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Emmanuel Burriss off to Washington

Good morning! Little in the way of Phils news, so let’s check out the rest of the league: TURN, TURN, TURN: The Dodgers brought back infielder Justin Turner on a four-year, $64 million contract. Turner, 32, hit .275/.339/.493 last season with 27 home runs and 90 runs batted in. Since joining the Dodgers – and becoming more of a full-time player – Turner is hitting . 296/.364...
Via Phillies Nation
December 14, 2016

Nationals Reunite with D.C. Native Emmanuel Burriss, Add 3 Pitchers

D.C. native Emmanuel Burriss is returning home after accepting a minor league contract with the Nationals, the club announced Tuesday. The 31-year-old middle infielder, a graduate of the District’s Wilson High School, played for the Phillies in 2016, where he spent time between the Triple-A and big league levels. This is Burriss’ second stint in the Nationals organization. He...
December 13, 2016

Hometown kid Manny Burris signs minor league deal with Nationals

The Washington Nationals signed infielder Emmanuel Burriss to a minor league deal and invited him to spring training, adding to the latest list of nonroster invitees from which they seem to pluck key pieces of their roster each season. Burriss will always be a sentimental favorite here. He played at Wilson High, arguably the most […]
Via Nationals Journal
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Phillies Exit Interview: Jimmy Paredes and Emmanuel Burriss

Why in god’s name are you reading this. Folks, we don’t know each other. You may feel, over the years, that you’ve gotten to know me based on my combination of humorous whimsy and dull sense of satire. I don’t comment a lot, even though I should. I’ll go days without tweeting. For a man trying to make it in media, I don’t engage with audiences nearly enough. And that’s...
Via The Good Phight
November 21, 2016

Phils call up Burriss, option Featherston

Infielder Emmanuel Burriss rejoined the Phillies on Friday after the team optioned Taylor Featherston to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
August 19, 2016

Phillies recall Emmanuel Burriss; Zach Eflin undergoes right knee surgery

The Philadelphia Phillies recalled Emmanuel Burriss from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday afternoon.
Via Philliedelphia
August 19, 2016

Phillies utility player Emmanuel Burriss accepts minor league assignment

Emmanuel Burriss accepted a minor league assignment with the Phillies.
Via Philliedelphia
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Burriss, Murray surprise kids at Play Ball clinic

Close to 30 minutes after Emmanuel Burriss borrowed his glove to field some grounders, 13-year-old Francisco Dotor was still a bit shellshocked.
May 14, 2016

D.C. native Emmanuel Burriss returns home with the Phillies

Last season was special for D.C. native Emmanuel Burriss. After years of struggles in the minor leagues, he was the first D.C.-born baseball player to play for his hometown team in several decades. The infielder spent a few weeks in the majors but notched little playing time, going 2 for 5 at the plate. In the offseason, the […]
Via Nationals Journal
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Burriss' versatility may equal spot with Phils

If Emmanuel Burriss stands a chance to make the Phillies' Opening Day roster, he must be flexible.
March 24, 2016

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