The month of August was not a particularly sharp month for veteran A.J. Burnett. After tossing a two-run 8.2 innings performance in Cincinnati to start the month, the right-hander allowed at least four runs in each of his next four starts, posting a 5.18 ERA overall. But as the calendar changed on Saturday, perhaps so did Burnett, who was impressive in Milwaukee.
Burnett took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, and held the Brewers to just two hits overall in his 25th start of the season.
Things started off very sharp for Burnett. Of the first six batters he faced, he struck out five of them. Not until the third inning had Burnett allowed a base runner. Carlos Gomez drew a leadoff walk, but the running game hurt the veteran in the end.
Burnett doesn't throw quick to home. Pair that...
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