Sunday May 19
Charting A.J. Burnett's Resurgence With Pittsburgh Pirates
On February 20, 2012, New York Yankees fans rejoiced as A.J. Burnett was no longer on the team and they only had to eat $18 million of the $31 million remaining on his contract.
Thu May 16, 2013
Monitoring the Progress of the Process
With the Jays fresh of a sweep of the Giants I felt compelled to look at the actions of both teams front offices and see what it is that separates a perennial also-ran from a team that has won the World Series two of the last three years.
Tue May 14, 2013
National League Game Capsules
Norichika Aoki went 3-for-5 with three RBI and Marco Estrada spun seven innings of one run ball as the Brewers snapped a four-game skid with a 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Stadium showdown: Felix, CC meet in Bronx
Felix Hernandez will look to continue his mastery of the Yankees in the Bronx when the Mariners open a three-game series against New York on Tuesday night.
The Japan Times
Aoki sparks Brew Crew
Big night: Milwaukee's Norichika Aoki knocks the ball out of the glove of Pittsburgh catcher Michael McKenry to score in the fifth inning on Monday night.
Mon May 13, 2013
Hoyt's road to radio began on mound
Our precious loss. These words are etched onto a bench that sits in a pebbled plaza in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff, Ky.
Sun May 12, 2013
Felix takes the mound against Yankees in battle of aces
Hernandez has made seven starts as a visitor against the Yankees, and he is 5-2 with a 2.06 ERA, including two complete games.
Fri May 10, 2013
New York Post
A.J. thrives after escape from N.Y.
A.J. Burnett - 16-10 with a 3.51 ERA last year with Pittsburgh - is 3-3 with a 2.57 ERA and 62 strikeouts this season, when the Yankees are paying $8.5 million of his $16 million salary.
Thu May 09, 2013
Daily Hit List: Thursday, May 9 by Matthew Kory
Anibal Sanchez has a 1.97 ERA in 45 2/3 innings but is 3-3 because he lacks intestinal fortitude.
Wed May 08, 2013
Burnett terrific in duel; late homer sinks Pirates
So an implosion of cosmic proportions seemed inevitable. Something had to give. It turned out to be A.J. Burnett.
Major League Baseball
Aces Hernandez, Burnett to face off in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh's pitching staff silenced the Mariners' bats on Tuesday, but left-fielder Jason Bay hopes to change that as the Mariners look to split the brief two-game set on Wednesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Not What They Bargained For
B.J. Upton has struck out in almost one-third of his plate appearances in his first season for the Braves.
Mon May 06, 2013
Joe Girardi: The Impending Free Agent That Nobody Is Talking About
Chamberlain are just a few free agents that the New York Yankees will have to internally discuss this offseason, but another FA that anybody fails to give recognition to is manager Joe has been the Yankees manager since 2008.
Sat May 04, 2013
A.J. Burnett Earned A New Contract, The Pirates Need To Give Him One
Much has previously been made this season about A.J. Burnett and the possibility of his impending retirement at the the end of the 2013 season.
Bugs and Cranks
Cinco de Losers
The Blue Jays are playing like a bunch of hungover squirrels. They have taken it upon themselves to say, "We're done.
Call to the Pen
Pirates Pitching Spurs Revival
There has been a lot to celebrate lately for Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli, here slapping five with catcher Russell Martin.
The China Post
Holland commanding as Rangers beat Red Sox
Texas' Adrian Beltre had a three-run double among his four hits as the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-0 on Friday in a clash of American League divisional leaders.
Roto Roundup: Hanley Ramirez, Aroldis Chapman, Chris Davis, and Others
Ray Guilfoyle highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Friday night's MLB action, including Aroldis Chapman blowing up, A.J. Burnett dominating and another injury for Hanley Ramirez.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Magnificent A.J. Burnett Dilemma
A.J. Burnett has 57 strikeouts, just one punchout behind Yu Darvish for the Major League Baseball lead.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Big Lead
Doug Fister: The Most Dangerous Man in Baseball?
The big righty starts tonight in Houston for Detroit, where he'll look to increase his Major League-high total of eight hit batters.