Jared Burton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jared Burton suspended 50 games for a second positive drug test

    Hardball Talk "Reliever Jared Burton, currently a free agent, has been suspended 50 games under the minor league drug program after testing positive for a drug of abuse, MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger reports. It’s the right-hander’s second such test. He will serve his suspension if and when he signs with a team." January 23

  • Twins' Burton remains confident despite control problems

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Jared Burton has given up home runs in three of his five appearances this season, and Tuesday night was the worst. After recording two easy groundouts to open the ninth inning, the Twins righthander walked three consecutive Blue Jays batters to load the bases, then grooved a 90-mile-per-hour cut..." April 17

  • Twins' Burton OK after groin twinge

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Twins setup man Jared Burton suffered a "twinge" in his right groin during Saturday's ninth inning but said he would be fine to pitch during Sunday's doubleheader. "I think my cleat got hung up for a split-second there on the rubber," Burton said. "No big deal. Went out and threw and it feels..." June 09