Robinson Chirinos – A Venezuelan Professional Baseball Catcher Representing Houston Astros Who Debuted in MLB in 2011

Who is Robinson Chirinos?

Robinson Chirinos is a Venezuelan competitive baseball catcher of the MLB (Major League Baseball) for the Houston Astros. He was born on June 5, 1984, in Punto Fijo, Venezuela. In 2000, Robinson signed as a non-drafted free agent with the Chicago. In 2011, he debuted in MLB.

Quick Info 
Celebrated NameRobinson Chirinos
ProfessionBaseball Catcher
Birth DateJune 5, 1984
Birth PlacePunto Fijo, Venezuela
Star SignGemini

Robinson Chirinos

The Career of Robinson Chirinos

Robinson, in 2000, signed as a nondrafted free agent with the Chicago Cubs, out of Venezuela.

Chicago Cubs

Cubs added Robinson in the 2010 season in a 40 man roster.

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay rays alternated him after the 2010 season. On July 18, 2011, he was advanced to the majors, by the Rays. Besides, opposite to the game with the New York Yankees, he grew up in his first major-league at-bat. On August 3, he hit his first MLB home run, opposite to the match with Toronto Blue Jays. Moreover, he recorded his first RBI.

Furthermore, Robinson batted .218/.283/.309, in 2011. In total, he recorded 21 stolen bases, and caught two runners, with the caught stealing of 9 percentage.

Robinson Chirinos

In 2012, Robinson had a chance to make the big league club out of the spring training. Eventually, he suffered from a concussion which made him not play any basketball in the 2012 season.

Texas Rangers

Rays alternated Robinson to the Texas Rangers on April 8, 2013. However, his appearance in the game was very minimal behind the AJ Pierzynski. Also, he only had a record of .179/.233/.286 in 13 games with 28 at-bats.

Robinson had an opportunity to start the Rangers in 2014. He recorded his career-high 93 games. Likewise, in 2014, he made many career-highs, with batting .239/.290/.415, 13 home runs, and 40 RBIs. Similarly, he started 2015 also, and he batted .232/.352/.438. Also, against the game with Toronto, he made one home run in 3 games, along with 8 runners, and caught-stealing of 27%.

Robinson Chirinos

Furthermore, in 2017, Robinson allowed 46 stolen bases, along with 15 runners and caught-stealing of 25%. Meanwhile, on June 13, 2018, Robinson got struck by Matt Kemp during a home-plate collision, due to which they both fought to lead to the benches clearing. They both were ejected, and the Rangers lost to Dodgers. Eventually, in 2018, he batted .222/.338/.419.

Houston Astros

Robinson signed a one year contract with the Houston Astros, on December 6, 2018. Later, in 2019, he had the record of batting .238/.347/.443.

International Career of Robinson Chirinos

At the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Robinson played for the Venezuela national baseball team. He batted .214. Eventually, in 2018, for the 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series, he was into the MLB All-Star, in October 2018.

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