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Rangers option RHP Burns for Wolf's spot start

The Texas Rangers have optioned right-handed reliever Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock to make room for Ross Wolf for a spot start Wednesday against Oakland. Wolf will be the second pitcher in three days to make his first major league start for the Rangers after previous stints with other teams as a reliever. Josh Lindblom lost to the A's on Monday. The 30-year-old Wolf last...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Recall Ross Wolf, Option Cory Burns

The Texas Rangers changed up their bullpen some on Wednesday, purchasing the contract of right-handed reliever Ross Wolf from Triple-A Round Rock while optioning right-handed reliever Cory Burns to the same minor league affiliate. Don’t look for Wolf to make a huge impact, and could be shuffled to the minoors quickly. But he has been very solid in the minors this year so if he...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Recall Cory Burns, Disable Alexi Ogando

The Texas Rangers had to place starting right-handed pitcher Alexi Ogando on the 15-day disabled list Thursday due to tendinitis in his biceps. Taking his spot on the active roster will be reliever Cory Burns who was recalled from their Triple-A Round Rock minor league affiliate. The right-handed Burns will serve as a middle reliever. The post Texas Rangers Recall Cory Burns, Disable...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres Acquire RHP Wilfredo Boscan from Rangers

Wilfred Boscan, photo provided by The PTBNL in the Cory Burns trade has been announced, and it is 23-year old RHP Wilfredo Boscan.  The Rangers signed Boscan out of Venezuela in July 2006 and he made his debut at the age of 17 in the Domincan Summer League.  Baseball America ranked him as high as the 11th best prospect in the Rangers system in 2009...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Notes, Ft. Three Moves That Just Happened

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Three Moves That Just Happened, Mostly 2. GIF: Cory Burns’s Actual Real Changeup 3. SCOUT Leaderboards: Mexican Pacific League Three Moves That Just Happened, Mostly Here are three moves that happened yesterday (Wednesday), so far as the author can tell. Pittsburgh Acquires Clint Robinson...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers pick up right-hander from Padres

The Texas Rangers added another arm for spring training by acquiring right-hander Cory Burns from San Diego for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Burns, who was designated for assignment by the Padres last week, made his major-league debut with San Diego by pitching in 17 games last season. He allowed 11 runs in 18 innings. He spent most of the season in Triple...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Texas acquires RH Burns from San Diego, signs 2

The Texas Rangers have acquired right-hander Cory Burns from San Diego in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Texas announced the deal Wednesday, eight days after the Padres designated Burns for assignment. Burns made his major league debut, allowing 11 runs over 18 innings in 17 relief appearances for the Padres. He was 1-2 with three saves and a 3...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Notes, Featuring Sunday’s Best Pitch, Probably

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Featured Feature: Sunday’s Best Pitch, Probably 2. Today’s Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game) 3. Today’s Complete Schedule Featured Feature: Sunday’s Best Pitch, Probably Regarding Sunday’s Best Pitch, What It Probably Was Sunday’s best pitch was probably San Diego reliever...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-26-12

Eugene gets shutout for the 2nd night in a row. Cory Burns and Erik Hamren continue to be forces in the T-Pads’ as the Padres win a narrow 1-0 game. Mike Gallic had a career night, but 5 errors ultimately lead to a TinCap loss.Hitting Prospect of the Day: Mike Gallic Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colt Hynes/Cory BurnsTucson Padres 1, Sacramento River Cats 0Andy Parrino-SS: 1-2...
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July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Burns succeeds with unorthodox delivery

Padres prospect Cory Burns has enjoyed success with a funky delivery he implemented after his freshman season at the University of Arizona in 2006.
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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