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  1. Happy Birthday A.J. BurnettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Bluebird Banter

    A.J. has had a pretty nice career, 17 seasons, 164-157 record, with a 3.99 ERA in 435 games, 430 starts. He started his career with the Marlins , played there for 7 seasons, had a 49-50 record with a 3.73 ERA Then, in the winter before the 2005 season, J.P. Ricciardi signed A.J. to a 5-year, $55 million contract, that included a rather famous opt out cause, that came up after the third season.

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  2. Happy Birthday B.J. RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Bluebird Banter

    ... stretch without making the playoffs. He traded for Lyle Overbay and Troy Glaus. And signed Bengie Molina and A.J. Burnett as free agents. And he gave B.J. Ryan an insane amount of money to be closer for the Jays ($47 million over 5 years). Ryan was ...

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  3. Pirates' Record payroll lags when compared to most other MLB teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... portion of Aramis Ramirez" s $14 million salary after they traded for him). Andrew McCutchen made $10 million, A.J. Burnett made $8.5 million, and Neil Walker and Charlie Morton each made $8 million. Burnett, Walker, Morton and Pedro Alvarez are ...

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  4. Pirates" 2015 payroll highest in team history, but still near MLB cellarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... portion of Aramis Ramirez" s $14 million salary after they traded for him). Andrew McCutchen made $10 million, A.J. Burnett made $8.5 million, and Neil Walker and Charlie Morton each made $8 million. Burnett, Walker, Morton and Pedro Alvarez are ...

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  5. Yankees re-sign RHP Moreno to MiLB dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | YESNetwork

    The New York Yankees have re-signed RHP Diego Moreno to a minor-league contract, per the latest batch of minor-league transactions reported by Baseball America's Matt Eddy. Moreno, 28, was originally acquired in the deal that sent A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh in February 2012.

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  6. Walker was a legend on and off fieldRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Herald Star Online

    ... and conscientious demeanor put him in high regard among teammates. For one teammate, recently retired pitcher A.J. Burnett, Walker was one of the best. "This is a guy who has had success with the Marlins, Blue Jays and recently the Pirates," Brown ...

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  7. Today in Blue Jays history: A.J. Burnett signing, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | 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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  8. This Date in BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... with an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 5. Utley hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the first off A.J. Burnett and added a solo shot in the seventh. He joined Reggie Jackson as the only players to hit five home runs in a single World ...

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  9. This Date in BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... with an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 5. Utley hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the first off A.J. Burnett and added a solo shot in the seventh. He joined Reggie Jackson as the only players to hit five home runs in a single World ...

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  10. Retiring pitcher A.J. Burnett left his imprint on PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett, 38, waves goodbye to the fans after being removed in the seventh inning of his final game, against the Reds in Pittsburgh on Oct. 3. Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett, 38, waves goodbye to the fans after being removed in the seventh inning of his final game, against the Reds in Pittsburgh on Oct. 3. A.J. Burnett 's post-baseball mornings will begin at 5:50. Burnett was known as an early riser during his pitching career, preferring to complete his workouts at dawn, but now he has another reason.

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  11. Ask BD: Will the Pirates re-sign Joakim Soria?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Bucs Dugout

    ... Ben Zobrist, Jeff Samardzija, Mat Latos, Mike Leake, Scott Kazmir, Tyler Glasnow, Jung-Ho Kang, Radhames Liz, A.J. Burnett. Melancon: 65% Cervelli: 95% Alvarez: 30% Walker: 70% Happ: 35% Blanton: 25% Zobrist: 3% Samardzija: 7% Latos: 5% Leake: 1% ...

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  12. 5 Free Agents Minnesota Twins Must Target In 2015-16 MLB OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... allowed and runs scored. With the youth in the field, the Twins mostly need more pitching to get over the hump. A.J. Burnett has been relegated to the middle of the Pittsburgh Pirates rotation. He could be an ace for the Twins. With Kyle Gibson and ...

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  13. DYK? Joey Bats' b-day feat among G3 raritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Kansas City Royals

    ... 1955-60. Among active pitchers, only Bartolo Colon and Jaime Garcia have also done so twice. ( Tim Hudson and A.J. Burnett would be on the list as well, but both retired after the 2015 season.) With 11 runs, Toronto set a franchise ALCS scoring ...

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  14. Pirates' A.J. Burnett sails into the sunset - with a fishing rodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    A.J. Burnett's post-baseball mornings will begin at 5:50. Burnett was a notorious early riser during his career, preferring to complete his workouts at dawn, but now he has another reason.

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  15. Nick Cafardo I Sunday Baseball Notes Yes, baseball's old guys can still get the job doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... Blue Jays, has really excelled since his one year in Boston. You have pitchers in this group, as well. At 38, A.J. Burnett was terrific for the Pirates (9-7, 3.18 ERA in 164 innings), a mainstay in their rotation. Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey , 40, and ...

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  16. The BP Wayback Machine: The Ups and Downs of A.J. Burnett by Baseball ProspectusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Baseball Prospectus

    With the Pirates heading home at the hands of the Cubs, one of the most enigmatic pitchers we've seen over the last two decades will go out into that good night. In honor of his retirement, and to look back at his long, successful career, let's review 17 years of BP Annual comments about him, as he grew from the pitcher who couldn't quite live up to his immense potential into a veteran leader on one of the league's best pitching staffs.

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  17. 2015 MLB Playoffs: How far will the Pirates go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | ESPN

    ... pitch Game 5, if necessary. Advance to the NLCS, and Cole and Liriano will take four of the seven turns -- add A.J. Burnett (3.18 ERA, 17 quality starts in 26 turns) and J.A. Happ, and the Bucs might have October's best postseason rotation quartet. ...

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  18. 22 years is a long timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Bluebird Banter

    ... if he was expected to compete with the Yankees and Red Sox . He would go on to add Lyle Overbay , Troy Glaus , A.J. Burnett , B.J. Ryan and several others to the team. He did get us a second place finish in 2006, but inconsistent support from ...

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  19. How the Pirates put together another postseason contenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... a chance," Huntington said, "oeand (maybe) the freak injuries wouldn't pop up again this year. A year after A.J. Burnett left the Pirates for the Phillies, there was an opportunity for a discount. After leading the NL in strikeout and groundball ...

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  20. Wild Card game exposes the biggest flaw in MLB's playoff systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The MLB playoffs begin in earnest tonight as the New York Yankees host the Houston Astros in the 1-game Wild Card play-in game. Tomorrow, on the National League side, the Chicago Cubs will make their first post-season appearance since 2008 when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh.

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