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MadFriars' Interview: Dan Robertson

Robertson in Tucson throwback uniform, the Toros

TUCSON, AZ: In 2008 Dan Robertson, a 33rd round pick of San Diego, loaded up his car and began the long drive from Corvallis, Oregon to Peoria, Arizona to begin his professional career with the Arizona League Padres.

Lucky for Robertson, Jason Kipnis, a fifth round pick out of ASU and now with the Cleveland Indians, had elected not to sign which left the Padres needing an outfielder for their short-season Eugene squad. Robertson's agent gave him a call and Dan turned around on the highway and reported to the Emeralds where he earned his way into the starting line-up and hit .377/.443/.497. The word "earned...

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