Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Appeared in 13 games and made one start ... Went 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA in 17 1/3 innings pitched ... UNLV (May 6-7): Surrendered just one run in two innings of work in two appearances. Struck out two and walked none ... at No. 19 Arizona State (May 2): Worked two scoreless innings, surrendering just one hit ... at Washington (April 28-30): Appeared in one game and worked a scoreless inning of relief ... Southern Utah (April 25-26): Tossed one scoreless inning of relief, striking out two ... Loyola Marymount (Feb. 3-5): Appeared in his first collegiate game, and struck out a season-high three batters in 1 2/3 innings of work.
Graduated from Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, Ariz., in 2005 where he earned four varsity letters in baseball for coach Rob Kiepke ... Named to the 2005 Arizona Baseball Coaches Association All-State team ... 2005 region player of the year ... Three-time all-region honoree from 2003-05 ... Tossed the first no-hitter in Mountain Ridge history ... Went 10-1 with a 1.10 ERA and 120 strikeouts on the mound in his senior year ... Team went 31-4 overall his senior season and won the 5A Northwest league title with a 14-1 record ... Also earned three varsity letters in golf.
Participated at the 2004 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif.
Full name: Cory Wade Burns ... Born 10/9/87 in Phoenix ... Son of Dave and Linda Burns ... Father is a graduate of Arizona State, mother from Colorado ... Is undecided in his area of academic pursuit ... Lists playing golf as his main hobby.