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Sean Burroughs | Third Baseman

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 9/12/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Dodgers signed INF Sean Burroughs to a minor league contract.
Burroughs has batted .252/.273/.315 over 88 games the last two seasons at the major league level after spending a few years away from the game. The former first-round pick is merely organizational depth. Fri, Apr 12, 2013 02:26:00 PM

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Sean Burroughs has elected free agency.

Burroughs appeared in 10 games with the Twins, and is strictly organizational depth at this stage of his career. He should be able to procure another minor league contract this offseason.
Sat, Oct 6, 2012 02:34:00 PM

Twins sent 3B Sean Burroughs outright to Triple-A Rochester.

He cleared waivers and has accepted his assignment. Burroughs managed just two hits in 17 at-bats with the Twins but might get another shot at some point.
Fri, May 4, 2012 02:23:00 PM

Twins designated 3B Sean Burroughs for assignment.

Burroughs managed just two hits in 17 at-bats. He seems unlikely to be claimed off waivers and could accept an assignment to Triple-A Rochester.
Tue, May 1, 2012 07:47:00 PM

Twins purchased the contract of 3B Sean Burroughs from Triple-A Rochester.

Burroughs made the team by batting .333/.429/.381 this spring. He will function as a utility infielder.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012 03:11:00 PM

Sean Burroughs was scratched from Monday's exhibition game lineup due to back tightness.

It's not a serious issue. Burroughs earned a spot on the Twins' Opening Day roster this spring by batting .333/.429/.381. He will act as a utility infielder.
Mon, Apr 2, 2012 11:45:00 AM

Sean Burroughs has made the Twins' Opening Day roster.

He did so by batting .342/.444/.395 this spring to this point. Burroughs will be the primary backup at third base and can also play first base and even second in a pinch.
Sun, Apr 1, 2012 09:35:00 AM

Sean Burroughs singled twice and knocked in three runs against the Red Sox on Friday.

With a .324 average and just two extra-base hits in 36 at-bats, he's been the Burroughs of old this spring. It's not expected to win him a spot on the Minnesota bench, but he could get a look if injuries strike.
Fri, Mar 30, 2012 04:47:00 PM

Sean Burroughs was hit with a pitch on Monday and exited the game with a left forearm contusion.

He's been labeled day-to-day. Burroughs is attempting to make Minnesota's Opening Day roster as an extra infielder, so we wouldn't expect this injury to hold him out of action. Burroughs hit .273/.289/.336 over 110 at-bats for the D'Backs last season after spending a few years away from the game.
Mon, Mar 26, 2012 03:48:00 PM

Twins signed 3B Sean Burroughs to a minor league contract.

Burroughs hit .273/.289/.336 over 110 at-bats for the D'Backs this past season after spending a few years away from the game. He'll be given a shot to win a bench spot but will likely wind up as depth at Triple-A.
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 05:14:00 PM

Diamondbacks sent 3B Sean Burroughs outright to Triple-A Reno.

Burroughs batted .273/.289/.336 over 110 at-bats for the D'Backs this season after spending a few years away from the game. He'll have to accept a minor league deal with someone over the offseason, assuming the 31-year-old wants to continue his playing career.
Thu, Oct 20, 2011 07:54:00 PM

Sean Burroughs provided all the offense in Arizona's 2-0 win over the Nationals on Tuesday, taking Jordan Zimmermann deep for a two-run homer in the seventh.

The 12th home run of Burroughs' career was his first since April 30, 2005. Quite an accomplishment for a former top prospect that hadn't appeared in a game since 2006 before being called up by the Diamondbacks on May 19.
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 10:36:00 PM

Sean Burroughs went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored Friday in his first start of the month.

Burroughs had made just one start in the month since the All-Star break. Obviously, he doesn't have any fantasy value at the moment. Still, it appears that he will stick with the Diamondbacks for the rest of the season.
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 12:43:00 AM

Sean Burroughs went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored Monday versus the Brewers.

Burroughs has started two of the four games since his callup, as the Diamondbacks want to see if he's a legitimate option as a third baseman against right-handers. As little power as he has, he's unlikely to amass much value in NL-only leagues. Still, those short of healthy infielders could give him a look.
Mon, Jul 4, 2011 07:31:00 PM

Diamondbacks purchased the contract of INF Sean Burroughs from Triple-A Reno.

He'll replaced the recently-released Melvin Mora on the active roster. Burroughs, 30, went 6-for-24 (.250) with a double and a run scored in a stint with the D-Backs earlier this season. The veteran will backup Ryan Roberts at third base and function as a lefty bat off the bench.
Fri, Jul 1, 2011 05:34:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1A.J. Ellis
2Drew Butera
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Dee Gordon
2Justin Turner
SS1Hanley Ramirez
2Miguel Rojas
3Erisbel Arruebarrena
4Carlos Triunfel
3B1Juan Uribe
2Chone Figgins
LF1Matt Kemp
2Carl Crawford
3Scott Van Slyke
CF1Andre Ethier
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Dan Haren
5Josh Beckett
6Paul Maholm
7Chad Billingsley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Brian Wilson
3J.P. Howell
4Chris Perez
5Brandon League
6Jamey Wright
7Scott Elbert
8Onelki Garcia
9Chris Withrow
10Pedro Baez