|Date of Birth||12/30/1992|
Sam Burton, a right-handed pitcher, comes to the Cherry Capital from the Utica Unicorns of the United Shore baseball League. In 2017, he appeared in seven games, going 2-1 with an ERA of 5.40. In 21.2 innings, he struck out 25 while only walking 10. Collegiately, he pitched for Walters State Community College, Georgetown College, and he finished at Winston-Salem State University. While at Walter, the team was ranked first in the nation, and while at Georgetown, he appeared in the 2014 College World Series. As a senior of Winston-Salem State, he was 6-1 with a complete game and a 2.37 ERA. Currently, he is with the Oregon Lumberjack of the CWL, and is 2-1 with a 2.80 ERA.