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Brian Burres MLB Career Stats

18-25 5.75 358.1 224 1.62

Brian Burres Bio

  • Full Name: Brian James Burres
  • Born: 4/8/1981 in Oregon City, OR
  • Draft: 2000, San Francisco Giants, 31st rd. (931st overall)
  • College: Mt. Hood CC, OR
  • Debut: September 8, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/28/2011
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MLB Career Stats 18 25 5.75 106 56 0 358.1 224 1.62


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Brian Burres Awards

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Norwich EAS

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2004 San Jose CAL

Brian Burres Leaderboards

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2007 66 12th in AL

Brian Burres Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 14, 2014 Brian Burres assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 13, 2014 Colorado Rockies signed free agent LHP Brian Burres to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2012 LHP Brian Burres elected free agency.
August 18, 2012 Fresno Grizzlies activated LHP Brian Burres from the 7-day disabled list.
August 4, 2012 sent LHP Brian Burres on a rehab assignment to AZL Giants.
June 20, 2012 Fresno Grizzlies placed LHP Brian Burres on the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2012 LHP Brian Burres assigned to Fresno Grizzlies.
January 18, 2012 San Francisco Giants signed free agent LHP Brian Burres to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 31, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates sent Brian Burres outright to Indianapolis Indians.
September 1, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Brian Burres from Indianapolis Indians.
July 29, 2011 Brian Burres roster status changed by Indianapolis Indians.
July 19, 2011 Indianapolis Indians placed LHP Brian Burres on the 7-day disabled list.
July 18, 2011 Indianapolis Indians activated LHP Brian Burres from the 7-day disabled list.
July 9, 2011 Indianapolis Indians placed LHP Brian Burres on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 7, 2011.
June 23, 2011 LHP Brian Burres assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pirates Extended Spring Training.
June 19, 2011 Brian Burres assigned to Pirates Extended Spring Training from Indianapolis Indians.
April 6, 2011 Brian Burres assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.
January 3, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent LHP Brian Burres to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 2, 2010 LHP Brian Burres elected free agency.
August 25, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Brian Burres from Indianapolis Indians.
June 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Brian Burres to Indianapolis Indians.
April 25, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Brian Burres from Indianapolis Indians.
April 21, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned Brian Burres to Indianapolis Indians.
April 12, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Brian Burres from Indianapolis Indians.
April 7, 2010 Brian Burres assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.
January 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent LHP Brian Burres to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 6, 2009 LHP Brian Burres elected free agency.
July 30, 2009 Las Vegas 51s placed LHP Brian Burres on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 28, 2009.
May 6, 2009 Toronto Blue Jays sent Brian Burres outright to Las Vegas 51s.
April 30, 2009 Toronto Blue Jays optioned LHP Brian Burres to Las Vegas 51s.
April 24, 2009 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of Brian Burres from Las Vegas 51s.

