Andy Burns

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Andrew David Burns

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Infielder Andy Burns began his professional career in 2011. He was originally drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 25th round of the 2008 amateur draft, one pick ahead of pitcher Josh Spence, but opted not to sign. He was then taken by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 11th round of the 2011 amateur draft, one pick ahead of pitcher Seth Maness, and inked a contract. The scout was Blake Crosby.

In his second pro campaign, he swiped 15 bases for the Lansing Lugnuts and the next year, 2013, he hit 15 home runs and stole 33 bases in 128 games between the Dunedin Blue Jays and New Hampshire Fisher Cats to earn Florida State League Mid-Season All-Star honors. For New Hampshire in 2014, he had 15 home runs, 32 doubles and 18 swipes. He reached Triple-A for the first time in 2015.

Andy's big league career was 10 games deep, with a total of 6 fruitless at bats and 2 runs scored. From 2017 to 2018, he played for the Lotte Giants of the KBO.

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