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Alex Burnett MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
8-11 4.70 172.1 108 1.45

Alex Burnett Bio

  • Full Name: Alex James Burnett
  • Born: 7/26/1987 in Anaheim, CA
  • Draft: 2005, Minnesota Twins, 12th rd. (375th overall)
  • High School: Ocean View, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Debut: 4/8/2010
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 8 11 4.70 177 0 0 172.1 108 1.45

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Alex Burnett Stats

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Alex Burnett Advanced Stats

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Alex Burnett Statcast Events

Awards

Alex Burnett Awards

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Beloit MID

Alex Burnett Leaderboards

Games

Season G Rank
2011 66 16th in AL
2012 67 23rd in AL

Alex Burnett Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 20, 2015 Guerreros de Oaxaca released RHP Alex Burnett.
April 1, 2015 Guerreros de Oaxaca signed free agent RHP Alex Burnett.
November 4, 2013 RHP Alex Burnett elected free agency.
September 3, 2013 Iowa Cubs activated RHP Alex Burnett from the 7-day disabled list.
June 14, 2013 Iowa Cubs placed RHP Alex Burnett on the 7-day disabled list. Strained right elbow.
June 3, 2013 Chicago Cubs sent RHP Alex Burnett outright to Iowa Cubs.
June 1, 2013 Chicago Cubs designated Alex Burnett for assignment.
May 30, 2013 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Iowa Cubs.
May 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs claimed Alex Burnett off waivers from Baltimore Orioles.
May 27, 2013 Alex Burnett roster status changed by Chicago Cubs.
May 23, 2013 Baltimore Orioles designated Alex Burnett for assignment.
May 18, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Norfolk Tides.
May 14, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled Alex Burnett from Norfolk Tides.
May 11, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned Alex Burnett to Norfolk Tides.
May 9, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled Alex Burnett from Norfolk Tides.
April 24, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned Alex Burnett to Norfolk Tides.
April 22, 2013 Baltimore Orioles recalled Alex Burnett from Norfolk Tides.
April 14, 2013 Alex Burnett roster status changed by Norfolk Tides.
April 12, 2013 Baltimore Orioles claimed RHP Alex Burnett off waivers from Toronto Blue Jays.
April 12, 2013 Baltimore Orioles optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Norfolk Tides.
April 11, 2013 RHP Alex Burnett roster status changed by Buffalo Bisons.
April 10, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays designated Alex Burnett for assignment.
March 29, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays claimed RHP Alex Burnett off waivers from Minnesota Twins.
March 29, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Buffalo Bisons.
March 27, 2013 Minnesota Twins optioned Alex Burnett to Rochester Red Wings.
April 29, 2011 Minnesota Twins recalled Alex Burnett from Rochester Red Wings.
April 19, 2011 Minnesota Twins optioned Alex Burnett to Rochester Red Wings.
April 9, 2011 Minnesota Twins recalled Alex Burnett from Rochester Red Wings.
March 19, 2011 Minnesota Twins optioned Alex Burnett to Rochester Red Wings.
October 13, 2010 Alex Burnett roster status changed by Minnesota Twins.
October 6, 2010 Minnesota Twins reassigned RHP Alex Burnett to the minor leagues.
September 3, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled RHP Alex Burnett from Rochester Red Wings.
July 20, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Alex Burnett to Rochester Red Wings.
April 17, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled Alex Burnett from Rochester Red Wings.
April 15, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Alex Burnett to Rochester Red Wings.
April 3, 2010 Minnesota Twins recalled Alex Burnett from Rochester Red Wings.
March 18, 2010 Minnesota Twins optioned Alex Burnett to Rochester Red Wings.
November 20, 2009 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of Alex Burnett from New Britain Rock Cats.
August 11, 2009 Alex Burnett roster status changed by New Britain Rock Cats.
August 5, 2009 New Britain Rock Cats placed RHP Alex Burnett on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2009. Hand injury.
June 3, 2009 RHP Alex Burnett assigned to New Britain Rock Cats from Fort Myers Miracle.

