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Encyclopedia > Brian Burres
Brian Burres
Baltimore Orioles — No. 56
Pitcher
Born: April 8, 1981 (1981-04-08) (age 27)
Oregon City, Oregon
Bats: Right Throws: Right 
Major League Baseball debut
September 82006 for the Baltimore Orioles
Selected MLB statistics
(through May 1, 2008)
Win-Loss     9-10
Earned run average     5.16
Strikeouts     121
Teams

Brian Burres (born April 8, 1981 in Oregon City, Oregon) is a left handed pitcher who plays for the Baltimore Orioles in Major League Baseball. Burres' best pitch is his changeup, which is highly regarded. He also has a high 80s-low 90 MPH fastball and a decent curveball. This article is about the player in baseball. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: End of the Oregon Trail, OC Motto: Urbs civitatis nostrae prima et mater Location in Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Clackamas Founded 1829 Incorporated 1844 Government  - Mayor Alice Norris Area  - City  8. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In Major League Baseball, a win (denoted W) is generally credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when they last took the lead. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... For the typographical mode indicating deleted text, see Strikethrough. ... This article is about the contemporary American major league baseball team. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: End of the Oregon Trail, OC Motto: Urbs civitatis nostrae prima et mater Location in Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Clackamas Founded 1829 Incorporated 1844 Government  - Mayor Alice Norris Area  - City  8. ... This article is about the player in baseball. ... This article is about the contemporary American major league baseball team. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the American band of the same name, see Fastball (band). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


He was originally drafted by the San Francisco Giants. He was in the Giants' system for three years. Following the 2005 season, the Giants signed utility infielder José Vizcaíno. They made room for Vizcaíno on the roster by designating Burres for assignment. He pitched for the Connecticut Defenders prior to being designated. He was later released and picked up on waivers by the Orioles. Burres never cleared waivers, so the Orioles released him. Six days later, he was assigned to Ottawa. Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–85) Other nicknames The Jints, The Gigantes, The G... An infielder is a baseball player who plays on the infield, the dirt portion of a baseball diamond between first base and third base. ... José Vizcaíno is an infielder who plays for the St. ... League Eastern League Division Northern Division Year founded 1995 Major League affiliation San Francisco Giants Home ballpark Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium Previous home ballparks City Norwich, Connecticut Current uniform colors black, blue, silver Previous uniform colors black, orange Logo design the wordmark Defenders superimposed over a black ring and... A waiver is the voluntary relinquishment or surrender of some right or privilege. ...


Brian attended Sam Barlow High School in Gresham, Oregon where he was named both Conference Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year in 1999, his Senior Year. Burres went on to play at Mt. Hood C.C. for two years, getting drafted by the Giants after one.


Brian has an identical twin brother, Greg, who resides in the Pacific Northwest. Brian is the son of Nancy and Kirk, and has two other brothers, Kevin and Patrick. The Pacific Northwest from space The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ...


Brian has taken the place of Adam Loewen in the rotation after his injury. Adam A. Loewen (born April 9, 1984 in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) is a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. ...


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference

 
 

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