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Portrait of Ambiorix Burgos

Ambiorix Burgos PRoyals

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
3 160.3 8 10 20 156 4.60 2.2
Birth Date4-19-1984
Height6' 3"
Weight235 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2005 KCA 21 59 0 63.3 0.0 63.3 3 5 2 4 0 0 278 60 29 28 6 91 31 30 5 65 3.98 3.94 3.11 16.5 1.7
2006 KCA 22 68 1 73.3 2.7 70.7 4 5 18 12 0 0 336 83 49 45 16 148 37 33 6 72 5.52 5.82 6.00 4.5 0.4
2007 NYN 23 17 0 23.7 0.0 23.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 98 17 10 9 3 31 9 9 2 19 3.42 4.61 5.34 0.8 0.1
Career1441160.32.7157.78102016007121608882252707772131564.604.904.7521.82.2

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2003 BUR A 2 2 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 BUR A 27 26 133.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .309 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 KCA MLB 59 0 63.3 3.11 137 .255 .270 .330 .436 .265 .316 104 16.5 1.7 16.5 1.7
2005 WIC AA 12 0 12.7 5.04 115 .201 .268 .335 .412 .251 .167 121 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3
2006 KCA MLB 68 1 73.3 6.00 92 .281 .279 .343 .444 .263 .327 113 4.5 0.4 4.5 0.4
2007 NYN MLB 17 0 23.7 5.34 88 .236 .264 .325 .422 .251 .215 99 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2007 NWO AAA 8 0 9.3 5.42 91 .297 .280 .348 .445 .262 .348 97 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.1
2007 MTS Rk 3 1 4.0 5.77 -45 .157 .279 .371 .366 .278 .000 41 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 SLU A+ 3 3 3.0 6.13 57 .289 .246 .335 .362 .267 .200 94 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2008 KNG Rk 2 0 2.0 11.41 -48 .337 .259 .311 .373 .262 .200 95 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2008 MTS Rk 3 1 5.0 1.91 160 .233 .228 .310 .320 .236 .462 101 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2011 ARA Wnt 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2003 BUR A 0 1 0 2 2 5.0 3 6 4 1 0% .200 5.4 10.8 1.8 7.2 1.80 5.40 0.0 0.0
2004 BUR A 7 11 0 27 26 133.7 109 75 172 13 0% .309 7.3 5.0 0.9 11.6 1.38 4.38 0.0 0.0
2005 WIC AA 1 1 1 12 0 12.7 8 8 19 1 75% .167 5.7 5.7 0.7 13.5 1.26 4.96 3.1 0.3
2005 KCA MLB 3 5 2 59 0 63.3 60 31 65 6 47% .316 8.5 4.4 0.9 9.2 1.44 3.98 16.5 1.7
2006 KCA MLB 4 5 18 68 1 73.3 83 37 72 16 44% .327 10.2 4.5 2.0 8.8 1.64 5.52 4.5 0.4
2007 MTS Rk 0 0 1 3 1 4.0 0 0 1 0 69% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2007 NYN MLB 1 0 0 17 0 23.7 17 9 19 3 31% .215 6.5 3.4 1.1 7.2 1.10 3.42 0.8 0.1
2007 NWO AAA 0 0 0 8 0 9.3 10 4 13 2 36% .348 9.7 3.9 1.9 12.6 1.51 6.77 0.7 0.1
2008 SLU A+ 0 1 0 3 3 3.0 2 3 2 0 60% .200 6.0 9.0 0.0 6.0 1.67 3.00 0.2 0.0
2008 KNG Rk 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 2 2 1 1 33% .200 9.0 9.0 4.5 4.5 2.00 4.50 -1.0 -0.1
2008 MTS Rk 0 0 0 3 1 5.0 6 0 8 0 46% .462 10.8 0.0 0.0 14.4 1.20 5.40 1.9 0.2
2011 ARA Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-03-21 2008-09-28 60-DL 191 161 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-08-28
2007-08-28 2007-09-28 DTD 31 29 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-08-28
2005-06-20 2005-07-14 15-DL 24 19 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 NYN $415,000
2007 NYN $415,000
2006 KCA $339,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,169,500
3 yrTotal$1,169,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 41 d

Details
  • re-signed 3/4/08, 1 year/$0.415M (08)
  • optioned to Triple-A 5/30/07
  • recalled 5/15/07
  • re-signed 3/07, 1 year/$0.415M (07)
  • acquired in trade from KC 12/06 1 year/$0.3395M (06)
  • contract purchased 4/05 optioned Double-A 4/05 re-signed 3/05, 1 year/$M (05) contract purchased 11/04

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BP Articles

Ambiorix Burgos is referenced in the following articles.

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The BP Wayback Machine: Winter Meetings ReviewJoe Sheehan2013-12-10
The BP Broadside: Joe Girardi's Comfort ThingSteven Goldman2011-07-19
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This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Mound MischiefWill Carroll2008-08-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Closer AttritionJeff Erickson2008-07-11
Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-04-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East Rosters ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-04-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL East NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-02-29
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Mets Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2008-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Offseason Plans, NL EastNate Silver2007-10-23
Transaction of the Day: NL East RoundupChristina Kahrl2007-09-16
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Brian BannisterDavid Laurila2007-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Six Reshuffled DecksChristina Kahrl2007-05-18
Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the EastsChristina Kahrl2007-04-12
Prospectus Today: Wrapping Up the CountdownJoe Sheehan2007-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: No Right or Wrong About It?Will Carroll2007-03-16
This article requires BP Premium accessHope and Faith: How the New York Mets Can Win the World SeriesJim Baker2007-03-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL Central CatchupChristina Kahrl2007-02-01
Future Shock: New York Mets Top Ten ProspectsKevin Goldstein2006-12-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Winter Meetings EffectsMatthew Kleine2006-12-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Winter Meetings ReviewJoe Sheehan2006-12-11
The Week in Quotes: December 4-11Alex Carnevale2006-12-11
Prospectus Hit List: Week of August 13Jay Jaffe2006-08-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 10-13Christina Kahrl2006-07-13
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Prospectus Notebook: Royals, YankeesBaseball Prospectus2006-04-05
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: AL Spring Job BattlesPeter Schoenke2006-03-24
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Prospectus Notebook: Reds, RoyalsBaseball Prospectus2006-02-16
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This article requires BP Premium accessDominican Winter League Report: December 8, 2005Carlos J. Lugo2005-12-08
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-05-29 19:30:00 (link to chat)If you could have kept one of these three, who would it have been? Noah Lowry, Cla Meredith or Ambiorix Burgos?
(hamsterjockey from DC)
Rhadhames Liz, prob (Ben Carsley)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Ambiorix Burgos threw 27 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Slider (86mph) and Splitter (85mph).