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Sean Burnett

33-Year-Old Pitcher – Los Angeles Dodgers

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 200   DOB: 9/17/1982   BORN: Dunedin, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Nationals in April of 2016.

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Burnett agreed to a minor league deal with the Dodgers on Saturday that includes a May 1 opt-out clause, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Sean Burnett Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 21 AAA NAS 10 10 0 47.0 58 28 5 25 17 1 5 0 5.36 1.60
2004 21 AAA NAS 10 10 0 47.0 58 28 5 25 17 1 5 0 5.36 1.60
2006 23 AAA IND 27 24 0 120.3 136 69 13 46 46 8 11 0 5.16 1.51
2007 24 AAA IND 15 15 0 70.3 83 35 4 31 39 4 5 0 4.48 1.73
2008 25 AAA IND 12 0 0 17.3 9 2 1 15 8 1 1 3 1.04 0.98
2008 25 MAJ PIT 58 0 0 56.7 57 30 7 43 34 1 1 0 4.76 1.61
2009 26 MAJ PIT 38 0 0 32.3 22 11 3 23 15 1 2 1 3.06 1.14
2009 26 MAJ WAS 33 0 0 25.3 14 9 3 20 13 1 1 0 3.20 1.07
2009  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ PIT/WAS 71 0 0 57.7 36 20 6 43 28 2 3 1 3.12 1.11
2010 27 MAJ WAS 73 0 0 63.0 52 15 3 62 20 1 7 3 1 20 2.14 1.14
2011 28 MAJ WAS 69 0 0 56.7 54 24 6 33 21 5 5 4 6 15 3.81 1.32
2012 29 MAJ WAS 70 0 0 56.7 58 15 4 57 12 1 2 2 3 31 2.38 1.24
2013 30 A+ INL 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 1.00
2013 30 MAJ LAA 13 0 0 9.7 9 1 1 7 4 0 0 0 0 5 0.93 1.34
2014 31 AA ARK 6 0 0 5.1 6 3 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.06 1.76
2014 31 MAJ LAA 3 0 0 0.7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13.50 1.50
2016 33 AAA OKL 7 0 0 7.2 8 2 1 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 2.35 1.94
3-Year Averages     8 0 0 5.2 5 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 1.74 1.35
Career  (View All)     370 13 1 372.7 353 146 36 275 147 15 23 10 3.53 1.34

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Sean Burnett Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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Sean Burnett Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20143001000.333

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20140.300000027.003.00

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Sean Burnett Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 21 AAA NAS 10 10 47.0 4.79 3.26 1.47 0.96 67.1% 5.36 4.73 .330
2004 21 AAA NAS 10 10 47.0 4.79 3.26 1.47 0.96 67.1% 5.36 4.73 .330
2006 23 AAA IND 27 24 120.3 3.44 3.44 1.00 0.97 66.9% 5.16 5.04 .295
2007 24 AAA IND 15 15 70.3 3.97 4.99 0.79 0.51 73.7% 4.48 4.85 .321
2008 25 AAA IND 12 0 17.3 7.79 4.15 1.88 0.52 93.8% 1.04 3.60 .191
2008 25 MAJ PIT 58 0 56.7 6.83 5.40 1.26 1.11 1.64 72.6% 89.9 MPH 4.76 5.15 .300
2009 26 MAJ PIT 38 0 32.3 6.40 4.18 1.53 0.84 1.42 76.5% 90.1 MPH 3.06 4.42 .218
2009 26 MAJ WAS 33 0 25.3 7.11 4.62 1.54 1.07 1.42 75% 90.1 MPH 3.20 4.75 .176
2009  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ PIT/WAS 71 0 57.7 6.71 4.37 1.54 0.94 1.42 75.9% 90.1 MPH 3.12 4.57 .201
2010 27 MAJ WAS 73 0 63.0 8.86 2.86 3.10 0.43 2.53 82.6% 90.8 MPH 2.14 2.85 .298
2011 28 MAJ WAS 69 0 56.7 5.24 3.34 1.57 0.95 1.78 73.9% 91.4 MPH 3.81 4.68 .275
2012 29 MAJ WAS 70 0 56.7 9.05 1.91 4.75 0.64 2.44 83.3% 89.8 MPH 2.38 2.90 .344
2013 30 A+ INL 1 0 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.00 0% 9.00 16.20 .000
2013 30 MAJ LAA 13 0 9.7 6.52 3.72 1.75 0.93 2.43 100% 87.7 MPH 0.93 4.34 .283
2014 31 AA ARK 6 0 5.1 12.35 5.29 2.33 0.00 66.7% 5.06 2.22 .448
2014 31 MAJ LAA 3 0 .7 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 0% 86.5 MPH 13.50 3.20 .347
2016 33 AAA OKL 7 0 7.2 6.25 7.50 0.83 1.25 92.3% 2.35 6.95 .314
3-Year Averages     8 0 5.2 5.23 3.48 1.50 0.00 85.7% 1.74 3.20 .302
Career     370 13 372.7 6.64 3.55 1.87 0.87 76.3% 3.53 4.20 .290

