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Burnett due as first round draftee

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A 6-8 and 250-pound righthander with a fastball that reaches near 100 miles per hour, Burnett is listed as the 14th best college candidate for next June’s selection process by the bi-weekly publication based in Durham, N.C.

He is also one of 11 pitchers included on Baseball America’s top 20 chart, one that was announced earlier this week during their early “Draft Dish” preview section.

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