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John BurkettTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-2003 MLB Years: 1987-2003
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-610Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn David Burkett
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 28,1964 [54.018]PlaceNew Brighton,Pennsylvania
High SchoolBeaver Area (Beaver,PA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 6th round (148th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-SFN-#6 ... 1988-SFN-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 15,1987 [22.291]
OrganizationsSFN [12] TEX [4] MIA [2] ATL [2] BOS [2] Awards0Awards Voting3-22
TBC Player ID918Retrosheet IDburkj001MLBAM ID111734
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for the San Francisco Giants in 1991,1993-1994, Florida Marlins in 1995, Texas Rangers in 1998 and Atlanta Braves in 2001
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks78Hittable39SO/BB73vsPower39Hitting13Durability74Team.517Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1983Great Falls GiantsPioRksfn-S/R18266.261394001050.0734435130388002.0513.050.185.366.791.27.250-
1984Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-ST19764.33202002000126.21288161538839001.319.090.362.705.902.18.538-
1985Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST20742.87202001100109.2984335346726001.318.040.253.785.911.57.636-
1986Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST21035.47440000024.234191528143001.7012.410.732.925.111.75.000-
1986Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-ST211062.66222114200128.2994638742733001.106.920.492.945.111.74.625-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01093.11262514200152.01336553950876001.197.810.532.935.111.74.5263.38
1987Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-ST221483.34272706100177.2181756611531263001.329.170.562.686.382.38.636-
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn51,40Rel22004.5030300106.07432350001.6710.503.004.507.501.67-7.04
1988Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-ST23512.13770210050.2331512318341001.015.860.533.206.041.89.833-
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ST235115.21212100000114.01417966749741001.6711.130.553.875.841.51.313-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST010124.26282802100164.2174947810671082001.469.510.553.665.901.61.4553.47
1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ST2410115.05282802100167.21971119419591052001.5310.571.023.175.641.78.476-
1990Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-ST25212.74330210023.018872390000.917.040.781.173.523.00.667-
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33ST251473.79333212011204.0201928618611183301.288.870.792.695.211.93.6673.70
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33ST2612114.18363423100206.22231039619601315001.379.710.832.615.702.18.5223.65
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33ST271393.84323203100189.2194968113451070001.269.210.622.145.082.38.5913.26
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33ST282273.65343402100231.22241009418401451201.148.700.701.555.633.63.7593.26
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33ST29683.62252500000159.017672641436852001.339.940.792.034.802.36.4293.88
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33ST3014144.30303004000188.0208959022571262101.419.941.052.726.022.21.5004.19
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33ST316104.32242401000154.0154847415421080001.279.000.882.456.312.57.3753.85
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex33ST31524.0610100110068.2753331416470001.339.830.522.106.162.94.7143.26
1997Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST32103.6011000005.06221230001.6010.801.803.605.401.501.000-
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex33ST329124.56303002000189.02401069620301391001.4311.410.951.436.614.63.4293.49
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex33ST339135.68323200000195.023013112319461313001.4210.620.882.126.052.85.4093.77
1999Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST34012.7022000006.27520332001.509.45--4.054.051.00.000-
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex33S/R34985.62302550010147.018495921846964001.5611.241.102.815.862.09.5294.36
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl19S/R351064.89312290040134.0162797313511102001.5910.850.873.427.372.16.6253.89
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl19ST3612123.04343401100219.0187837417701875101.177.670.702.877.672.67.5003.31
2002Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST370111.5711000002.04330120002.1415.43--3.867.712.00.000-
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19ST371384.53292901100173.0199938725501242101.4410.351.302.606.452.48.6194.27
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19ST381295.15323021010181.220210810420471073001.3710.010.992.335.302.28.5714.06
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1661364.3144542322216812644.0286613741268257700176633801.359.740.872.386.002.52.5500.72
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter63593.98169164519710982.010195314366135263638001.399.290.563.215.801.81.516-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18244.96545404200311.1366203172291141933001.5410.560.843.295.571.69.429-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29162.925857112400361.2320141118211162369001.207.920.522.875.842.03.644-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter773.35242401100133.01326250554869001.388.840.333.625.761.59.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter764.33202002000126.21288161538839001.319.090.362.705.902.18.538-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter266.261394001050.0734435130388002.0513.050.185.366.791.27.250-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter67423.83163157610321995.010254674248424559111501.279.250.762.215.332.41.615-
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter32355.131029753110599.0729365342611384138001.4410.930.912.076.192.99.478-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22183.74655691140353.2349162147301212977101.338.880.763.087.562.45.550-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25174.85615922110354.240120119145972315101.4010.181.142.465.862.38.595-
Florida Marlins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20244.31545405000342.036217916437992342101.359.520.972.606.152.36.455-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14114.31373522010220.023811410521581473101.359.740.872.386.002.52.5600.72
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.98383714200220.02271189714781428001.399.290.563.215.801.81.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn51,40p2231000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33p2533631300030053508000.048.118.048.1663076.107.000.079.0926.5846.057.000.000.000.00
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33p2636550510010032609000.091.138.109.2476167.172.018.073.1224.4838.818.670.000.0020.00
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33p2732552110020042408001.018.085.036.1212167.032.018.091.0705.9735.826.000.000.00100.00
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33p28347679000400531012004.118.173.118.2919093.200.000.066.1455.3833.336.200.000.000.00
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33p2925511300000012103001.059.077.059.1363055.100.000.020.0661.8238.1821.000.000.000.00
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33p3031663710030022314001.106.145.121.2668173.163.015.045.1282.7431.5111.500.000.0014.29
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33p3124522920010001703000.173.173.212.38511255.257.039.038.1690.0030.910.000.000.0022.22
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex33p3225110000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1800.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex33p3313100000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex33p3432000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl19p3530422610030031506000.143.200.167.3677151.222.024.095.1765.8829.415.000.000.0016.67
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl19p3632652600010032907005.092.132.092.2246075.167.000.046.1094.0038.679.670.000.000.00
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19p3723000000000101000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19p3811000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter28954022506001800262261620012.093.136.104.240566629.159.011.059.0004.1335.938.690.000.0012.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1633011121200100018138040006.070.122.076.198232359.129.006.066.0005.0138.447.670.000.009.52
Florida Marlins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5511851630040024017001.136.157.161.318193128.205.025.042.0001.5631.2520.000.000.0018.75
