Acquired: Acquired via trade from the A's January 10, 2015, with C John Jaso and OF Boog Powell, for 2B Ben Zobrist and SS Yunel Escobar (TAM). Originally drafted in the supplemental first round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft (OAK).
Most Recent Stats at Time of Debut
|2016 Season Stats: Hit .259 with five home runs and 43 RBIs in 118 games at Durham (Triple-A), adding 21 doubles, a .358 OBP and a .356 SLG.|
Info & MLB Debut Date
Broke camp with the team out of spring training.
MLB Debut Date: 04/04/17
|April 4, in a 5-0 loss to the Yankees. The starting DH, he batted eighth and went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. In his first at-bat in the bottom of the third, he grounded out to shortstop but was originally called safe before the call was overturned. In the fifth he grounded out to third. In the seventh and ninth innings he struck out swinging, both times with two outs in the inning. On defense, in the top of the ninth he moved over to shortstop when starting SS Tim Beckham was pinch-hit for in the bottom of the eighth.|
|A solid all-around player with no one outstanding tool but on the other hand no real weak spot, Robertson was a supplemental first-rounder out of Upland (California) High School. He comes off a solid performance at Durham in 2016 which helped him make up for time lost in 2015 when a broken hamate bone suffered in early June sidelined him for more than two months of Southern League action. In 2014, at Stockton (High A) with the A's, he batted .310 with 15 home runs and 60 RBIs, adding 37 doubles and scoring 110 runs to post a .402 OBP.|