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Kyler Burke | Outfielder

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Cubs signed LHP Kyler Burke to a minor league contract.
Burke, 24, posted a 3.44 ERA in 27 appearances (19 starts) in 2012 and finished the year at High-A Daytona. A converted outfielder, the Cubs would likely be thrilled if he eventually makes it as a left-handed specialist. Sun, Nov 11, 2012 04:51:00 PM

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Kyler Burke went 3-for-5 on Saturday and has 14 hits in his last six games for Honolulu of the HWL.

Seven of those hits have been doubles. Overall, the 2006 supplemental first-round pick is hitting .379/.438/.552 in 58 at-bats. He's been a bust in the minors so far, but he's just 19 and he has plenty of tools. The Cubs figure to have him begin 2008 in the Midwest League.
Sat, Nov 3, 2007 03:16:00 PM

Outfielder Kyler Burke was traded from the Padres to the Cubs in a three-player deal.

Burke, 19, was a supplemental first-round pick last year, but he hit just .209/.313/.294 in the GCL in his pro debut and he was at .211/.305/.268 for low Single-A Fort Wayne this season. There are still some nice tools here, but he's about as raw as they come.
Wed, Jun 20, 2007 01:32:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Welington Castillo
2John Baker
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Darwin Barney
2Arismendy Alcantara
SS1Starlin Castro
3B1Luis Valbuena
2Mike Olt
LF1Junior Lake
CF1Emilio Bonifacio
2Ryan Sweeney
3Chris Coghlan
RF1Nate Schierholtz
2Justin Ruggiano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jake Arrieta
2Travis Wood
3Edwin Jackson
4James McDonald
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Rondon
2Neil Ramirez
3Pedro Strop
4James Russell
5Wesley Wright
6Carlos Villanueva
7Justin Grimm
8Brian Schlitter
9Zach Rosscup
10Kyuji Fujikawa