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter62107412100400644013005.112.159.121.280131126.190.009.065.0004.7634.927.330.000.008.33
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter610210000000300000.100.100.100.2001010.143.000.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter34000000000102000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623031228300100015127135007.093.136.104.240313353.159.011.059.0004.1335.938.690.000.0012.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Great Falls Giants PioRksfn18P13--471-1211.9170.85------13100.018.6
1984Clinton Giants MidwAsfn19P20--1419123433.9711.65------20100.014.4
1985Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn20P20--582-1513.8670.65------20100.013.7
1986Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn21P4--651-1211.9172.75------4100.02.8
1986Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn21P22--1215112827.9641.23------22100.016.2
1987Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn22P27--1929114948.9801.78------27100.020.0
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22P3-6-1-1111.0000.330.17-----3100.01.9
1988Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn23P7--65-111111.0001.57------7100.05.1
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn23P21--7142-2321.9131.00------21100.014.7
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn24P28--11293-4340.9301.43------28100.019.6
1990Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn25P3--431187.8752.33------3100.02.2
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25P33-2041125143736.9731.090.18-----33100.020.4
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26P36-2061325123938.9741.060.18-----36100.022.2
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27P32-18911181-3029.9670.910.15-----32100.019.8
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28P34-2312136-257571.0001.680.25-----34100.021.0
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29P25-1591423-137371.0001.480.23-----25100.021.7
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo30P30-1881826--44441.0001.470.23-----3196.821.0
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo31P24-1541221113433.9711.380.21-----24100.014.8
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex31P10-6874--11111.0001.100.16-----10100.06.2
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex32P30-1891228114140.9761.330.21-----30100.018.5
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex33P32-19511181-3029.9670.910.15-----32100.019.8
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex34P30-147718-225251.0000.830.17-----30100.018.5
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35P31-1341015112625.9620.810.19-----31100.019.1
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36P34-2191526-141411.0001.210.19-----34100.021.0
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37P29-1738111-2019.9500.660.11-----29100.017.9
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38P3230181719142726.9630.810.14-----32100.019.8
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P445302643177314920500491.9821.100.19-----4450.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P52--2246617468.9191.31------520.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P56--3749238886.9771.54------560.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--11133-2724.8891.00------240.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P20--1419123433.9711.65------200.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--471-1211.9170.85------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Great Falls Giants PioRksfn1813----------
1984Clinton Giants MidwAsfn1920----------
1985Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn2020----------
1986Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn214----------
1986Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn2122----------
1987Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn2227----------
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn223----------
1988Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn237----------
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn2321----------
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn2428----------
1990Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn253----------
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2533----------
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2636----------
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2732----------
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2834----------
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2925----------
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3030----------
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3124----------
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex3110----------
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex3230----------
1998Texas RangersALMLBtex3332----------
1999Texas RangersALMLBtex3430----------
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3531----------
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3634----------
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3729----------
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3832----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1996Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB31102.001109.01021701.2210.000.001.007.007.000.001.000
2000Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB35006.751001.1110000.916.750.000.000.0000.00.000
2001Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB36102.841006.1622401.318.530.002.845.682.000.001.000
2001Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB36018.311004.1742202.2014.540.004.154.151.000.00.000
2003Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB38006.7511000005.19441210002.1615.191.693.381.690.506.75.000
2003Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB38007.3611000003.27531010002.1917.182.450.002.45012.27.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs203.68413100022.026491512001.4110.640.412.054.912.401.641.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs017.8821100008.01457123002.0015.751.132.253.381.505.63.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB3612000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2001Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB3611000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-04-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-03-26InjuredDisabled -- right shoulder inflammation 
2001-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2001-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2000-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-04-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2000-03-29Released by Devil Rays. 
2000-01-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1999-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-08-08TradeTraded by Marlins to Rangers for Rick Helling and Ryan Dempster. 
1995-04-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
1995-04-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-22TradeTraded by Giants to Rangers for Desi Wilson and Rich Aurilia. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2260,000-59533-344,90660,00060,000
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25100,000-64929-515,727100,000160,000
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll26230,000-4321939742,231100,000390,000
1992San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll27375,000-3951651962,245109,000765,000
1993San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll281,700,000-2071078++968,431109,0002,465,000
1994San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll293,550,000-64494++957,101109,0006,015,000
1995Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll303,350,000-104389++999,520109,0009,365,000
1996Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll313,550,000-80292++957,870109,00012,915,000
1996Texas RangersTeam Payroll313,550,000-80492++957,870109,00012,915,000
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll323,550,000-98790++1,182,177150,00016,465,000
1998Texas RangersTeam Payroll334,000,000-91690++1,276,192170,00020,465,000
1999Texas RangersTeam Payroll344,000,000-123887++1,454,491200,00024,465,000
2000Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll35750,000-39720561,394,248200,00025,215,000
2001Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll361,750,000-31815651,897,758200,00026,965,000
2002Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll375,500,000-1241087++2,011,045200,00032,465,000
2003Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll385,500,000-124585++2,163,527300,00037,965,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red