(3/11/2011) Multiple sources report that Phillies 1B Robb Quinlan was granted his release after his agent requested it Friday, the very day he was re-assigned. Quinlan had one hit in nine spring at-bats.
Quinlan gets shot with Philly
(1/6/2011) The Phillies signed 1B Robb Quinlan to a minor-league deal Thursday. Quinlan hit .121 in 33 at-bats for the Angels last season.
Quinlan released by Angels
(9/8/2010) The Angels released OF Robb Quinlan on Tuesday. He appeared in 23 games, going 4 for 33 (.121). Quinlan has never played for another major league team.
Quinlan on DL down in Triple-A
(8/3/2010) From The Sports Xchange notes: Robb Quinlan was placed on the DL at Triple-A Salt Lake with a strained right shoulder. Quinlan has spent time with the Angels in each of the past eight seasons but has seen more action this year in Triple-A, where he was batting .258.
Quinlan sent down by Angels
(7/5/2010) The Angels have optioned infielder Robb Quinlan to the minor leagues Sunday.
Quinlan sticks with Halos after all
(6/16/2010) The Los Angeles Angels put infielder Maicer Izturis on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday because of a strained left forearm, just two days after losing shortstop Erick Aybar to a knee injury. Utility infielder Robb Quinlan, who was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake when reliever Sean O'Sullivan was recalled from the minors earlier in the day, instead remained with the Angels. Third baseman Brandon Wood, who came off the DL on Tuesday, started at shortstop for the first time this season in the finale of a three-game series against Milwaukee.
Quinlan returns to Triple-A
(6/16/2010)Robb Quinlan, who was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on May 30, was optioned back to Salt Lake on Wednesday. He was demoted to make room for SP Sean O'Sullivan, who was promoted from Triple-A. Quinlan has appeared in 17 games with the Angels this year, hitting .129 in 31 at-bats.
Quinlan returns to bench
(6/14/2010) Angels 1B/3B Robb Quinlan was not in the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Brewers. He was replaced at first base by Kevin Frandsen against left-hander Randy Wolf. Quinlan is batting .133 this season in 30 at-bats.
Quinlan at first on Wednesday
(6/9/2010) Angels utility guy Robb Quinlan was in the posted lineup for Wednesday's game against the A's. He started at first base, replacing Michael Ryan, who got the nod on Tuesday.
Quinlan finally gets some hits
(6/7/2010) Angels 1B/OF Robb Quinlan produced three hits, including two doubles, in five at-bats on Sunday against the Mariners. He also had an RBI and scored once. Quinlan came into the game with no hits in his first 14 at-bats this season.
Quinlan is latest Morales fill-in
(6/1/2010)Robb Quinlan, recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday to take the roster spot of injured Kendry Morales (ankle), finally replaced Morales in the Angels' starting lineup. While manager Mike Scioscia went with other options in the first two games after Morales went on the DL, Quinlan was his choice to start at first base for Tuesday's game at Kansas City. He has just seven at-bats on the season and has yet to record a base hit.
Quinlan called up by Halos
(5/30/2010) The Angels recalled OF Robb Quinlan from Triple-A Salt Lake after placing Kendry Morales (ankle) on the 15-day DL on Sunday.
Quinlan sent down
(5/10/2010) Angels OF Robb Quinlan was sent down to Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday, to make room for SP Trevor Bell, according to The Los Angeles Times. Quinlan was 0 for 6 with two strikeouts this season.
Quinlan draws first start
(5/9/2010)Robb Quinlan, who has only three plate appearances to date, made his first start of the year Sunday against Seattle. He replaced Hideki Matsui as the Angels' DH.
Quinlan recalled by Halos
(4/20/2010) The Angels have recalled utility infielder Robb Quinlan from Triple-A Salt Lake. Quinlan was called up to take catcher Jeff Mathis' spot on the roster after Mathis was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken right wrist. Quinlan was batting .219 in 32 at-bats with Salt Lake.
