The Zack Greinke/Carlos Quentin/Dodgers/Padres debacle led to a lot of discussion and a couple of suspensions/fines: one for Quentin and one for Jerry Hairston Jr.
While Zack Greinke is expected to miss eight weeks after surgery to repair his broken left collarbone, Carlos Quentin of the Padres will miss eight games.
Jerry Hairston, who ran toward the Padres dugout after the initial...
– The Minnesota Twins have designated third baseman Sean Burroughs for assignment. Burroughs was hitting .118/.167/.176 with 1 RBI in 17 AB's for the Twins this season.
– The San Francisco Giants designated Tyler Graham for assignment. The outfielder is hitting .263/.300/.316 in 19 AB's for the Giants' Triple-A team this season.
– The Cleveland Indians designated...
FORT MYERS, Fla. Sean Burroughs' major league baseball timeline has a gap in it. From 2006-10, he didn't play a single game in the majors.Those are what Burroughs calls the "lost years."During that time, Burroughs a third baseman in the Twins' spring training camp battled substance addiction. The former San Diego Padres first-round draft pick spent four seasons...
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Sean Burroughs reported to Twins camp Wednesday, ready to start the next chapter of his career.
Sean Burroughs is well aware that sometimes life does offer a second chance. The 31-year-old is getting a chance with the Twins, as he signed a Minor League deal and is competing to make the club in a utility role.
Sean Burroughs brought multiple gloves to camp and manager Ron Gardenhire plans to look at him at third base, second and first.
the Star Tribune’s Patrick Reusse
recounted the tale of Sean Burroughs,
a recent Twins minor league signing this winter, whose life was derailed by drinking
and drugs in his twenties.
In his first
four seasons of professional ball in the Padres organization, Burroughs hit a
remarkable .324/418/.453 in 1,653 plate appearances. Baseball America anointed him
Drugs and alcohol short-circuited Sean Burroughs' career. Now sober, he has signed on with the Twins.
Sean Burroughs familiarizes himself with local culture.
Twins Sign Burroughs, Rivera, Walters
The Minnesota Twins have signed third baseman Sean Burroughs and right-hander P.J. Walters — and re-signed catcher Rene Rivera — reports Joe Christensen of the Star Tribune. The 31-year-old Burroughs, once a top prospect in the Padre system, made a return to affiliated...