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Jared Burton Wiki – Jared Burton Biography

Levi Jared Burton is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds and the Minnesota Twins.

Jared Burton Age

Jared Burton is 41 years old .He was born on June 2, 1981 in Westminster, South Carolina, U.S.

Jared Burton Family

Burton was born in Westminster, South Carolina. He graduated from West-Oak High School in Westminster. He attended Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.He was originally selected by the Oakland Athletics in the eighth round of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft. After spending five years in the minor league athletics system, he became eligible for the 2006 Rule 5 draft. selected in the Rule 5 draft by the Cincinnati Reds. Burton has spent three years in Cincinnati, which included 132 appearances and 138 innings pitched in relief.

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Jared Burton Career

Oakland athletics

The Oakland A’s selected Burton out of Western Carolina University in the eighth round of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft. He lost his remaining eligibility at Western Carolina upon signing with Oakland on June 12, 2002.  The A’s lo they sent out their Single-A affiliate, the Vancouver Canadiens. With Vancouver he had a 0-4 win-loss record with a 3.58 earned run average (ERA) in 13 games. He continued his 2002 season with 15 appearances for the Kane County Cougars in 2003. With Kane County he improved both his win-loss ratio to 2-1 and his ERA to 2.27. The 2004 season was less consistent for Burton, splitting time between two of the A’s farm teams, the Arizona League Athletics (AZL Athletics) (Rookie League) and the Modesto A’s (Single-A). Burton had a 1-0 record and a 4.16 ERA with the AZL Athletics. While at Modesto, he had a 3-2 win-loss ratio and a 4.78 ERA. Overall, Burton pitched 53.2 combined innings in 15 games in 2004. Burton spent the 2005 season with Stockton Ports, another Single-A Oakland affiliate and went 4-4 with a 2.60 ERA. The 2006 season would turn out to be Burton’s last year in the Oakland farm system, with Burton spending it with the Midland RockHounds. With the RockHounds he had a 6-5 record with a 4.14 ERA in a career-high 53 appearances.

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Cincinnati reds

The Cincinnati Reds selected Burton in the major league portion of the 2006 Rule 5 draft, meaning he must remain on the Reds’ 25-man active roster all year unless he is injured or returns to play. your previous team. He made his major league debut on April 4, 2007, pitching one-third inning while walking three. On April 8, 2007, Burton was placed on the disabled list after injuring his hamstring while running in the outfield. Burton was sent to Triple-A Louisville and Double-A Chattanooga on a rehab assignment and had a combined 1-1 record with a 6.23 ERA. He was taken off the disabled list on May 9 when Eric Milton inflamed his elbow. Overall for the season, Burton went 4-2 with a 2.51 ERA while making 47 appearances. After posting a 4-1 record with a 2.23 ERA in 43 games, he strained a muscle in his chest and placed him on the disabled list on July 19, 2008. Two days earlier it was reported that Burton did not have to go. on the disabled list, but it bothered him in a bullpen session the day before he returned. On Aug. 4, he suffered another setback while pitching in a bullpen session, when he felt muscle tenderness. Finally, on August 15, Burton threw a pain-free bullpen session and followed it up with another pain-free simulated game on August 22. On August 28, Burton was sent to Louisville for a rehab assignment. The Reds activated Burton from the disabled list on September 2, 2009 after he posted a 4.50 ERA in two games for Louisville. Despite missing nearly a month and a half due to injury, Burton pitched in a career-high 54 games for him and posted a 5–1 record with a 3.22 ERA. Burton began the 2011 season on the disabled list and was unable to pitch due to shoulder inflammation on April 9.On October 31, 2011, Burton was outright traded to the Louisville Bats. He declared himself a free agent on November 1.

Minnesota twins

On November 11, 2011, Burton signed a minor league contract with the Minnesota Twins. After an impressive spring training and some complications for Twins pitchers Scott Baker and Jason Marquis, Burton made the 2012 Opening Day roster. In his first season with the Twins, Burton appeared in 64 games, posting a record 3-2 with a 2.18 ERA and 55 strikeouts.In 2013, Burton’s ERA grew further, as he finished at 3.82 and his record was 2-9 in 71 games, the highest of his career.

New York Yankees

On February 16, 2015, Burton signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and was invited to spring training. He was unable to pitch in the Bronx, as he was released on March 26, 2015. On March 29, 2015, the Yankees re-signed Burton to a minor league contract. After appearing in 4 games in AAA, Burton was released.

Texas Rangers

Burton signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers on May 24, 2015, and was optioned to the Triple-A Round Rock Express. He was released on June 30.On January 22, 2016, still a free agent, Burton was suspended fifty games for a second positive test for drug abuse.On December 10, 2016, Burton expressed interest in returning, but as of 2020 he has yet to sign on.

Jared Burton Height – Weight

Jared Burton height – weight  is  unknown.

Jared Burton Net Worth

Jared Burton Net Worth is $1 million to 5$  million.

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