Brian James Burres Bio Info

Name is pronounced BRIY-in BER-es...Graduated from Sam Barlowe (Gresham, Oregon) High School...Played baseball at Mount Hood Community College from 2000-01. 2011 Appeared briefly in Majors with Pittsburgh going 1-0 with 3.86 ERA (6er, 14.0ip) in 5 appearances (2 starts)...Went 5-9 with 4.66 ERA (67er, 129.1ip) in 25 outings (23 starts) for triple-A Indianapolis. 2010 Was a non-roster invitee with Pittsburgh in spring training...Was reassigned to minor league camp on 3/23 and began regular season with Indianapolis (AAA)...Had contract selected by Pittsburgh on 4/12 before making an appearance at Triple-A level...Made debut with Pirates as a starter at San Francisco on 4/12 and suffered a 9-3 loss to Barry Zito (4.0ip/8h/6r/6er/2bb/2so)...Tied career high after tossing 4.0 innings of relief (2r) on 4/20 vs. Milwaukee...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 4/21, but did not appear in a game before being recalled by Pirates again on 4/25...Gave up two runs in 1.2ip on 4/25 at Houston...Made second start with Bucs on 4/29 and won a 2-0 decision at Dodger Stadium (5.1ip); was his first victory in the big leagues since 7/11/08...Pitched 7.0 scoreless frames and extended his scoreless innings streak to 12.1 in an 11-1 victory vs. Chicago (NL) on 5/6...Tossed a scoreless inning of relief on 5/11 vs. Cincinnati...Had streak of 13.1 scoreless innings snapped in no-decision on 5/14 at Chicago (4.0ip/6r/5er)...Tallied RBI-single in fifth start on 5/19 vs. Milwaukee (ND)...Lost back-to-back starts on 5/24 at Cincinnati (3.2ip/4er) and 5/29 at Atlanta (5.0ip+/4er)...Had a two-run triple off Kris Medlen on 5/29 - the first triple by a Pittsburgh pitcher since Kip Wells on 4/10/04...Was optioned to Indianapolis on 6/4...Won first Triple-A start on 6/7 vs. Columbus before losing next three decisions thru 7/3...Snapped losing streak with a win at Columbus on 7/8...Suffered last Triple-A loss on 7/16 at Rochester...Won his last three decisions with Indy and went 3-0 with a 3.44 ERA (34.0ip/13er) in his last six starts...Was recalled by Pirates on 8/23...Made four relief appearances (4.0ip/6er) before rejoining starting rotation on 9/6; gave up just one run in 6.0ip and won a 3-1 decision over Atlanta's Tommy Hanson that night...Struck out a season-high six batters and gave up one run in 7.0ip, but received a no-decision at Cincinnati on 9/12...Went 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA (20.0ip/4er) in a three-start stretch from 9/6-17...Suffered loss on 9/23 vs. St. Louis (2.1ip/4er)...Won final decision (7-2) on 9/28 at St. Louis (5.2ip/2r/1er) and suffered a 5-2 loss in final start on 10/3 at Florida (5.2ip/3er)...Posted a 4-5 record and a 4.46 ERA in his 13 starts (Bucs went 8-5), pitching into the 6th inning eight times...Went 2-2 with a 3.18 ERA (34.0ip/12er) in his final six starts after rejoining the starting rotation on 9/6...Went 3-for-25 (.120) with a triple and three RBI at the plate. 2009 Spent entire season in the Toronto organization after being claimed off waivers from Baltimore on 2/4...Went 6-7 with a 4.77 ERA (105.2ip/56er) in 17 starts and 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA (2.0ip/1er) in two relief appearances with Las Vegas (Blue Jays' AAA)...Allowed one run in 1.1 innings of relief in season debut on 4/9 at Colorado Springs...Suffered the loss in first start on 4/15 at Salt Lake City after being charged with five runs in 3.0 innings...Was promoted to Toronto after having contract selected on 4/24...Started and suffered the loss the next night at Chicago (AL) after being roughed up for six runs in 4.1 innings...Allowed four runs (two earned) over 2.0 innings in second and final start on 4/30 at Kansas City and was optioned back to Las Vegas following the game...Retired each of the two batters he faced in final relief appearance in first game back with Las Vegas on 5/2 vs. Salt Lake City...Earned first win on 5/6 at Fresno after allowing one run in 7.0 innings after moving back into the starting rotation...Ended a two-game losing streak after scattering three hits over 6.0 shutout innings on 5/22 vs. Oklahoma City...Tossed at least 6.0 innings in four straight starts from 6/22 thru 6/6...Struck out a season-high tying nine batters in a no-decision on 5/27 vs. New Orleans...Tossed a four-hit shutout on 6/17 at Reno; his second career shutout and first since 5/12/06 at Scranton- Wilkes Barre...Was roughed up for a season-high 13 hits and 12 runs in next start on 6/23 at Tacoma...Worked at least 6.0 innings in each of his final seven starts...Missed the remainder of the season after being placed on the disabled list on 7/28 with left shoulder inflammation. 2008 Made his last start of the year arguably his best as he worked seven scoreless innings September 20 at New York, allowing just three hits and striking out two...He held the Chicago White Sox scoreless over eight innings in his start on April 26 at U.S. Cellular Field, scattering three hits without walking a batter...No Sox runners reached second base while Burres was in the game...Blanked the New York Yankees over 5.2 innings April 19 to pick up his second win of the season...SPLITS: Was 4-6 with a 7.25 ERA (67.0IP, 54ER) in 19 games at home (12 starts) and was 3-4 with a 4.74 ERA (62.2IP, 33ER) in 12 games on the road (10 starts)...After not having allowed an extra-base hit to a left-handed batter through his first nine starts, he allowed five on May 27 (including homers by Jason Giambi, Johnny Damon and Bobby Abreu)...Won consecutive starts twice April 19-26 against New York and at Chicago (also won consecutive starts May 26-31, 2007 against Oakland and at Los Angeles)...Did not allow a home run in his last eight outings after serving up 17 over his first 23 appearances...Lasted just 1.2 innings July 25 against Los Angeles as he allowed five earned runs on seven hits and a walk...Over two outings from July 25-30 against Los Angeles and New York, he allowed nine earned runs on 11 hits and a walk in 3.0 innings pitched...Was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on August 1 where he went 1-0 with a 0.82 ERA in four appearances (one start). Was recalled by the O's on August 26...In his only start for Norfolk on August 17, held Charlotte to one run on three hits and a walk over six innings. 