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|Last 10 Games|
Athletics' Billy Burns available after HBP in knee
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(3/21/15) Athletics outfielder Billy Burns was hit in the knee by a pitch during Friday's game.
Burns was able to stay in the game, and, a day later, the knee was still doing well. Manager Bob Melvin said that Burns would probably be available off the bench on Saturday and would be back in the lineup on Sunday, per the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser.
Athletics activate Jed Lowrie from DL; announce September callups
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(9/1/14) The Athletics announced several of roster moves prior to Monday's contest against the Mariners. The team activated shortstop Jed Lowrie from the disabled list. Additionally, they called up pitcher Fernando Rodriguez, catcher Bryan Anderson outfielder Billy Burns from Triple-A.
Billy Burns sent to Triple-A
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
|(7/31/14) The Athletics optioned outfielder Billy Burns to Triple-A Sacramento Thursday, following the acquisition of Sam Fult.
Burns was hitless in five major-league at-bats, and will make his Triple-A debut once he reports.
Deep league owners need Billy Burns
|by Al Melchior | Data Analyst|
|(7/29/14) On Monday night, Billy Burns made his major league debut, pinch-hitting for Josh Reddick and lining out. It's wasn't an auspicious beginning for the Athletics' callup, but there should be better times ahead.
Though he had not advanced beyond Double-A, Burns had already demonstrated Fantasy potential with his blazing speed. Burns stole 51 bases in 56 attempts for Double-A Midland after notching 74 steals across two levels in the Nationals' system in 2013. He has very little power, but Burns has shown good plate discipline and has some potential to help owners with batting average and on-base percentage.
Even as just a pinch-running specialist, Burns would have value for owners in AL-only leagues, but he will be more than that. According to MLB.com, Burns will fill the role vacated by Craig Gentry, who went on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right hand. That means he will platoon in center field against left-handed pitchers. That additional playing time gives Burns some appeal in deeper mixed leagues.
Billy Burns skips level and joins Athletics
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(7/28/14) Speedy outfielder Billy Burns has been promoted by the Athletics from Double-A Midland after swiping 51 bases in just 56 attempts at that level this season.
Burns has struggled at times hitting his way on base, as his .250 average attests. But he has shown a good eye at the plate with 44 walks in 364 at-bats, leading to a .350 on-base percentage and 57 runs scored.
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