Quinlan demoted to Triple-A
(4/9/2010) The Angels promoted right-hander Bobby Cassevah from Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned utility infielder Robb Quinlan to their Pacific Coast League club Friday.
Quinlan makes opening day roster
(4/3/2010) The Angels have purchased the contract of utility infielder Robb Quinlan. The second-longest tenured player on the team behind reliever Scot Shields, Quinlan batted .176 with four runs and five RBI in 51 at-bats this spring. "Q's a guy who can sit for a while and then put the bat on the ball," Halos manager Mike Scioscia said. "But his defensive versatility and his ability to play first base is what separated him from the rest right now."
Quinlan ready to compete for spot
(3/1/2010) Angels LF Robb Quinlan will be in competition with about six other players for four or five roster spots, and the number of openings depends on how many pitchers manager Mike Scioscia keeps MLB.com reports. Quinlan has seen his at-bats decrease in four consecutive seasons, but that isn't changing his mindset. "I have the same attitude I've had the last five years -- do what I can do and not worry about what's going to happen. I've learned that so many things can change. I'm at a point where I just want to play baseball and have some fun."
Quinlan coming back to the Angels
(2/12/2010) Utilityman Robb Quinlan has returned to the Angels, agreeing to a minor-league contract on Thursday. The 32-year-old spent four seasons with the Angels and is the second-longest tenured member of the team behind pitcher Scot Shields.
(7/25/2009) Angels utility guy Robb Quinlan drove a 2-2 pitch just over the fence in left-center and beyond the leaping attempt of center fielder Denard Span on Friday night in a win over the Twins. The homer was the second this season for Quinlan, a seven-year veteran who came in with a career average of .302 against left-handed pitching. He also homered Tuesday night against Royals lefty Bruce Chen. Quinlan has 25 homers in 1,041 career at-bats, 19 of them off southpaws. "I don't know if I'm still comfortable in that role," Quinlan said. "It's never easy when you sit around for a week or so and then jump in there and try to get hits. I just try to get the extra work in and just be ready to go when I get in there." He finished 1 for 2 with a walk and is batting .247.
Quinlan gets starts in doubleheader
(7/22/2009) Angels utility player Robb Quinlan, getting a start in left field in the second game of a doubleheader, hit his first home run of the season Tuesday at Kansas City. He finished 2 for 5 with two runs scored.
Quinlan has three-hit night
(6/16/2009) Angels 3B Robb Quinlan went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in Monday's win over the Giants.
Quinlan wrapping up a big spring
(4/5/2009) Angels 3B Robb Quinlan hit his fifth home run of the spring Saturday against the Padres, tying him with Torii Hunter for the team lead. He went 1-for-2 in the game, raising his batting average to .306.
(3/22/2009) Angels INF Robb Quinlan went 1-for-4 on Sunday against the Royals in an 18-12 win. Quinlan drove in two runs as he hit his second home run of the spring.
Quinlan hits first spring home run
(3/17/2009) Angels 1B Robb Quinlan went 2-for-3 with his first home run of the spring Tuesday against the Padres. He's batting .300 on the exhibition season.
Quinlan agrees to one-year contract
(1/21/2009) 3B Robb Quinlan and the Angels avoided arbitration Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year contract worth $1.1 million. Quinlan hit .262 with one home run and 11 RBI as a utility player for the Angels last season.
Angels' Quinlan avoids arbitration
(1/20/2009) Hours before the exchange of figures, Adam A. LaRoche was among four players agreeing to deals that weren't immediately announced. Also agreeing were Los Angeles Angels third baseman Robb Quinlan ($1.1 million), San Francisco left-hander Jack Taschner ($835,000) and St. Louis right-hander Brad Thompson ($650,00). Milwaukee also announced a one-year contract with right-hander Seth McClung worth $1,662,500. Of the 111 players who filed for arbitration Thursday, 29 had agreed to contracts by Tuesday morning.
