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John Burkett    \BURK-it\

John David Burkett

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: November 28, 1964 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, United States
High School: Beaver HS (Beaver, PA)

Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 6th round of the 1983 MLB June Amateur Draft from Beaver HS (Beaver, PA).

Major League Stats


Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1983 18 -2.6 Great Falls PION Rk SFG 2 6 .250 6.26 7.87 13 9 1 0 0 0 50.1 73 44 35 1 30 2 38 2 2 8 2.046 13.1 0.2 5.4 6.8 1.27
1984 19 -2.9 Clinton MIDW A SFG 7 6 .538 4.33 5.76 20 20 0 2 0 0 126.2 128 81 61 5 38 1 83 6 1 9 1.311 9.1 0.4 2.7 5.9 2.18
1985 20 -2.6 Fresno CALL A SFG 7 4 .636 2.87 3.53 20 20 0 1 1 0 109.2 98 43 35 3 46 0 72 6 0 6 1.313 8.0 0.2 3.8 5.9 1.57
1986 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A SFG 10 9 .526 3.11 3.82 26 25 0 4 2 0 153.1 133 65 53 9 50 0 87 6 3 6 1.193 7.8 0.5 2.9 5.1 1.74
1986 21 -1.8 Fresno CALL A SFG 0 3 .000 5.47 6.93 4 4 0 0 0 0 24.2 34 19 15 2 8 0 14 2 0 3 1.703 12.4 0.7 2.9 5.1 1.75
1986 21 -2.6 Shreveport TL AA SFG 10 6 .625 2.66 3.22 22 21 0 4 2 0 128.2 99 46 38 7 42 0 73 4 3 3 1.096 6.9 0.5 2.9 5.1 1.74
1987 22 -2.1 Shreveport TL AA SFG 14 8 .636 3.34 3.80 27 27 0 6 1 0 177.2 181 75 66 11 53 2 126 7 1 3 1.317 9.2 0.6 2.7 6.4 2.38
1987 22 -6.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 0 0 4.50 6.00 3 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 7 4 3 2 3 0 5 1 0 0 28 1.667 10.5 3.0 4.5 7.5 1.67
1988 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG 10 12 .455 4.26 5.14 28 28 0 2 1 0 164.2 174 94 78 10 67 4 108 7 3 2 1.464 9.5 0.5 3.7 5.9 1.61
1988 23 -1.2 Shreveport TL AA SFG 5 1 .833 2.13 2.66 7 7 0 2 1 0 50.2 33 15 12 3 18 1 34 2 1 1 1.007 5.9 0.5 3.2 6.0 1.89
1988 23 -3.3 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 5 11 .313 5.21 6.24 21 21 0 0 0 0 114.0 141 79 66 7 49 3 74 5 2 1 1.667 11.1 0.6 3.9 5.8 1.51
1989 24 -2.2 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 10 11 .476 5.05 5.96 28 28 0 2 1 0 167.2 197 111 94 19 59 3 105 8 2 2 1.527 10.6 1.0 3.2 5.6 1.78
1990 25 -0.9 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 2 1 .667 2.74 3.13 3 3 0 2 1 0 23.0 18 8 7 2 3 0 9 0 0 0 0.913 7.0 0.8 1.2 3.5 3.00
1990 25 -3.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 14 7 .667 3.79 4.06 33 32 1 2 0 1 204.0 201 92 86 18 61 7 118 4 3 3 857 1.284 8.9 0.8 2.7 5.2 1.93
1991 26 -2.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 12 11 .522 4.18 4.49 36 34 0 3 1 0 206.2 223 103 96 19 60 2 131 10 0 5 890 1.369 9.7 0.8 2.6 5.7 2.18
1992 27 -1.3 SFG NL MLB SFG 13 9 .591 3.84 4.56 32 32 0 3 1 0 189.2 194 96 81 13 45 6 107 4 0 0 799 1.260 9.2 0.6 2.1 5.1 2.38
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1993 28 -0.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 22 7 .759 3.65 3.88 34 34 0 2 1 0 231.2 224 100 94 18 40 4 145 11 2 1 942 1.140 8.7 0.7 1.6 5.6 3.63
1994 29 1.0 SFG NL MLB SFG 6 8 .429 3.62 4.07 25 25 0 0 0 0 159.1 176 72 64 14 36 7 85 7 0 2 676 1.331 9.9 0.8 2.0 4.8 2.36
1995 30 2.2 FLA NL MLB FLA 14 14 .500 4.30 4.54 30 30 0 4 0 0 188.1 208 95 90 22 57 5 126 6 1 2 810 1.407 9.9 1.1 2.7 6.0 2.21
1996 31 2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB FLA-TEX 11 12 .478 4.24 4.73 34 34 0 2 1 0 222.2 229 117 105 19 58 4 155 5 0 0 934 1.289 9.3 0.8 2.3 6.3 2.67
1996 31 2.6 FLA NL MLB FLA 6 10 .375 4.32 4.91 24 24 0 1 0 0 154.0 154 84 74 15 42 2 108 3 0 0 645 1.273 9.0 0.9 2.5 6.3 2.57
1996 31 2.7 TEX AL MLB TEX 5 2 .714 4.06 4.33 10 10 0 1 1 0 68.2 75 33 31 4 16 2 47 2 0 0 289 1.325 9.8 0.5 2.1 6.2 2.94
