- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 190 lb.
- School Miami Dade College
- High School Monsignor Edward Pace High School
Robert Palencia was born in Venezuela but moved to Miami and went to high school there. The Cincinnati Reds took him in the 35th round of the 2004 amateur draft but he did not sign. He was at Miami Dade College in 2005-2006. He then returned to Venezuela to pitch in the Liga Paralela.