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Robinson Chirinos

33-Year-Old Catcher – Texas Rangers

2018 Stats

AVG

.154

HR

2

RBI

6

R

3

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Jonathan Lucroy's departure from Texas opened the door for Chirinos to play regularly behind the plate, and he ended up posting some of the better rate stats among catchers. Chirinos walked at an 11 p...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 205   DOB: 6/5/1984   BORN: Punto Fijo, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CHC In 2000   Show ContractHide Contract

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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.

April 17, 2018  –  Robinson Chirinos News

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Chirinos is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Rays, Jeff Wilson of 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
2018 34 MAJ TEX 15 60 52 3 8 5 3 0 2 6 0 0 3 21 0 1 4 .154 .250 .327 .577
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3-Year Averages     74 248 214 33 51 25 13 0 12 30 0 0 25 61 2 1 6 .238 .333 .467 .801
Career  (View All)     364 1,240 1,084 146 252 117 63 2 52 145 1 2 104 296 11 10 31 .232 .315 .438 .753

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Robinson Chirinos Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 18 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .250 .327 .577
Apr. 17 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 16 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .268 .354 .622
Apr. 15 @Hou 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .182 .288 .386 .674
Apr. 14 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 13 @Hou 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .146 .250 .268 .518
Apr. 11 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .128 .205 .179 .384
Apr. 10 LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .139 .200 .194 .394
Apr. 9 LAA 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .194 .188 .382
Apr. 8 Tor 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .156 .107 .263
Apr. 7 Tor Did not play.
Apr. 6 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .080 .111 .120 .231
Apr. 5 @Oak Did not play.
Apr. 4 @Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .095 .130 .143 .273
Apr. 3 @Oak 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .100 .158 .258
Apr. 2 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 1 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 31 Hou Did not play.
Mar. 30 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 29 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Games 16 2 3 1 0 2 4 0 5 0 0 4 0 0 .188 .350 .625 .975
Last 14 Games 33 3 6 2 0 2 4 3 12 0 0 4 1 1 .182 .317 .424 .741
Last 30 Games 52 3 8 3 0 2 6 3 21 0 0 4 1 1 .154 .250 .327 .577

Robinson Chirinos: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 15
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
2018130010.077.077.210
201771156141.366.6621.113
2016244240.167.458.792

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018393250.179.410.699
20171923111240.214.448.775
2016123177160.236.488.797

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018291010.103.138.320
20171282610200.266.555.940
2016618120.230.377.686

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018232250.217.565.899
2017135207181.244.459.795
201686138180.221.558.875
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
2018 34 MAJ TEX 60 52 5% 35% 0.14 60% .200 .173
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3-Year Averages     248 214 10.1% 24.6% 0.41 71% .275 .229
Career     1,240 1,084 8.4% 23.9% 0.35 73% .268 .206

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Robinson Chirinos Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
C 2015 645 0 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 -3
2016 399 -1 - 0 0 4 0 0 -1 0 -1 -3
2017 691.3 2 21 0 0 4 0 2 -1 0 -1 -2
2018 131 -2 - 0 0 1 0 0 -1 0 -2 0

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2018 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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0.14 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.0% BB Rate
POOR
35.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.577 OPS
TERRIBLE
.250 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.154 AVG
TERRIBLE
.200 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.327 SLG
TERRIBLE
.173 ISO
AVERAGE

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

Chirinos went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, three RBI and a run scored in Sunday's victory over the Astros.

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Chirinos is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Astros.

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Chirinos went 1-for-2 with a solo home run in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Astros.

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Chirinos is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, John Blake of the Rangers' official site reports.

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Chirinos (wrist) is back in the Rangers' lineup Friday against the Blue Jays, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Chirinos (wrist) is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against Oakland, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Chirinos is dealing with a sore left wrist and is not expected to start Thursday against the A's, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

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Chirinos will start at catcher and bat fifth Sunday against the Astros, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Chirinos (personal) will set up behind the plate and hit seventh for Thursday's Opening Day contest against the Astros, TR Sullivan of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

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. He returned to full-time action two months later, but then the Rangers traded for Jonathan Lucroy, sending Chirinos to the bench. After all of this tumult, the 32-year-old ended up mustering just a .224 batting average while striking out over a quarter of the time. However, not all was bad for him last season, as his OPS sat at a solid .797 mark thanks to nearly two-thirds of his hits going for extra bases. Given Lucroy's return to the Rangers' lineup, Chirinos will likely be relegated to backup catching duties once again, although with the departure of both Mitch Moreland and Prince Fielder, opportunities could arise at first base and designated hitter.

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.