1997 32 5.4 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 1 0 1.000 3.60 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 6 2 2 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 23 1.600 10.8 1.8 3.6 5.4 1.50
1997 32 3.2 TEX AL MLB TEX 9 12 .429 4.56 5.04 30 30 0 2 0 0 189.1 240 106 96 20 30 1 139 4 0 1 828 1.426 11.4 1.0 1.4 6.6 4.63
1998 33 3.7 TEX AL MLB TEX 9 13 .409 5.68 6.05 32 32 0 0 0 0 195.0 230 131 123 19 46 1 131 8 0 3 854 1.415 10.6 0.9 2.1 6.0 2.85
1999 34 10.1 Tulsa TL AA TEX 0 1 .000 2.70 6.75 2 2 0 0 0 0 6.2 7 5 2 0 3 0 3 0 0 2 32 1.500 9.4 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.00
1999 34 4.9 TEX AL MLB TEX 9 8 .529 5.62 5.80 30 25 1 0 0 0 147.1 184 95 92 18 46 1 96 3 0 4 656 1.561 11.2 1.1 2.8 5.9 2.09
2000 35 6.3 ATL NL MLB ATL 10 6 .625 4.89 5.29 31 22 4 0 0 0 134.1 162 79 73 13 51 2 110 4 0 2 603 1.586 10.9 0.9 3.4 7.4 2.16
2001 36 7.1 ATL NL MLB ATL 12 12 .500 3.04 3.41 34 34 0 1 1 0 219.1 187 83 74 17 70 13 187 6 1 5 902 1.172 7.7 0.7 2.9 7.7 2.67
2002 37 10.6 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 0 1 .000 11.57 11.57 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.1 4 3 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 11 2.143 15.4 0.0 3.9 7.7 2.00
2002 37 8.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 13 8 .619 4.53 4.84 29 29 0 1 1 0 173.0 199 93 87 25 50 5 124 8 1 2 760 1.439 10.4 1.3 2.6 6.5 2.48
2003 38 9.4 BOS AL MLB BOS 12 9 .571 5.15 5.35 32 30 1 1 0 0 181.2 202 108 104 20 47 1 107 9 0 3 785 1.371 10.0 1.0 2.3 5.3 2.28
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 166 136 .550 4.31 4.67 445 423 8 21 6 1 2648.1 2866 1374 1268 257 700 59 1766 90 8 33 11324 1.347 9.7 0.9 2.4 6.0 2.52
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 63 59 .516 3.98 4.84 169 164 1 19 7 0 987.0 1019 531 436 61 352 12 636 42 12 38 66 1.389 9.3 0.6 3.2 5.8 1.81
All Levels (21 Seasons) 229 195 .540 4.22 4.72 614 587 9 40 13 1 3635.1 3885 1905 1704 318 1052 71 2402 132 20 71 11390 1.358 9.6 0.8 2.6 5.9 2.28
A (3 seasons) Minors 14 13 .519 3.83 4.93 44 44 0 3 1 0 261.0 260 143 111 10 92 1 169 14 1 18 1.349 9.0 0.3 3.2 5.8 1.84
AA (4 seasons) Minors 29 16 .644 2.92 3.49 58 57 0 12 4 0 363.2 320 141 118 21 116 3 236 13 5 9 32 1.199 7.9 0.5 2.9 5.8 2.03
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 18 24 .429 4.96 5.86 54 54 0 4 2 0 312.0 366 203 172 29 114 6 193 13 4 3 34 1.538 10.6 0.8 3.3 5.6 1.69
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1983 18 -2.3 Great Falls PION Rk SFG 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 19 -2.7 Clinton MIDW A SFG 20 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 0
1985 20 -2.3 Fresno CALL A SFG 20 16 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .071 .133 .071 .205 1 0 1 0 0
1986 21 -3.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A SFG 26 23 19 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .053 .143 .105 .248 2 0 2 0 0
1986 21 -1.4 Fresno CALL A SFG 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 21 -3.0 Shreveport TL AA SFG 22 23 19 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .053 .143 .105 .248 2 0 2 0 0
1987 22 -2.0 Shreveport TL AA SFG 27 39 39 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 20 .051 .051 .051 .103 2 0 0 0 0
1987 22 -6.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 23 -2.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG 28 24 23 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .130 .130 .130 .261 3 0 1 0 0
1988 23 -0.9 Shreveport TL AA SFG 7 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 0
1988 23 -3.0 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 21 19 19 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .158 .158 .158 .316 3 0 0 0 0
1989 24 -2.5 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 28 25 24 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .125 .125 .125 .250 3 0 1 0 0
