Sean Burnett

#15 RP / Philadelphia Phillies / EXP: 9YRS / MINORS Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 lb Age: 35 College: None Bats/Throws L/L

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    • Sean Burnett: Granted release
      By RotoWire Staff

      Burnett was granted his release Sunday. Burnett had an opt-out in his contract and exercised his right to request an unconditional release. The 34-year-old was a useful bullpen commodity from 2009 to 2012, but hasn't been the same since undergoing his second Tommy John surgery. He'll look to hopefully catch on somewhere else in 2017.

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    • Phillies' Sean Burnett: Signs minor league deal
      By RotoWire Staff

      The Phillies have signed Burnett to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Burnett will earn $1.25 million if he makes it to the majors in 2017. The Phillies have just two lefties on their 40-man roster, so Burnett gives them more depth in that area. He has an opt out in in his contract on March 26 if he does not earn a roster spot with the Phillies this spring.

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    • Nationals' Sean Burnett: Called up by Nationals
      By RotoWire Staff

      Burnett was called up by the Nationals on Friday. Acquired earlier this month via trade, Burnett returns to a Nationals team with whom he spent the 2009-2012 seasons. He has spent time in four different organizations this season alone and hasn't appeared in the majors since 2014, but the Nats seem to value Burnett's experience.

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    • Nationals' Sean Burnett: Traded to Nationals
      By RotoWire Staff

      Burnett was traded to the Nationals on Friday and subsequently sent to Triple-A Syracuse, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports. It sounds like the deal might just be for cash considerations or a player to be named later. The veteran southpaw had a nice run with the Nationals from 2009 to 2012, but had spent the entire 2016 season at Triple-A Rochester in the Twins' organization. He posted a 2.15 ERA with Rochester, but his 15.9 percent K-rate there illustrates his lack of fantasy potential. He hopes to join the Nationals when rosters expand in September.

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    • Burnett signed a minor league deal with the Twins on Monday, Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press reports. After a brief stint with Triple-A Gwinnett, Burnett will join the Twins organization at Triple-A Rochester. Burnett appeared in six games with Triple-A Gwinnett, during which he threw 5.1 innings and allowed a mere three hits. Burnett's ERA is a solid 1.38, but he will have to increase his control, as his WHIP of 1.38 is greatly attributed to him walking seven batters in 13 innings of action this season.

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      YearTeamAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIP
      2016 WAS 10 0 5.7 0 0 0 3 1 5 3.17 1.05
      2014 LAA 3 0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 45.0 5.00
      TOTAL 380 13 378.3 15 23 10 277 148 358 3.52 1.33

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