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  1. Phillies Exit Interview: A.J. BurnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Good Phight

    Everyone's favorite pater familias joins The Good Phight to discuss, among other things, his family, his son's post-secondary educational aspirations, and fidelitas. Having retired from professional baseball at the conclusion of a successful season and unsuccessful playoff appearance with the Pittsburgh Pirates , A.J. Burnett was justifiably not discussed as a free agent target for the Phillies , or any other team, for that matter.


  2. Ken DavidoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | New York Post

    ... Do you know how many pitchers can say they pitched in the majors in both 1999 and 2014? The answer is nine: A.J. Burnett, Bruce Chen, Bartolo Colon, Kyle Farnsworth, LaTroy Hawkins, Tim Hudson, Joe Nathan, Randy Wolf and Jamey Wright. Most of those ...


  3. Bomber Bites With Jumping Joe-The Case for Not Signing a Free Agent PitcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... Wells and Masahiro Tanaka , but have also endured some colossal failures such as Carl Pavano , Jaret Wright and A.J. Burnett . There have also been a few in the middle, such as CC Sabathia who gave the Yankees several good years in the beginning but ...


  4. Pirates to make Martin $15.3M qualifying offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | CBS Sports

    ... offer logical for Martin, but the Pirates, who don't have revenue to match big-market teams, declined to offer A.J. Burnett the $14.1 million qualifying offer a year ago off his big season. (That may have been the right call since he could have ...


  5. Why the Pirates should extend a qualifying offer to Francisco LirianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Bucs Dugout

    Among the first decisions the Pirates must make this offseason will be whether to extend qualifying offers to Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano. The Pirates were unwilling to extend an offer to A.J. Burnett last year, and they've said they would prefer not to risk having one player occupy too great a percentage of their payroll.


  6. If I was the GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Good Phight

    The Phillies mercifully ended their season earlier this week, a season that can only be described as one of the worst in recent sports history . A team with the 3rd highest payroll finished tied for the 7th worst record with the Cubs and the White Sox , roughly 15 games out of playoff contention.


  7. JP Ricciardi: Blue Jays Can Win AL EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Jays Journal

    ... winning now. He cites examples of him following this philosophy. He uses the period where he signed B.J. Ryan , A.J. Burnett and traded for Troy Glaus and Lyle Overbay . He mentioned the jump in payroll they took on to "go for it". These were his ...


  8. Signs suggest A.J. Burnett likely to pitch in '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | CBS Sports

    Indications are that there's a good chance A.J. Burnett will return to pitch in the majors in 2015. While nothing is set yet, people close to Burnett suggest it is more likely than not he will be back pitching.


  9. Calculating the risks of Kershaw on short restRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Major League Baseball

    ... is that combined ERA totals don't necessarily tell the whole story. A handful of starters -- notably Brown, A.J. Burnett and Chien-Ming Wang -- have had extremely poor outings on short rest, skewing the ERA higher than we might expect . Yes, certain ...


  10. Philles free agency; targeting mid-teir startersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | The Good Phight

    If the Phillies decide to eschew the big-name, high-priced free agent starters, here are the mid-tier guys they could target. Will Cole Hamels, the team's unquestioned ace, be traded during the off-season? Will Cliff Lee manage to make it back from an elbow injury to be the team's #2? Will A.J. Burnett decide to retire or will he return as the team's #3? Will the Phillies re-sign Kyle Kendrick to be the #4 once again? Will mediocre vet Jerome Williams or the surprisingly effective David Buchanan be the #5? Many of these questions will be answered in the coming weeks.


  11. The Philadelphia Phillies' Very Rational Interest in Yasmani TomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | That Balls Outta Here

    ... handy. The team does already have sizable salary commitments in 2015, totaling over $120 million (plus or minus A.J. Burnett 's player option, depending on his potential retirement). However, it's very likely the team attempts to move Marlon Byrd , ...


  12. Spector: Stats incredible! Numbers from the 2014 MLB season will amaze youRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | BTF's Baseball Primer

    Major league strikeout leader Ryan Howard and Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd became the first pair of teammates to each strike out 185 times in a single season Reds rookie Billy Hamilton stole 56 bases, but was caught 23 times, the most in the majors since Scott Podsednik stole 59 and was caught 23 times for the 2005 White Sox A.J. Burnett finished the season with a major league-high 96 walks, the fourth time in five years that nobody has walked 100 batters. The last time that happened was 1871-81, when far fewer games were played per season Yankees outfielder and Hank Aaron Award nominee Brett Gardner, Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller, and Indians infielder Jose Ramirez shared the major league lead with 13 sacrifice bunts.


  13. PreviewRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... -- tied for the second-longest active streak in the majors (Jon Lester 19). (AP) -- Things quickly soured for A.J. Burnett after the All-Star break, leaving the 16-year veteran with a chance to become the first Philadelphia Phillies pitcher to lose ...


  14. Hamill: Even Mets fans agree Derek Jeter was a player worthy of admirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... safely model themselves after. New York Yankees player Derek Jeter holds the World Series trophy with teammates A.J. Burnett (from left), Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera and Robinson Cano in 2009. You don't have to root for the Bronx Bombers to admit ...


  15. What's next for the 'Pathetics' at the O.co? Only the baseball gods know ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... the inaugural AL wild-card game, too.) Today, Oakland sends Scott Kazmir (14-9, 3.44 ERA) to the mound to face A.J. Burnett (8-17, 4.40)-but the A's always have a starting-pitcher edge, it seems, before the offense or the bullpen decides to blow the ...


  16. Three-man rotation being considered for ALDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    ... on Sept. 18. Riding a three-man rotation through the entire playoffs, like the Yankees did with CC Sabathia , A.J. Burnett and Andy Pettitte in 2009, is almost impossible now because there aren't enough off-days in between. They currently only have ...


  17. Major League Baseball Update: Brandon McCarthy has perfect inning to remember with New York YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Glendale News-Press

    ... 8. McCarthy also became the fifth Yankees pitcher in their history to have an immaculate inning, joining Nova, A.J. Burnett (2009), Ron Guidry (1984) and Al Downing (1967). "In the seventh inning, I wanted to focus on keeping my head on the ball, ...


  18. McCarthy caps strong start with immaculate inningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Major League Baseball

    ... , who did it on May 8 against the Orioles. McCarthy is the fifth Yankee to achieve the feat, joining Nova, A.J. Burnett (2009), Ron Guidry (1984) and Al Downing (1967), according to ESPN Stats & Info. "It's something else you can add to your resume ...


  19. Two-Start Pitchers: Week 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | FakeTeams

    ... a good week! Good luck in the playoffs, and -- as always -- feel free to ask questions in the comments below. A.J. Burnett , Phillies 2014: 8-16, 197 IP, 8.04 K/9, 3.79 BB/9, 50.4 GB%, 4.34 ERA, 1.38 WHIP I was surprised Burnett made it past the ...


  20. Morton returns to Pirates' rotation against Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... out, but that's a good sign for the Pirates. He's been dealing with elbow soreness after getting hit with an A.J. Burnett pitch on Thursday. Hurdle said Saturday that Marte was available off the bench, but only as a pinch-runner. He was in the midst ...