A.J. Burnett

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Pirates All-Star Picks Give Team A Boost

Monday’s announcement of four Pirates selected to play in the MLB All-Star Game carried not only history, but a good sign for the future of the ball club.

07/08/2015

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Alvarez’s RBI Single In 9th Lifts Pirates Past Padres, 2-1

Pedro Alvarez singled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

07/06/2015

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4 Pirates Selected For MLB All-Star Game

Four Pittsburgh Pirates have been selected for the MLB All-Star Game.

07/06/2015

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Reds Outlast Pirates 5-4 In 13 Innings On Phillips’ Homer

Brandon Phillips led off the top of the 13th inning with his fourth homer of the season to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.

06/26/2015

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Nationals End Pirates’ 8-Game Win Streak With 4-1 Victory

Joe Ross struck out 11 in his third major league start, and the Washington Nationals beat A.J. Burnett and the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Friday night to end their eight-game winning streak.

06/19/2015

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Dunlap: A.J. Burnett Winning City Over Again

A.J. Burnett lost Monday night. You can read it right there in the box score, in the game log, in the chronicle of that rain-fragmented game played against the Milwaukee Brewers. He has, however, won over these Pittsburgh Pirates for a second time.

93-7 The Fan–06/09/2015

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Dunlap: What If A.J. Can’t Walk Away?

Forget an ending with this 2015 victory lap, how about a second encore in 2016?

93-7 The Fan–05/13/2015

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Burnett Pitches Pirates Past Phillies 7-2

A.J. Burnett pitched seven strong innings in his return to Philadelphia, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Phillies 7-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive win.

05/12/2015

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Stable Veterans Flying Under The Radar Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball Team

A lot of fantasy baseball owners like to grab a rookie early and wait for him to pan out on the field. That can take all season, though. Sometimes, it’s best to grab the non-flashy veterans with the steady statistics instead, because at least they’re playing every day—and playing at a level you can rely on to win your league.

05/09/2015

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Pirates Bust Loose, End 5-Game Slide With 7-2 Win Over Reds

A.J. Burnett limited the Cincinnati Reds for seven effective innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a five-game losing streak with a 7-2 win on Thursday night.

05/07/2015

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Adams Gives Cardinals 2-1 Win Over Pirates In 10 Innings

Matt Adams hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the 10th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.

05/02/2015

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Bryant’s 3 RBIs Lead Cubs Over Pirates 5-2

Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunning, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

04/20/2015

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Greene Throws 8 Strong Innings As Tigers Beat Pirates 2-0

Shane Greene pitched eight strong innings and the Detroit Tigers bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

04/14/2015

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Reds Beat Pirates 3-2, Sweep Opening Series

Joey Votto added to his resurgent series with his first homer since May 10, and Gregory Polanco’s ninth-inning error sent the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 victory and a season-opening sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

04/09/2015

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Pirates Looking Forward To Opening Day As Spring Training Winds Down

Seventeen years in MLB, A.J. Burnett is coming back to Pittsburgh to finish out his career where he can be happy.

03/27/2015

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