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Robinson Chirinos

33-Year-Old Catcher – Texas Rangers

2017 Stats

AVG

.255

HR

17

RBI

38

R

46

SB

1

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Chirinos was primed to be Texas' starting catcher for the 2016 campaign, but those plans were quickly put on hold after the fifth-year backstop broke his right forearm in the first week of the season....

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Hamstring     EST. RETURN:  10/31/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 6/5/1984
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Robinson Chirinos Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Rangers in March of 2017. Contract includes a team option for 2019.

October 1, 2017  –  Robinson Chirinos News

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An MRI revealed that Chirinos suffered a Grade 2 hamstring strain, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Robinson Chirinos Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 26 AA TEN 77 318 264 53 83 39 24 0 15 64 1 5 42 35 0 7 5 .314 .409 .576 .985
2010 26 AAA IOW 15 62 55 10 19 7 4 0 3 9 0 0 2 8 0 0 5 .345 .419 .582 1.001
2011 27 AAA DUR 78 319 282 24 73 20 13 1 6 24 1 1 29 69 1 0 7 .259 .343 .376 .719
2011 27 MAJ TB 20 60 55 4 12 3 2 0 1 7 0 0 5 13 0 0 0 .218 .283 .309 .592
2013 29 AAA ROU 74 311 265 35 68 20 10 2 8 40 2 0 38 55 2 2 4 .257 .356 .400 .756
2013 29 MAJ TEX 13 30 28 3 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 .179 .233 .286 .519
2014 30 MAJ TEX 93 338 306 36 73 28 15 0 13 40 0 1 17 71 4 4 7 .239 .290 .415 .705
2015 31 AAA ROU 4 14 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 .091 .286 .091 .377
2015 31 MAJ TEX 78 273 233 33 54 27 16 1 10 34 0 0 28 62 5 2 5 .232 .325 .438 .763
2016 32 AA FRI 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2016 32 AAA ROU 3 12 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .334
2016 32 MAJ TEX 57 170 147 21 33 20 11 0 9 20 0 1 15 44 1 2 5 .224 .314 .483 .797
2017 33 MAJ TEX 88 309 263 46 67 31 13 1 17 38 1 0 34 79 1 1 10 .255 .360 .506 .866
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3-Year Averages     76 258 228 30 53 24 14 0 10 31 0 0 20 59 3 2 5 .232 .306 .425 .731
Career  (View All)     349 1,180 1,032 143 244 112 60 2 50 139 1 2 101 275 11 9 27 .236 .318 .444 .762

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Robinson Chirinos Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 30 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 29 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 28 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 27 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 26 Hou 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .360 .506 .866
Sep. 25 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .359 .506 .865
Sep. 24 @Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .363 .512 .875
Sep. 23 @Oak 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .365 .516 .881
Sep. 22 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 21 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .366 .518 .884
Sep. 20 @Sea 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .371 .526 .897
Sep. 19 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .369 .528 .897
Sep. 17 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .374 .537 .911
Sep. 16 @LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .379 .546 .925
Sep. 15 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 14 Sea 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .380 .551 .931
Sep. 13 Sea 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .269 .379 .547 .926
Sep. 12 Sea 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .377 .550 .927
Sep. 11 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .378 .553 .931
Sep. 10 NYY 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .380 .558 .938
Sep. 9 NYY Did not play.
Sep. 8 NYY 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .376 .545 .921
Sep. 6 @Atl 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .367 .536 .903
Sep. 6 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 4 @Atl 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .365 .528 .893
Sep. 3 LAA 3 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .363 .533 .896
Sep. 2 LAA 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .356 .512 .868
Sep. 1 LAA 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .358 .519 .877
Aug. 31 @Hou Did not play.
Last 7 Games 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Last 14 Games 25 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 1 .120 .154 .120 .274
Last 30 Games 58 9 15 6 0 2 5 10 19 0 0 1 0 1 .259 .377 .466 .843

Robinson Chirinos: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 85 2
2016 54 3
2015 78
2014 91
2013 3 4 3 1
2011 19 1

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Robinson Chirinos Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201771156141.366.6621.113
2016244240.167.458.792
201584104110.262.488.835

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20171923111240.214.448.775
2016123177160.236.488.797
2015149236230.215.409.722

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20171282610200.266.555.940
2016618120.230.377.686
2015118184140.263.449.787

