Alex Burnett RP CHC Mar 14 '79

Cubs sent RHP Alex Burnett outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Burnett was designated for assignment Friday, but cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. The 25-year-old is no longer on the Cubs' 40-man roster.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Mar 12 '79

Cubs designated RHP Alex Burnett for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Blake Parker on the 40-man roster. Burnett was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday and is expected remain in the organization.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Mar 10 '79

Cubs optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Triple-A Iowa.

Burnett was claimed off waivers from the Orioles on Monday and made only one relief appearance for the Cubs. He should get another shot later this season.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Mar 07 '79

Cubs claimed RHP Alex Burnett off waivers from the Orioles.

Burnett was designated for assignment by the Orioles last week to clear a roster spot for top pitching prospect Kevin Gausman. Burnett, 25, was sporting a 1.86 ERA and 8/1 K/BB ratio in 9 2/3 innings at Triple-A Norfolk and will pitch in middle relief now for Chicago.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Mar 03 '79

Orioles designated RHP Alex Burnett for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Kevin Gausman on the 40-man roster. Burnett made two appearances with the Orioles earlier this month and owns a 1.86 ERA and 8/1 K/BB ratio over 9 2/3 innings in Triple-A. He could draw interest on waivers.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Feb 26 '79

Orioles optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Triple-A Norfolk.

Burnett lasted just three days on the Orioles' roster. He'll return to a 1.50 ERA over nine appearances in the minors.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Feb 22 '79

Orioles recalled RHP Alex Burnett from Triple-A Norfolk.

Burnett was just optioned to the minors over the weekend, but he's eligible to return following Wei-Yin Chen's oblique injury. The 25-year-old had a 3.52 ERA in relief 67 appearances with the Twins last season and will pitch in middle relief.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Feb 19 '79

Orioles optioned RHP Alex Burnett to Triple-A Norfolk.

Burnett lasted just two days on the Orioles' roster. He'll continue to provide organizational relief depth in the minors.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Feb 17 '79

Orioles recalled RHP Alex Burnett from Triple-A Norfolk.

Burnett has a promising 0.77 ERA, 0.86 WHIP and 8/1 K/BB ratio in 11 2/3 innings this season in the minors. He should do well in a middle relief role for the O's.

Alex Burnett RP CHC Jan 31 '79

Orioles recalled RHP Alex Burnett from Triple-A Norfolk.

Burnett registered a cool 3.52 ERA in 71 2/3 innings last season for the Twins. He will act as a middle reliever.