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30 David Robertson RP
Height/Weight: 5-11/195 | Birthdate: 4/9/1985 | Birthplace: Birmingham, AL | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Chicago | College: Alabama | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: $3,100,000 | Owned/Started%: 94/85 | Average Draft Position: 104.37
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White Sox closer David Robertson shaky in earning save


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/27/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson continued to be shaky in his role Monday night, but a three-run lead gave him some leeway.

Robertson retired the first two Red Sox at Fenway Park before trouble ensued. A walk, RBI single to Pablo Sandoval and another walk allowed the winning run to come to the plate. But Robertson induced Ryan Hanigan to ground out to secure his 22nd save.

The right-hander has given up two runs on three hits and three walks over his last three appearances.


David Robertson gets back on right track with save for White Sox


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson had a rocky ninth inning but earned his 21st save of the season in a win over Cleveland on Sunday. 

Robertson allowed a run but retired the side in a 2-1 victory. The save came after he blew a save in his last outing, on July 22. 

The run allowed snapped a seven-outing scoreless streak. 


White Sox RP David Robertson fails to hold lead in Wednesday's loss


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2015) White Sox pitcher David Robertson surrendered a triple to Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina in the eighth inning, which scored three runs in the 3-2 loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday.

It was his fifth blown save of the season. Robertson entered with the bases loaded and gave up the triple. He gave up one hit in 1 1/3 innings of work. 


David Robertson saves 20th for White Sox


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/18/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson pitched a perfect ninth inning to record his 20th save of the year, Friday against Kansas City. 

Robertson struck out two of the three batters he faced and preserved a two-run lead. 

Robertson converted his seventh straight save opportunity and turned in his sixth straight scoreless outing. He's been perfect in his last five appearances. 


David Robertson picks up 19th save for White Sox


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/10/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson pitched a perfect ninth to pick up his 19th save of the year, Friday against the Cubs. 

Robertson struck out two and turned in his fourth straight perfect outing. He converted his sixth straight save opportunity. 


White Sox closer David Robertson notches 18th save


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/4/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson recorded his 18th save of the season in his team's win over the Orioles on Saturday.

Robertson closed out the ninth inning in just seven pitches. He struck out one batter and didn't allow any hits.


David Robertson saves 17th with perfect ninth for White Sox


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/3/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson pitched a perfect ninth inning to preserve a one-run lead over the Orioles on Friday. 

Robertson struck out the side on 12 pitches to convert his fourth save opportunity in a row. 


White Sox RP David Robertson earns save Tuesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2015) White Sox pitcher David Robertson recorded the final three outs during Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Cardinals to notch his 16th save of the season.

Robertson allowed two hits and struck out one during the appearance. He has now converted 16 of his 20 save chances this season.


White Sox P David Robertson nearly blows save opportunity


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson earned his 15th save of the season in Thursday afternoon's 8-7 win over the Tigers in 10 innings. 

Robertson entered the game to pitch the bottom of the 10th inning. He almost blew the game after the White Sox were able to score three runs in the top-half of the inning. Robertson allowed two earned runs on three hits and walked three batters. He also struck out two. 

Robertson now has a 2.84 ERA for the season. 


White Sox closer David Robertson recovers after Friday dud


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/20/2015) If closers indeed yearn to return to the mound a day after blowing a save, White Sox right-hander David Robertson must have been really relieved when he got the call Saturday. He messed up royally Friday night.

Robertson arrived to lose a game against Texas in which Chris Sale had pitched eight shutout innings and fanned 14. But the former slammed the door on the Rangers this time around with a 1-2-3 inning, which began with a strikeout of torrid Prince Fielder.

He has pitched scoreless ball in eight of his last nine appearances - though that stat might not placate Sale.


David Robertson blows fourth save of year for White Sox


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/20/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson snapped a streak of four straight save opportunities converted. Robertson gave up two runs in the ninth inning, blowing his fourth save of the year and dropping to 4-2 with the loss to Texas. 

Robertson entered with a one-run lead. He gave up two hits, walked two and allowed two runs to score. He struck out two batters. 

"It's frustrating. I feel awful because with how well Sale pitched tonight and I went out there and blew it," he said. "I'm supposed to pick the guys up right here, that's what I'm here for, and I couldn't nail it down."


White Sox RP David Robertson notches 13th save of the season


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/10/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson recorded his 13th save of the season in his team's 4-1 win over the Astros on Wednesday.

Robertson needed just eight pitches to close out the ninth inning. He has a 2.03 ERA in 26 2/3 innings this season.


White Sox RP David Robertson earns 12th save of the season


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2015) White Sox pitcher David Robertson recorded the final three outs to earn his 12th save of the season during Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Astros.

Robertson allowed one hit and struck out one during the appearance. Robertson has converted 12 of his 15 save opportunities this season.


White Sox RP David Robertson earns 11th save of the season


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2015) White Sox pitcher David Robertson pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his 11th save of the season during Monday's 3-1 win over the Astros.

Robertson struck out two batters during the inning and his ERA now stands at 2.19. Robertson has converted 11 of his 14 save opportunities this season.


