“We are very happy to see Danny get called up,” said head coach Ed Blankmeyer. “He has worked very hard to achieve his dream.”
Pitching for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders prior to his call up, Burawa had gone 1-1 with one save and a 1.75 ERA in 26 appearances this season. The reliever had 30 strikeouts in 36.0 innings of work, while allowing just a .169 opponent average.
Burawa was added to the 40-man roster following a 2014 season in which he went 3-1 with four saves and a 4.70 ERA in 42 combined appearances in Triple-A and Double-A. The righty had 73 strikeouts in 59.1 innings of work overall.
The reliever had a breakout season with the Double-A Trenton Thunder in 2013, going 6-3 with four saves and a 2.59 ERA in 46 appearances. Burawa added 66 strikeouts in 66.0 innings of work, while allowing just a .202 batting average.