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  1. Yankees Editorial: Are The Yankees Passing On James Shields Because Of Next Year's Free Agents?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... of time. In 2008, there was talk of them trying to get Johan Santana . They ended up signing CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett the next off-season and they won the World Series. Here's who can be a free agent next season: Ian Kennedy , Johnny Cueto , ...

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  2. Pittsburgh Pirates Should Make A Deal For Stephen StrasburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Rant Sports

    ... as much of a strain on the Pirates' payroll in the present. By the time that price rises, other players such as A.J. Burnett will no longer be under contract. The Pirates are one of the few teams with the players to make a trade. The Washington ...

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  3. Bryan Mitchell Figures to Play a Major Role for 2015 New York YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Rant Sports

    ... control has been a serious bugaboo for him as he has made his way through the minors. Mitchell reminds me of A.J. Burnett to a certain degree, a pitcher with a live fastball and outstanding curve who struggles with control. The upside for Mitchell ...

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  4. CC Sabathia and Why The Yankees Were Right to Pass on ScherzerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Pinstripe Alley

    The Steinbrenner big-bucks and bloated rosters approach of the mid 2000s had finally caught up with them, and the Yankees sat and watched as October baseball would be reserved for other teams. On one hand, it was the first year the Yankees had missed the playoffs since 1995.

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  5. Yankees Rumors: Interest In Johan Santana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... to give up Phil Hughes . Santana ended up going to the Mets. The Yankees kept Hughes, added CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett in 2009 and won a ring. Could Johan finally become a Yankee now? Santana tried to come back from injury last year signing with ...

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  6. More GM fingerprints on this Yanks' offseason than years pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | New York Post

    ... run their show. The Yankees' reputation as big-game hunters can be overstated. They spent huge following 2008 (A.J. Burnett, CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira) and 2013 (Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Masahiro Tanaka), both times ...

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  7. Pirates looking to fit Korea's Kang into tight budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... overly ambitious Hot Stove season. The re-signing of left-hander Francisco Liriano and return of right-hander A.J. Burnett were huge for a starting rotation that once again looks deep, maybe deeper than ever if the Pirates hit on the signing of ...

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  8. MLB Rumors: Max Scherzer Will Be a Disaster for New York YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... Kevin Brown who was a six time all-star and a consistent Cy Young candidate saw his ERA near five. Others like A.J. Burnett and Carl Pavano were absolute failures in New York. While Scherzer has dominated in recent years and may be an quick answer ...

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  9. What are the Pittsburgh Pirates getting in A.J. Burnett?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Rum Bunter

    Oct 3, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws to a St. Louis Cardinals batter during the first inning in game one of the National League divisional series playoff baseball game at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports After bringing back fan favorite A.J. Burnett on a one-year, $8.5 million contract earlier this offseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates added a valuable innings-eater arm to a rotation that had several question marks at that point in time.

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  10. What Is James Shields Truly Worth in Today's MLB Pitching Market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... But if so, he'll become only the fourth over-30 starter to get that much as a free agent. Ever. A year after A.J. Burnett got $82.5 million over five years from the Yankees, the Red Sox gave John Lackey the same deal. A more acceptable and ...

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  11. Baseball moves all about coming homeRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... to the Twins after spending the past two seasons with the American League Central rival Tigers. On Dec. 14, A.J. Burnett told myself and other media gathered at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center that he was in the right place, too. "I wanted ...

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  12. Predicting The Pittsburgh Pirates' 2015 Starting Lineup After Winter MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... road to start the year. He is expected to be the ace of the staff despite the presence of Francisco Liriano and A.J. Burnett. During the Winter Meetings, Barry Zito expressed an interest in returning to MLB. Which teams should look into signing the ...

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  13. Favorite players: What's the point?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Swingin' A's

    ... in New York. In 2009 the Yankees had plenty of money to spend and they spent it. They landed CC Sabathia , A.J. Burnett and Mark Teixeira in free agency, arguably the three best free agents of the offseason. Going into the 2009 season the team was ...

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  14. Marlon Byrd Remains Phils Elder StatesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | That Balls Outta Here

    ... of players born in the 70's comes out in single-digits. John Lackey and Randy Choate with the Cardinals and A.J. Burnett with the Pirates are in the Central. Out in the West, adding JRoll would give the Dodgers 3 such players along with Juan Uribe ...

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  15. Burnett's return to Pirates follows his planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Times Leader

    While the Pirates were losing to the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild-card game Oct. 1, A.J. Burnett watched from home. He turned to his wife, Karen, with a question.

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  16. Liriano gets $2M signing bonus in Pirates dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Times Leader

    ... the first time in over 20 years. He figures to pitch at the top end of a rotation that includes Gerrit Cole and A.J. Burnett. NEW YORK - Chase Headley is staying with the Yankees, agreeing Monday to a $52 million, four-year contract that signals New ...

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  17. Burnett wants Ws in final seasonRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Herald Star Online

    A.J. Burnett won't get a farewell tour like Derek Jeter received throughout the 2014 season.

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  18. Bucs signing Liriano was importantRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... won 17 of 26 games to grab the NL's top wild-card playoff berth again. The re-signing of veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett, another big factor in the Pirates' 2013 success who went to the Philadelphia Phillies as a free agent in 2014, would seem to ...

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  19. Dream of everyday catching in reach for CervelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Major League Baseball

    ... in the 3rd "He brings a lot of fire and energy. A lot stronger pickup than a lot of people are expecting," said A.J. Burnett , who in his Yankees days formed an occasional battery with Cervelli. "With the Yankees, my pitchers were everything. ...

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  20. A.J. Burnett's return to Pirates follows plan of his own makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | ArcaMax Publishing

    While the Pirates were losing to the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild-card game Oct. 1, A.J. Burnett watched from home. He turned to his wife, Karen, with a question.

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