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017135207181.244.459.795
201686138180.221.558.875
2015115156200.200.426.737
Robinson Chirinos vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Robinson Chirinos Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 26 AA TEN 318 264 13.2% 11% 1.20 87% .308 .262
2010 26 AAA IOW 62 55 3.2% 12.9% 0.25 85% .364 .237
2011 27 AAA DUR 319 282 9.1% 21.6% 0.42 76% .324 .117
2011 27 MAJ TB 60 55 8.3% 21.7% 0.38 76% .268 .091
2013 29 AAA ROU 311 265 12.2% 17.7% 0.69 79% .294 .143
2013 29 MAJ TEX 30 28 6.7% 20% 0.33 79% .227 .107
2014 30 MAJ TEX 338 306 5% 21% 0.24 77% .265 .176
2015 31 AAA ROU 14 11 21.4% 42.9% 0.50 45% .200 .000
2015 31 MAJ TEX 273 233 10.3% 22.7% 0.45 73% .270 .206
2016 32 AA FRI 9 9 0% 22.2% 0.00 78% .000 .000
2016 32 AAA ROU 12 12 0% 41.7% 0.00 58% .286 .000
2016 32 MAJ TEX 170 147 8.8% 25.9% 0.34 70% .250 .259
2017 33 MAJ TEX 309 263 11% 25.6% 0.43 70% .298 .251
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3-Year Averages     258 228 7.8% 22.9% 0.34 74% .267 .193
Career     1,180 1,032 8.6% 23.3% 0.37 73% .271 .208

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Robinson Chirinos Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 C 645 0 0 0 0 327 0 97 0
2016 C 399 0 0 0 0 167 0 180 0
2017 C 691.3 0 0 0 0 350 0 280 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 C 0 0 0 0 3 0 -3 0
2016 C -1 -1 0 0 4 0 -3 -1
2017 C -1 -1 2 0 4 0 -2 2

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2017 Stat Review for Robinson Chirinos    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.43 BB/K
AVERAGE
11.0% BB Rate
GREAT
25.6% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.866 OPS
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.360 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.255 AVG
WEAK
.298 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.506 SLG
GREAT
.251 ISO
ELITE

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Robinson Chirinos: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Rangers are expected to shut down Chirinos for their remaining four games of the season while he tends to a hamstring injury, the Associated Press reports.

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Chirinos is out of the lineup Wednesday against Houston.

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Chirinos is out of the lineup Friday against Oakland.

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Chirinos went hitless in four plate appearances during Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Mariners.

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Chirinos is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Angels.

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Chirinos went 1-for-2 with a solo homer, a walk and two runs scored Sunday against the Yankees.

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Chirinos (hamstring) is starting at catcher and batting sixth during Sunday's game against the Yankees.

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Chirinos was held out of the lineup in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Yankees due to a sore left hamstring, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

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Chirinos went 2-for-2 with a double, two walks, two runs and an RBI in Friday's 11-5 win over the Yankees.

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Chirinos is out of the lineup for the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader with the Braves.

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Chirinos went 2-for-3 with a home run, double, walk and two RBI in Sunday's 7-6 win over the Angels.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

A shoulder injury limited Chirinos to just half a season as the Rangers' primary catcher, but he proved to be a decent source of power for the second straight season with 10 home runs in just 233 at-bats after swatting 13 in 93 games the year before. The power isn't accompanied by a good batting average, discounting the value a bit as a result, but there's some value here if you can snag him as a late-round second catcher. He's expected to be the Rangers' primary catcher again for 2016, particularly with the midseason trade of prospect Jorge Alfaro to Philadelphia in the Cole Hamels deal.

2015

Chirinos' final numbers from 2014 were nothing to write home about, but he did finish with 13 home runs in just 93 games (338 PA), tying Shin-Soo Choo for the second on the team in homers, and a slugging percentage more than 100 points higher on the road (.467) than at Globe Life Park in Arlington (.364). His walk rate improve dramatically in the second half, jumping from 2.8% prior to the intermission to 8.7% after the All-Star break. The 30-year-old also played plus defense, putting him in the driver's seat for the starting role heading into 2015, ahead of Tomas Telis. More than likely, top prospect Jorge Alfaro will take the reins in 2016, perhaps relegating Chirinos to several years of backup duty, but Chirinos is on the radar at least in AL-only leagues.

2014

Acquired by Texas in April, Chirinos saw occasional time in the majors as an injury replacement. During his time at Triple-A last season, Chirinos showed a good eye at the plate (12.2% walk rate) with an acceptable .257/.356/.400 line, but his success hasn't translated yet to the majors, though the sample size is limited (90 at-bats over parts of two seasons). He could be an option for Texas if either Geovany Soto or J.P. Arencibia go down.

2012

Chirinos posted a solid, yet unspectacular double-slash line of .259/.343/.376 at Triple-A Durham before being promoted to the big club. He struggled against major league pitching, batting only .218 with one home run in 55 at-bats. With the Rays acquiring veteran Jose Molina during the offseason and Jose Lobaton ahead of him on the depth chart, Chirinos will likely start in Durham and will need an injury to see playing time with the Rays. A broken wrist in November shouldn't be an issue when he reports to camp in spring.