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A.J. Burnett


#34  P  |  2006-2008  |  Debut — April 15, 2006  |  0

 

Born: January 3, 1977
Birthplace: North Little Rock, AR
Height: 6’4
Weight: 230
Career: 3.94 ERA/1.284 WHIP
Acquired: Free Agency
B/T: R/R
Nickname: None
Earnings: $28,600,000
WAR: 6.7 [2.23 avg in 3 seasons. Best = 2.4/2008]

 

Uniform Numbers

34
2006
34
2007
34
2008
About BurnettFacts

On the morning of December 6, 2005, at the Baseball Winter Meetings being held in Dallas, Texas, the Toronto Blue Jays signed Burnett to a five-year, $55 million deal. His five-year contract with the Blue Jays allowed him to opt out at the end of the 2008 season, and he chose to do so, becoming a free agent.

2008
Led American League in strikeouts (231), games started (34) and K/9 IP (9.393).

StatisticsPlayer ValueSalary
PITCHING – REGULAR SEASON
Year W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
2008 18 10 .643 35 34 1 0 1 0 221.1 211 109 100 19 86 231 9 11 957 2 2 4.07 1.342
2007 10 8 .556 25 25 2 0 0 0 165.2 131 74 69 23 66 176 12 5 691 2 0 3.75 1.189
2006 10 8 .556 21 21 2 1 0 0 135.2 138 67 60 14 39 118 8 6 577 3 1 3.98 1.305
TOTAL
38 26 .594 81 80 5 1 1 0 522.2 480 250 229 56 191 525 29 22 2225 7 3 3.94 1.284
BATTING – REGULAR SEASON
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SF IBB HBP GDP
2008 35 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
2007 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
2006 21 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 81 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
FIELDING – REGULAR SEASON
Year GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP F% Rtot Rtot/yr Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos
2008 34 1 221.1 54 0 29 7 1 .870 0 0 -3 -3 1.91 1.34 0 0 22 9 29.0% 27% 4 P
2007 25 2 165.2 34 0 15 2 2 .941 0 0 -6 -7 1.74 1.28 0 0 31 0 0.0% 27% 0 P
2006 21 2 135.2 23 0 16 1 2 .957 0 0 -3 -4 1.46 1.05 0 0 18 4 18.2% 30% 1 P
TOTAL
80 5 522.2 111 5 60 10 5 .923 0 0 -12 -14 1.70 1.22 0 0 71 13 15.5% 28% 5
VALUE – PITCHING
Year Age IP G/GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL%
2008 31 221.1 35/34 109 4.43 4.83 0.24 0.18 98.5 4.7 3 0.3 2.3 -0.2 2.4 31 .508 .502
2007 30 165.2 25/25 74 4.02 4.90 0.47 0.19 98.5 4.6 8 0.8 0.0 -0.1 2.4 28 .534 .505
2006 29 135.2 21/21 67 4.44 5.08 0.36 0.20 100.0 4.9 5 0.5 0.0 -0.1 1.9 23 .526 .503
3 Seasons
522.2 81/80 250 4.30 4.94 0.36 0.19 99.0 4.7 16 1.6 0.8 -0.4 6.7 82 .523 .503
VALUE – POSITION PLAYER
Year Age G PA RBat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR
2008 31 35 4 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .499 .500 0.0 0.0 0
2007 30 25 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .499 .500 0.0 0.0 0
2006 29 21 3 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .498 .500 0.0 0.0 0
3 Seasons
81 9 -3 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .499 .500 0.0 0.0 0
Year Salary $ Per Game Accumulated Team Average
2008 $13,200,000 $377,143 $28,600,000 2,692,576
2007 $13,200,000 $528,000 $15,400,000 2,098,695
2006 $2,200,000 $104,762 $2,200,000 1,987,145

 

 

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