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David Robertson

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

W-L

4-5

ERA

3.08

WHIP

1.06

K

96

SV

39

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

While the Yankees have been cautious about anointing Robertson the heir apparent to Mariano Rivera, Robertson's performance over the past several seasons certainly justify giving him the job. All of R...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 190   DOB: 4/9/1985   BORN: Birmingham, AL   COLLEGE: Alabama   DRAFTED: 17th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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David Robertson Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal with White Sox worth at least $40 million in December of 2014.

December 8, 2014  –  David Robertson News

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Robertson signed a four-year deal with the White Sox on Monday worth at least $40 million, Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reports.

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David Robertson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 22 A TAM 18 0 0 33.3 18 4 0 37 15 3 1 1 1.08 0.99
2007 22 A CHA 24 0 0 47.0 25 4 0 67 15 5 2 3 0.77 0.85
2007 22 AA TRE 2 0 0 4.0 2 1 0 9 2 0 0 0 2.25 1.00
2008 23 AA TRE 9 0 0 18.7 8 2 0 26 6 0 0 2 0.96 0.75
2008 23 AAA SCR 21 0 0 35.0 20 8 1 51 17 4 0 1 2.06 1.06
2008 23 MAJ NYY 25 0 0 30.3 29 18 3 36 15 4 0 0 5.34 1.45
2009 24 AAA SCR 8 0 0 14.7 10 3 0 25 6 0 3 2 1.84 1.09
2009 24 MAJ NYY 45 0 0 43.7 36 16 4 63 23 2 1 1 3.30 1.35
2010 25 MAJ NYY 64 0 0 61.3 59 26 5 71 33 4 5 1 2 14 3.82 1.50
2011 26 MAJ NYY 70 0 0 66.7 40 8 1 100 35 4 0 1 3 34 1.08 1.13
2012 27 AAA SCR 2 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2012 27 MAJ NYY 65 0 0 60.7 52 18 5 81 19 2 7 2 3 30 2.67 1.17
2013 28 MAJ NYY 70 0 0 66.3 51 15 5 77 18 5 1 3 2 33 2.04 1.04
2014 29 MAJ NYY 63 0 0 64.3 45 22 7 96 23 4 5 39 5 0 3.08 1.06
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3-Year Averages     68 0 0 64.6 47 13 3 86 24 3 2 2 2 32 1.81 1.10
Career  (View All)     402 0 0 393.3 312 123 30 524 166 25 19 47 2.81 1.22

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David Robertson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 26 KC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.08 1.06
Sep. 25 KC 1.0 2 3 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 W 0 1 0 3.13 1.06
Sep. 23 @Det 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.74 1.03
Sep. 21 @TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.79 1.01
Sep. 17 @KC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.88 1.03
Sep. 14 Min 0.3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 2.93 1.03
Sep. 9 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.77 0.98
Sep. 6 @Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.82 0.99
Sep. 5 @Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.87 1.01
Sep. 3 @Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.92 1.03
Aug. 29 Det 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.98 1.03
Aug. 24 @NYY 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 3.06 1.06
Aug. 23 @NYY 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.94 1.06
Aug. 22 @NYY 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.00 1.06
Aug. 19 Bal 0.3 2 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.06 1.09
Aug. 17 Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.51 1.01
Aug. 16 Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.56 1.03
Aug. 7 @Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.62 1.05
Aug. 4 Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.68 1.05
Aug. 3 Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.74 1.08
Aug. 2 Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.81 1.08
Jul. 29 @Det 1.0 2 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.88 1.08
Jul. 27 @Min 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.50 0.98
Jul. 25 @Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.33 0.96
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
5.3 9 5 5 2 2 8 0 0 0 1-1 3 2 0 8.44 2.06
Last 30 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
10.7 10 5 5 2 2 16 0 0 0 1-1 4 2 0 4.22 1.13
Last 60 Days
24 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
23.0 19 12 12 4 10 27 0 0 0 2-3 13 3 0 4.70 1.26

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David Robertson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014139541120211.157
2013139511222501.175
2012131401125421.208

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014120421225506.234
201312326629304.257
201211741827404.252

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201431.74313471153.981.01
201332.0002331041.971.00
201231.023237722.320.87

