Full name: DANIEL ROGER ROBERTSON...Married, Simone Del Rosario...Graduated from South Hills High School in West Covina, CA...Attended Oregon State University for his senior year after playing three years at Concordia in Irvine, CA…Selected by San Diego in 33rd round of 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft, was the 1005th overall pick of the draft...Indians C Roberto Perez was picked in the same round six picks later (1011th)...On Twitter: @DanielRob99.
Spent most of the 2016 season in Triple-A Tacoma in the Seattle Mariners organization, hitting .287 (117-408) with 19 doubles, 7 triples, 6 home runs and 46 RBI in 114 games (.357/.412/.769). He also appeared in 9 games with the Major League club in July, batting .263 (5-19) with a 2B and RBI. The versatile Robertson appeared in 38 games at second base, 35 games in left field, 29 games in center field and 16 games in right field for the Rainiers... Hit .316 (86-272) off RHP at AAA (.824 OPS), .228 (31-136) off LHP, .325 (52-160) in the second half and .326 (30-92) with RISP...Was with the Mariners from July 5-August 11, marking 4 starts in left field, 1 start each in center and right field...Outrighted off the 40-man on August 14 after 8/12 DFA.
Spent season in Angels organization, including two stints in the Majors where he hit .280 (21-75) with 10 runs, 2 doubles and 7 RBI in 37 games while playing in left field (27 G, 11 GS), center field (7 G, 4 GS) and right field (1 G)…He began the season with AAA Salt Lake where he hit .265 (65-245) with 27 runs, 16 doubles, 1 home run and 20 RBI in 60 games…Also appeared in two games with the AZL Angels.
Spent a majority of the season with the Rangers after being acquired in a minor league deal from the Padres April 23...Hit .271 (48/177) with 23 runs scored, nine doubles, a triple, 21 RBI and six stolen bases for the Rangers...Made appearances in all three outfield positions for Texas, including 30 in left field, 21 in center field and 18 in right field...Also played two games as the designated hitter and one at second base...Made his Major League debut April 29 vs. Oakland...Tallied first big league hit the following night off Oakland's Jim Johnson...Was optioned back to Triple-A Round Rock May 7 before being recalled for final time May 18...Posted a .290 (38/131) average from July 1 through the remainder of the season which ranked fourth by an A.L. rookie (min. 145 PA)...Hit .217 (10/46) in his first 22 big league contests...Registered a .330 (32/97) average against left-handed pitching in the Majors...Missed six games with non-displaced fractures in the face after collision with Alex Rios May 22...Played in just 13 games at the minor league level, combining to go 15-for-50 (.300) with three doubles, a triple and three home runs with Triple-A El Paso (SD) and Triple-A Round Rock.
Spent his second consecutive season at Triple-A Tucson...Hit .331 (40-for-121) with runners in scoring position and .351 (20-for-57) with runners in scoring position and two outs...Also batted .332 (70-for-211) with runners on base.
Saw his first action at the Triple-A level, batting .302 in 129 games for Tucson.
Played at Double-A San Antonio the entire season and hit .283 in 124 games.
Batted .300 and stole a career-high 30 bases for Single-A Lake Elsinore and was named to the California League mid-season All-Star squad.
Spent entire season with Single-A Fort Wayne, batting .296 with a .380 on-base pct. in 121 games.
In first professional season, named Northwest League Most Valuable Player after leading circuit in hitting (.377), runs (59), hits (114) and on-base pct. (.443)...His 114 hits established a Northwest League record...Also ranked second in RBI, tied for third in doubles and third in stolen bases...Named a Northwest League post-season All-Star.