Media Kit
Talk to us

News : Sports : Baseball Mar 24, 2015 - 1:50:04 PM

Former big leaguer Burroughs returns to Bridgeport

By Bridgeport Bluefish

Font size: Small Big
Email this article
 Printer friendly page
Share this article:
facebook Yahoo! MyWeb Digg reddit Furl Blinklist Spurl
Buy the "As seen on" mug
Bridgeport, CT - The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the signing of infielder Sean Burroughs. Burroughs returns to the Bluefish for his second season in the Atlantic League and 14th of professional baseball.

“Sean is a great veteran presence to have on our ballclub,” says Bluefish manager Ricky VanAsselberg. “He’s a professional hitter that brings many intangibles to the clubhouse.”

Last year, the former Major Leaguer batted .344 over 73 games with the ‘Fish, collecting 16 doubles with 25 RBI and posting an .830 OPS.

The 34-year-old has played seven years in the big leagues, appearing with the San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Arizona Diamondbacks and Minnesota Twins. In 528 Major League games, he has compiled a solid .278 batting average with 187 runs scored, 68 doubles, 12 triples, 12 home runs and 143 RBI.

Sean, the son of former Major Leaguer Jeff Burroughs, began his career with the San Diego Padres organization after being selected in the first round (ninth overall) of the 1998 MLB Amateur Draft. He was also named the MVP of the 2000 MLB Futures Game.

Over the course of 628 minor league contests, the veteran has comprised a .308 batting average with 293 runs scored, 24 home runs and 281 RBI.

The Bridgeport Bluefish are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. For further information, call 203-210-BLUE (2583) or visit

© Copyright by Some articles and pictures posted on our website, as indicated by their bylines, were submitted as press releases and do not necessarily reflect the position and opinion of, Stamford Plus magazine, Canaiden LLC or any of its associated entities. Articles may have been edited for brevity and grammar. Photos without a credit line are "contributed photos".

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Note: We reserve the right to delete posts at any time if we decide that they are offensive or distasteful.
Wolf Pack's Summer "Hockey in the Streets" Program Returns June 27
Details for Stamford’s 2019 Independence Day Fireworks Show
Wilton Library’s summer concert series begins June 27
Lamont announces departure of Consumer Counsel Katz
Western Connecticut Military Officers Association & Patriot Bank Award $12,000 in Scholarships at Young American Awards

Top of Page
 is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network.
Stamford Plus Online | Norwalk Plus Online | | Best of Norwalk | Best of Stamford | Hauterfly Magazine |

Copyright ©2005-2010 Canaiden,LLC All Rights Reserved.