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Portrait of Robinson Tejeda

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 442 23 27 0 371 4.42 4.7
Birth Date3-24-1982
Height6' 2"
Weight245 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2005 PHI MLB 26 13 85.7 67 51 72 5 .255 101 7.0 5.4 0.5 7.6 36% .264 .238 1.38 4.14 3.57 104 3.50 1.9
2006 TEX MLB 14 14 73.7 83 32 40 10 .258 105 10.1 3.9 1.2 4.9 39% .299 .267 1.56 5.29 4.28 115 5.02 0.6
2007 TEX MLB 19 19 95.3 110 60 69 17 .264 101 10.4 5.7 1.6 6.5 36% .308 .309 1.78 6.26 6.61 120 6.54 -0.9
2008 KCA 0 25 1 39.3 22 19 41 3 .264 103 5.0 4.3 0.7 9.4 34% .204 .211 1.04 3.59 3.20 0 0.00 0.0
2008 TEX 0 4 0 6.0 5 5 4 1 .262 112 7.5 7.5 1.5 6.0 25% .211 .276 1.67 6.50 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2009 KCA MLB 35 6 73.7 43 50 87 4 .262 106 5.3 6.1 0.5 10.6 36% .231 .208 1.26 3.65 3.54 79 2.04 2.7
2010 KCA MLB 54 0 61.0 55 26 56 5 .260 112 8.1 3.8 0.7 8.3 31% .292 .241 1.33 3.56 3.54 89 3.27 1.2
2011 KCA MLB 9 0 7.3 12 3 2 2 .260 111 14.7 3.7 2.5 2.5 23% .357 .343 2.05 7.29 6.14 117 9.62 -0.4
2008 TOT MLB 29 1 45.3 27 24 45 4 .264 104 5.4 4.8 0.8 8.9 33% .205 .221 1.12 3.98 3.97 91 2.69 1.4
CareerMLB18653442.039724637147.2601058.15.01.07.635%.278.2551.454.664.421024.246.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2001 LWD A 26 24 150.7 128 58 152 10 .000 7.6 3.5 0.6 9.1 0% .000 .000 1.23 3.29 3.40
2002 CLR A+ 17 17 99.7 73 48 87 14 .000 6.6 4.3 1.3 7.9 0% .225 .000 1.21 4.85 3.97
2003 LWD A 5 4 18.7 17 16 20 4 .000 8.2 7.7 1.9 9.6 0% .277 .000 1.76 6.52 5.29
2003 CLR A+ 11 11 64.7 53 23 42 4 .000 7.4 3.2 0.6 5.8 0% .250 .000 1.17 3.71 3.20
2003 agu Wnt 13 4 30.0 30 11 26 5 .000 9.0 3.3 1.5 7.8 0% .000 .000 1.37 4.84 4.20
2004 REA AA 27 26 150.3 148 59 133 29 .000 8.9 3.5 1.7 8.0 0% .274 .000 1.38 5.28 5.15
2005 PHI MLB 26 13 85.7 67 51 72 5 .255 101 7.0 5.4 0.5 7.6 36% .264 .238 1.38 4.14 3.57
2005 SWB AAA 5 5 28.3 21 13 28 0 .245 111 6.7 4.1 0.0 8.9 33% .288 .200 1.20 2.61 2.23
2006 TEX MLB 14 14 73.7 83 32 40 10 .258 105 10.1 3.9 1.2 4.9 39% .299 .267 1.56 5.29 4.28
2006 OKL AAA 15 15 80.0 61 42 79 7 .265 88 6.9 4.7 0.8 8.9 42% .263 .254 1.29 4.20 3.15
2006 RNG Rk 2 2 4.1 4 0 6 0 .265 110 8.8 0.0 0.0 13.2 30% .400 .263 0.98 1.34 6.59
2006 DOM wor 2 0 1.0 1 3 1 0 .000 9.0 27.0 0.0 9.0 0% .200 .000 4.00 9.05 9.00
2007 TEX MLB 19 19 95.3 110 60 69 17 .264 101 10.4 5.7 1.6 6.5 36% .308 .309 1.78 6.26 6.61
2007 OKL AAA 5 4 18.7 27 15 20 0 .276 96 13.0 7.2 0.0 9.6 37% .458 .317 2.25 3.80 8.18
2007 AGU Wnt 1 1 3.0 5 3 3 0 .000 15.0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0% .417 .000 2.67 4.04 3.00
2007 AGU Wnt 8 5 27.3 14 15 25 1 .000 4.6 4.9 0.3 8.2 0% .183 .000 1.06 3.33 2.97
2007 AGU Wnt 4 4 19.3 15 5 20 1 .000 7.0 2.3 0.5 9.3 0% .275 .000 1.04 2.57 4.20
2008 KCA MLB 25 1 39.3 22 19 41 3 .264 103 5.0 4.3 0.7 9.4 34% .204 .211 1.04 3.59 3.20
2008 TEX MLB 4 0 6.0 5 5 4 1 .262 112 7.5 7.5 1.5 6.0 25% .211 .276 1.67 6.50 9.00
2008 OKL AAA 10 4 33.0 20 10 39 2 .266 104 5.5 2.7 0.5 10.6 33% .237 .177 0.91 2.92 2.18
2009 KCA MLB 35 6 73.7 43 50 87 4 .262 106 5.3 6.1 0.5 10.6 36% .231 .208 1.26 3.65 3.54
2009 NWA AA 2 2 3.7 3 2 5 1 .253 120 7.3 4.9 2.4 12.2 14% .333 .272 1.35 5.69 4.86
2009 OMA AAA 1 1 2.0 1 3 1 0 .252 115 4.5 13.5 0.0 4.5 67% .167 .246 2.00 6.95 0.00
2010 KCA MLB 54 0 61.0 55 26 56 5 .260 112 8.1 3.8 0.7 8.3 31% .292 .241 1.33 3.56 3.54
2011 KCA MLB 9 0 7.3 12 3 2 2 .260 111 14.7 3.7 2.5 2.5 23% .357 .343 2.05 7.29 6.14
2011 OMA AAA 31 0 45.0 40 15 43 8 .263 96 8.0 3.0 1.6 8.6 30% .262 .252 1.22 5.45 3.80
2011 LIC Wnt 2 0 4.3 1 1 4 0 .000 2.1 2.1 0.0 8.3 0% .100 .000 0.46 1.88 0.00
2011 TDE Wnt 4 4 8.7 9 11 8 3 .000 9.3 11.4 3.1 8.3 0% .240 .000 2.31 9.84 11.42
2012 COH AAA 1 0 1.0 3 0 1 1 .232 122 27.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 0% .500 .432 3.00 14.16 18.00
2012 LIC Wnt 1 0 0.0 2 1 0 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% 1.000 .000 0.00 0.00 0.00