1990 25 -1.0 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 25 -3.3 SFG NL MLB SFG 33 76 63 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 35 .048 .118 .048 .165 3 0 0 8 0 0
1991 26 -2.4 SFG NL MLB SFG 36 67 55 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 26 .091 .138 .109 .247 6 0 0 9 0 0
1992 27 -1.2 SFG NL MLB SFG 32 67 55 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 24 .018 .085 .036 .121 2 1 0 8 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1993 28 0.0 SFG NL MLB SFG 34 93 76 7 9 0 0 0 4 0 0 5 31 .118 .173 .118 .291 9 4 0 12 0 0
1994 29 0.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 25 55 51 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 .059 .077 .059 .136 3 1 0 3 0 0
1995 30 1.8 FLA NL MLB FLA 31 73 66 3 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 23 .106 .145 .121 .266 8 1 1 4 0 0
1996 31 2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB FLA-TEX 34 55 52 2 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 17 .173 .173 .212 .385 11 0 0 3 0 0
1996 31 2.3 FLA NL MLB FLA 24 55 52 2 9 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 17 .173 .173 .212 .385 11 0 0 3 0 0
1996 31 2.1 TEX AL MLB TEX 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 32 6.0 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 32 2.9 TEX AL MLB TEX 30 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
1998 33 3.7 TEX AL MLB TEX 32 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 34 10.0 Tulsa TL AA TEX 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 34 5.1 TEX AL MLB TEX 30 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 35 5.9 ATL NL MLB ATL 31 51 42 2 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 15 .143 .200 .167 .367 7 0 0 6 0 0
2001 36 6.7 ATL NL MLB ATL 34 75 65 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 29 .092 .132 .092 .225 6 5 0 7 0 0
2002 37 9.7 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 37 8.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 29 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
2003 38 9.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 32 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 446 629 540 22 50 6 0 0 18 0 0 26 226 .093 .136 .104 .240 56 12 1 62 0 0
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 169 136 127 6 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 60 .079 .100 .087 .187 11 0 0 6 0 0
All Levels (21 Seasons) 615 765 667 28 60 7 0 0 21 0 0 29 286 .090 .129 .100 .230 67 12 1 68 0 0
A (3 seasons) Minors 44 25 22 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 .045 .087 .045 .132 1 0 2 0 0
AA (4 seasons) Minors 58 67 62 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 30 .048 .078 .065 .143 4 0 0 3 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 54 44 43 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 16 .140 .140 .140 .279 6 0 0 1 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1983 18 Great Falls PION Rk SFG P 13 12 4 7 1 0 .917 0.85
1984 19 Clinton MIDW A SFG P 20 34 14 19 1 2 .971 1.65
1985 20 Fresno CALL A SFG P 20 15 5 8 2 0 .867 0.65
1986 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A SFG P 26 40 18 20 2 1 .950 1.46
1986 21 Fresno CALL A SFG P 4 12 6 5 1 0 .917 2.75
1986 21 Shreveport TL AA SFG P 22 28 12 15 1 1 .964 1.23
1987 22 Shreveport TL AA SFG P 27 49 19 29 1 1 .980 1.78
1987 22 SFG NL MLB SFG P 3 6.0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.50 0.33
1988 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SFG P 28 34 13 19 2 1 .941 1.14
1988 23 Shreveport TL AA SFG P 7 11 6 5 0 1 1.000 1.57
1988 23 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 21 23 7 14 2 0 .913 1.00
