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Ouch! A's Burns fouls ball off groin, leaves game with 'testicular contusion'

In any given baseball game, a number of unpredictable and unavoidable events can spring up - such as the results of a particularly aggressive foul ball, ricocheting off the bat in a number of different directions.Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns found that out the hard way on Friday night in the A's game against the San Francisco Giants. In the third inning, he slapped at...
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'Testicular Contusion' ... The A's Billy Burns leaves game with ... testicular contusion

Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns left the game last night against the Giants with...a testicular contusion.[Ben Whyte]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Athletics' Billy Burns leaves game with 'testicular contusion' (VIDEO)

Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns left Friday's game against the San Francisco Giants with what was officially called a testicular contusion.That's a black-and-blue nut to all us laymen. Leading off the fifth inning, Burns went down quickly after the Jake Peavy pitch below bounced off of the ground and hit him in the groin. Billy Burns left tonight's game with a "testicular...
Via The Other Paper
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WATCH: Oakland Athletics OF Billy Burns Suffers a Most Unfortunate Injury--a Testicular Contusion

Oakland Athletics outfielder was having a decent game Friday night against the San Francisco Giants before an unfortunate bounce forced him out of the game with the kind of injury no guy ever wants to get--a testicular contusion. When he connected with the ball it went foul, bounced off the ground, and right back up to his family jewels.Ouch. Billy Burns made the most NUTS #JustRidiculous...
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Burns leaves game against Giants with an injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns left Friday night's game against the San Francisco Giants after the third inning with a testicular contusion, the result of fouling off a ball during his at-bat in the top of the inning. Burns took several minutes to gather himself following the incident and finished the at-bat. He recorded an RBI groundout. Mark Canha...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Burns talks speed, path to MLB, Rickey and more on 'MLB Central'

The Oakland Athletics have seen great things out of Billy Burns so far this season. He's collected more than 80 base hits and been a catalyst atop the lineup - in addition to making ridiculous defensive plays on a regular basis.  With the A's in New York to face the Yankees this week, Burns paid a visit to MLB Network's 'MLB Central' to chat with Matt Vasgersian, Eric Byrnes and...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Braves, Billy Burns, 3B Coaches, more

Nick Markakis isn’t clearing fences. In his first season in Atlanta, the erstwhile Oriole is without a home run in 294 plate appearances. Despite the paucity of power, he’s been the Braves cleanup hitter in 31 games. Don’t scoff. Markakis has a .314./.404/.407 slash line batting out of the four-hole, Overall, he’s slashing .298/.393/.361. Even […]
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Burns' heroics leave A's in awe - again

Billy Burns continues to turn heads for the Oakland Athletics.The lightning-fast outfielder, seemingly on his way toward building a solid Rookie of the Year resume, was a catalyst once again in the A's resilient 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday afternoon. In the first inning, Burns raced back to the center field wall at cavernous Petco Park to rob Padres slugger Justin...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

JABO: Will Billy Burns’ Speed Play In the Majors?

The first-level explanation for Billy Burns‘ impressive numbers last month? Spring-training statistics are irrelevant at best, misleading at worst. You know this part. However much there might be a little signal in the stats, it tends to be overwhelmed by noise, so it’s best to just ignore the numbers entirely. But for weeks we’re given […]
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

A's prospect Billy Burns scores on a sac fly ... from second base (VIDEO)

Billy Burns' name matches his play on the basepaths. The minor league outfielder stole 74 bases in 81 attempts while splitting time between Nationals' Class-A and Double-A affiliates last season. Burns was traded to the A's at the end of 2013 seems to be blazing a trail to the big leagues.The 24-year-old prospect — playing for the Midland Rockhounds —already has people comparing...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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