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Billy Burns

27-Year-Old Outfielder – Kansas City Royals

2016 Stats

AVG

.235

HR

0

RBI

13

R

39

SB

17

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Burns had a clear niche carved heading into 2016 as a speedster center fielder that could get steals and just enough hits to make him valuable to teams in both real life and fantasy. Unfortunately, a ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 170   DOB: 8/30/1989   BORN: Atlanta, GA   COLLEGE: Mercer   DRAFTED: 32nd Rd   

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Burns had his best game as a Royal on Monday, going 3-for-4 with a steal and two runs in an 8-3 win over the White Sox.

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Billy Burns Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 21 A AUB 32 130 107 21 28 6 3 2 1 18 13 1 12 22 2 2 7 .262 .367 .355 .722
2012 22 A HAG 113 485 398 83 128 19 14 5 0 41 38 9 65 68 8 1 13 .322 .432 .382 .814
2013 23 A POT 91 402 330 70 103 17 8 9 0 29 54 5 52 37 6 2 12 .312 .422 .391 .813
2013 23 AA HAR 30 138 114 26 37 4 4 0 0 8 20 2 20 17 2 0 2 .325 .434 .360 .794
2014 24 AA MID 91 421 364 57 91 24 20 3 1 23 51 5 44 65 6 4 3 .250 .333 .330 .663
2014 24 AAA SAC 28 121 109 17 21 2 2 0 0 5 3 1 9 19 3 0 0 .193 .254 .211 .465
2014 24 MAJ OAK 13 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .334
2015 25 AAA NAS 22 101 91 18 28 5 2 3 0 3 5 2 9 17 1 0 0 .308 .370 .396 .766
2015 25 MAJ OAK 125 555 520 70 153 32 18 9 5 42 26 8 26 81 1 2 6 .294 .334 .392 .726
2016 26 AAA NAS 10 44 41 7 12 1 1 0 0 4 4 0 2 12 1 0 0 .293 .326 .317 .643
2016 26 AAA OMA 2 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
2016 26 MAJ KC 24 40 37 7 9 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 7 0 1 2 .243 .275 .243 .518
2016 26 MAJ OAK 73 292 274 32 64 15 11 4 0 12 14 3 10 30 3 1 4 .234 .270 .303 .573
2016  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ KC/OAK 97 332 311 39 73 15 11 4 0 13 17 5 10 37 3 2 6 .235 .271 .296 .566
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3-Year Averages     78 297 279 37 75 14 9 4 1 18 15 4 12 39 1 1 4 .269 .307 .341 .648
Career  (View All)     235 893 837 113 227 47 29 13 5 55 46 14 36 118 4 4 12 .271 .309 .355 .664

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Billy Burns Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .271 .296 .567
Oct. 1 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 30 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .271 .297 .568
Sep. 29 Min Did not play.
Sep. 28 Min 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .272 .297 .569
Sep. 27 Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235 .272 .297 .569
Sep. 25 @Det 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .272 .297 .569
Sep. 24 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 22 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 21 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .237 .274 .300 .574
Sep. 20 @Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .277 .303 .580
Sep. 19 CWS 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .239 .277 .303 .580
Sep. 18 CWS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .232 .269 .297 .566
Sep. 17 CWS Did not play.
Sep. 16 CWS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .266 .297 .563
Sep. 15 Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .263 .294 .557
Sep. 14 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 13 Oak Did not play.
Sep. 12 Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .263 .295 .558
Sep. 11 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 10 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 9 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .264 .296 .560
Sep. 4 Det Did not play.
Sep. 3 Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .265 .297 .562
Sep. 2 Det Did not play.
Aug. 31 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .230 .265 .297 .562
Last 7 Games 11 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 .182 .167 .182 .349
Last 14 Games 18 6 5 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 1 2 1 0 .278 .333 .278 .611
Last 30 Games 28 7 8 0 0 0 1 0 5 3 1 2 1 0 .286 .323 .286 .609

Billy Burns: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 87 6 80 7 4
2015 125 125
2014 1 1 2

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Billy Burns: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 21

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Billy Burns Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20167916024.278.367.685
201516523283.315.412.768
201462002.167.167.333

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162322301113.220.272.526
20153554733423.285.383.707
201402001.000.000.000

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016155270912.265.335.634
20152674032315.326.431.792
201402001.000.000.000

