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Billy BurnsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2014-2017
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PositionsCF-622, LF-194, RF-20, DH-6Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam John Burns
Height5-9Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 30,1989 [29.144]PlaceMarietta,Georgia
High SchoolWalton (Marietta,GA)
CollegeMercer University (Macon,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Nationals [Team Picks] in the 32nd round (967th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 16th round (490th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsEric RobinsonService Time2.030 (2017)
MLB DebutJuly 28,2014 [24.332]
OrganizationsKCA [3] OAK [3] WAS [3] Awards2Awards Voting1-6
TBC Player ID148836Retrosheet IDburnb002MLBAM ID542993
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed93Power20Contact70XBH17RBIs23Runs72Hitting74Durability53Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009MercerAtlSunNCAA-1Fr9of1944119143562013112618311000.294.319.378.697458139.315.084.210.3004.3212.953.000.000.0022.86
2010MercerAtlSunNCAA-1So9of205221073801542253042829155902.381.469.519.98810921267.415.138.395.43110.4910.861.040.75105.0026.25
2011MercerAtlSunNCAA-1Jr9of215822472801226332933929147402.357.473.509.98211420288.383.152.442.43313.5410.070.742.0837.3325.00
2011Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-was31cf2132107212832118131122272200.262.367.355.722386130.314.093.318.3299.2316.921.830.77107.0021.43
2012Hagerstown SunsSALAwas4cf-lf22113398831281450413896568138122.322.432.382.81415219485.387.060.296.36813.4014.021.050.000.0014.84
2013Potomac NationalsCaroA+waslf239133070103890295455237126225.312.422.391.81312917402.349.079.385.36612.949.200.710.000.0016.50
2013Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAwas11cf-lf233011426374008202201722000.325.434.360.794414138.381.035.368.36514.4912.320.850.000.0010.81
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         121444961401290377477254148225.315.425.383.80817021540.357.068.381.36613.3310.000.750.000.0015.00
2014Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak17cf24913645791203123515446536406.250.333.330.66312024421.298.080.327.30110.4515.441.480.24364.0026.37
2014Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak5cf2428109172120053191903002.193.254.211.465232121.233.018.119.2187.4415.702.110.000.009.52
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11947374112223128546538439408.237.315.302.61714326542.283.065.279.2839.7815.501.580.18473.0023.21
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19dh24136410000310000000.167.167.167.334106.167.000.333.1490.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak1cf252189182823035291701000.315.378.404.78236599.389.089.225.3449.0917.171.890.000.0017.86
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1cf2512552070153189542268268161215.294.334.392.72620432555.339.098.183.3174.6814.593.120.90104.0020.92
2016Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak1cf26104171210044021201000.293.326.317.64313144.414.024.171.2864.5527.276.000.000.008.33
2016Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca24cf2625010000000400000.200.200.200.4001051.000.000.000.1760.0080.000.000.000.000.00
2016Totals for PCL-PCL         124671310044021601000.283.313.304.61714149.433.021.152.2744.0832.658.000.000.007.69
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1cf26732743264114012143103041323.234.268.303.5718315292.259.069.146.2473.4210.273.000.000.0023.44
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca14cf262437790001320721000.243.282.243.5259040.300.000.027.2400.0017.500.000.000.000.00
2016Totals for AL-AL         973113973114013175103762323.235.270.296.5669215332.264.061.132.2463.0111.143.700.000.0020.55
2017Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca14cf279935450101740222411446049214.285.369.328.69711611413.341.043.203.31410.6514.531.360.000.0010.89
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca14cf2776110000010100000.167.167.167.334106.200.000-.167.1460.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2018Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca281023765196914361083054411401.255.314.316.63011914425.286.061.146.2827.0612.711.800.9494.0014.58
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2428431142282913555461536119123538.270.308.353.66129847899.308.083.163.0004.0013.243.310.56168.6020.61
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter61922874006467027618922244287375454915520.282.371.345.7167881032683.333.063.265.00010.7013.981.310.22381.1715.94
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter262974143259218470462294166825617.266.334.316.650308331107.315.050.171.0008.4915.001.770.36243.5012.74
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12147883128243131717648258406.268.358.337.69516128559.318.069.337.00011.4514.671.280.18478.0021.88
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9133070103890295455237126225.312.422.391.81312917402.349.079.385.00012.949.200.710.000.0016.50
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter113398831281450413896568138122.322.432.382.81415219485.387.060.296.00013.4014.021.050.000.0014.84
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32107212832118131122272200.262.367.355.722386130.314.093.318.0009.2316.921.830.77107.0021.43
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter154553159195338871709737632132304.353.441.485.92626849694.380.132.374.00010.5210.951.041.1569.1325.13
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2118001062182913554431236111102538.273.310.360.67028847853.309.087.171.0004.2213.013.080.59160.0021.56