Quinlan drives in two Wednesday
(9/10/2008) Anaheim 1B Robb Quinlan drove in two runs in a 4-2 win over the Yankees on Wednesday to help the Angels clinch a playoff spot. Quinlan went 1-for-4.
Quinlan stays hot for Angels
(6/4/2008) Angels INF Robb Quinlan went 3-for-4 with his first double of the year and two runs scored Tuesday in a 5-4 win over the Mariners. Quinlan has eight hits in his last three games.
Quinlan needed off bench Tuesday
(5/20/2008) The Angels lost shortstop Erick Aybar in the first inning Tuesday against the Blue Jays when he dislocated his right pinky while fielding a ground ball. X-rays on Aybar's hand were negative, but he will visit a specialist on Wednesday to determine the extent of the damage. Aybar was injured when dove to his left to snare Alex Rios' grounder, catching his finger as he spun around to make the throw to first. He came up clutching his pinky and wincing in pain. Robb Quinlan came on to play third base and Maicer Izturis moved from third to shortstop.
Quinlan should see time Monday
(5/12/2008) The L.A. Daily News reports that Robb Quinlan will likely be in Monday's lineup against White Sox SP Mark Buehrle. In his career against the lefty, Quinlan is batting .409 (9-for-22) with two doubles, three homers and five RBI -- not including the homer he hit off of him in Game 2 of the 2005 ALCS.
Quinlan makes second 2008 start
(4/20/2008) Angels 1B Robb Quinlan, making just his second start, had one single in three at-bats Saturday against the Mariners. He also scored a run and walked once. He is hitting .286 (2-for-7) in limited at-bats.
Angels reshuffle their outfield
(9/9/2007) Switch-hitting CF Gary Matthews Jr. did not start Saturday. He is batting .180 right-handed and is 5-for-20 lifetime against C.C. Sabathia. The Angels' starting outfield consisted of Robb Quinlan in LF, Reggie Willits in CF and Juan Rivera in RF. Garret Anderson was the DH. It was the first time neither Anderson, Matthews nor Guerrero started in the outfield since June 27.
Quinlan starts at 1B Thursay
(8/24/2007) Robb Quinlan started at first base Thursday vs. Toronto with Casey Kotchman sidelined and went 0-for-3. Quinlan is hitless in his past 18 at-bats.
Quinlan hitless on Wednesday
(6/21/2007) Robb Quinlan got another start on Wednesday against the Astros in place of Casey Kotchman (concussion). He was hitless in three at-bats with a strikeout.
Kotchman continues to sit out
(10:58 am ET) 1B Casey Kotchman missed his third consecutive game Tuesday against Houston with a mild concussion suffered during Saturday's game at Dodger Stadium. Robb Quinlan got the start Tuesday.
Quinlan not much of a factor
(6/19/2007) Angels 1B Robb Quinlan has had just seven at bats in the past seven days, going 2-for-7.
Quinlan starts in right field
(5/28/2007) Robb Quinlan made his first-career start in right field on Sunday at N.Y. Yankees and did fine. He finished 1-for-2 before being pulled for a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning.
Quinlan finds seats at Comerica
(5/23/2007) Robb Quinlan was 1-for-4 with a solo home run (2) and a strikeout in Tuesday's game at Detroit, as his batting average slipped to .245.
Hillebrand could lose time
(5/8/2007) According to the Los Angeles Times, the Angels have been patient waiting for DH Shea Hillenbrand's bat to heat up. Usually a fast starter, with a .299 career average in the first half, Hillenbrand is batting .232 with two doubles, no home runs and seven runs batted in through 32 games, and a good portion of his 23 hits have been of the bloop or broken-bat variety. But if Hillenbrand, who averaged 18 homers and 82 RBIs over the last five seasons, continues to struggle, the Angels could give Robb Quinlan, who hit a home run and two doubles in Sunday's loss to Chicago, more time at DH.
