DETROIT -- Pitcher Jeff Robinson was traded Saturday by the Detroit Tigers to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for switch-hitting catcher Mickey Tettleton.
In 27 starts for the Tigers in 1990, the righthander was 10-9 with a 5.96 ERA. The 29-year old Robinson has a 36-26 career record and a 4.65 ERA after four seasons with Detroit.
Tettleton, a seven-year veteran who previously played for the Oakland A's, carries a career average of .236. In 1990, Tettleton batted .223, belted 15 homers and drove in 51 RBI in 135 games.