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Pirates and Phillies Continue to Discuss A.J. Burnett

Pirates and Phillies Continue to Discuss A.J. Burnett

Jim Bowden has the latest update on the A.J. Burnett rumors between the Pirates and Phillies.

https://twitter.com/JimBowdenESPNxm/status/493051417079607296

There's not really much new information here, as we knew the Pirates had shown interest in Burnett, but didn't like his salary. The interest from the Pirates has been described as "mild", and they don't like his 2015 player option. I guess the news here is that Bowden classifies the talks as alive.

Meanwhile, Jake Peavy is going to the San Francisco Giants, according to Jon Heyman.

https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/status/493051761767088130

The Giants have been one of the teams looking for starters, although Peavy has been struggling this year, so I'm not sure if this completes their search. The Giants and Pirates both had...

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