Comments on: A.J. Burnett Trade Likely to Get Done http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:57:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Michael Hoffman http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12361 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 22:08:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12361 Two Guys named Harry -I dont like Neal but he isnt giving up any of his prized farm system guys,it will be two guys who are not going to be part of the future of the big club

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By: Todd Smith http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12337 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:49:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12337 I would actually hang on to Correia, otherwise it would kind of defeat the purpose of adding depth to the rotation.  Let Correia and Karstens battle it out in the Spring for the #5 spot in the rotation, and put the loser in the bullpen.  If one stumbles during the year, they can make a switch without dumping anybody.  Use Lincoln, Locke, Owens, etc as depth at AAA to get called up in case of injuries.

It worked out real well having Karstens in the pen last year to step up when Ohlendorf went down.  I think Correia could fill the same role this year, and there is certainly no guarantee that Karstens can put up the same kind of numbers this year as he did last year.

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By: Bucco Inc http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12328 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 13:36:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12328 Not sure why everyone is so negative about the idea of the Pirates making this trade. 

Burnett would give them some stability, and buy them the two years needed until Cole and Tallion show up. 

My early season prediction is Morton and JMAC both takes two steps forward.. Combine that with two veterans in Bedard and Burnett and toss is the wild card Karstens and the rotation has a chance to be really really good. 

Trade Corria before camp opens, even if you have to eat some of his paycheck. 

That leaves Lincoln, Locke, Owens, McPherson, Wilson as options to go to if someone has a DL stint. 

LETS GET THIS DONE! 

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12326 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:55:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12326 Walker Gourley and Noah Krol

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12325 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:12:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12325 9 mill per for a guy whos never swung a major league bat. And if he cant play this year because he Ks half the time its a 3 year deal. Thats not even taking into account the culture shock a lot of Cubans have. Even the Marlins had same $ but 6 years I think thats fair. Starting to think people are way overpaying for these cuban guys chapman is never going to be worth his $ and Soler has issues as well. But his $ is gonna skyrocket

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By: Todd Smith http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12324 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 04:57:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12324 …because what this team really needs is a $9MM/year outfielder who isn’t quite ready for the majors.

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By: James Vargo http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12322 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 02:37:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12322 I’m hoping for a scenario like when the Brewers signed Suppan a couple years ago. He didn’t do much but eat up innings, while allowing the pitching staff to get on track. They started to learn how to win as a team. 
Spring must be close — eternal optimism has arrived.

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By: white angus http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12320 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 02:16:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12320 because of the money issues involved, im pretty sure MLB has to approve the trade even after its been agreed upon by the principals

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By: Todd Smith http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12319 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 02:04:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12319 The Nationals already saved us by taking Edwin Jackson.  Now we get the same pitcher for half the price.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/02/a-j-burnett-trade-likely-to-get-done.html#comment-12318 Tue, 14 Feb 2012 01:59:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=25683#comment-12318 I prefer the Pirates wait, maybe some other team will come in and save the Pirates from themselves.

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