White Sox closer David Robertson pitches two perfect innings


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/6/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson preserved a tie game with Detroit for two innings, setting up a walk-off win in the eleventh. 

Robertson pitched a perfect ninth and tenth inning, striking out three of the six batters he faced. 


David Robertson earns tenth save for White Sox


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/30/2015) David Robertson pitched a scoreless ninth inning for the White Sox, to save his tenth game, in Friday's win over Houston. 

Robertson allowed one hit and struck out one, to protect a three-run lead.


White Sox's Petricka nets first save with Robertson unavailable


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/28/2015) With White Sox manager Robin Ventura looking to stay away from closer David Robertson on Thursday, he turned to Zach Duke and Jake Petricka to close out a 3-2 win in the first game of a doubleheader against the Orioles.

Ventura kept Duke in the game in the ninth inning after he relieved Chris Sale with two outs in the bottom of the eighth. Duke struck out Manny Machado in the eighth to preserve a 2-0 lead. He took the mound in the ninth with a 3-0 lead.

He struck out the first two batters in the ninth before running into trouble. Delmon Young had a two-out single, and then Chris Davis parked a two-run homer into the right-field seats to cut the deficit to one.

Ventura went to Petricka for the final out of the game. He struck out Travis Snider for his first save of the season and 15th career save.


White Sox's David Robertson likely won't be used in doubleheader


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/28/2015) White Sox manager Robin Ventura indicated closer David Robertson will likely won't be used in Thursday's doubleheader against the Orioles.

Robertson suffered his second blown save in as many games Wednesday at Toronto. He has a 6.23 ERA and three blown saves in his last eight appearances after having a 0.00 ERA and no blown saves in his first 12 outings.


White Sox RP David Robertson blows save, gets win Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/27/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson blew his second save in as many games on Wednesday against the Blue Jays. For the second straight game, he served up a ninth-inning home run to Josh Donaldson, with Wednesday's bomb tying the game at three.

"I'm not going to sit there and dwell on the fact," Robertson said of his second straight blown save, per MLB.com. "You have bad games. This is the big leagues. You're going to make mistakes. Guys are going to hit home runs. You're going to have whole runs where you have two or three bad outings in a row. You just have to push those aside and move on to the next thing. It's over. It's already done. You can't change it."

Fortunately for Robertson, the offense bailed him out by scoring twice in the top of the 10th. Robertson came back out for the bottom half and was able to secure the victory, earning his fourth win on the season. 


David Robertson takes loss in blown save for White Sox


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/26/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson entered in the eighth inning, attempting to get a four-out save. He only managed to retire one batter.

After stranding a runner in scoring position to end the eighth, Robertson gave up three straight hits in the ninth to wipe out a two-run lead. In nine pitches in the ninth inning, Robertson served up a single, double, and walk-off three-run homer.

"We needed this win. I blew the win tonight and I have to live with it," said Robertson, per MLB.com

It was Robertson's first blown save since May 10, snapping a string of four straight opportunities converted. 

He lost for the first time since September 14 of last year, snapping a five game winning streak and dropping to 3-1 on the year. 

"It's a tough position. Closers are not for the faint of heart," manager Robin Ventura said. "He's been doing it a long time. He'll be able to bounce back. This proves the guy's human, but he's been great for us.


White Sox P David Robertson converts save opportunity


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/22/2015) White Sox pitcher David Robertson picked up his ninth save of the season in Friday night's 3-2 win over the Twins. 

Robertson pitched the ninth inning and struck out two batters, improving his ERA to 0.98 for the season. This is the fourth time Robertson has earned a save in his past five appearances. 

His two strikeouts snaps a two-game streak where he didn't record one. 


White Sox closer David Robertson earns eighth save of the year


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/17/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson worked a perfect 1 1/3 innings in Chicago's 4-3 win over the Athletics on Saturday, earning his eighth save of the season.

Robertson needed 18 pitches to get through the ninth inning, but did not allow a hit. Robertson lowered his ERA to 1.10 in 16 1/3 innings of work.


White Sox P David Robertson picks up save against Brewers


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/14/2015) White Sox pitcher David Robertson earned his seventh save of the season during Wednesday night's 4-2 win over the Brewers. 

Robertson allowed one earned run, which came off of a homer from Carlos Gomez. He walked one batter and struck out two. After giving up his second earned run of the season, Robertson now has a 1.20 ERA this season. 


White Sox's David Robertson closes out Brewers


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/12/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson, who blew a save on Sunday, struck out two and needed only 13 pitches to retire the side in order to close out 4-2 victory over Milwaukee on Tuesday. Robertson has converted six of seven save chances, with a 0.64 ERA and a 0.71 WHIP over 14 innings pitched.

White Sox's David Robertson blows save, earns win Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/10/2015) White Sox closer David Robertson picked up his first blown save of the season Sunday but earned the win in his team's 4-3 victory over the Reds.

Robertson (3-0) was handed a 3-1 lead in the ninth inning but gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits in his inning of work while striking out two. The key hit came on a two-run double, but the White Sox managed a walkoff single in the bottom of the ninth to pick up the win.

Robertson owns a 0.69 ERA and 23:1 K:BB ratio in 13 innings after allowing his first runs of the season Sunday.