Monday, December 3, 2012

David Robertson - RHP has fun throwing lefty

David Alan Robertson
Born: April 8, 1985 in Birmingham, Alabama
College: University of Alabama
Height/Weight: 5'11", 195 lb
Team: New York Yankees
Position: RHP
Bats: Right
Throws: Both, RHP in the MLB


David Robertson, a right-handed pitcher, started throwing left-handed as a teenager, when his right shoulder was weak. He continued to throw lefty for fun at the University of Alabama.  
As a pro, he throws BP lefty in the offseason.
He did not become a switch pitcher, but he did face an ambidextrous pitcher in high school. As a pro, he throws BP lefty in the offseason.
Nicknamed "Houdini" for his ability to escape pressure situations with runners on base.

A Wacky Wannabe Southpaw
Robertson Earns a Living With His Right Arm but Has More Fun Throwing Lefty

David Robertson Stats and Bio

David Robertson Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com


David Robertson Stats - New York Yankees - ESPN


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