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JARED BURTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jared Burton agrees to minor league contract with Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) Right-hander Jared Burton has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers and will report Tuesday to Triple-A Round Rock. The 33-year-old Burton was 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA in four appearances this year with Class A Tampa and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He was released by the New York Yankees on May 16. Burton is 18-19 with a 3.44 ERA and 10 saves in 367...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Burton Joins Yankees On Minor-league Deal

33-year-old RHP Jared Burton has agreed to a minor-league deal with the New York Yankees for the upcoming 2015 season, in which he hopes to find a middle relief role in an already crowded bullpen. The deal itself includes an invite to Spring Training for the former eighth round pick. He is one of several pitchers the Yankees have signed lately that have some solid upside if they...
Via Baseball Essential
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Ink Jared Burton to Minor League Deal

Jared Burton #61 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of the game on July 27, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the White Sox 4-3. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The New York Yankees have added right-handed pitcher Jared Burton on a minor league contract, the team announced on Monday...
Via The Sports Journal
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Burton, Perez, Wright could Help Crew Bullpen

Recently I picked five pitchers from the Yahoo free-agent checklist that could be possible fits for the Brewers. I was going to write a post based on the five: starters Brett Anderson and Gavin Floyd, swingman and former Brewer Chris Capuano, and relievers Jared Burton and Chris Perez. However, owing to the pace with which free agents are being snapped up by other clubs, less than...
Via Brewers Bar
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins decline $3.6M option on reliever Burton

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have declined their $3.6 million option for 2015 on reliever Jared Burton, who gets a $200,000 buyout and becomes eligible for free agency after the World Series. The 33-year-old had a stellar 2012 season for the Twins, posting a 2.18 ERA in 64 appearances with an opponent batting average of .186. But he regressed the last two years, with his...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Burton a free agent after Twins decline option

MINNEAPOLIS -- Relief pitcher Jared Burton's time in a Twins uniform appears to be over. Minnesota announced Wednesday that it declined Burton's 2015 club option worth $3.6 million. After receiving a $200,000 buyout, Burton is now a free agent. Burton, 33, spent three seasons with Minnesota and posted an 8-16 record and a 3.47 ERA in 192 innings. He began his major-league career...
Via Fox Sports North
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Burton fills in capably as closer

Twins All-Star closer Glen Perkins was once again unavailable Tuesday in Cleveland due to a stiff neck. Minnesota hasn't needed him in a save situation, though, for several days after losing four straight to the Angels. Hanging onto a one-run lead late in Tuesday's series opener against the Indians, Minnesota needed someone to fill Perkins' shoes in a save situation in the ninth...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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