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

    Thursday | 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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  2. Favorite players: What's the point?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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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  3. Marlon Byrd Remains Phils Elder StatesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  4. Burnett's return to Pirates follows his planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 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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  5. Liriano gets $2M signing bonus in Pirates dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | 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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  6. Burnett wants Ws in final seasonRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Herald Star Online

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

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  7. Bucs signing Liriano was importantRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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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  8. Dream of everyday catching in reach for CervelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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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  9. A.J. Burnett's return to Pirates follows plan of his own makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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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  10. Burnett: "You never get tired of hearing welcome back."Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    On Oct. 1, as the Pirates were in the process of losing, 8-0, to the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild-card game, A.J. Burnett was watching from home. He turned to his wife, Karen, with a question.

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  11. Scott Boras makes pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NorthJersey.com

    ... for 45-50 wins and 600 innings. The last time the Yankees went to the World Series, in 2009, CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett and Andy Pettitte totaled 46 wins and 632 innings. "They won a lot of World Series with that formula," Boras said, reaching back ...

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  12. Bringing Francisco Liriano back is important for a number of reasonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

    I did not think that Francisco Liriano was going to be a Pirate in 2015. I've written this and said this a few times, but I'll reiterate it one more time in my mea culpa: Liriano is a good pitcher.

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  13. My 2 Cents - Liriano, Alvarez, Trades, Free Agents, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Rum Bunter

    The Pirates have re-signed Frankie to a 3 year deal for $39M and I couldn't be happier. I've discussed this with a good friend of mine that the Pirates really should re-sign this guy for 3 years and that's exactly what they did.

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  14. Bob Smizik: Huntington gets it doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Liriano. I was dead wrong. Based on what he's done this offseason -- signing free-agent pitchers Liriano and A.J. Burnett and acquiring catcher Francisco Cervelli from the Yankees -- Huntington has a grade of A- or B+. The rotation figured to be ...

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  15. Shots Across the Bow: Pitching market clarifyingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... trade of Samardzija and the signing of Lester. The Pirates could use a talented pitcher to add to Gerrit Cole, A.J. Burnett, Jeff Locke and Vance Worley in the rotation, especially given the uncertainty surrounding Charlie Morton's hip surgery. ...

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  16. Bleacher Report's Complete 2014 MLB Winter Meetings Preview, PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | BleacherReport

    ... More than a month into the offseason, the top free-agent starting pitcher to sign is - drum roll, please - A.J. Burnett, who is almost 38, posted an ERA of 4.59 last year and took a pay cut to $8.5 million to return to the Pittsburgh Pirates. While ...

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  17. Today in Blue Jays historyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Bluebird Banter

    J.P. Ricciardi signed A.J. Burnett to a 5 year, $55 million contract, that included a opt-out clause. Burnett would team with Roy Halladay to make for a very good one-two punch at the top of our rotation, for 3 seasons.

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  18. Huntington could look to make big splash at MeetingsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... needs if the Bucs don't feel comfortable committing to Jeff Locke and Vance Worley behind Gerrit Cole and A.J. Burnett . Obviously, free agent Francisco Liriano remains the main target, with Edinson Volquez not far behind. The Pirates don't need any ...

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  19. Opt-outs: Not that badRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | McCovey Chronicles

    Or maybe Scherzer will sign a 3-year, $30 million contract with the Giants because he wants to play in San Francisco so badly. The Giants met with Jon Lester on Monday, and if they don't get him, they're expected to go after every other big name on the market this offseason.

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  20. Bucs eye starting pitching heading into Winter MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... the Pirates will also make a play for Edinson Volquez is. Volquez was signed a year ago as a replacement for A.J. Burnett , who has already returned. For the moment, the thought of a reunited veteran rotation of Burnett, Volquez and Liriano excites ...

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