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 786 0.4746 0.4917 0.7202 0.7373 0.2688 0.7782 0.5766 0.2798
2009 1349 0.4893 0.4569 0.7252 0.6364 0.2830 0.7738 0.6205 0.2748
2010 1002 0.5259 0.5165 0.7389 0.7211 0.2884 0.8000 0.5693 0.2611
2011 140 0.5214 0.5000 0.9000 0.6712 0.3134 0.9184 0.8571 0.1000
Career32770.49830.48530.73570.6880.28250.7890.60440.2643

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-04-08 - Minors - - Right Shoulder Strain - -
2012-03-01 2012-03-21 Camp 20 0 - Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2011-04-13 2011-05-17 15-DL 34 30 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2010-07-30 2010-08-29 15-DL 30 27 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis -
2010-05-15 2010-05-22 DTD 7 7 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2009-09-15 2009-09-15 DTD 0 0 Right Fingers Blister Middle Finger -
2009-05-21 2009-06-20 15-DL 30 26 Right Shoulder Inflammation Rotator Cuff Tendinitis -
2008-09-20 2008-09-29 DTD 9 8 Hip Strain Hip Flexor -
2005-09-01 2005-09-16 DTD 15 14 Right Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 $
2012 CLE $
2011 KCA $1,550,000
2010 KCA $950,000
2009 KCA $437,000
2007 TEX $389,446
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$3,326,446
4 yrTotal$3,326,446

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
4 y 166 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/3/12 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.825M in majors. Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 50, 55, 60, 65 games. $0.1M for 70 g.
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2011). Re-signed by Kansas City 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.95M (2010). Re-signed by Kansas City 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.437M (2009). Re-signed 2/28/09 (split contract, $0.1751M in minors).
  • 1 year (2008). DFA 3/29/08. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/9/08. Contract purchased 5/30/08. Claimed off waivers by Kansas City 6/24/08 after being DFA by Texas 6/15/08.
  • 1 year/$389,446 (2007). Re-signed 2/07 (split contract, $150,180 in minors).

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-05-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's the reason why Robinson Tejeda was not considered more seriously for a rotation spot? He performed quite well at the end of the 2009 season. Is it purely due to durability concerns? Control issues?
(Bob from Seattle)
I've not kept up with the skinny on that from the KC media. He and Farnsworth and several others could probably do about as well as several of the guys in the current rotation. I don't know why management made the choices they did. Of course, this spring he was dealing with an injury. (Mike Fast)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Robinson Tejeda threw 4,662 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (80mph).