David Robertson Chicago White Sox Career
Robertson became an unrestricted free agent after the 2014 season. He signed a four-year, $46 million contract with the Chicago White Sox after that. ‘ While in Chicago, Robertson was the White Sox closer.
David Robertson had a solid debut season with the White Sox, with a 6–5 record with 34 saves (sixth in the American League) and a 3.41 ERA (86 strikeouts in 63+1/3 innings).
His walk rate dropped to a career-low 5.2%, averaging 1.8 walks per nine innings while striking out 34.4 percent of the batters he faced.
He held the American League and White Sox’s opening batters to a batting average of just.100, the lowest in either league’s history.
His 3.47 ERA and 75 Ks/9 innings pitched while striking out 10.8 batters per nine innings were both career highs for Robertson in his second season as the White Sox closer.
Robertson had seven failed saves and a 4.62 BB/9 walk rate.
In the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Robertson was a member of the gold-medal winning Team USA.
During the summer and regular season, trade whispers swirled around Robertson as the White Sox began their rebuild.
Because of a disagreement over economics, the Washington Nationals were unable to consummate a contract to acquire Robertson.
How Tall Is David Robertson?
David Robertson stands at a height of 1.8