Tag: A.J. Burnett

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Preview: The Starting Rotation

The Pirates starting rotation shaped up to be a battle for one spot, but Jeff Karstens started having shoulder problems. Karstens appears likely on...

Prospect Notebook: Stolmy Pimentel Dominates, While A.J. Burnett . . ....

Well, okay, A.J. Burnett isn't a prospect, but he was pitching against them today as the Yankees' AAA and AA squads visited Pirate City....

A.J. Burnett Struggles With His Curveball Today at Pirate City

A.J. Burnett got a start today at Pirate City, going up against the Toronto Blue Jays' Triple-A squad. The right-hander went five innings, giving...

Pirate City Notes: Jameson Taillon and A.J. Burnett Starting Today

The Triple-A and Double-A teams are home for the second day in a row. Today they'll be going up against Toronto's farm system, and...

Pirates Notebook: Pitchers Buying Into The Pickoff; Burnett Has His Best...

It's starting to become a familiar sight this Spring to see a Pirates pitcher picking off a runner at first. On Thursday, James McDonald...

Pirates Notebook: Clichés Are True in the Short Term, Useless in...

It's very cliché. You hear it all the time during Spring Training right after a starter had a bad outing. "This is one of those...

Pirates Notebook: Leroux Getting His Strength Back; Burnett’s Spring Prep

When I was looking over Chris Leroux's stats for the 2013 Annual, I noticed two red flags in his pitch selection. First, I noticed...

Pirates Name Burnett Opening Day Starter

Clint Hurdle has announced today that A.J. Burnett will be his Opening Day starter when the Pirates take on the Chicago Cubs on Monday,...

First Pitch: The Starting Pitching Depth

With yesterday's news that the Pirates were adding Jonathan Sanchez, and today's news that they're still on track to sign Francisco Liriano, the starting...

Burnett and the NL Cy Young Chase

Every start by A.J. Burnett is must-see TV for a Pirate fan this year.  His last 2 starts were a complete game 1-hitter and...
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