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Kevin RobersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2004 MLB Years: 1993-1996
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-937, RF-9, LF-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKevin Lynn Roberson
Height6-4Weight210BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 29,1968 [50.175]PlaceDecatur,Illinois
High SchoolEisenhower (Decatur,IL)
CollegeParkland College (Champaign,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 16th round (404th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#4
MLB DebutJuly 15,1993 [25.168]
OrganizationsCHN [8] CHA [1] MIN [1] NYN [1] SEA [1] SFN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID17201Retrosheet IDrobek001MLBAM ID121270
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Parkland College in 1988
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power89Contact28XBH88RBIs71Runs61Hitting54Durability52Team.499Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Wytheville CubsAppRkchn-of2063225394712232932408630200.209.333.320.6537217270.319.111.293.30714.8131.852.151.1175.0036.17
1989Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALAchn-of21126429491091911357367014952340.254.363.394.75716933509.356.140.296.34613.7529.272.132.5533.0030.28
1990Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-of2285313498423354573257031200.268.327.409.73612831344.329.141.233.3317.2720.352.801.4562.6036.90
1990Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-of22311191429625162082501200.244.287.454.7415413130.264.210.294.3256.1519.233.133.8523.8044.83
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11643263113295106193339532400.262.316.421.73718244474.311.159.250.3296.9620.042.882.1143.2038.94
1991Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-of231365077713024219671733912990510.256.318.424.74221545560.305.168.272.3326.9623.043.313.3926.6834.62
1992Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn15of245119725601546340054621110.305.327.513.84010125206.370.208.234.3712.4322.339.202.9132.8341.67
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of25672634880201165032196640330.304.356.570.92615037289.348.266.342.3976.5722.843.475.5416.4446.25
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19of256218023344192701124830002.189.251.372.6236714195.203.183.244.2786.1524.624.004.6220.0041.18
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of261967921803170141930310.313.364.567.931381177.375.254.299.3865.1924.684.753.9022.3352.38
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19of26445581240490021420003.218.271.509.78028859.216.291.327.3303.3923.737.006.7813.7566.67
1995Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-of274215717376161711195120214.236.322.401.7236313180.304.165.287.32010.5628.332.683.3326.1735.14
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19of2732385710460161410001.184.311.526.83720545.150.342.474.35913.3331.112.338.899.5071.43
1996Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of2870215265713373301146571224.265.328.451.7799723239.345.186.247.3365.8627.204.642.9330.7140.35
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn18rf2827368810390071710200.222.348.500.84818446.278.278.472.36015.2236.962.436.5212.0050.00
1997Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of29109349601001951467953798110226.287.371.490.86117138399.360.203.321.3759.2724.562.653.5124.9338.00
1998Calgary CannonsPCLAAAcha-of301194318411736027975137128111715.271.340.543.88323463487.318.272.367.3757.6026.283.465.5415.9653.85
2000Dos Laredos Tecolotes MexAAA--3246171355551142710194600005.322.389.608.99710420190.369.286.404.42210.0024.212.427.3712.2136.36
2000Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-of323612022307162600123820303.250.321.475.7965714137.304.225.325.3398.7627.743.174.3820.0046.67
2000Totals for AAA-AAA         9533660931322159103497203010.277.344.515.85917336375.326.238.342.3679.0725.872.855.6016.0038.71
2000Monterrey SultanesMexAAA--3213453810160031300002.178.229.267.49612248.226.089.156.2246.2527.084.332.0845.0025.00
2000Totals for AAA-AAA         9533660931322159103497203010.277.344.515.85917336375.326.238.342.3679.0725.872.855.6016.0038.71
2001Torreon AlgodonerosMexAAA--332493724701140062100003.258.303.366.66934899.324.108.172.2946.0621.213.501.0193.0033.33
2001Cordoba CafeterosMexAAA--33176091250150062000001.200.273.333.60620666.282.133.233.2699.0930.303.331.5260.0050.00
2000Totals for Mex-Mex         41153163612021900124100004.235.291.353.6445414165.309.118.196.2877.2724.853.421.2176.5038.89
2002St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-34702615681200275501296400004.310.379.6971.07618247290.318.387.494.45010.0022.072.219.319.6758.02
2003Lincoln SaltdogsNorthernInd--3519741222512172091900304.297.360.473.83335886.357.176.324.35610.4722.092.112.3337.0036.36
2004Joliet JackHammersNorthernInd--361135562002006710102.171.302.229.5318243.207.058.229.25613.9516.281.170.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1653094461101205102279370206.197.275.430.70513331345.207.233.314.0007.8326.963.445.8015.4550.82
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1054376157310002262614760751253631070627371633.266.337.457.79417193994230.330.191.295.0008.5825.302.953.4825.5939.90
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter6132168345601142161023931911181611423231133.277.341.499.84010812602417.338.222.309.0007.4925.283.384.2221.2543.26