1989 24 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 28 43 11 29 3 0 .930 1.43
1990 25 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 3 8 4 3 1 1 .875 2.33
1990 25 SFG NL MLB SFG P 33 204.0 37 11 25 1 4 .973 1.59 1.09
1991 26 SFG NL MLB SFG P 36 207.0 39 13 25 1 2 .974 1.65 1.06
1992 27 SFG NL MLB SFG P 32 190.0 30 11 18 1 0 .967 1.37 0.91
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1993 28 SFG NL MLB SFG P 34 232.0 57 21 36 0 2 1.000 2.21 1.68
1994 29 SFG NL MLB SFG P 25 159.0 37 14 23 0 1 1.000 2.09 1.48
1995 30 FLA NL MLB FLA P 30 188.0 44 18 26 0 0 1.000 2.11 1.47
1996 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB FLA-TEX P 34 223.0 45 19 25 1 1 .978 1.78 1.29
1996 31 FLA NL MLB FLA P 24 154.0 34 12 21 1 1 .971 1.93 1.38
1996 31 TEX AL MLB TEX P 10 69.0 11 7 4 0 0 1.000 1.43 1.10
1997 32 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 1 0 0%
1997 32 TEX AL MLB TEX P 30 189.0 41 12 28 1 1 .976 1.90 1.33
1998 33 TEX AL MLB TEX P 32 195.0 30 11 18 1 0 .967 1.34 0.91
1999 34 Tulsa TL AA TEX P 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 1 0 0%
1999 34 TEX AL MLB TEX P 30 147.0 25 7 18 0 2 1.000 1.53 0.83
2000 35 ATL NL MLB ATL P 31 134.0 26 10 15 1 1 .962 1.68 0.81
2001 36 ATL NL MLB ATL P 34 219.0 41 15 26 0 1 1.000 1.68 1.21
2002 37 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0%
2002 37 BOS AL MLB BOS P 29 173.0 20 8 11 1 0 .950 0.99 0.66
2003 38 BOS AL MLB BOS P 32 182.0 27 7 19 1 4 .963 1.29 0.81
MLB (15 seasons) MLB P 445 2648.0 500 177 314 9 20 .982 1.67 1.10
Minors (11 seasons) Minors P 169 237 90 134 13 6 .945 1.33 3 0 0%
All Levels (21 Seasons) P 614 2648.0 737 267 448 22 26 .970 1.67 1.16 3 0 0%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1983 18 Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Rk
1984 19 Clinton Giants Midwest League A
1985 20 Fresno Giants California League A
1986 21 Shreveport Captains Texas League AA
1986 21 Fresno Giants California League A
1987 22 Shreveport Captains Texas League AA
1987 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1987-09-15 1987-10-02
1988 23 Shreveport Captains Texas League AA
1988 23 Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League AAA
1989 24 Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League AAA
1990 25 Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League AAA
1990 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1990-04-30 1990-10-02
1991 26 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1991-04-09 1991-10-01
1992 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1992-04-09 1992-10-01
1993 28 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1993-04-06 1993-10-01
1994 29 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1994-04-04 1994-08-08
1995 30 Florida Marlins National League MLB 1 1995-04-25 1995-09-30
1996 31 Florida Marlins National League MLB 1 1996-04-02 1996-08-06
1996 31 Texas Rangers American League MLB 2 1996-08-11 1996-09-26
1997 32 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA
1997 32 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1997-04-04 1997-09-28
1998 33 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1998-03-31 1998-09-23
1999 34 Tulsa Drillers Texas League AA
1999 34 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1999-04-09 1999-09-30
2000 35 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 2000-04-04 2000-10-01
2001 36 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 2001-04-02 2001-10-04
2002 37 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA
2002 37 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 2002-04-21 2002-09-27
2003 38 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 2003-04-04 2003-09-26

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