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The Book on Michael BurgessCHC



Prospect Info and Scouting Report

Michael Burgess / OF, CHC
Born 10/20/1988
Tampa, FL, USA
School: Hillsborough HS (FL)
Height 5-11
Weight 200
Bats/Throws L/L
771 | 4/15/2013


RAAAAAAMiLBMLB
128 1834 726 0 0

Total professional at-bats: .



A very strong athlete who could make many prospect lists as a power pitcher (his fastball is 92mph), ex-National and current Cub prospect Mike Burgess is a better bet to grow as a corner outfield bat. Right now he's all power and no discipline, but that power is special enough -- Jim Bowden called it 'thunderous' -- that he's worth keeping an eye on. High strikeouts or not, he's a great fit a future for Wrigley.

4/15/2013




Batting Stats
Yr Age Lv Lg Tm G AB R H HR 3B 2B SB CS BB K BA OBP SLG OPS
2014 25 A+ Caro. Frederick BAL 74 287 45 91 15 4 28 6 2 20 55 .317 .362 .599 .961
2013 24 AA Texas Corpus Chr. HOU 98 320 31 65 12 0 20 0 1 32 93 .203 .278 .378 .656
2012 23 AA Sou. Tennessee CHC 119 332 41 86 10 1 22 0 0 45 63 .259 .350 .422 .772
2011 22 A+ Florida Daytona CHC 122 426 61 96 20 1 24 1 0 60 111 .225 .323 .427 .750
2010 21 AA Eastern Harrisburg WAS 21 74 11 21 6 2 5 0 0 10 27 .284 .391 .649 1.039
2010 21 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS 101 386 57 101 12 4 21 5 2 47 89 .262 .351 .430 .781
2009 20 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS 131 480 63 113 19 2 23 12 8 54 135 .235 .325 .410 .735
2008 19 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS 19 71 12 16 6 0 3 0 2 9 26 .225 .325 .521 .846
2008 19 A Sally Hagerstown WAS 112 401 60 100 18 4 26 5 1 46 136 .249 .335 .469 .804
2007 18 A- NY-Penn Vermont WAS 19 70 10 20 3 1 1 1 1 10 23 .286 .383 .457 .840
2007 18 Rookie Gulf Nationals WAS 36 128 22 43 8 3 6 1 2 25 37 .336 .442 .617 1.059


Fielding Stats
Yr Age Lv Lg Tm   Posn GP Ch PO A E Fld
2014 25 A+ Caro. Frederick BAL   DH 19 0 0 0 0
2014 25 A+ Caro. Frederick BAL   LF 55 115 105 5 5 .957
2013 24 AA Texas Corpus Chr. HOU   1B 1 1 1 0 0 1.000
2013 24 AA Texas Corpus Chr. HOU   LF 63 102 92 9 1 .990
2013 24 AA Texas Corpus Chr. HOU   RF 5 6 6 0 0 1.000
2012 23 AA Sou. Tennessee CHC   LF 5 6 4 2 0 1.000
2012 23 AA Sou. Tennessee CHC   RF 87 139 131 7 1 .993
2011 22 A+ Florida Daytona CHC   LF 13 21 19 2 0 1.000
2011 22 A+ Florida Daytona CHC   RF 89 168 155 9 4 .976
2010 21 AA Eastern Harrisburg WAS   RF 19 20 20 0 0 1.000
2010 21 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS   LF 1 0 0 0 0
2010 21 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS   RF 99 154 143 8 3 .981
2009 20 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS   CF 1 1 1 0 0 1.000
2009 20 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS   RF 121 242 228 9 5 .979
2008 19 A+ Caro. Potomac WAS   RF 16 24 22 2 0 1.000
2008 19 A Sally Hagerstown WAS   RF 111 210 177 26 7 .967
2007 18 A- NY-Penn Vermont WAS   RF 18 30 24 4 2 .933
2007 18 Rookie Gulf Nationals WAS   RF 34 60 55 4 1 .983

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News and Notes

1/17/2011 by KDaddy



Michael Burgess has been traded to the Cubs as part of a three-prospect bundle for pitcher Tom Gorzelanny, according to Baseball America. Gorzelanny became a sixth wheel after the Cubs acquired Matt Garza last week.

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