Billy Burns

#1 CF / Oakland Athletics / EXP: 2YRS Height: 5-9 Weight: 180 lb Age: 26 College: Mercer Bats/Throws S/R

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      A's CF Billy flashes rare power with fifth home run Friday in win

      Athletics center fielder Billy Burns went 2 for 4 with a two-run home run and a double in a 5-4 win over the Giants on Friday. The power is a bit of a surprise for Burns, as it was just his fifth homer and 16th double of the season. If he can find some power next season, Burns would become a must own in all formats with his formidable batting average and ability to steal and score atop the A's lineup.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Athletics outfielder Billy Burns returns to lineup Saturday

      Athletics outfielder Billy Burns (hamstring) is back in the lineup Saturday against the Astros. After logging two at-bats off the bench Friday in his first appearance following a seven-game absence, Burns will return to center field and atop the order Saturday to face lefty Scott Kazmir. The switch-hitting Burns is batting .322/.359/.425 against left-handed pitching this season, compared to .288/.326/.372 against right-handers.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      A's CF Billy Burns (hamstring) remains sidelined on Friday

      Athletics center fielder Billy Burns (hamstring) remains out of the lineup Friday against the Astros. The center fielder was able to run sprints Thursday, providing hope that he will be able to make it back onto the field at some point this weekend, but Burns will be held out Friday for an eighth straight game. Sam Fuld will once again man center and bat atop the order in his absence.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Athletics CF Billy Burns a no-go yet again against White Sox

      A hamstring issue has claimed another game from Athletics center fielder Billy Burns, who remains out Thursday against the White Sox, per Doug Padilla of ESPN Chicago. It marks the seventh straight absence for Burns. Tyler Ladendorf will get a rare start in center field and hit ninth. Burns, however, did some sprints Thursday and should be back in the lineup at some point this weekend in Houston.

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      Athletics hold outfielder Billy Burns out of Wednesday's lineup

      Athletics outfielder Billy Burns (hamstring) remains out of the lineup Wednesday against the White Sox. Wednesday had been established as a best-case scenario for Burns' return, but he will remain out for a sixth straight game. While the 26-year-old outfielder was able to go through a full on-field workout Monday, his status for Thursday's finale and the start of the Astros series remains uncertain.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Athletics CF Billy Burns likely out at least through Sunday

      Bob Melvin has stated that Athletics center fielder Billy Burns could be out through Sunday with hamstring tightness, per Burns was a late scratch from the Friday game against the Rangers and was sidelined Saturday as well. The injury comes at an inopportune time as Burns had slammed four hits in four consecutive games.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Tight hammy causes A's to pull OF Billy Burns from lineup Friday

      Athletics center fielder Billy Burns was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Rangers due to right hamstring tightness. Burns had started 19 of the team's last 20 games, but he'll at least start Friday's contest on the bench. Sam Fuld, who hasn't played all month due to a back injury, will return to the lineup in place of the ailing Burns. Fuld will bat leadoff and be in center field, according to

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Athletics' Sam Fuld gives Billy Burns a day off

      Athletics center fielder Billy Burns isn't in the starting lineup for Saturday's game, after starting 26 of the last 27 games. Sam Fuld gets his 27th start of the season in his place.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Athletics OF Billy Burns returns to lineup Sunday

      Athletics outfielder Billy Burns was back in the lineup for Sunday's game at San Francisco, the team announced. He will bat first and play center field. Burns had been dealing with a groin injury. He is hitting .286 with two doubles and two RBI in his last 11 games.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Athletics CF Billy Burns is out for Saturday's game against Giants

      Athletics center fielder Billy Burns, who is dealing with a testicular contusion, is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Giants.

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