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1676269115930424831934715491710.254.312.430.74226958690.297.176.276.0006.8122.323.283.4826.0836.48
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85313498423354573257031200.268.327.409.73612831344.329.141.233.0007.2720.352.801.4562.6036.90
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126429491091911357367014952340.254.363.394.75716933509.356.140.296.00013.7529.272.132.5533.0030.28
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63225394712232932408630200.209.333.320.6537217270.319.111.293.00014.8131.852.151.1175.0036.17
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter100370731092712974214490104010.295.368.608.97622557419.314.313.435.00010.5021.482.056.9212.7652.29
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter138273365391174202207660006.194.264.421.68511527299.200.227.293.0006.6925.423.805.6916.0650.94
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27368810390071710200.222.348.500.84818446.278.278.472.00015.2236.962.436.5212.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623034360101205002279170206.197.275.430.70513130339.207.233.314.0007.8326.963.445.8015.4550.82
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625788815435423938456164101625.266.337.457.79426461650.330.191.295.0008.5825.302.953.4825.5939.90

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Wytheville Cubs AppRkchn20OF55--9346-10397.9421.76------6387.379.7
1989Charleston (Wv) Wheelers SALAchn21OF116--2101877235228.9701.97------12692.186.6
1990Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+chn22OF82--136461146140.9591.71------8596.558.6
1990Charlotte Knights SouAAchn22OF31--631--64641.0002.06------31100.021.5
1991Charlotte Knights SouAAchn23OF132--25974-270266.9852.02------13697.191.7
1992Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24OF51--871419288.9571.73------51100.035.7
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25OF64--11044-118114.9661.78------6795.544.4
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF51--7723-8279.9631.55------6282.331.5
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26OF16--33---33331.0002.06------1984.211.2
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26OF9--712-108.8000.89------4420.58.0
1995Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27OF29--5121-5453.9811.83------4269.020.1
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF11--8---881.0000.73------3234.47.6
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28OF55--99322104102.9811.85------7078.639.0
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn28RF9--12---12121.0001.33------2733.35.6
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn28LF1---------------273.70.6
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn29OF92--13973-149146.9801.59------10984.464.3
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha30OF115--236953250245.9802.13------11996.680.4
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin32OF28--4821-5150.9801.79------3677.819.6
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF71--9235-10095.9501.34------710.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF9--12---12121.0001.33------90.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF450--80328206851831.9761.85------4500.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF163--32284-334330.9882.02------1630.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF82--136461146140.9591.71------820.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF116--2101877235228.9701.97------1160.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF55--9346-10397.9421.76------550.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Wytheville Cubs AppRkchn20---------55-
1989Charleston (Wv) Wheelers SALAchn21---------116-
1990Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+chn22---------82-
1990Charlotte Knights SouAAchn22---------31-
1991Charlotte Knights SouAAchn23---------132-
1992Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24---------51-
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25---------64-
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25---------51-
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26---------16-
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26---------9-
1995Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27---------29-
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---------11-
1996Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28---------55-
1996New York MetsNLMLBnyn28------1-9--
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn29---------92-
1998Calgary Cannons PCLAAAcha30---------115-
2000Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin32---------28-

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Northern League All-Star (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-11-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1996-09-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-11-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-07-07Claimed on waivers by Mariners from Cubs. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25109,000-75737-968,431109,000109,000
1994Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2650,000-85635-957,101109,000159,000
1995Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27109,000-75342-999,520109,000268,000
1996New York MetsTeam Payroll28125,000-6952622957,870109,000393,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red