Jamie Burke #15

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/225

Jamie Burke MLB Career Stats

.277 3 39 0 .679

Jamie Burke Bio

  • Full Name: James Eugene Burke
  • Born: 9/24/1971 in Roseburg, OR
  • Draft: 1993, California Angels, 9th rd. (243rd overall)
  • College: Oregon State
  • Debut: May 9, 2001
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MLB Career Stats 390 53 108 3 39 0 .277 .328 .679


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Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2010 C Jamie Burke elected free agency.
June 11, 2010 C Jamie Burke assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Washington Nationals.
June 8, 2010 Washington Nationals designated C Jamie Burke for assignment.
June 5, 2010 Washington Nationals selected the contract of C Jamie Burke from Syracuse Chiefs.
May 24, 2010 Jamie Burke roster status changed by Syracuse Chiefs.
April 5, 2010 C Jamie Burke assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Washington Nationals.
December 15, 2009 Washington Nationals signed free agent C Jamie Burke to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 22, 2009 Washington Nationals sent Jamie Burke outright to Syracuse Chiefs.
September 18, 2009 Seattle Mariners traded C Jamie Burke to Washington Nationals.
June 30, 2009 Seattle Mariners sent Jamie Burke outright to Tacoma Rainiers.
June 26, 2009 Seattle Mariners designated C Jamie Burke for assignment.
June 7, 2009 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of C Jamie Burke from Tacoma Rainiers.
May 6, 2009 Seattle Mariners sent Jamie Burke outright to Tacoma Rainiers.
May 6, 2009 Seattle Mariners sent Jamie Burke outright to Tacoma Rainiers.
April 16, 2009 Seattle Mariners purchased C Jamie Burke from Tacoma Rainiers.