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201615612045.205.256.499
20152533021911.261.352.657
201462002.167.167.333
Billy Burns Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 21 A AUB 130 107 9.2% 16.9% 0.55 79% .321 .093
2012 22 A HAG 485 398 13.4% 14% 0.96 83% .388 .060
2013 23 A POT 402 330 12.9% 9.2% 1.41 89% .352 .079
2013 23 AA HAR 138 114 14.5% 12.3% 1.18 85% .381 .035
2014 24 AA MID 421 364 10.5% 15.4% 0.68 82% .302 .080
2014 24 AAA SAC 121 109 7.4% 15.7% 0.47 83% .233 .018
2014 24 MAJ OAK 6 6 0% 0% 0.00 100% .167 .000
2015 25 AAA NAS 101 91 8.9% 16.8% 0.53 81% .378 .088
2015 25 MAJ OAK 555 520 4.7% 14.6% 0.32 84% .341 .098
2016 26 AAA NAS 44 41 4.5% 27.3% 0.17 71% .414 .024
2016 26 AAA OMA 5 5 0% 80% 0.00 20% 1.000 .000
2016 26 MAJ KC 40 37 0% 17.5% 0.00 81% .300 .000
2016 26 MAJ OAK 292 274 3.4% 10.3% 0.33 89% .262 .069
2016  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ KC/OAK 332 311 3% 11.1% 0.27 88% .266 .061
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3-Year Averages     297 279 4% 13.1% 0.31 86% .310 .072
Career     893 837 4% 13.2% 0.31 86% .311 .084

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Billy Burns Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 CF 1066 13 273 7 13 577 6 265 7
2016 LF 25 1 7 0 1 25 0 14 0
2016 CF 46.7 -4 12 -3 -4 23 -1 5 0
2016 RF 15 0 4 0 0 7 1 1 0
2016 CF 566 -5 147 -3 -5 297 -4 214 -3
2016 RF 30 0 7 0 0 13 0 7 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 CF -1 5 3 0 0 -3 0 7 0 4
2016 LF -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 CF -2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0 -2
2016 RF 1 1 -1 0 0 -1 0 0 0 -1
2016 CF 0 1 -4 0 0 1 0 -3 0 -2
2016 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2016 Stat Review for Billy Burns    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.27 BB/K
POOR
3.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
11.1% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.566 OPS
TERRIBLE
.271 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.235 AVG
POOR
.266 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.296 SLG
TERRIBLE
.061 ISO
TERRIBLE

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Billy Burns

Overall Ratings

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Billy Burns: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Burns will get his first start for the Royals on Thursday, manning center field and hitting eighth, MLB.com's Jeffrey Flanagan reports.

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Burns was recalled by the Royals on Wednesday.

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Burns was traded to the Royals on Saturday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Burns was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Friday.

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Burns is out of the lineup for Sunday's game in Houston, the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports.

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Burns is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Astros, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Burns is out of the lineup Sunday against the Pirates.

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Burns is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Pirates.

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Burns has been added to the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Giants, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports. He will bat ninth against right-hander Jake Peavy.

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Burns is out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Burns was one of the few bright spots in the A's season, quickly becoming the team's leadoff hitter upon being called up in May and locking in that role to start the 2016 season. Burns used his speed to slash his way to a .294 average in 520 at-bats and finished with 26 stolen bases, good for top-5 in the American League. The concern with Burns was how he would hit, but the speed was never in doubt with 74- and 54-steal seasons in the minor leagues. If anything, the stolen bases were a disappointment considering the number of hits he had, and his stolen bases dropped every month after breaking in with nine swipes in May. Burns will begin 2016 as the A's center fielder and leadoff hitter and if he can find a way to keep the average anywhere near where it ended up in 2015, the stolen base upside is significantly higher than he showed in 2015, especially with a year of experience reading pitchers.

2015

There is zero doubt that Burns can flat-out fly, proven by his 128 stolen bases combined in his last two minor league seasons. The issue for Burns is whether he can hit well enough to put that speed to use in the majors. After a 2013 season split across High-A and Double-A, Burns hit .312 with a .422 OBP over 444 at-bats, but 2014 did not go nearly as well. Burns hit only .237 in 2014 with a poor .315 OBP over 473 at-bats between Double and Triple-A. Any thought that he might be a contributor in the majors in 2015 took a hit with his lack of offensive output last season. He will likely start 2015 in Triple-A, but with Coco Crisp and Craig Gentry being quite injury-prone, Burns could provide a lot of fantasy value very quickly with any sort of regular playing time in Oakland.