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Billy Burns

William John Burns (twitter: @BillyBurns45)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: August 30, 1989 in Atlanta, GA
High School: Walton HS (Marietta, GA)
School: Mercer University (Macon, GA)
Drafted
by the Washington Nationals in the 32nd round of the 2011 amateur draft.
Signed July 19, 2011. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 28, 2014 (Age 24.332, 18,315th in MLB history)   vs. HOU 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Still Intact through 2015 [*]
Team: Athletics 2014-2015
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 0.032, Arb Eligible: 2018, Free Agent: 2021 [*],
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2014 24 OAK AL 13 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 -4 1 0 0 0 0 0 /D8
2015 25 OAK AL 77 340 321 45 96 12 5 2 18 21 4 14 47 .299 .335 .386 .722 101 124 3 4 0 1 0 *8
2 Yrs 90 346 327 49 97 12 5 2 18 24 5 14 47 .297 .332 .382 .715 99 125 3 4 0 1 0
162 Game Avg. 162 623 589 88 175 22 9 4 32 43 9 25 85 .297 .332 .382 .715 99 225 5 7 0 2 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2014 24 OAK AL 13 6 -1 -0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .493 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /D8
2015 25 OAK AL 77 340 -1 2 1 -3 2 1 0.2 12 13 1.3 .501 .501 1.6 -0.1 16 *8
2 Seasons 90 346 -2 2 1 -3 2 0 0.1 12 12 1.2 .500 .500 1.6 -0.1 15

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2014 OAK AL 24 DH 2 0
2014 OAK AL 24 CF 1 1 1 8.0 3 2 0 1 0 .667 -2 0 -307 0 2.25 2.00 .990 2.70 2.70
2014 OAK AL 24 OF 1 1 1 8.0 3 2 0 1 0 .667 -2 0 -307 0 2.25 2.00 .987 2.25 2.20
2015 OAK AL 25 CF 77 73 72 650.0 156 155 1 0 1 1.000 -7 -3 -13 -6 2.16 2.03 .991 2.73 2.70
2015 OAK AL 25 OF 77 73 72 650.0 156 155 1 0 1 1.000 -7 -3 -13 -5 2.16 2.03 .987 2.23 2.20
2 Seasons CF 78 74 73 658.0 159 157 1 1 1 .994 -9 -3 -17 -5 2.16 2.03 .991 2.73 2.70
2 Seasons OF 78 74 73 658.0 159 157 1 1 1 .994 -9 -3 -17 -5 2.16 2.03 .987 2.23 2.20
1 Season DH 2 0
2 Seasons TOT 78 74 73 658.0 159 157 1 1 1 .994 -9 -3 -17 -5 2.16 2.03 .987 2.23 2.20
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Triples s c a p y
2015 AL  5 (10th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2015 AL  21 (2nd)

SB % s c a p y
2015 AL  84.00 (7th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  1.000 (1st)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2015 AL  1.000 (1st)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 3 (2129), Average HOFer ≈ 144
JAWS Center Field (442nd), 1.2 career WAR/1.2 7yr-peak WAR/1.2 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.0 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

Transactions

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Japanese: ビリー・バーンズ 統計

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