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Mike Burns (6-1, 2.56) goes for 7th win tonight

May 28, 2009

Nashville’s Mike Burns (6-1, 2.56) takes the mound tonight (9PM, CST) against Ryan Rowland-Smith (0-0, 2.25).

Article: Burns A Hidden Gem for Brewers (5/21/09 by Howie Magner, Milwaukee Magazine)

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Mike Burns for the Nashville Sounds

Mike is in his 10th professional season. The Brewers are his 5th organization. He was signed by the Brewers on January 15, 2009.

He spent the entire 2008 season with the Iowa Cubs, where he went 8-12 with a 4.67 ERA. In 133 innings pitched he gave up 69 earned runs. He was mainly a reliever last year, pitching in 37 games, starting 14.

The 30 year old righty from California is having a break-out season as a starter for Nashville.

Burns has a Major League record of 0-0 with a 5.88 ERA (34er/52ip) in 45 major league appearances with the Astros, Reds, and Red Sox.

Seven of his nine 2009 starts have been quality starts

5/23/09 – Portland gives Burns his first loss of 2009
Lost (6-1), fair outing
6 IP, 7 hits, 4 runs (4 ER), o walks, 2 SOs, 2 HRs

5/17/09Burns still perfect (6-0) with win against 51s
Won (6-0), 6.2 IP, 6 hits, 1 run, 1 earned, 2 walks, 3 SOs, 2.15 ERA

5/12/09 Mike Burns (Nashville) shuts out the Aces 5-0
Won (5-0), superb outing
6IP, 3 hits, 0 runs, 1BB, 7 SO, 2.27 era

5/7/09Nashville takes 3 of 4 against I-Cubs with 4-2 decision
Won (4-0) – superb outing
7.2IP, 7 hits, 2 runs, 1ER, 0BB, 3 SO, 2.63 era

5/2/09Burns shuts out Royals in nightcap, 4-0
Won (3-0) – stellar outing
7IP, 3 hits, 0 runs, 1BB, 7 SO, 3.00 era

4/25/09Nashville defeats Iowa 6-3 in home stand opener before 8,091
No decision – strong outing
6IP, 7 hits, 3 runs, 3ER, 1BB, 4SO, 1HR, 3.91 era

4/20/09Sounds post 4th consecutive victory on road, sweep Zephyrs in 4-2 decision
Won (2-0) – excellent outing
7IP, 6 hits, 2 runs, 2ER, 2BB, 4SO, 1HR, 3.71 era

4/15/09Nashville shuts down the Red Hawks in 7-1 victory
Won (1-0) – superb outing
6.0 IP, 4 hits, 1 run, 1ER, 3BB, 3SO, 1HR, 4.50 era

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