ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Diamondbacks trade pitching prospect Ryan Burr to White Sox

Aug 11, 2017, 2:56 PM | Updated: 9:48 pm
United States pitcher Ryan Burr (27) delivers a pitch against Cuba during an exhibition baseball ga...
United States pitcher Ryan Burr (27) delivers a pitch against Cuba during an exhibition baseball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The United States won 5-3. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
(AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

The Arizona Diamondbacks made a minor trade Friday, dealing pitching prospect Ryan Burr to the Chicago White Sox in return for international signing bonus pool money.

Per Baseball America, teams are given a bonus pool ranging from $4.75 million to $5.75 million for the international signing period. Teams are allowed to use that space as an asset and trade all of their space, while teams can acquire up to 75 percent of their original pool space.

The 23-year-old right-handed Burr was ranked as the 22nd best prospect for Arizona by MLB.com. He’s been pitching for Class A Visalia and Class A Kane County, going 2-2 with a 1.89 ERA in 39 appearances.

The former Arizona State Sun Devil was picked in the fifth round of the 2015 first-year player draft.

Penguin Air

Comments

Comment guidelines: No name-calling, personal attacks, profanity, or insults. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate comments by reporting abuse.
comments powered by Disqus

Arizona Diamondbacks

Alek Thomas #5 of the Arizona Diamondbacks can not catch a home run ball hit by Brandon Crawford #3...
Kellan Olson

Ian Kennedy blows save, gives up walk-off HR in D-backs’ loss to Giants

The Diamondbacks were one strike away from a win over the Giants on before Brandon Crawford's two-run walk-off homer.
1 day ago
Rodolfo Castro #14 of the Pittsburgh Pirates slides into third base as his cell phone falls out of ...
Associated Press

Pirates’ Castro suspended 1 game for phone goof vs. Diamondbacks

Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro was suspended for one game by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for having a cellphone in his back pocket.
1 day ago
Infielder Nick Ahmed #13 of the Arizona Diamondbacks whips the ball to first base after tagging out...
Kellan Olson

Diamondbacks’ Lovullo expects SS Nick Ahmed to miss rest of season

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said on Burns & Gambo Tuesday he thinks shortstop Nick Ahmed will miss the rest of the season.
1 day ago
Corbin Carroll #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks prepares for batting practice prior to the 2022 Siriu...
Arizona Sports

D-backs’ Corbin Carroll rises to No. 1 in prospect rankings for ESPN’s McDaniel

Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Corbin Carroll's stature has grown as quickly as he's recovered from a shoulder injury.
1 day ago
San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Ari...
Associated Press

Diamondbacks’ Bumgarner gives up 6 runs in loss to Giants

The Arizona Diamondbacks' Madison Bumgarner lasted 5.2 innings and allowed six earned runs against his former team, the San Francisco Giants.
2 days ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte, left, congratulates Christian Walker, right, who crosses home pl...
Associated Press

D-backs’ Christian Walker drives in 4 runs in win over Rockies

Christian Walker had four hits and drove in four runs, leading rookie Tommy Henry and the D-backs over the Rockies 7-4 Sunday.
3 days ago
Diamondbacks trade pitching prospect Ryan Burr to White Sox