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2016 Stat Review for Sean Burnett    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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0.83 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.25 K/9
POOR
7.50 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.3 HR/9
POOR
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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2.35 ERA
GOOD
1.94 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.95 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.314 BABIP
HIGH
92.3% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Sean Burnett: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Burnett was released by the Nationals on Sunday.

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Burnett told reporters that he did not make the Nationals' 25-man roster, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Burnett is competing with Blake Treinen and Trevor Gott for one or possibly two spots in the Nationals' Opening Day bullpen, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.

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Burnett has looked good so far in spring training as he tries to win a bullpen spot with the Nationals, allowing no runs and just one hit with a 3:1 K:BB ratio over five innings.

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Burnett (elbow) signed a minor league deal with the Nationals on Monday.

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Burnett (elbow) had Tommy John surgery this week, the Los Angeles Times' Mike DiGiovanna reports.

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Burnett (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday, Eric Kay of the Angels' official site reports.

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Burnett has a torn UCL and will require Tommy John surgery, meaning he will miss the remainder of the 2014 season, MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports.

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Updating a previous report, Burnett will be placed on the 15-day disabled list after being removed from a game against the Mariners on Tuesday with a sore elbow, the Orange County Register reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

There was no outlook written for Sean Burnett.

2015

Burnett looked to be on track to return in the beginning of last season after having elbow surgery in August of 2013, but a series of setbacks delayed the 32-year-old's debut until late May. Burnett was appearing in just his third game before once again feeling pain in his elbow. In an unfortunate turn of events, it became clear that Burnett had torn his UCL, forcing him to undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career. The Angels declined his $4.5 million option in October, exercising a $500,000 buyout instead. Burnett will presumably test the free-agent waters this offseason, and while he had one of his best years in 2012 with the Nationals, when he tallied a 2.38 ERA with 57 strikeouts in 56.2 innings, his market after undergoing yet another major surgery remains to be seen as his ability to contribute in 2015 is uncertain.

2014

Burnett's season was lost to injury in 2013, as a nagging elbow problem led to season-ending surgery in August, after throwing just 9.2 innings. The left-handed reliever signed with the Angels in December of 2012, after posting an impressive 2.38 ERA in 56.2 innings with the Nationals. While it is unlikely that he will duplicate the 9.1 K/9 or 1.9 BB/9 rates from that campaign, he should be a useful arm out of the bullpen when he returns this season, as his career rate of 0.9 HR/9 will undoubtedly be a welcome sight for what was a struggling Halos relief squad a year ago.

2013

Burnett lost some steam on his fastball last year, but instead of that hurting his performance his numbers soared. A 1.9 BB/9 rate cures a lot of ills, but so does a ridiculous 84.6 percent strand rate, and if either of those numbers slip (and the strand rate pretty much has to) Burnett could be in for a tough 2013. He turned down an option with the Nationals to go hunting for a long-term deal this offseason, and the Angels signed him to a two-year deal to work in a setup role. He had surgery to remove a bone spur from his left elbow in October, but is expected to be healthy in spring training.

2012

Burnett took a step back in terms of ERA because of a drop in his strikeout rate. His 5.24 K/9IP was a career low, and it was a significant decline from his 8.86 K/9IP in 2010. However, his 2011 swinging strike percentage of 7.7 percent (8.3 percent in 2010) indicates that decline was something of an aberration. Additionally, his average fastball velocity of 91.4 mph represented a career high. The Nationals will continue to deploy him as a setup man and not a purely as LOOGY, because of his above average change-up to complement his slider.