James Eugene Burke Bio Info

James Eugene Burke...played both baseball and football at Oregon State University...played the same 2 sports at Roseburg (OR) High...enjoys fishing, hunting and golf. 2009 Spent the majority of season with the SEA organization before being acquired by the Nationals in a mid-September trade...played in 19 games at the big league level, including 6 with Washington, in 2009...recorded first NL hit, a single off Derek Lowe, on September 29 vs. ATL. 2008 For 2nd straight campaign, spent entire season with SEA as back-up catcher...in 15th inning on July 6 vs. DET, took the mound allowing one run on one hit (Miguel Cabrera double) in 1.0 inning...allowed Cabrera's double and threw a wild pitch before retiring the final 3 batters faced...took the loss as DET won, 2-1, and became only the 3rd position player since 1969 to pitch and take a loss...became the first true catcher to take a loss in a game since 1901 (Hall-of-Famer Roger Bresnahan of the Baltimore Orioles)...was also the first AL position player to earn a decision since Rocky Colavito worked 2.2 scoreless innings to earn a win for NYY in first game of Aug. 25, 1968 twinbill vs. DET. 2007 Member of SEA's Opening Day roster...had never broke camp with the big league club ...hit career-best .301 in 50 games with SEA...posted a 3.81 catcher's ERA...hit first big league home run, a solo shot off A.J. Murray, Sept. 30 vs. TEX. 2006 Hit 10 home runs for Oklahoma of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League to match career high. 2005 Spent the entire season in the White Sox organization, appearing in one game for the Sox...contract was purchased by Chicago on May 3, as he made his lone big league appearance on May 5 vs. Kansas City...was designated for assignment on May 9...spent majority of the season at Charlotte, batting .265 (95-358) with 22 doubles and 53 RBI in 102 games...established career-high with 10 home runs...started season in a 7-44 (.159) slump over first 14 games...batted .313 (61-195) over 53 games from April 22-June 30 to raise average to .285...hit .227 (27-119) over final 35 games of the season to lower average from .285 to .265...recorded season- high 10-game hit streak from April 22-May 1, batting .432 (16-37) during that stretch...fell a triple short of the cycle on June 29 vs. Pawtucket, going 4-4 with a double, homer and RBI...homered in back-to-back games on April 29-30 vs. Durham...hit grand slam off former White Sox teammate Shingo Takatsu on August 29 vs. Norfolk, recording season-high 4 RBI in that contest...hit .282 (55- 195) in 55 games at home and .245 (40-163) in 47 road contests...hit .333 (29-87) with 4 HR and 15 RBI in 23 games in June...hit .233 (14-60) against left-handers and .272 (81-298) against right-handers...batted .333 (13-39) with runners in scoring position and 2 outs. 2004 His .333 average would have led the White Sox if he had the required plate appearances ... made 35 starts, including 32 at catcher, two in right field and one at designated hitter ... hit .349 (38-109) in his starts ... also made two appearances at third base ... pitching staff owned a 4.78 ERA (155 ER/292.0 IC) when he was behind the plate ... threw out 38.9 (7-18) percent of attempted baserunners ... Sox were 18-17 in his starts and 10-4 in his last 14 starts at catcher ... was 11-40 (.275) prior to the break and 29-80 (.363) in the second half ... hit .514 (19-37) in 19 games from 7/16-9/1 ... hit .409 (9-22) in June and .500 (8-16) in August ... batted .356 (21-59) vs. right-handers and .311 (19-61) vs. left-handers ... hit .360 (18-50) with runners on base and .379 (11-29) with runners in scoring position ... was 3-4 (.750) with six RBI with the bases loaded ... posted a .524 (11-21) average in interleague play ... 14 of 32 starts as catcher came with Mark Buehrle on the mound, including Buehrle's two-hit shutout (27 batters faced) on 7/21 at Cleveland ... Sox were 14-3 when he scored a run ... began the season at Class AAA Charlotte and batted .231 (31-134) in 37 games with the Knights ... recorded a hit in seven straight games from 4/12-21, going 10-30 (.333) with a home run and four RBI ... was recalled by the White Sox on 5/2 ... made his season debut on 5/4 at Baltimore ... was optioned to Charlotte on 5/13 ... was recalled for the second time on 6/4 ... posted first of five three-hit games on 6/13 vs. Atlanta ... also recorded a career high three RBI ... was 3-5 with two doubles and three runs scored on 7/21 at Cleveland ... suffered a mild concussion on 7/26 vs. Minnesota during a home-plate collision with Torii Hunter ... was optioned to Charlotte on 8/8 and recalled on 8/17 ... posted consecutive three-hit games on 8/30 vs. Philadelphia and 9/1 vs. Oakland ... scored a run in six straight games from 8/30-9/11 (eight total). 2003 Hit .322 with Charlotte...performance in IL earned first MLB start at catcher (1-for-2, one RBI) on August 9 vs. OAK. 2002 Appeared in six games with the White Sox after having his contract purchased from Class AAA Charlotte on 8/8 ... hit .375 (3-8) with two RBI ... made his first major-league start on 8/9 vs. Oakland, going 1-2 with an RBI ... recorded a hit and RBI in each of his first two games on 8/9-11 ... delivered pinch-hit, RBI single off Troy Percival on 8/11 at Anaheim ... compiled a career-high .997 (1 E/388 TC) fielding percentage ... made an appearance at first base on 9/21 vs. Kansas City ... was optioned back to Charlotte on 8/11 and recalled again on 8/31b 2001 Made his major-league debut with Anaheim as a defensive replacement on 5/9 at Chicago...his contract was purchased on 5/8 ...recorded his first Major League hit and run scored on 5/13 at Detroit. 2000 Forged through a series of right-foot injuries and hit .240 in 75 games with Edmonton of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. 1998 In first extended Triple-A exposure, struggled hitting .216 in 61 games with Vancouver. 1999 Hit .336 in 46 games with Edmonton, but had season cut short by fractured left elbow. 1997 In repeat season with Double-A Midland, ranked among Texas League leaders in doubles (2nd, 44) and batting (5th, .329). 1996 Combined to hit .283 for Vancouver and Midland. 1995 Set career highs with 6 triples and 11 sacrifice hits while playing for Lake Elsinore of the Single-A California League. 1994 Played both 1B and 3B with Cedar Rapids of the Single-A Midwest League...legged out 24 doubles in 127 games. 1993 In pro debut with Rookie-level Boise, ranked among Northwest League leaders in batting (3rd, .301) and OBP (4th, .412).