News release from the TinCaps:
TinCaps Announce Roster Moves: May 30
(May 30, 2013) – The Fort Wayne TinCaps, in conjunction with the San Diego Padres, announced the following roster moves on today:
- INF Gabriel Quintana placed on Fort Wayne’s disabled list on May 29, retroactive to May 28.
- INF Chris Burke transferred from Double-A San Antonio to Fort Wayne on May 30.
Quintana, 20, from Azua, Dominican Republic, leads the TinCaps in batting average (.307), runs (32), hits (54), doubles (12), and total bases (81), while he’s tied for most home runs (5) and is second in RBI (27).
Burke, 23, from Islip, NY, was selected by San Diego in the 18th round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Iona College. Last year, Burke hit .270 in 10 games for the Arizona League Padres with 6 RBI and .231 with 1 HR and 9 RBI in 41 games for Short-Season-A Eugene. Burke started 2013 in extended spring training before transferring on April 28 to Triple-A Tucson, where he went 1-for-3 in four games. Burke then transferred back to extended spring training on May 8, before moving to Advanced-A Lake Elsinore on May 11. In Lake Elsinore, Burke hit 2-for-7 in two games. Most recently, Burke transferred from Lake Elsinore to San Antonio on May 14. With the Missions, Burke went 1-for-5 in four contests.
The Fort Wayne roster stands at the Midwest League limit of 25 players.