Outrighted To Triple-A: Emmanuel Burriss

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  1. Tony DiQuattro 3 years ago

    Finally

  2. jfretless 3 years ago

    Agent: Getting DFA’d isn’t a bad thing, another team will see your value and pick you up and you’ll get more playing time elsewhere.
    Burriss: You think so?
    Agent: I know so.
    Burriss: …Dude, I just read I cleared waivers.
    Agent: Oh. ..well that sucks.

    • letsgogiants 3 years ago

      Well he has the option of refusing an assignment to AAA and just becoming a free agent. But with the lack of success he’s had lately, I don’t who would give him any playing time…

  3. can’t we just release him instead of indefinitely paying him $600k a year to be at AAA? Seriously, my dead grandmother hits for more power than him

    • Cha5678 3 years ago

      I would assume he’s on a split contract. Since he is now off the 40-man roster he will not receive major league wages.

  4. 55saveslives 3 years ago

    Damn! Thought we were rid of him!!

  5. East Coast Bias 3 years ago

    Didn’t the Giants cut Burress after the gun incident in 2008?

  6. gmenfan 3 years ago

    Pheeeew! This is great news. I was really fearful that we were going to lose another injury prone, weak hitting position player. It’s a shame when guys with speed can’t hit the ball out of the infield or coax a walk every now and then.

  7. Cha5678 3 years ago

    Darn. I was hoping the Nats would bring back the local kid for much needed infield depth

  8. goose gaskins 3 years ago

    Phew. For a moment, I thought they had cut Hannibal Burress.

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