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201432.70226491222.201.10
201334.351144812.101.08
201229.7040441233.031.48
David Robertson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 22 A TAM 18 0 33.3 9.99 4.05 2.47 0.00 87.9% 1.08 2.33 .240
2007 22 A CHA 24 0 47.0 12.83 2.87 4.47 0.00 90% 0.77 1.31 .276
2007 22 AA TRE 2 0 4.0 20.25 4.50 4.50 0.00 75% 2.25 0.20 .467
2008 23 AA TRE 9 0 18.7 12.54 2.89 4.33 0.00 85.7% 0.96 1.54 .231
2008 23 AAA SCR 21 0 35.0 13.11 4.37 3.00 0.26 80.6% 2.06 2.20 .285
2008 23 MAJ NYY 25 0 30.3 10.68 4.45 2.40 0.89 0.68 63.4% 90.8 MPH 5.34 3.65 .344
2009 24 AAA SCR 8 0 14.7 15.34 3.68 4.17 0.00 81.3% 1.84 1.02 .379
2009 24 MAJ NYY 45 0 43.7 12.98 4.74 2.74 0.82 0.87 78.2% 91.7 MPH 3.30 3.14 .347
2010 25 MAJ NYY 64 0 61.3 10.42 4.84 2.15 0.73 1.17 75.9% 91.9 MPH 3.82 3.71 .346
2011 26 MAJ NYY 70 0 66.7 13.50 4.73 2.86 0.14 1.40 90.5% 93.1 MPH 1.08 2.01 .307
2012 27 AAA SCR 2 1 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 1.20 .000
2012 27 MAJ NYY 65 0 60.7 12.02 2.82 4.26 0.74 1.23 80.3% 92.2 MPH 2.67 2.59 .343
2013 28 MAJ NYY 70 0 66.3 10.45 2.44 4.28 0.68 1.71 84.4% 91.7 MPH 2.04 2.76 .295
2014 29 MAJ NYY 63 0 64.3 13.43 3.22 4.17 0.98 1.41 75.4% 91.8 MPH 3.08 2.75 .308
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for David Robertson
3-Year Averages     68 0 64.6 11.99 3.35 3.58 0.42 85.3% 1.81 2.26 .314
Career     402 0 393.3 11.99 3.80 3.16 0.69 79.2% 2.81 2.84 .325

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2014 Stat Review for David Robertson    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

4.17 K/BB
GOOD
13.43 K/9
ELITE
3.22 BB/9
WEAK
91.8 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.0 HR/9
WEAK
1.41 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.08 ERA
WEAK
1.06 WHIP
GOOD
2.75 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.308 BABIP
HIGH
75.4% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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David Robertson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Robertson declined the $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Yankees on Monday, Jack Curry of the YES Network reports.

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The Yankees officially extended Robertson a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday, Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reports.

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Robertson struck out a pair and recorded a scoreless inning against the Red Sox on Friday night to pick up his 39th save of the season.

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Robertson suffered his fifth blown save of the season Thursday, surrendering three runs against Baltimore. He ended up getting the win when Derek Jeter hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth.

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Robertson notched his 35th save with a four-out performance against Toronto on Friday night. He struck out one.

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Pitching for the third consecutive day, Robertson allowed a game-tying homer Sunday to the White Sox's Avisail Garcia. He won't be available to pitch in a potential save situation Monday.

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Robertson tossed a scoreless ninth inning Saturday to earn his 34th save of the season.

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Robertson picked up a win after tossing a perfect inning in the Yankees' 4-3 win over the White Sox on Friday night.

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Robertson pitched a perfect ninth inning in Monday's victory over the Tigers, recording his third save in as many days.

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Robertson escaped an otherwise shaky appearance to secure his 27th save of the year Tuesday against the Rangers, as he allowed two runs on two hits and three walks, while striking out one batter.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Robertson appeared to be next in line to close when Mariano Rivera went down, but some relative struggles and a minor injury opened the door for Rafael Soriano, returning Robertson to his eighth-inning role. While he wasn't quite as dominant as he'd been in 2011, Robertson was still very good with a 12.0 K/9, and dramatically lowering his walk rate from 4.7 to 2.8 BB/9. Robertson has fantasy value even in his setup role, and he appears to be the fallback option behind Rivera as the closer-in-waiting.

2012

Robertson was one of the most valuable setup men in the game in 2011, cementing himself as the next in line should Mariano Rivera ever falter or retire. Robertson's numbers speak for themselves: he struck out an incredible 100 batters in 66.2 innings and his ERA was a sparkling 1.08. He can get himself into trouble with walks occasionally, averaging 4.73 BB/9IP, but Robertson's fantastic power stuff can often get him out of tough spots. Even if he doesn't close many games, Robertson can serve as a valuable staff filler because of the strikeouts (he struck out more hitters than starter Ivan Nova), and he's a particularly great pick if you want to insure an investment in Rivera.

2011

Robertson made his mark as a strikeout machine in 2009 and lived up to those expectations again in 2010, fanning 71 batters in 61.1 innings. Despite a few rough patches, he was one of manager Joe Girardi's favorite bullpen arms and will again be one of the Yankees' most-used relievers in 2011. Command is the biggest area of concern here; Robertson's walk rate has increased every year he's been in the majors.

2010

Robertson solidified his reputation as a young strikeout machine in 2009, fanning 63 in 43.2 innings, resulting in a 12.98 K/9IP ratio that ranked first among AL relievers who pitched more than 40 innings. If Phil Hughes moves into the rotation this season, Robertson should slide into a more vital bullpen role, possibly sharing setup duties with lefty Damaso Marte. After improving in nearly all facets from 2008 to 2009 (ERA, H/9IP, HR/9IP, K:BB), he certainly appears capable of handling such a promotion.

2009

Robertson continued his ascent through the minors in 2008 and eventually had two stints with the Yankees starting in late June. Big league hitters were able to make more contact against him than those at his minor league stops, but Robertson still posted a 10.68 K/9IP rate in 30.1 innings for the Yankees. Featuring a low-90s cutter, curveball and a slider, Robertson appears to have a very bright future in the Yankees bullpen. Despite being undersized at 5-foot-11, Robertson has a closer's stuff, even if he'll be confined to middle relief and eventually a set-up role in New York. There will be plenty of competition for spots during spring training, so he'll head back to Triple-A and be one of the first relievers brought up if he's unable to earn a roster spot during spring training.