Quinlan owns Buehrle on Sunday
(5/6/2007) Robb Quinlan had a homer, two doubles and two RBI against Chicago's Mark Buehrle Sunday afternoon.
Quinlan not much of a factor
(5/2/2007) Angels 1B Robb Quinlan is 6-for-26 (.231) in 11 appearances this season. He has just two runs scored and two RBI.
Robb Quinlan still hitless
(4/12/2007) Angels INF Robb Quinlan went 0-for-3 Thursday afternoon at the Indians in Milwaukee. He is now 0-for-12 to start the season.
Quinlan hitless so far
(4/9/2007) Angels 1B Robb Quinlan started the 2007 season with no hits in his first six at-bats. He played in two games against Oakland and failed to reach base.
Quinlan might see time
(3/22/2007) Los Angeles Angels third baseman Chone Figgins will be sidelined indefinitely after fracturing the middle finger on his throwing hand. He still hopes to be ready by opening day. Figgins was injured during the Angels' 8-3 victory over Arizona on Wednesday. He will be examined Friday by hand specialist Dr. Steve Shin at the Kerlan-Jobe clinic in Anaheim, Calif. X-rays taken Thursday confirmed the fracture. "I'll be ready as soon as the swelling goes down," said Figgins, who hit .267 with an AL-leading 62 stolen bases last season. "It's pain, but not a lot of pain."
Quinlan takes Haren deep Sunday
(3/18/2007) Angels 1B Robb Quinlan went 2-for-3 with a solo home run off A's opening day starter Dan Haren during Sunday's spring game. He is now 11-for-35 (.314) with seven runs, four doubles, one triple, two homers and five RBI in 16 spring games. He also, however, has 13 strikeouts.
Quinlan, Angels avoid arbitration
(1/17/2007) The Angels agreed to terms with infielder Robb Quinlan to avoid arbitration. A 10th-round selection in the 1999 free-agent draft, he has a .302 career average with 19 homers and 73 RBI in 234 games with the Angels.
Quinlan sits amid hitting streak
(8/27/2006) 1B Robb Quinlan didn't start for the third consecutive game because of pitching matchups, and is still sitting on a 14-game hitting streak. Two years ago, he hit safely in 21 consecutive, the longest streak by a rookie in franchise history.
(8/7/2006) 3B Maicer Izturis left Sunday's game after one inning because of a tight right hamstring. He had been on the disabled list earlier in the season with a left hamstring injury.
Quinlan has two-run single
(7/23/2006) Robb Quinlan hit a two-run single, sending the Los Angeles Angels past the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Sunday. Quinlan singled off Brandon Duckworth (1-4) as the Angels beat the Royals for the 11th time in their last 13 games in Kauffman Stadium.
Quinlan leads Halos at .304
(7/14/2006) Robb Quinlan is the Angels' leading hitter at .304, followed by seldom-used Erick Aybar at .300. With Vladimir Guerrero batting .299 and Orlando Cabrera .292, none of the Angel regulars are at .300.
Quinlan belts fifth home run
(7/8/2006) Robb Quinlan 2-for-2 with a home run (5), a run scored and two RBI in Friday's game at Oakland.
Robb Quinlan hits home run
(7/6/2006) Robb Quinlan, batting ninth in the Angels' order, struck the biggest blow of Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Mariners -- a three-run homer to break a scoreless tie in the fifth inning. Quinlan hadn't played in the first two games of the series. "You don't go up there looking for a home run, just to drive the ball," he said. "There were two runners on and no outs, so I looked for the bunt sign, but it wasn't given."
