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A.J. Burnett

A.J. Burnett

Pirates’ A.J. Burnett Dealing With Torn Calf Muscle

A.J. Burnett is wearing a walking boot over his torn right calf and isn’t sure when he’ll be ready to return.

06/14/2013

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Pirates Put Burnett On 15-Day DL With Calf Strain

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed ace A.J. Burnett on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf and filled his roster spot by activating right-hander Charlie Morton, who returns to the majors almost a year to the day after having Tommy John surgery.

06/13/2013

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Burnett Lifts Pirates In 6-2 Win Over Cubs

A.J. Burnett pitched into the ninth inning and Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin homered to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

06/08/2013

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Searage: Pirates Working On Pitch Efficiency

Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage joined Bob Pompeani to talk about the success of the pitching staff.

93-7 The Fan–06/01/2013

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Alvarez Sparks Rally In Pirates 5-3 Win Over Tigers

Pedro Alvarez’s two-run double sparked a seventh-inning rally and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Wednesday night.

05/29/2013

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Estrada, Gonzalez Lead Brewers Over Bucs, 2-1

Marco Estrada gave up one run over seven innings and Alex Gonzalez had a two-run double, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.

05/24/2013

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Pirates Fall To Astros 4-2 In 11 Innings

Jason Castro led off the 11th inning with a double and scored the go-ahead run on a close play at the plate as the Houston Astros topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Saturday night.

05/18/2013

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Brewers Run With Ease On McKenry

Colin Dunlap talked about the Pirates with Robby Incmikoski of Root Sports after the Pirates 5-1 loss to Milwaukee.

93-7 The Fan–05/14/2013

Starling Marte

Burnett, Pirates Shut Out Cardinals, 5-0

A.J. Burnett took a no-hitter into the seventh inning nearly 12 years after throwing the only one of his career, pitching the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

04/17/2013

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McCutchen Leads Bucs In 6-5 Win Over Reds

Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Friday night.

04/12/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Must Act Against Reds

Retribution doesn’t have a statute of limitations.

04/12/2013

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Pirates To Get Payback From Reds

Last year the Reds closer Aroldis Chapman beamed Pirates star Andrew McCutchen with a 100-mile per hour fastball to the back.

93-7 The Fan–04/12/2013

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Kershaw Limits Pirates To 2 Hits In Dodgers 1-0 Win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Clayton Kershaw followed up his sensational one-man show on opening day with seven innings of two-hit ball and nine strikeouts in a spirited duel with A.J. Burnett, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Pittsburgh 1-0 Saturday night for their second straight shutout win over the Pirates.

04/07/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Burnett Deserved Much Better

The Pirates trotted right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett out to the mound on Monday against the Cubs, the 36-year-old making his first Opening Day start in a career that began in 1999.

04/01/2013

Frank Coonelly

Pirates’ Coonelly: It’s Our Time

It is spring and hope springs eternal for Pittsburgh Pirates fans. The Pirates will take on the Cubs on Opening Day at 1:35 p.m. at PNC Park.

04/01/2013

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