Made five appearances, all out of the bullpen ... Finished with a 3.60 ERA and five strikeouts in five innings pitched ... Did not give up an earned run in his first four appearances ... Worked scoreless innings against Wagner, USC and Oregon State.
Worked one scoreless inning of relief at Texas A&M (2/16).
Pitched for Athletes In Action in the Alaska League ... AIA played 50 games in 15 cities in California, Alaska and Kansas ... In a victory over the Anchorage Bucks, started and went seven innings, giving up two singles and one run ... In a game at Fairbanks against the Anchorage Glacier Pilots (the Alaska League Champions and NBC World Series champs in Wichita, Kansas), started and took a no-hitter to the 6th inning ... At the NBC World Series tournament in Wichita, Kan., pitched one inning of relief and gave up no earned runs ... The AIA team finished 5th out of 48 teams at the NBC World Series with a 4-2 record.
Played for the A's of the Arizona Collegiate League ... Made eight appearances as a starter and relief pitcher ... Team won regular season Arizona Collegiate League title and finished third in the postseason tournament.
Pitched in seven games as a relief pitcher ... In the season opener against St. Mary's (1/21) faced three batters to pitch a scoreless ninth inning to preserve the victory ... Against the University of San Francisco (1/30) recorded a strike out while pitching a scoreless inning in relief ... Against Arizona State (3/4 and 5/21) notched a strikeout in each of his two 1/3 of an inning appearances.
Competed for Team Arizona in Sunbelt Classic in Oklahoma ... Pitched a two-hit complete game victory vs. Team Texas ... Also pitched for the Garden of Gears in the Arizona Connie Mack League ... Team finished as runner-up in the state championship ... Also played for the victorious South team in annual North-South High School All Star game ... Attended Baseball Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown, NY, as a guest of inductee Robin Yount.
Graduated from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale where he played for Coach Jerry Dawson ... Earned two letters as a pitcher and first baseman ... Named by Collegiate Baseball as one of the top prospects in Arizona prior to the 1999 season ... Was the starting and winning pitcher in the 4A state championship game ... Also, pitched a complete game 11-1 victory in the state quarterfinals ... Finished the season with a 10-1 record and a 1.01 earned run average which was the lowest earned run average in the state of Arizona ... Chaparral ended the season with a 32-2 record and was ranked No. 24 in the nation by Baseball America ... Selected to First team All-East Sky Region and all-city ... AIA Scholar Athlete junior and senior years.
Full name: Scott Frederick Burns ... Born: 11/28/80 in Phoenix, Ariz ... Eller College of Business, finance major ... Son of J. Scott and Claudia Burns ... Mary Roby Academic Award 2000, 2001, Dean's Honorable Mention List, Spring 2001 ... Both parents and grandparents graduated from The University of Arizona.
Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2000.... 15.00 0-0 7 0 0 0/0 0 6.0 13 10 10 4 5 2002.... 0.00 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2003.... 3.60 0-0 5 0 0 0/1 0 5.0 8 7 2 1 5 TOTAL... 9.00 0-0 13 0 0 0/1 0 12.0 22 17 12 5 10