Burt Reynolds…originally selected by the Washington Nationals in the 30th round of the 2006 June Amateur Draft…attended Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, NJ)…cousin of Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano and the nephew of former Major Leaguer Jose Cano.
Spent the season with the Camden Riversharks of the independent Atlantic League, appearing in 71 games at all three outfield positions as well as first and second base.
Appeared in 53 games with Newark of the Canadian-American Association, playing all three outfield positions and third base.
Played for Newark in the Canadian-American Association independent league, appearing in games in right field, left field, third base and first base…tied for the team lead with 13 home runs.
Made the transition to the outfield, appearing in 62 games (RF-62, LF-2)…set career highs in games (68), plate appearances (271), at-bats (244) and doubles (17).
Made just eight errors in 35 games at third base after committing 33 in 50 games the year before.
Spent the entire season with Rookie League Princeton where he led the team in home runs and RBI…hit .407 (24x59) in his first 13 games before slumping to .249 (43x173) over his final 45 games…began the season hitting safely in 15 of his first 16 games.