2007 Appeared in 37 games, including 17 starts, in his second year with the O's...Went 6-8 with a 5.69 ERA (87.0IP, 55ER) as a starter and had a 6.62 ERA (34.0IP, 25ER) out of the bullpen...Traveled to Minnesota with the club to start the season, but an injury to CA Ramon Hernandez prior to the opener resulted in the addition of CA Alberto Castillo, and Burres was optioned to AAA Norfolk...Made 2 relief appearances with the Tides, going 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA (4.0IP, 1ER) before returning to the Orioles on April 12 when Jaret Wright was placed on the disabled list...Appeared in 6 games in April out of the bullpen and pitched to a 1.35 ERA (13.1IP, 2ER) with 15 strikeouts... 12 of next his 14 appearances were as a starter...Made his first major league start on May 6 vs. Cleveland and took the loss, allowing 5 ER on 7 hits in 3.2 innings...Earned his first major league win on May 11 at Boston, allowing 2 earned runs in 5.0 innings...Went 3-1 with a 2.36 ERA (26.2IP, 7ER) in 5 starts from May 11 through June 5...Went 1-0 with a 3.81 ERA (26.0IP, 11ER) in June (5 games/4 starts)...Struck out a career-high 9 batters in 7.0 innings on June 17 against Arizona...Earned the win and pitched a career-high 7.2 innings on June 30 vs. the Los Angeles Angels...Allowed a career-high 8 runs in 0.2 innings in the first game of a doubleheader against Texas on August 22...Finished the year with 12 of his last 16 appearances coming out of the bullpen...Pitched a total of 14.1 innings and allowed 2 earned runs in consecutive starts, September 14 and 19. 2006 Spent the season at AAA Ottawa before earning a September promotion to the majors and making 11 relief appearances for the Orioles...Contract was purchased from AAA Ottawa on September 8 and made his major league debut that night in the 9th inning vs. New York, allowing 3 hits, including a 2-run home run, in 0.2 IP...Was not scored upon in his other 10 appearances for the Orioles, retiring 22 of 26 batters faced over that span...Set a career-best with 26 starts at Ottawa and his 37 combined appearances were two shy of his career-high, set in 2003 with Class A San Jose...Tied for 7th in the International League with 10 wins and was 13th with a 3.76 ERA...Was tied for the Ottawa team lead in wins with Brian Bowles and was 2nd to Bowles in ERA...Allowed 2 earned runs or less in 17 of 26 starts for the Lynx...Had 5 starts in which he pitched at least 5.0 innings and allowed one run or less but did not get a decision...Pitched a complete game, 7-inning shutout at Scranton-Wilkes Barre on May 12, allowing 3 hits and a walk in a 4-0 win...Went 7-1 with a 2.48 ERA over 14 starts, June 1-August 13 (87.0IP, 70H, 24ER)...Won 6 straight decisions over 8 starts, June 17-July 26...Lowered his ERA to 3.10 through August 17 before going 0-2 in his last 3 starts for Ottawa, allowing 15 runs in 14.0 IP. 2005 Worked above single-A level for 1st time, posting 9-6 record with 4.20 ERA (60er, 128.2ip) in 26 outings for double-A Norwich...for his efforts, was named to in-season All-Star squad for Eastern League Northern Division...finished 2nd on Navigators in wins (Brian Mazone led with 11), while his 105 strikeouts and 24 starts paced 24 opening assignments, was 9-5 with 4.19 ERA (58er, 124.2ip)...had season delayed early due to left shoulder inflammation...lasted just 4.0 frames in initial outing April 8 (vs. Portland), before going on Disabled List April 11...returned April 29, making pair of relief efforts his initial 2 games back...made 2nd start May 20, remaining in rotation through end of season...went combined 5-2 with 2.11 ERA (14er, 59.2ip) in 11 outings during May and June...was better against right-handed batters, yielding just .253 avg. against (93-for-367, 8 HRs)...left-handed batters hit at .294 clip (37-for-126, 5 HRs). 2004 All-Star led California League in ERA (2.84), while tying for 2nd with 12 wins despite starting season in San Jose's bullpen...overall, finished with 12-1 mark with 2.84 ERA over 36 games (15 starts)...established career standards in wins and ERA...was 2nd among Giants farmhands in wins and 3rd in ERA...was member of Giants' relief corps for 1st 20 assignments, forging 3.60 ERA (12er, 30.0ip)...was inserted into SJ's starting rotation June 21 and proceeded to go 12-0 with 1.87 ERA (19er, 91.2ip) in 15 opening assignments, while allowing only 77 hits and 20 walks against 94 strikeouts...was tabbed Howe SportsData's California League Pitcher of Week June 28-July 4...earned San Jose's Player of Month honors for Aug...closed out regular season with 9-game winning streak...was added to 40-man roster Nov. 19 as San Francisco purchased his contract from San Jose. 2003 Worked solely in relief for San Jose, fashioning 3-3 mark with 3.86 ERA...tied for 2nd on club with 39 appearances. 2002 Split time between rotation and bullpen for single-A Hagerstown...established career standards in losses (10), starts (16) and strikeouts (119)...was 5-10 with 4.75 ERA...ranked 3rd on Suns staff with 119.1 innings...earned Howe SportsData's South Atlantic League's Pitcher of Week May 31-June 6. 2001 Opened professional career at rookie-league Salem-Keizer, going 3-1 with save and 3.10 ERA in 14 games (6 starts)...helped Volcanoes to Northwest League championship.