INF Mitch Robinson
INF-OF Mitch Robinson
Hometown: Cloverdale, BC
Ht: 6’ 2”, Wt: 200 lbs.
School: Central Arizona College/C-University of Portland.
Previous teams: Florida International, Kitsap BlueJackets, Canadian Junior National Team, Langley Blaze.
Coaches: Anthony Gilich, Turtle Thomas, Greg Hamilton, Jamie Bodaly, Doug Mathieson.
Drafted: 22nd round (197th overall) in 2014 by the Miami Marlins.
2016 sophomore season at Central Arizona: Batting .374 with 12 doubles, two triples, nine homers and 62 RBIs in 57 games for the Vaqueros ... Owns .593 slugging, an radio station OPS of 1.027, plus 4-for-6 stealing bases ... Four hit games against Eastern Arizona ... Three hit outings against Paradise Valley, Eastern Arizona, GateWay and Thompson River ... Two-hit games against Phoenix College (twice), GateWay (twice), Chandler-Gilbert, Eastern Utah, Yavapai, Seminole State, Glendale, Pima and South Mountain.
2015 freshmen season: Spent summer ball with Kitsap hitting .269 with six doubles, three homers and 22 RBIs in 34 games in West Coast league ... At Florida International University: Batted .220 with two doubles, a triple and eight RBIs in 31 games, making 21 starts. Had an OPS of .580 ... Had two-game games against Georgia Tech, NC Central, Seton Hall, Charlotte (twice) and Texas-San Antonio ... FIU won Conference USA Title, won one game in an NCAA Regional.
2013-14: Canadian Junior National Team.
Honors _ 2014: First Team AS high schooler. 2013 _ First Team AS high schooler.
What they are saying: “A line drive machine ... Intrigues scouts with a power bat from the right side, uses his hands well and gets the barrel on the ball ... Timing issues cause his front side to draft ... Strong frame and good bat speed, a below-average runner."
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