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Kyler Burke | Outfielder

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (28) / 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
C1Willson Contreras
2Miguel Montero
3Ali Solis
4Taylor Davis
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Javier Baez
3Tommy La Stella
4Jemile Weeks
SS1Addison Russell
3B1Kris Bryant
LF1Kyle Schwarber
CF1Jon Jay
2Albert Almora
RF1Jason Heyward
2Matt Szczur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Jake Arrieta
3Kyle Hendricks
4John Lackey
5Brett Anderson
6Ryan Williams
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Wade Davis
2Hector Rondon
3Pedro Strop
4Koji Uehara
5Mike Montgomery
6Carl Edwards Jr.
7Justin Grimm
8Rob Zastryzny
9Brian Duensing
10Caleb Smith
11Eddie Butler
12Daniel Moskos
13Gerardo Concepcion
14Manny Parra