2011

The left-hander had his second straight very good season, improving his K/9IP, BB/9IP and G/F rates and cementing his spot in the Nationals' bullpen. The club's lack of a second portsider leaves Burnett stuck in a LOOGY role more often than not despite allowing an eye-popping .487 OPS to right-handed hitters in 2010. So, in theory, Burnett could still see his fantasy value improve with a better assignment even if last season proves to be his statistical high-water mark.

2010

Burnett emerged as a nice bullpen arm last season, and proved to be a solid pickup for the Nationals when they got him in the Lastings Milledge/Nyjer Morgan deal. Righties didn't hit him any harder than lefties did, which should help him stay out of the LOOGY ghetto, and he could even pick up the odd save here and there in 2010. He doesn't have the strikeout pitch to be a classic stopper, though, and will be a more comfortable fit as a setup guy or in middle relief.

2009

By winning his first game since 2004, Burnett became one of the few "feel good" stories within the Pirates' organization last year. Shoulder and elbow surgeries seemed to follow the lefty around after Pittsburgh took him with its first pick in the 2000 draft. Working his way back to the Bucs, Burnett went 1-1 with a 4.76 ERA in 56.2 innings. He constantly flirted with trouble, as evidenced by a 42:34 K:BB ratio and a 1.61 WHIP. Burnett will vie for a bullpen job in 2009, attempting to craft out a career as a left-handed specialist.

2008

Burnett complained about being overlooked by the organization after the team chose Tom Gorzelanny out of spring training over him. Burnett threw 11.1 scoreless Grapefruit League innings while Gorzelanny posted a 7.96 mark. Burnett did little to make the decision look like a poor one, before being shut down with elbow problems. Burnett was once one of Pittsburgh's brightest prospects, but that light has dimmed over the last several years and it doesn't look like Burnett will ever amount to much at the big league level. He's out of options so he'll become a free agent unless he makes the team out of spring training.

2007

The Pirates' Minor League Player of the Year in both 2001 and 2002, Burnett got a taste of big-league action in 2004 and went 5-5 with an unimpressive 5.02 ERA. He's battled health issues since then, namely a bum elbow and shoulder, and missed the entire 2005 campaign. As a result, Burnett was simply looking to take the mound every fifth day in 2006 with Triple-A Indianapolis and he succeeded. His numbers weren't great -- 8-11 with a 5.16 ERA and 1.51 whip -- but he led the Indians with 120.1 innings pitched. The 24-year-old lefty could win 10-12 games in the big leagues, but a trade might help him accomplish that feat.

2006

Back before Zach Duke arrived on the scene, Burnett was recognized as one of the Pirates' brightest pitching prospects. He had Tommy John surgery in 2004 and had a setback while working his way back last spring. He then needed additional surgery and missed all last season as a result. He's a considerable health question mark entering 2006 as a result.

2005

Burnett underwent reconstructive elbow surgery in September and will miss all of the 2005 big league season. The Pirates hope that he can begin a throwing program by the start of Spring Training and possibly pitch on a minor league rehab assignment later in the year. The Tommy John surgery that he underwent has become pretty common in the past decade, and pitchers are typically able to return at close to full strength about a year after the procedure. With that prognosis in mind, look for the rebuilt Burnett to be back in the Pirates rotation mix in 2006.

2004

Burnett, a lefty, was named the Eastern League pitcher of the year, put up some nice numbers in 2003 - 14-6, 3.21 ERA, just 29 walks (vs. 86 K's) in 159.2 IP -- all while pitching in Double-A before turning 21 last September. Some are turned off by the fact that his fastball is pedestrian, topping out in the upper 80's, but the poised youngster has an outstanding changeup and makeup to offset that. He's probably a longshot to start the season in the Bucs' rotation, but he could finesse his way onto the big league roster by 2005, if not sooner.

2003

Beware of prospects with low strikeout rates. As much polish as Burnett is purported to have, real pitching prospects donít strike out fewer than six men per nine innings in the Carolina League. He doesnít have overpowering stuff, and what he throws he keeps down in the zone. That act wonít work at the higher levels.