Danny Burawa

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Daniel James Burawa

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Biographical Information[edit]

Relief pitcher Danny Burawa made 13 appearances in the bigs.

He was taken by the New York Yankees as the last pick of the 12th round of the 2010 amateur draft. Despite posting a 12.9 K/9 innings ratio his first pro year, he struggled to a 7.71 ERA in six relief outings for the Staten Island Yankees. He had a solid year in 2013, going 6-3 with a 2.59 ERA in 46 games for the Trenton Thunder, averaging a strikeout per frame. He had his first taste of Triple A in 2014, going 3-1 with a 5.95 ERA in 31 appearances for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, striking out 55 in 42 1/3 innings. He had a 4.70 ERA on the year as a whole. Following the campaign, he was added to the Yankees' 40-man roster. He began 2015 with the RailRiders and was 1-1, 1.75 in 26 games when he was called up to the Big Apple on June 21st. He made his big league debut against the Detroit Tigers the same day but was hit hard, giving up 4 runs on 3 hits and a walk in two-thirds of an inning; one of the hits was J.D. Martinez's third homer of the game. The Atlanta Braves claimed him in August and he made 12 appearances out of their bullpen, with a 3.65 ERA in 12 1/3 innings. Burawa hung around in the minors and independent leagues until 2017, making a cameo as a member of Team Israel at the 2017 WBC.

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