Giants Sign Emmanuel Burriss

The Giants announced that they signed arbitration eligible infielder Emmanuel Burriss to a one-year Major League contract. The team also confirmed the signing of catcher Eli Whiteside to a one-year, Major League deal. 

Nez Balelo of CAA Sports represents Burriss, one of San Francisco's many arbitration eligible players. The 26-year-old appeared at every infield position and in left field in 2011 while posting a .204/.253/.212 line in 152 plate appearances. He has appeared in parts of four Major League seasons and had a projected salary of $600K heading into the offseason.


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10 Comments on "Giants Sign Emmanuel Burriss"


Kurt Straube
3 years 7 months ago

Why major league?

wintwins
3 years 7 months ago

the guy can play he hit .400 in 2010

letsgogiants
3 years 7 months ago

…In 5 at bats…

wintwins
3 years 7 months ago

thanks

wintwins
3 years 7 months ago

thanks

baybombers
3 years 7 months ago

hahahaha

camerondatzker
3 years 7 months ago

 If The Giants were smart they would sign Milwaukee Brewers Shortstop Yunesky Betancourt to a one year contract and also sign Former Chicago Cubs 1st Baseman Carlos Pena to a 2 year contract.

Hubbs2
3 years 7 months ago

If you could just switch the word ‘smart’ to idiotic then I would 100% agree with you.
Betancourt’s career OBP is .292, Brandon Crawford’s was .288 last year as a rookie with less than half a year at AAA. Crawford would be a top 5 SS defensively if he played a whole year
Carlos Pena would block the Giants best prospect in Belt, he will produce close to the same power numbers with superb defense if he plays the whole, all the while keeping the salary much much lower.
Neither would upgrade the Giants at all

Hubbs2
3 years 7 months ago

I wish I could understand what this means

55legend
3 years 7 months ago

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