by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/23/2013) Orioles reliever Alex Burnett was designated for assignment Thursday to clear spot on the 40-man roster for Kevin Gausman. Burnett, who was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk in mid-May, posted a 20.25 ERA in two outings for Baltimore this season.
Alex Burnett optioned to Norfolk
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/18/2013) The Orioles optioned reliever Alex Burnett to Triple-A Norfolk to recall Jair Jurrjens to start Saturday against the Rays, MLB.com reports.
Burnett gave up three runs on three hits and two walks over 1/3 of an inning behind Jason Hammel Friday in a 12-10 loss to the Rays. Burnett struck out one and heads to the minors with a 3.79 ERA.
Burnett will be available for the Tides Sunday in Durham.
Alex Burnett grabs spot with Orioles
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (5/14/2013) The Orioles recalled pitcher Alex Burnett from Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday to fill the roster hole created by Wei-Yin Chen's move to the disabled list, the team announced. Burnett is expected to remain with Baltimore until the club needs a starter to take Chen's turn in the rotation Saturday against Tampa Bay.
Alex Burnett heads back down
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/11/2013) The Orioles optioned reliever Alex Burnett to Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday before a game against the Twins. Burnett was optioned to make room for starter Steve Johnson to be recalled from Norfolk.
Burnett made one appearance for the Orioles, allowing a hit with one strikeout in one inning.
Orioles bring back reliever Alex Burnett
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/9/2013) The Orioles recalled reliever Alex Burnett from Triple-A Norfolk Thursday after placing pitcher Miguel Gonzalez (finger) on the disabled list. Burnett was recalled in late April, but he was optioned back to the minors before making an appearance.
Orioles send Alex Burnett back to minors
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/24/2013) Orioles manager Buck Showalter announced Wednesday reliever Alex Burnett was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk to make room for Josh Stinson, who started Wednesday vs. Toronto. Burnett did not make a relief appearance after being recalled Monday.
Orioles add Alex Burnett to bullpen
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/22/2013) Orioles reliever Alex Burnett was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk Monday, according to multiple sources. Burnett was 1-0 with 0.00 ERA in 3 2/3 innings for Norfolk.
Orioles claim Alex Burnett off waivers
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (4/12/2013) The Orioles have claimed Alex Burnett off waivers from the Blue Jays, MASN reports.
Burnett was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on April 10. He spent 2012 in the majors with Minnesota, where he recorded a 3.52 ERA and a 1.4 K/BB. He has pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings at Triple-A for the Blue Jays this year.
Blue Jays DFA Alex Burnett
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/10/2013) Blue Jays reliever Alex Burnett was designated for assignment Wednesday to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Casper Wells. Burnett had opened the year pitching in relief for Triple-A Buffalo.
Blue Jays claim Alex Burnett from Twins
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (3/29/2013) The Blue Jays have claimed reliever Alex Burnett from Minnesota, the club announced Friday.
Burnett, 24, posted a 3.52 ERA (116 ERA+) in 71.2 innings with Minnnesota last year but recorded a mediocre 1.38 K/BB. He struggled in spring training, as he allowed nine runs (seven earned) on 15 hits and six walks in just 8.1 innings.
Alex Burnett optioned by Twins
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (3/27/2013) Pitcher Alex Burnett was been optioned to Triple-A by the Twins.
The 25-year-old was fighting for a roster spot this spring, but struggled, giving up 7 runs in just 8 1/3 innings.
Burnett pitched 71 2/3 innings with a 3.52 ERA and a 4.03 FIP with the Twins last season. He could be an early call-up once the team needs extra pitchers.
Burnett blows first save
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (7/5/2012) Minnesota reliever Alex Burnett broke a 16-inning scoreless streak Thursday against the Tigers. Burnett, who was summoned in the eighth inning, recorded an out before he permitted two hits and a walk as he was tabbed for his first blown save of the season in the 7-3 loss. He allowed three runs in just a third of an inning before he was pulled for Tyler Robertson. Burnett's ERA jumped from 1.77 to 2.41 on the year.