Alex Burnett

Chicago Cubs #50 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 07/26/87
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 220
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Friday Bird Droppings

So, after going bananas to open up the series in KC, the offense goes into hibernation and the team limps home after a road trip that began with such promise. Sigh. The Red Sox come to town out of...

Sunday Extravaganza: Below .500 edition

#umpshow, Carlos Carrasco, Clint Frazier, and other Tribe news.

DFA'd: The Rough Road of Alex Burnett

Alex Burnett was, this week, designated for assignment once again. Twinkie Town's Jesse explores the details and wonders how much longer this kind of player movement will be allowed.

Cubs Bullpen Roster Jenga: Dolis On DL, Parker Up

The Cubs made their third bullpen move this week. Enjoying the merry-go-round?

Fujikawa On DL; Cubs Claim Burnett As Replacement

The Cubs play a bit of roster Jenga after Kyuji Fujikawa has a recurrence of the forearm injury that placed him on the DL last month.

Roster move: Gausman up, Arrieta AAA, some guy DFA

Thursday being Gausmas in Birdland was officially confirmed as the Orioles purchased his contract from Bowie. Jake Arrieta was optioned to Norfolk and Alex Burnett was designated for assignment to clear room on the rosters for him.

Jurrjens, Jake up; Burnett down, Nolan to DL

The Dan Duquette roster wheel spun yet again as Jair Jurrjens had his contract purchased, Jake Arrieta was recalled, Brian Roberts was transferred to the 60-day disabled list, Alex Burnett was optioned, and Nolan Reimold was put on the 15-day DL.

Report: Jurrjens to make Saturday's start vs. Rays

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Orioles will call up Jair Jurrjens to start Saturday's game against the Rays. What does that mean for the roster?

Miguel Gonzalez to DL

After having his start originally pushed back due to a blister, Gonzalez has been placed on the DL by Baltimore.

O's place Gonzalez on 15-day DL; Burnett recalled

The Orioles placed Miguel Gonzalez on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with a right thumb blister, recalling Alex Burnett from Norfolk. Gonzalez will be eligible to return on May 18.

O's call on Stinson

In need of a spot starter for Wednesday's game, Baltimore decided to swap one recent waiver claim for another.

Jake Arrieta optioned to AAA Norfolk

After four disappointing outings to start the season, Orioles starting pitcher Jake Arrieta has been optioned to AAA Norfolk.

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