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter31438100001330821000.233.267.233.50010046.286.000.000.0000.0017.390.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162564761531993373110248082325.270.308.353.66119931602.308.083.163.0004.0013.243.310.56168.6020.61
Average Minor - Per 162 games162599105169187249581275981213415.282.371.345.71620627702.333.063.265.00010.7013.981.310.22381.1715.94

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-was21CF32--701--71711.0002.22------32100.042.7
2012Hagerstown Suns SALAwas22CF68--138633147144.9802.12------11360.248.6
2012Hagerstown Suns SALAwas22LF41--634-167671.0001.63------11336.329.3
2013Potomac Nationals CaroA+was23LF73--134311138137.9931.88------9180.252.5
2013Potomac Nationals CaroA+was23CF18--282-130301.0001.67------9119.812.9
2013Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23CF17--471-148481.0002.82------3056.712.0
2013Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23LF13--2011-2221.9551.62------3043.39.2
2014Midland RockHounds TexAAoak24CF81--224351232227.9782.80------9189.057.9
2014Midland RockHounds TexAAoak24LF6--5---551.0000.83------916.64.3
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24CF28--743127877.9872.75------28100.019.4
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24DH2---------------1315.41.2
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24CF1182-1-32.6672.000.25-----137.70.6
2015Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak25CF21--481115049.9802.33------21100.014.6
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25CF1251181066280232285282.9892.260.26-----125100.077.2
2016Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak26CF10--21---21211.0002.10------10100.07.0
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca26LF1---11-21.5001.00------250.00.7
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26CF6963566144421150148.9872.140.26-----7394.542.6
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26CF114469---991.0000.820.20-----2445.86.8
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26LF62257---771.0001.170.28-----2425.03.7
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26RF44307---771.0001.750.23-----735.52.5
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH4---------------2416.72.5
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26RF32154---441.0001.330.27-----2412.51.9
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27CF66--16833-174171.9832.59------9966.746.8
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27LF29--581-159591.0002.03------9929.320.6
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27RF3--5---551.0001.67------993.02.1
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27CF4-92---221.0000.500.22-----757.12.5
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27RF1-1-------------714.30.6
2018Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca28CF71--17022-174172.9892.42------10269.650.7
2018Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca28LF25--371--38381.0001.52------10224.517.9
2018Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca28RF9--131--14141.0001.56------1028.86.4
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF2101861695437663449443.9872.110.26-----2100.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF864611---11111.0001.380.24-----80.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF62257---771.0001.170.28-----60.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF196--481973497490.9862.50------1960.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF55--953119998.9901.78------550.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF12--181--19191.0001.58------120.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF98--271452280275.9822.81------980.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF19--2511-2726.9631.37------190.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF73--134311138137.9931.88------730.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF18--282-130301.0001.67------180.00.0
A Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF68--138633147144.9802.12------680.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF41--634-167671.0001.63------410.00.0
A- Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF32--701--71711.0002.22------320.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-was21-------32---
2012Hagerstown Suns SALAwas22------4168---
2013Potomac Nationals CaroA+was23------7318---
2013Harrisburg Senators EastAAwas23------1317---
2014Midland RockHounds TexAAoak24------681---
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak24-------28---
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24-------1--2
2015Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak25-------21---
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25-------125---
2016Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak26-------10---
2016Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca26------1----
2016Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26-------694--
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26------6113-4
2017Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27------29663--
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27-------41--
2018Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca28------25719--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Edenton SteamersCoastal Plain LeagueCollege2042160354792125162283216201.294.398.394.7926312197.357.100.36314.2116.241.140.51160.0025.53
2011Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege212173122430064141542100.329.390.370.76027384.407.041.1374.7617.863.750.000.0012.50
