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Alex Burnett # - P

  • Age: 27
  • DOB: 1987/07/26
  • POB: Anaheim, CA
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Drafted by Minnesota in 2005 (12th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsThrows hard and has shown the ability to save games in the minor leagues, where he can be dominant. Also displays a good curve.
FlawsLacks the ideal size for a pitcher. Also lacks the stamina and pitching repertoire to be used in key situations in the big leagues.
Career potentialMiddle reliever.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/11/05Opted for minor league free agency.
2013/06/03Outrighted to Iowa (AAA).
2013/06/01Designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs.
2013/05/30Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2013/05/27Claimed off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/05/23Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/05/18Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2013/05/14Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2013/05/11Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2013/05/09Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2013/04/24Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2013/04/22Recalled from Norfolk (AAA).
2013/04/12Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2013/04/12Claimed off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2013/04/10Designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays.
2013/03/29Claimed off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
2013/03/29Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2013/03/27Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2012/05/28Missed 2 games (sore right elbow).
2012/05/26Sore right elbow, day-to-day.
2011/09/14Missed 1 game (flu).
2011/09/13Flu, day-to-day.
2011/04/29Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2011/04/18Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/04/09Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2011/03/19Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/02/26Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2010/09/03Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2010/07/20Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2010/04/17Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2010/04/14Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2010/04/03Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2010/03/18Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2010/03/07Re-signed by the Minnesota Twins to a one-year contract.
2009/11/20Contract purchased from New Britain (AA).
2005/06/16Signed by the Minnesota Twins.

Trades

2013/05/27Claimed by the Chicago Cubs off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/04/12Claimed by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2013/03/29Claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
2005/06/07Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 12th round in 2005.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2013Chicago CubsNL10000001.01000001.000.00
2013BaltimoreAL20000001.14330224.5020.25
2013Total Bal/ChNMLB30000002.15330223.0011.57
2013NorfolkAAA70100009.210220181.141.86
2013BuffaloAAA20000002.11000100.860.00
2013IowaAAA30100003.15330312.408.10
2012MinnesotaAL6704400071.2713328426361.353.52
2011MinnesotaAL6602500050.2503231421331.405.51
2011RochesterAAA40001003.25331131.637.36
2010MinnesotaAL4102200047.2522828623371.575.29
2010RochesterAAA1400220019.226121218181.735.49
2009New BritainAA4001290055.1361411219520.991.79
2009Fort MyersA1802140022.2146507260.931.99
2008Fort MyersA282586000143.215172601236841.303.76
2007BeloitA272798010155.014060529381171.153.02
2006ElizabethtonR13134301171.1664132613711.114.04
2005GCL TwinsR1384200048.1502522614331.324.10
TotalMLB1770811000172.1178969014721081.454.70
TotalNL10000001.01000001.000.00
TotalAL1760811000171.1177969014721081.454.73
TotalAAA3002230038.2472020214301.584.66
TotalAA4001290055.1361411219520.991.79
TotalA73521915410321.130513811721812271.203.28
TotalR262185011119.2116665412271041.194.06

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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