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Cory Burns | Relief Pitcher

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 204
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rays claimed RHP Cory Burns off waivers from the Rangers; assigned him to Triple-A Durham.
Burns had a 7.44 ERA and 1.99 WHIP in 32 2/3 innings at Triple-A Round Rock. The 26-year-old right-hander will be organizational relief depth for Tampa Bay. Jun 30 - 2:13 PM

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Rangers recalled RHP Cory Burns from Triple-A Round Rock

The 25-year-old right-hander posted a 1.64 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 5/7 K/BB ratio in 11 innings with the Rangers earlier in the season. He’ll provide an extra bullpen option for the Rangers in the middle innings.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 12:28:00 PM

Rangers optioned RHP Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock.

Burns has posted a 1.64 ERA in 11 innings this season for Texas. He should be back up eventually.
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 04:37:00 PM

Rangers recalled RHP Cory Burns from Triple-A Round Rock.

Burns allowed two runs in 3 2/3 innings during his brief stint with the big club earlier this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Jul 7, 2013 12:11:00 PM

Rangers optioned RHP Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock.

Wednesday's starter, Ross Wolf, will replace him on the active roster. Burns allowed two runs in 3 2/3 innings during his brief stint with the big club and should get another shot in the Rangers' bullpen later this year.
Wed, May 22, 2013 11:50:00 AM

Rangers recalled RHP Cory Burns from Triple-A Round Rock.

Burns will take the place of Alexi Ogando (biceps) on the active roster. The 25-year-old had an impressive 1.38 ERA and 18/4 K/BB ratio over 13 innings in Triple-A and will pitch in middle relief.
Thu, May 16, 2013 04:58:00 PM

Rangers optioned RHP Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock.

Burns failed to earn an Opening Day bullpen spot after posting a 5.79 ERA over nine spring appearances. He'll provide depth at Triple-A.
Sun, Mar 31, 2013 08:41:00 AM

Rangers acquired RHP Cory Burns from the Padres for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Burns was just designated for assignment by the Padres last week. The 25-year-old right-hander had a lousy 5.50 ERA in 17 appearances at the major league level this season, but he has posted some impressive numbers in the minors. It's a worthwhile pickup by the Rangers.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 01:24:00 PM

Padres designated RHP Cory Burns for assignment.

The Pads needed to clear some 40-man roster space with the Rule 5 Draft coming up. Burns posted a 5.50 ERA in 17 appearances for them in 2012.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 07:22:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Cory Burns from Triple-A Tucson.

Burns was just recently optioned back to the minors on August 5 after throwing one scoreless inning for San Diego. He'll again serve in a middle relief role with the Padres, allowing Dale Thayer or Luke Gregerson to fill in as the interim closer while Huston Street (calf) is sidelined.
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 04:34:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Cory Burns to Triple-A Tucson.

He was unscored upon in his lone relief appearance, but the Padres decided they needed a fresh arm. Miles Mikolas takes his spot in the bullpen.
Sun, Aug 5, 2012 01:57:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of RHP Cory Burns from Triple-A Tucson.

Burns, who was acquired from the Indians for outfielder Aaron Cunningham last December, has posted an impressive 2.63 ERA and 77/16 K/BB ratio over 65 innings this season with Triple-A Tucson. Look for him in middle relief.
Fri, Aug 3, 2012 06:36:00 PM

According to the player's agent, the Padres will promote right-hander Cory Burns to the majors on Friday.

Burns, who was acquired from the Indians for outfielder Aaron Cunningham last December, has an excellent 2.63 ERA and 77/16 K/BB ratio over 65 innings of relief this season with Triple-A Tucson. The 24-year-old right-hander will likely start out in lower-leverage situations before being trusted in the late innings.
Thu, Aug 2, 2012 11:37:00 PM

Padres acquired RHP Cory Burns from the Indians for OF Aaron Cunningham.

Burns, 24, posted a 2.11 ERA and 70/15 K/BB ratio over 59 2/3 innings this past season with Double-A Erie. While he has racked up 88 saves over three seasons in the minors, he projects as a set-up man in the big leagues.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 04:29:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Hanigan
2Jose Molina
1B1James Loney
2Sean Rodriguez
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Logan Forsythe
3Nick Franklin
SS1Yunel Escobar
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1David DeJesus
CF1Desmond Jennings
2Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Wil Myers
2Brandon Guyer
3Jerry Sands
DH1Matt Joyce
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Alex Cobb
2Chris Archer
3Jake Odorizzi
4Jeremy Hellickson
5Nate Karns
6Drew Smyly
7Matt Moore
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jake McGee
2Grant Balfour
3Joel Peralta
4Brad Boxberger
5Cesar Ramos
6Kirby Yates
7Jeff Beliveau
8Steve Geltz