Canadian catcher Chris Robinson reaches major leagues

After 624 games in the minor leagues, starting in the Detroit Tigers system, catcher Chris Robinson...

After 624 games in the minor leagues, starting in the Detroit Tigers system, catcher Chris Robinson of Dorchester, Ont., finally is getting a taste of major-league life with the San Diego Padres. (MIKE HENSEN/QMI Agency files)

BOB ELLIOTT, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 7:10 PM ET

Now in his ninth minor-league season, the last four at triple-A, catcher Chris Robinson finally received the call.

Robinson was promoted to the majors for the first time by the San Diego Padres on Thursday.


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