Brent Burgess

CAREER:

* July 1, 2019, Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP Brent Burgess to a minor league contract

GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE:

* 2019 first All-Association of Independent Institutions team selection
* Appeared in 57 games, earning 56 starts
* Batted .347 with 61 hits
* Connected on six home runs
* Legged out 18 doubles
* Scored 47 runs
* Member of 2019 team that won the A.I.I. title
* 2019 team advanced to the semifinal round of the Avista NAIA World Series

PRIOR TO GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE:
* Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American playing for East Cobb Astros and GBSA Rays
* Two-time Major League Baseball Draft pick (2016 Texas Rangers and 2017 New York Yankees)
* Attended Spartanburg Methodist College (2015-17) and Middle Georgia State University (2017-18)
* Helped lead Spartanburg Methodist to a 2016 regular season conference title and district appearance
* Member of Middle Georgia State team that won the 2018 Southern States Athletic Conference title and reach the NAIA Opening Round
* Played high school baseball at Chamblee Charter, helping the team to 2015 and 2012 4AAAA Georgia state appearances
* 2015 Dekalb County First Team All-Region selection
* 2015 Dekalb County All-Star Game Most Valuable Player in baseball and football

PERSONAL:
* Son of Caesar and Brenda Burgess
* Twin brother, Chris, plays professional baseball
* Brother, Ryan, played college football