Levi Jared Burton is a relief pitcher who plays professional baseball in his home country, the United States of America. Burton went to the West-Oak High School where he was part of the baseball team. Straight out of high school, Burton was picked by the Cincinnati Reds in 2006, as a Rule 5 Draft pick.
Burton made his debut for the Reds in April, 2007 and was part of the team for the entire year. His job for the Reds is to be their setup man. Burton had 47 appearances in 2007 for the Reds and ended the season with a 2.51 ERA and a 4 – 2 record.
The following year, he had 54 appearances and had a 5 – 1 record with a 3.22 ERA.