Zack Burdi

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Zack Burdi
Chicago White Sox – No. 76
Pitcher
Born: (1995-03-09) March 9, 1995 (age 23)
Downers Grove, Illinois
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Zachary M. Burdi (born March 19, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox organization.

Career[edit]

Burdi attended Downers Grove South High School in Downers Grove, Illinois, where he played for the school's baseball team as a pitcher.[1] He then enrolled at the University of Louisville, where he played college baseball for the Louisville Cardinals.[2]

The Chicago White Sox selected Burdi as the 26th pick in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[3] After he signed with the White Sox,[4] Burdi made one appearance with the Arizona White Sox of the Rookie-level Arizona League, four appearances with the Winston-Salem Dash of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, 12 appearances for the Birmingham Barons of the Class AA Southern League, and was then promoted to the Charlotte Knights of the Class AAA International League.[5] He finished his first professional season with a 1-0 record and a 3.32 ERA, with 51 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched between the four clubs.[6] Burdi spent all of 2017 with Charlotte,[7] posting an 0-4 record with a 4.05 ERA.[8]

Personal life[edit]

His brother, Nick Burdi, also plays professional baseball.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rossi, Jason (June 10, 2016). "Downers Grove South grad Zack Burdi picked by White Sox in MLB Draft". My Suburban Life. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  2. ^ Jones, Steve (June 8, 2016). "Projected 1st-rounder Burdi set for draft". Courier Journal. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  3. ^ Santaromita, Dan (June 9, 2016). "White Sox select hard-throwing RHP Zack Burdi with No. 26 pick". Chicago Now. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  4. ^ Dorsey, Russell (July 3, 2016). "White Sox prospect Zack Burdi excited to chase his dream". Daily Herald. Retrieved July 16, 2016.
  5. ^ Skrbina, Paul (August 10, 2016). "Top-flight pitching prospect Zack Burdi on fast track to White Sox". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  6. ^ "Carter Kieboom Stats, Highlights, Bio | MiLB.com Stats | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Milb.com. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  7. ^ Merkin, Scott (January 20, 2016). "White Sox prospect Zack Burdi knows he's close | MLB.com". M.mlb.com. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  8. ^ "Zack Burdi Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  9. ^ Jones, Steve (May 28, 2015). "Zach the latest 100 mph-throwing Burdi". Courier Journal. Retrieved June 10, 2016.

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