doubles (5th, 15), and RBI (T5th, 40), and had 4th-highest OPS (.705) among Rangers with 300+ plate appearances (Beltre-.880, Choo-.714, Rios-.709).


Spent spring training with Tampa Bay but was designated for assignment on March 31 when the Rays set their Opening Day roster … acquired by Texas on April 8 in exchange for cash considerations, the first major league trade between the at first base, and 11 at DH … hit .279 (19-68) with 7 extra-base hits (3 2B, 3B, 3 HR) vs. southpaws and .249 (49-197) with 13 extra-base hits (7 2B, 3B, 5 HR) vs. right-handers … batted .350 (21-60) with RISP…hit .290 (47-162) before the All-Star break and .204 (21-103) afterwards … hit .222 (41-185) as a catcher but .338 (27-80) when not behind the plate … reached safely in 60 of 74 contests…hit safely in 19 of 23 games before his first recall at .295 (23-78) with 5 doubles, 2 home runs, 14 RBI, and 11 runs scored…compiled a season-best 9-game hitting streak (.323, 10-31) from April 20-29…logged his only 2 triples of the season in the same game, May 3 vs. Nashville…had 4 straight 2-hit games (.471, 8-17) during a 4-game series at Iowa, June 6-9… had a season-high 4 RBI on Aug. 19 at Nashville…posted a .984 fielding pct. overall (7 E/428 TC)…caught 15 of 59 attempted base stealers (25.4 percent).

2012 Missed the entire 2012 season due to a concussion he suffered during Spring Training when a foul tip struck his mask...spent the year at the Rays spring training complex in Port Charlotte, Fla., rehabbing and undergoing daily vision therapy...Played for Navegantes del Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League...went 3-for-19 (.158) with four BB in six games. 2011 Rookie catcher split the season between the Rays and Triple-A Durham...appeared in 20 games for the Rays, including 15 starts at catcher, his first major league experience...recalled on July 18 to replace Jose Lobaton who was placed on the 15-day DL...optioned to Durham on Aug 19 when John Jaso was activated from the DL...Made his major league debut on July 18 vs. NYY, the day he was recalled, and doubled off A.J. Burnett in his first at-bat...was the 6th in Rays history to record an extra-base hit in his first plate appearance...Hit his first career home run in a 9-1 win on Aug. 3 vs. TOR, a 3-run blast off Carlos Villanueva, for his first career RBI...collected a career-high 4 RBI and reached base a careerhigh 4 times, going 2-for-2 with 2 walks...6 of his 7 RBI came in a span of 2 games, Aug 3-4 vs. TOR...On Aug 4 vs. TOR, hit a game-tying RBI single in the 11th inning and a walk-off RBI single in the 12th off Shawn Camp...according to Elias, he became the first rookie with separate gametying and game-winning RBI, both in extra innings, since ATL Nick Green on July 2, 2004 vs. BOS...Recorded his first career multi-hit game on July 27 at OAK in his only game at 1B since 2009 with Double-A Tennessee (Cubs)...Caught only 2 of 23 attempted base stealers (8.7 percent)...on Aug 6 vs. OAK allowed 7 SB in 7 attempts, the most steals allowed in Rays history...the previous high was 5 (6 times, last on June 1 vs. TEX) was the most steals in a game for the A's since they had 8 on July 29, 1989 vs. SEA, including 5 by Rickey Henderson...Hit .259 (73-for-282) in 78 games for Durham...had a .176 (12-for-68) avg. with 0 HR and 2 RBI in 17 games in April...from May 1 through season's end, batted .285 (61-for-214) with 6 HR and 22 RBI in 61 games...batted .312 (24-for-77) vs. LHP, compared to .239 (49-for-205) vs. RHP...Caught 17 of 63 attempted base stealers (26.9 percent), his lowest mark since converting to catcher in 2009...In spring training hit .429 (9-for-21) with 2 HR, 8 RBI, 2 doubles and a triple in 9 games. 2010 Completed his 10th and final season in the Cubs organization...spent the majority of the season at Double-A Tennessee and advanced to Triple-A Iowa for the first time...Set career highs in nearly every offensive category, batting a combined .326 (104-for-319) with 18 HR, 74 RBI, 28 doubles, a .416 OBP, .583 SLG and .999 OPS in 92 games...His .999 OPS ranked 8th among all minor leaguers and led all minor league catchers...ranked 3rd in the Cubs system in batting avg...Was the starting catcher in the Southern League All-Star Game for the North Division...was also named to the league's postseason All-Star Team...Combining both stops, hit .438 (46-for-105) with 9 HR against left-handed pitching...hit .388 (33-for-85) with 8 HR in Double-A and .650 (13-for-20) with 1 HR in Triple-A...hit .271 (58-for-214) with 9 HR vs. righthanders...Drew more walks (44) than strikeouts (33)...Was named the Best Defensive Catcher in the Cubs system by Baseball America prior to the trade...threw out 28 of 88 base runners attempting to steal (31.8 percent)...Was a non-roster invite to Cubs spring training... placed on the DL from May 25-June 3 due to a concussion...promoted to Iowa on Sep 7 before returning to Tennessee for its postseason run...added to Chicago's 40-man roster on Oct 29...Played winter ball in Venezuela for Navegantes del Magallanes. 2009 Robinson set a number of career highs in his first season as a catcher...batted .294 (77-for-262) with 11 homers and 52 RBI in 81 games between Single-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee...Hit at a .300 (68-for-227) clip with 35 walks, 13 doubles, 11 homers, 47 RBI and a .946 OPS in 69 games with the D-Cubs...led Daytona in homers and RBI...Was named to the Florida State League Post-Season All-Star team...In his first season as a catcher, threw out 20 of 75 runners attempting to steal with Daytona...Had a .322 batting average against southpaws with Daytona, going 19-for-59...he posted a white-hot .372 batting average (16-for-43) with 15 RBI in just 12 May contests with the D-Cubs...On May 31, belted two grand slams in an 11-3 victory over Sarasota...the two slams tied the league record held by St. Petersburg's Charles Reidell, who accomplished the feat in 1959...Earned a promotion to Double-A Tennessee August 12 games with the Smokies, went 9-for-35 (.257) with seven walks, three doubles and five RBI. 2008 Split the season between Rookie-League Mesa, Single-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee, batting a combined .275 (65-for-236) with 12 doubles, five homers and 29 RBI. 2007 Earned a late-season promotion to Double-A Tennessee after batting .259 in 79 games for Single-A Daytona. 2006 Hit at a .242 clip, while setting career highs in RBI (47) and games played (126) with Single-A Peoria. 2005 In his first season with Single-A Daytona, batted a then career-high .273 (63-for-231) in 74 contests. 2004 Saw action in 84 games with Single-A Lansing, posting a .241 average (77-for-319). 2003 In a then career-high 108 games, hit .232 (84-for-362) with Single-A Lansing. 2002 Batted .247 in Single-A Boise with 15 doubles, eight homers and 38 RBI. 2001 Appeared in 47 games with Rookie-League Mesa...batted .234 (36-for-154) with 12 doubles and a league-leading six sacrifice hits in his first professional season.