Alex James Burnett Bio Info

Alex James Burnett...wife Bridgette (McNulty)...2005 graduate of Ocean View (CA) High School in Huntington Beach. 2012 Made Twins Opening Day roster for second time in career and first since 2010. ... Did not allow an earned run in first seven appearances (8.2 IP) April 7-21. ... Finished April with 1.42 ERA (12.2 IP, 2 ER) in 10 games, the eighth-lowest ERA in AL for relievers during the month. ... Earned fifth career win and first of season with 1.0 scoreless inning May 16 at Detroit. ... Did not allow a run in 14 consecutive appearances (16.0 IP), with opponents batting .082 (4-for-49) May 28-July 2. ... Did not allow a run in June in 12.0 innings...was one of just five American League pitchers to toss 10.0-plus innings without allowing a run in June...was one of just six pitchers in club history to do so and first since Joe Nathan in June 2009...his .079 batting-average-against was lowest in baseball. ... Posted a 2.49 ERA (43.1 IP, 12 ER) prior to the All-Star Break, ranking fourth among AL relievers, third among right-handers. ... Did not allow a home run in 40 consecutive appearances (37.0 IP) May 28-September 7. ... Led Twins in relief innings (71.2) and second in relief appearances (67). 2011 Started the season with Triple-A Rochester...made one relief appearance before being recalled by the Twins, April 9, when the Twins placed Kevin Slowey on the 15-day disabled list...Made three relief appearances with the Twins and was optioned back to Triple-A Rochester as the Twins recalled Jim Hoey, April 18...Made three appearances for the Red Wings and was recalled by Minnesota, April 29...Earned his first victory, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning of relief, May 28 vs. Los Angeles (AL)...Did not allowed a home run in his first 23 appearances (17.2 ip), until a Ryan Ludwick three-run home run, June 17 vs. San Diego...Earned his second victory of the season, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning of relief, June 19 vs. San Diego...Walked just one batter in 22 appearances (16.0 ip), May 14-July 5...posted an opponent batting average of .200 (11-for-55) in that span...Pitched in his 100th career game, September 4 at Los Angeles (AL)...Set a single-season career-high with 48.0 innings pitched, September 7 vs. Chicago (AL), passing his 2010 total of 47.2 innings pitched...His 16.1 inherited-runners-scored percentage ranked seventh-lowest in the American League and 11th-lowest in baseball...he allowed 10 of his 62 inherited runners to score...his 62 inherited runners were the second-most in baseball (Mets' Tim Byrdak, 67) and most in the AL...His 16.1 inherited-runners-scored percentage marked the fourth-lowest All-Time for a Twins pitcher and lowest since 2006 (Dennys Reyes 13.3%)...it was the lowest All-Time for a Twins right-handed reliever...Ranked second on the Twins pitching staff in appearances with 66...was tied for 11th in the American League in appearances by a right-handed pitcher. 2010 Started the season on the Twins Opening Day roster for the first time in his career...made his Major League debut in relief, April 8 at Los Angeles (AL), pitching a perfect ninth inning, including his first Major League strikeout (Robb Quinlan)...Optioned to Triple-A Rochester April 14, when the Twins selected Ron Mahay's contract...did not make an appearance for the Red Wings and was recalled to Minnesota, April 18, when Jose Mijares was placed in the disabled list...Struck out four of ten batters faced in his third appearance, April 18 vs. Kansas City (2.2 scoreless innings pitched)...Suffered his first career loss, allowing one run (1.1 ip), May 1 at Cleveland...Did not allow an earned run in 10 straight appearances (13.2 ip), allowing eight hits, with one walk and eight strikeouts, May 11-June 6...Earned his first career victory, June 5 at Oakland...pitched 0.1 inning, getting Daric Barton to flyout to end the eighth inning...Posted a 3.12 ERA (8.2 ip, 3 er) in six April games and a 2.40 ERA (15.0 ip, 4 er) in 10 May games...Optioned to Triple-A Rochester, July 19...made 14 relief appearances for the Red Wings on the season, going 0-2, 5.49 (19.2 ip, 12 er)...Recalled and earned his second career win (1.1 ip), September 3, vs. Texas. 2009 Began season at Single-A Ft. Myers...saved four games for the Miracle with his first coming, April 15 vs. Jupiter...recorded first win in relief, May 3 vs. Charlotte...did not allow a run in his final 10 appearances, giving up three hits and two walks during that span...led club in batting-average-against (.175)...posted an ERA of 1.99 (22.2 ip, 5 er) with 26 strikeouts before being transferred to Double-A New Britain, June 3...first save for the Rock Cats, July 1 at Portland...first win, July 10 vs. Binghamton, tossing 1.1 scoreless inning...converted eight straight save opportunities, July 17 to the end of the season...combined to hold righthanders to a batting average of .150 (17-for-113) while lefthanders hit .206 (33-for-160) at both levels...played in the Arizona Fall League with the Mesa Solar Sox, saving three games, while posting a 3.38 ERA (10.2 ip, 4 er) in 10 games. 2008 Spent entire season at Single-A Ft. Myers...pitched in 28 games (25 starts) for the Miracle...won his first game, April 23 at Tampa, starting a three-game win-streak which spanned to May 14...won three times in four starts, May 30-June 19...named Twins Minor League Player of the Week, June 20-27...season-high of 10 strikeouts, August 21 at Lakeland...led the club in innings pitched with 143.2. 2007 Spent entire season at Single-A Beloit...pitched a 6.0-inning complete game, May 28 at Quad Cities...went 2-2, 2.70 (36.2 ip, 11 er) in six starts in May...went 2-1, 1.50 (30.0 ip, 5 er) in five starts in July...won three straight starts, August 16-26...selected to the Midwest League All-Star Team...finished tied for third in Midwest League in innings pitched and was fifth in ERA...tied for first on the club in wins and was second in strikeouts...held lefthanded batters to a .191 (46-for-241) batting average. 2006 Spent entire season at Rookie-level Elizabethton...did not allow a run in his first two starts (13.0 ip), allowing four hits while striking out six...tossed a 7.0-inning complete game shutout, June 29 at Bluefield...had season-high nine strikeouts, August 5 at Greeneville...made 13 appearances for Elizabethton, all starts...was the Twins short season leader in strikeouts with 71. 2005 Made his first professional appearance, June 27 vs. GCL Red Sox...made first professional start, July 15 at GCL Reds, tossing 3.0 innings, allowing two runs on four hits...recorded first professional win, July 21 at GCL Pirates, allowing four runs (three earned) on eight hits in 5.2 innings...went 4-1 in his final seven starts.