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  1. Moments in Rays History: Carlos Pena's 2007Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | DRays Bay

    He stepped into the box as the third batter of the game against the Toronto Blue Jays . Akinori Iwamura and Jorge Velendia had both just struck out against A.J. Burnett who was trying to cap off a successful season with a victory.

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  2. Building The Perfect MLB FanDuel Lineup For April 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Rant Sports

    ... will be able to complete their matchup tonight even if it starts with a rain delay. Therefore, I still like A.J. Burnett as my pitcher tonight against the free-swinging Cubs that have the fourth highest strikeout percentage in the league so far. ...

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  3. Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Preview, Monday 4/20, 6:05 CTRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... Cub. He allowed three homers that day, but only one of those players ( Pedro Alvarez ) is still on the Pirates. A.J. Burnett was pretty bad last year with the Phillies , but he has made two decent starts for Pittsburgh this year in what is almost ...

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  4. Simon first up as Tigers welcome YankeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Detroit Tigers

    ... runs over their past five games, but they also faced a trio of tough hurlers in Chris Sale, Jeff Samardzija and A.J. Burnett over that span. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said that he is not concerned about the team's bats. Heading into Sunday, Detroit ...

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  5. On the Pirates: Gregory Polanco playing catch-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Post-gazette.com

    ... strikeouts per nine innings, tied with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the best in the league. Francisco Liriano, A.J. Burnett and Gerrit Cole combined for 43 strikeouts in 36 innings in their first two starts. "I probably couldn't be more proud of the ...

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  6. Stephen Nesbitt's Pirates baseball chat transcript: 4.16.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Post-gazette.com

    ... the past two games. Not a recipe for scoring runs, or for winning. They spoiled a couple great starts by A.J. Burnett and Francisco Liriano because they couldn't get men on base. They even pulled Liriano earlier than Clint Hurdle really wanted to ...

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  7. Pirates notebook: Starling Marte has new lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Brink and Stephen J. Nesbitt look back on the first week of the Pirates season. Bonus audio from right-hander A.J. Burnett. Marte was back in the starting lineup Wednesday, in large part because of his track record against Detroit Tigers starter ...

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  8. Greene throws 8 strong innings as Tigers beat Pirates 2-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Northern Michigan News

    ... inning, and Jose Iglesias each had two hits. Ian Kinsler add an RBI single in the eighth. Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett (0-1) pitched effectively allowing only one run in 6 2/3 innings. He scattered seven hits, struck out eight and walked two. A ...

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  9. Jim Leyland Watches Behind Home Plate As Clint Hurdle Gets EjectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CBS Local

    ... inning, and Jose Iglesias each had two hits. Ian Kinsler add an RBI single in the eighth. Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett (0-1) pitched effectively allowing only one run in 6 2/3 innings. He scattered seven hits, struck out eight and walked two. A ...

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  10. BC-BBO--Pirates-Burnett's Homecoming,1st Ld-WritethruRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Erie Times News

    "' A.J. Burnett's "homecoming" was everything he could have hoped for. Except for taking a tough-luck loss.

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  11. HandcuffedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Herald Star Online

    ... inning, and Jose Iglesias each had two hits. Ian Kinsler add an RBI single in the eighth. Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett (0-1) pitched effectively allowing only one run in 6 2/3 innings. He scattered seven hits, struck out eight and walked two. A ...

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  12. Efficient Greene makes history in dominating PiratesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Major League Baseball

    ... 4/14/15: Jose Iglesias runs to his right and fields a grounder at deep short, making a strong throw to retire A.J. Burnett at first "When a guy is throwing the ball that well, we're able to move with pitches," Kinsler said. "He's commanding the side ...

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  13. Shane GreeneRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sports Network

    The 26-year-old right-hander threw eight more shutout innings in a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Acquired in December from the New York Yankees, Greene gave up three hits, no walks and struck out three over his eight frames, retiring the final 10 batters he faced to outduel veteran A.J. Burnett.

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  14. Ron Cook: A.J. Burnett's approval will go long way for Francisco CervelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Post-gazette.com

    ... start, as the game when he felt and looked like he belonged. "He knows what we had with Russ," Pirates starter A.J. Burnett said of Cervelli. "You're starting to see what we have with him. We picked up a hell of a catcher." It's not as if Cervelli ...

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  15. Game 8 Preview: Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh PiratesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Bless You Boys

    Pitching Matchup: RHP Shane Greene vs. RHP A.J. Burnett After years of watching home runs fly over his head in the launchpad ballparks of the AL East, A.J. Burnett accepted a trade to the Pittsburgh Pirates weeks before the 2012 season. It was here that Burnett had two of the most successful campaigns of his career, allowing a combined 3.41 ERA and 1.23 WHIP in 393 1/3 innings.

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  16. Coming Soon: Aaron NolaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | FakeTeams

    ... fall below the 6' line of demarcation. Nola throws from a 3/4 arm slot that, when viewed, reminds me a lot of A.J. Burnett from a visual standpoint. The delivery is easy and fluid, and can help Nola with its' deceptiveness when it is consistent. ...

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  17. The Strikeout Indicator FailureRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Baseball Musings

    ... had a strikeout rate of at least 7.0 per nine IP. The highest in game BABIP that met those criteria belonged to A.J. Burnett on 6/26/2010, pitching for the Yankees against the Dodgers. He struck out five in three innings, but walked six, and batters ...

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  18. Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Studs and Duds for April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | BleacherReport

    ... Astros lineup. Jay Bruce got off to a strong start on Opening Day, but he's bound to cool off against A.J. Burnett. Not only does Burnett have Bruce's number during his career, he's stymied him on multiple occasions and never allowed him to hit a ...

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  19. First Pitch: April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Sporting News

    Editor's note : FanDuel is the leader in 1-day fantasy sports. Join FanDuel today and get your piece of $2.5 million in daily prizes! Jay Bruce is just 3-for-27 with 10 Ks in his career against A.J. Burnett, but teammate Zack Cozart doesn't mind facing the right-hander.

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  20. PIttsburgh Pirates picked to finish 69-93 in GameSided's simulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Rum Bunter

    ... the 69-93 record suddenly seems likely. That would mean injuries for long stretches to Francisco Liriano and A.J. Burnett , blows that cannot be withstood by an arguably front-heavy rotation. But hey, Locke kept it in the yard! So, that's something. ...

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