Comments on: Pirates Notebook: Opening Day Start a First for A.J. Burnett Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 05:01:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: Yankees319 Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:11:20 +0000 The Burnett who pitched for the Pirates last year bears little resemblance to the Burnett who struggled in his three years with the Yankees. I wouldn’t be surprised if he returns to that previous form.