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2333000000100100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.3330.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2014Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2426721222110310381601101.306.370.347.71725282.386.041.2509.7619.512.000.000.009.09
2015Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25288321313308545820101.373.418.482.90040691.408.109.1815.498.791.600.000.0019.35
2016Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2619578194204512710100.333.361.474.83527661.373.141.2463.2811.483.500.000.0031.58
2017Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2727444101115204620000.227.320.364.68416350.243.137.2738.0012.001.502.0044.0030.00
2018Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB281933460001503700001.182.250.182.4326036.231.000.2428.3319.442.330.000.000.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs2173122430064141542100.329.390.370.76027384.407.041.1374.7617.863.750.000.0012.50
Coastal Plain League Totals - 1 yrs42160354792125162283216201.294.398.394.7926312197.357.100.36314.2116.241.140.51160.0025.53
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs122292498897121288224551303.301.357.390.74711417323.349.089.2336.8113.932.050.31292.0019.32

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (CF) ... Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (CF) ... Carolina League All-Star Team (OF)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-01-05OFNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.128Team Roster on 2019-01-05
2018-11-02OFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected Free Agency29.064  
2018-06-16OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list28.290Team Roster on 2018-06-16
2018-06-11OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.285Team Roster on 2018-06-11
2018-05-10OFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)28.253Team Roster on 2018-05-10
2018-05-02OFKansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)28.245Team Roster on 2018-05-02
2018-03-04LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors28.186Team Roster on 2018-03-04
2018-02-28LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.182Team Roster on 2018-02-28
2017-08-14LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinors--Reinstated to active roster27.349Team Roster on 2017-08-14
2017-08-11LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YRestricted--Placed on temporary inactive list27.346Team Roster on 2017-08-11
2017-07-22LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)27.326Team Roster on 2017-07-22
2017-07-17LFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)27.321Team Roster on 2017-07-17
2017-06-07LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)27.281Team Roster on 2017-06-07
2017-06-03LFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)27.277Team Roster on 2017-06-03
2017-05-23LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.266Team Roster on 2017-05-23
2017-05-17LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.260Team Roster on 2017-05-17
2017-04-06LFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)27.219Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-03-26LFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to minors27.208Team Roster on 2017-03-26
2016-08-03LFKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Omaha (AAA)26.338Team Roster on 2016-08-03
2016-07-31CFKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)YMinorsTradedTraded from Athletics to Royals for Brett Eibner26.335Team Roster on 2016-07-31
2016-07-15CFOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)26.319Team Roster on 2016-07-15
2015-05-03CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)25.246Team Roster on 2015-05-03
2015-04-09CFOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)25.222Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-04-09CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors25.222Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-09-01CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Sacramento (AAA)25.002Team Roster on 2014-09-01
2014-08-01CFOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)24.336Team Roster on 2014-08-01
2014-07-28CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.332Team Roster on 2014-07-28
2014-04-12CFOakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Midland (AA)24.225Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-12-12CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Nationals to Athletics for Jerry Blevins24.104Team Roster on 2013-12-12
2013-08-02CFWashington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Harrisburg (AA)23.337Team Roster on 2013-08-02
2013-05-18CFWashington NationalsHagerstown (A)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.261Team Roster on 2013-05-18
2012-08-03CFWashington NationalsHagerstown (A)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL22.338Team Roster on 2012-08-03
2012-06-09CFWashington NationalsHagerstown (A)-Minors--22.283Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-07-22ContractSigned by Nationals 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2014Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24500,000-79445-3,256,497500,000500,000
2015Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25507,5001.0278446-3,571,283507,5001,007,500
2016Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26512,5002.0269623223,498,245507,5001,520,000
2016Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26512,5002.0269627223,498,245507,5001,520,000
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27535,0002.0381939-3,651,709535,0002,055,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red