Quinlan gets time at first base
(6/29/2006) Manager Mike Scioscia tweaked his lineup for the second consecutive game. Juan Rivera, playing LF because of Garret Anderson's stiff back, batted second for the second time this season and 3B Maicer Izturis hit leadoff for the second time. "Mike does a good job with the lineup," 1B Robb Quinlan said. "But when you do a lineup for so long and it's not getting the results you want, then you definitely need to do it. And I think everyone in here agrees. I mean, anytime you can shake things up a little bit, it can always help."
Quinlan hits pinch-hit home run
(6/26/2006) Robb Quinlan's 13th inning two-run home run that gave the Angels a 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks Saturday was the first pinch-hit homer of his career.
Quinlan hitless vs. Minnesota
(6/1/2006) Robb Quinlan went hitless in two at-bats in Wednesday's 7-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins. He started at third base in place of Dallas McPherson, who was rested.
Quinlan starts for Los Angeles
(5/11/2006) Robb Quinlan started at first base for the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday, going 1-for-5 with a run scored and one RBI in a 12-5 win over the White Sox.
Quinlan remains on sidelines
(5/4/2006) Robb Quinlan (elbow) sat out Thursday's win over the Detroit Tigers. He was able to pinch run in Wednesday's loss to Detroit.
Robb Quinlan hit on elbow
(5/4/2006) Robb Quinlan's left arm was bandaged Wednesday after being hit on the elbow by a pitch in the ninth inning of a 10-3 loss to the Oakland A's. He was able to pinch run in Wednesday's loss to Detroit.
More at-bats for Robb Quinlan?
(4/26/2006) Casey Kotchman was back in the L.A. Angels lineup Tuesday after being given the previous two games off, but he went 0-for-3. He's hitless in his last 17 at-bats, and his season average has plunged to .148 with no home runs.
Robb Quinlan starts again Mon.
(4/24/2006) Robb Quinlan started his second straight game on Monday at 1B instead of Casey Kotchman, who is hitless in his last 14 at-bats and 9-for-58 overall with five RBI.
Two hits for Quinlan
(4/13/2006) Robb Quinlan went 2-for-3 with two doubles, both off of left-handers, against Texas in his second start of the season Wednesday.
Quinlan gets start Wednesday
(4/13/2006) Robb Quinlan, who raised his career average against left-handed pitchers to .328 on Saturday with two hits against Randy Johnson, got his second start of the season Wednesday at 1B against lefty John Koronka.
Quinlan out with shin contusion
(3/12/2006) Angels IF Robb Quinlan is out with a left shin contusion.
Angels sign Robb Quinlan
(3/4/2006) The Los Angeles Angels have agreed to terms with RHP Ervin Santana, RHP Kevin Gregg, INF Casey Kotchman, INF Maicer Izturis and INF Robb Quinlan on one-year contracts.
Angels sign Robb Quinlan
(3/3/2006) MLB.com reports the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to one one-year contracts with Ervin Santana, Kevin Gregg, Casey Kotchman, Maicer Izturis and Robb Quinlan.
Quinlan returns to Angels
(8/24/2005) The Angels activated Robb Quinlan (neck, shoulder) from the disabled list Tuesday.
Angels place Quinlan on DL
(7/2/2005) The Los Angeles Angels put Robb Quinlan on the 15-day disabled list Friday and brought up right-hander Kevin Gregg from Triple-A Salt Lake. Royals' physician Dr. Steven Joyce said an MRI indicated a mild disc bulge in Quinlan's neck and inflammation in his left shoulder. Quinlan, an infielder-outfielder, has been having a nagging problem in the area.
Quinlan optioned to Triple-A
(7/1/2005) The Angels optioned Robb Quinlan to Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday.
Quinlan summoned from minors
(6/28/2005) The Angels recalled Robb Quinlan from Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday.
Angels send down Quinlan
(6/18/2005) The Angels optioned INF Robb Quinlan to Triple-A Salt Lake Friday.
Quinlan continues to struggle
(4/19/2005) Robb Quinlan was 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Tuesday's game against Seattle. He was getting the start over Dallas McPherson with a lefty on the mound.
