The Pittsburgh Pirates keep getting connected to A.J. Burnett. Earlier today we heard from Jim Bowden that the Pirates and Phillies continued to discuss Burnett, and that the discussion revolved around how much salary the Phillies would pick up, and players to go the other way.

Last night I took a look at the trade values in this seller's market, determining that teams will probably have to pay $9.5 M per win on the trade market. Using that figure, we can take a look at Burnett's trade value, and determine just how much the Phillies should be giving up, and what type of prospects they can expect from the Pirates.

NOTE: The purpose here isn’t to suggest the Pirates are offering this amount for Burnett.  The purpose is to see the value of Burnett, using projected values based on the cu...

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