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Burres leads indy ATL in ERA, signs with Rockies

Lead the lead in ERA and they will come. That's exactly what lefty Brian Burres has done in the Atlantic League. He's done so well the Colorado Rockies have assigned him to their Triple A club, according to a Friday release by SoMDNews. Burres background screams of major league experience. He's got 13 years of minor league baseball under his belt, and six years...
Via The GM's Perspective
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Burres back with Giants as non-roster invitee

Brian Burres would say "Amen" to Willie McCovey's deathless remark, "Once you're a Giant, you're always a Giant."
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Burres Deal Confirmed, Bonser Talks

Happy Holidays to all the San Francisco Giants fans out there from SF Giants Rumors!   Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle (via twitter) confirmed that the Giants have signed former Giant Brian Burres to a minor league deal. They’re also talking to 1st rounder (2000 draft) Boof Bonser for a minor league deal. Burres was drafted by the Giants, and was later designated...

Burres to Giants confirmed; Giants also talking to Bonser

Giants beat writer Hank Schulman (San Francisco Chronicle) has put an end to my speculation that left-handed pitcher Brian Burres signed with the G-men earlier this week. Schulman reported today that Burres, 30, who was originally drafted by the Giants in 2000, has indeed signed a one-year minor league contract with San Francisco. Schulman’s confirmation comes three days after...
Via 22gigantes
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Update on bogus Brian Burres-to-Giants rumor

by Troy Nelson, Many of you have asked me to provide an update on my post from a couple of days ago, when I wrote about how skeptical I was about the supposed report that pitcher Brian Burres had been signed to a minor league contract by the Giants. My skepticism arose as soon as I heard that the Giants had also re-signed infielder Emmanuel Burriss on the same day...
Via 22gigantes
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants sign Brian Burres and Emmanuel Burriss

The Giants reached a couple of agreements today with players of similar sounding names. Emmanuel Burriss, will reportedly have a larger role in the 2012 season as the Giants try to groom him as a potential super utility guy. Hank Schulman of the SF Chronicle speculates that the deal will be close to the league minimum. By signing now the Giants and Burriss avoided an arbitration...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
December 19, 2011  |  1 Comment

Unconfirmed: Giants sign reliever Brian Burres

On a day when they signed a Burriss, the San Francisco Giants have also apparently signed a Burres. Confused? Me too. So, I went to the supposed source, Kristy Robinson, a Pittsburgh Pirates beat reporter for Ohio Valley Athletics. She’s a self-proclaimed “rookie” in the business, and I wanted to make sure she didn’t confuse Emmanuel Burriss (the Giants infielder who did...
Via 22gigantes
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants Sign Brian Burres

The Giants signed left-hander Brian Burres to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training, MLBTR has learned. San Francisco drafted Burres in the 31st round of the 2000 draft, but the 30-year-old has never played for the Giants at the MLB level. In six seasons with the Orioles, Pirates and Blue Jays, Burres has a 5.75 ERA with 6.4 K/9, 2.6 BB/9 and a 38.3...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Brian Burres Elects Free Agency

Yesterday we heard that 24 players in the Pittsburgh Pirates system had elected minor league free agency.  Baseball America has an update today on their minor league transactions that left handed pitcher Brian Burres has elected for free agency.  Burres was recently outrighted off of the 40-man roster. That leaves the status of outfielder Steve Pearce up in the air.  Pearce would...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Pirates Outright Four Players to AAA

The Pittsburgh Pirates have outrighted left handed pitcher Brian Burres, right handed pitcher Kevin Hart, infielder Brandon Wood, and outfielder Steve Pearce to AAA Indianapolis, according to a team press release.  All four players have the option of electing for minor league free agency. Pearce was eligible for Super Two status, but had trouble staying on the field the last two...
Via Pirates Prospects
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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