Tag: A.J. Burnett

The More Things Stay the Same, the More They Change

A little under a year ago, things weren’t exactly looking up for Neal Huntington and the Pirates’ front office. The team had improved significantly...

Pirates Take First Place in NL Central, Beat St. Louis 7-1

Lance Lynn was not a happy man Saturday night at PNC Park. The Pirates hung two runs on St. Louis' starter in the second...

Vogelsong, Giants Hold Pirates to Only Three Hits in 4-0 Loss

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Pirates went more than two months between games in which they were held scoreless and recorded three hits or fewer. On...

A.J. Burnett and Pirates Offense Bounce Back Strong for 8-1 Victory

SAN DIEGO -- The one-two punch of Francisco Liriano and A.J. Burnett turned around the Pirates' bad-luck losses by leading the charge on back-to-back...

First Pitch: The Reason the Pirates Could Be Successful For Many...

Baseball teams pay ridiculous prices for pitching. The Texas Rangers just traded a top 50 prospect and three Grade B pitching prospects a month...

First Pitch: Do the Pirates Finally Have the Best 25 Men...

There has been a lot of talk from various Pirates writers about having the "best 25" in Pittsburgh. You could make a strong argument...

Pirates Playoff Roster Projection: Choosing a Champion

This is not a jinx. On this day last year, the Pirates' playoff odds were hovering around 50 percent. Their chances to make the postseason...

First Pitch: What Would it Take to Extend A.J. Burnett?

Last night I wrote about how Francisco Liriano and A.J. Burnett are the 1-A and 1-B when it comes to Pirates aces. I also...

A.J. Burnett Twirls Complete Game for 5-1 Pirates Win

At long last, A.J. Burnett completed what he started. Nine innings, 110 pitches, wrapping up the Pirates' 5-1 series-winning victory over the Colorado Rockies...

First Pitch: Has Liriano Passed Burnett As the Staff Ace?

Tonight Francisco Liriano was the stopper for the Pirates, preventing them from slipping to a three game losing streak, and allowing the team to...
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