Quinlan continues to struggle
(4/11/2005) Robb Quinlan was hitless in four at-bats against Kansas City in Sunday's game.
(4/8/2005) Robb Quinlan was 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts in Thursday's game against the Rangers. Manager Mike Scioscia slid him into the eighth spot in the lineup, but he failed to respond.
Quinlan to open at third
(3/31/2005) Robb Quinlan will open the regular season as the team's starting third baseman with Dallas McPherson (back) optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake in what is essentially a rehab assignment.
Quinlan to start at 3B
(3/10/2005) The Los Angeles Times reports a herniated disk in Dallas McPherson's lower back will sideline him for two to four weeks. The ailment will push Robb Quinlan off the bench and into the starting linup to begin the regular season.
Robb Quinlan has three hits
(3/9/2005) Quinlan was 3-for-4 with his second triple of the spring and an RBI in Wednesday's game against the Padres.
Angels give Quinlan a one-year deal
(2/5/2005) The Anaheim Angels agreed to terms with INF-OF Robb Quinlan on a one-one-year contract.
Quinlan might be out for year
(8/18/2004) Robb Quinlan (oblique) might miss the rest of the season after tests revealed a torn oblique muscle. "They said I tore it," Quinlan said. "They said if everything would go perfect, maybe a month. I'm really disappointed right now. I felt like I had an opportunity to be playing every day and helping out this team."
Quinlan placed on 15-day DL
(8/17/2004) The Angels placed Robb Quinlan on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday due to a strained left oblique. He was injured during batting practice before Tuesday's game at Tampa Bay.
Quinlan goes 3-for-3
(8/15/2004) Robb Quinlan connected for a home run, two singles and a walk in four plate appearances Saturday against the Tigers.
Quinlan's hit streak ends
(8/12/2004) Robb Quinlan was 0-for-3 in Wednesday's game against the Orioles, ending a career-high 21-game hitting streak.
Quinlan hits in 20 in a row
(8/9/2004) Robb Quinlan connected for a seventh inning single to extend his hitting streak to 20 straight games. He finished the game 2-for-4 with a run.
Quinlan extends streak to 18
(8/8/2004) Robb Quinlan went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk Saturday against the Royals. The hit extended his franchise rookie hitting streak record to 18 games in a row.
Quinlan extends hitting streak
(8/5/2004) Robb Quinlan went 1-for-4 and extended his hitting streak to 16 straight games Thursday against Minnesota.
Quinlan's hit streak at 14
(8/5/2004) Robb Quinlan was 1-for-4 with an RBI in Wednesday's game at Minnesota to extend his hitting streak to 14 games.
Quinlan extends hitting streak
(8/3/2004) Robb Quinlan laced a single to center field in the top of the fifth inning in Tuesday's game at Minnesota to extend his hitting streak to 13 games.
Quinlan extends hit streak
(8/2/2004) Robb Quinlan was 2-for-3 with a double and a home run in Sunday's game against the Mariners.
Quinlan heating up
(7/25/2004) Robb Quinlan went 3-for-4 with a double and his first home run Saturday against the Mariners. He knocked in three and scored three in the win.
Quinlan has four-hit game
(7/22/2004) Robb Quinlan went 4-for-5 with a double and two RBI on Thursday against Texas. It was his fifth multi-hit game of the year.
Quinlan starting at third
(6/19/2004) Robb Quinlan started at third base for the second consecutive game on Saturday.
Quinlan rejoins Angels
(6/11/2004) Robb Quinlan has been recalled from the minors. He can play infield and outfield. He replaces Aaron Sele, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder fatigue.
Quinlan demoted by Angels
(6/9/2004) The Angels optioned Robb Quinlan to Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday.
Quinlan assigned to Salt Lake
(4/4/2004) Robb Quinlan was assigned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday.
Angels recall Robb Quinlan
(7/28/2003) The Angels recalled Quinlan from Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday.