Palomar College
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NO. 7





6-1, 185, Age 18, Freshman

Rancho Bernardo H.S., Rancho Bernardo, Calif.

Hometown: San Diego, Calif.

2003 California Community College Baseball Coaches Association Second Team

2003 All-Southern California First Team


CLICK HERE to read newspaper article of Robinson signing with the Astros


Selected by the Astros in the seventh round of the 2002 draft.

2003: Batted .388, second-best on the team, with 15 doubles, 3 triples, 9 home runs to tie for the team lead, 49 runs scored and 56 RBIs to lead the team. His RBI total ranked him third among California community college hitter and ranks him second on the all-time Palomar single-season list. ... Hit .394 in 24 Pacific Coast Conference games despite battling a sprained ankle for part of the season. ... A first-team all-conference selection. ... Batted third in the Comets' order. ... Went 2-for-5 with a 2-run homer and a walk in a 16-14 win over Cochise Community College of Douglas, Ariz., on Feb. 1. ... Sluggd a 2-run homer Feb. 2 against Cochise. ... Homered again Feb. 6 while going 2-for-4 with an intentional walk against Saddleback. ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, 3 runs scored and an RBI vs. Orange Coast on Feb. 19. ... Homered, walked twice and scored 3 runs against Golden West on Feb. 20. ... Went 3-for-4 with an RBI in a 15-5 victory over Imperial Valley on Feb. 27. ... Went 2-for-3 with a double in an 8-2 win over Southwestern on March 8. ... Went 2-for-4 and drove in a run March 13 as the Comets beat defending conference champion Grossmont 11-10 in 10 innings. ... Went 2-for-4, tripled and scored 3 runs to help ignite the Comets' 15-1 victory over Imperial Valley on March 18. ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple and double in an 18-0 win over IVC on March 20. ... Helped first-place Palomar stretch its conference lead over second-place San Diego Mesa to 3 games by going 3-for-4 as the Comets won 5-3 on March 23. ... Drove in 3 runs with a 2-run double and a sacrifice fly at San Diego City College on March 29. ... Went 3-for-3 with a double and 2 RBIs in a 6-3 win over Southwestern on April 1. ... His 2-run double helped key a 12-9 come-from-behind win over Southwestern on April 3 which gave the Comets a 4-game lead in the conference race. ... Went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs in a 14-10 win over Grossmont on April 8. ... Went 3-for-4, homered twice, drove in 3 runs and scored 4 runs to lead the Comets past Grossmont again 12-9 on April 10. ... Went 3-for-5 with an RBI in an 8-3 victory over Glendale in the first game of a doubleheader April 16. ... Came back in the second game to go 2-for-5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs as the Comets won 10-3 to complete a sweep. ... Went 2-for-5 against the Vaqueros in the final game of the series the following day and slugged a 3-run HR in the third inning to give the Comets a lead they were unable to hold. ... His 2-run double in the ninth inning april 24 helped ignite a 10-run inning as the Comets clinched the conference championship with an 18-5 road victory against San Diego Mesa. ... Came back to go 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs in a 12-4 win over the Olympians on April 26. ... Went 3-for-5 with a second-inning grand-slam homer May 1 as the Comets closed out the regular season with a 12-0 victory over San Diego City College. ... Has played center and right field (throwing left-handed), first base (also throwing left-handed) and catcher (throwing right-handed). ... A preseason community college All-American. ... Rated by Baseball America prior to the season as the 16th best freshman prospect (Division I, D-II, D-III, NAIA and community colleges combined) in the Nation. ... Baseball America also ranks him as the Nation's No. 2 draftable college prospect. ... Originally signed with San Diego State but withdrew his commitment to SDSU on Aug. 10 in order to attend Palomar and remain eligible for the draft. Postseason — Went 2-for-5 with a double and 3 RBIs on May 9 as the Comets opened Southern California Regional action with a 13-8 victory over East Los Angeles. ... Was 3-for-4 with a 3-run home run, a triple and 5 RBIs in an 11-7 win over College of the Desert in the third game of the Regionals. ... Went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs in the Site D Regional championship game, a 6-4 loss to Santa Ana. ... Signed with the Houston Astros one week prior to the 2003 draft.

SUMMER 2002: Led the Fairbanks (Alaska) Goldpanners to the Alaska League championship and the National Baseball Congress title at Wichita, Kansas. ... Named to the All-Alaska League and All-Wood Bat teams and was selected as the Goldpanners' MVP. ... Led the Alaska League with 40 RBIs and was second in batting average (.337). ... The Goldpanners are the Nation's premier college summer league team with such alums as Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, Tom Seaver, Graig Nettles, Andy Messersmith, Rick Monday, Dave Winfield, Jason Giambi, Bob and Brett Boone and Adam Kennedy.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Sam Blalock, a former Comet outfielder, at Rancho Bernardo High School. ... Batted .425 as a senior with 14 home runs and a school-record 50 RBIs. ... Also set RB's school record for hits in a season. ... Was first-team All-CIF-San Diego Section, first-team All-Palomar League and also was named to the North County Times' All-North County team. ... Transfered to Rancho Bernardo as a senior after previously playing for Torrey Pines High School.

SUMMER 2001: Became the first high school player in history to play in the Alaska League, after his junior season at Torrey Pines High School.

PERSONAL: Born Oct 14, 1984 in San Diego. ... Son of Bruce Robinson and Barbara Keeney. ... Has one brother, Tommy (15) and a sister, Kelly (17). ... His father played for Stanford and played three seasons in the Major Leagues for the New York Yankees and Oakland A's. ... His uncle, Dave Robinson, played for the San Diego Padres in 1970 and 1971.

NOTABLE: Is the seventh son of former Major League players to play for the Comets. ... Joins an illustrious list that also includes the sons of Duke Snider (Kevin Snider), Deron Johnson (Deron Johnson), Graig Nettles (Jeff and Tim Nettles), Garry Templeton (Garry Templeton) and Bruce Bochy (Greg Bochy).

(Note: Updated on May 27. Player biographies are updated weekly during the season.)



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