Starting Pitcher | PEI Argonauts
When sportscasters talk about Burroughs's rubber arm, they're not kidding. Sometimes I think he can start both games of a double header! His slider is sharp and breaks both horizontally and vertically. His fastball gets into the high 80s, but it's the sink that makes the pitch effective. Burroughs also has a decent changeup. He's almost as effective against lefthanders as he is versus righthanders.
Defense & Hitting
He has a very good move to first base and is solid at controlling the running game. He tends to fall off slightly to the first-base side of the mound, making him vulnerable to bunts toward third base. He makes up for that minor flaw by being aggressive in fielding his position. Burroughs is a surpisingly good hitting pitcher. And I'm not sure you can say this about a pitcher, but Burroughs has some pop in his swing.
-- Emu Nyman, AA/AAA Scout