David Todd of ESPN 970 had Neal Huntington on his show this afternoon, discussing why the Pittsburgh Pirates didn't tender A.J. Burnett a qualifying offer. The podcast might eventually go up on David's page, but for now here is his summary of the Burnett conversation.

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Neal Huntington said that the Pirates couldn't afford $14 M for Burnett. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

There are a lot of things to unpack from this. First, if the Pirates feel that they can't spend $14 M on one player, then that's going to create problems for them in the future. Taking that literally, that means they can only afford Andrew M...

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