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Clint Hurdle Talks Final Conversation With A.J. Burnett

After watching AJ Burnett sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle got on the phone and called his former pitcher and then talked with Starkey and Mueller about what was said in that conversation.

93-7 The Fan–02/13/2014

A.J. Burnett

Bob Walk: We Are Not As Good On Paper Without Burnett

Walk says even though Burnett is a big loss it’s not time to hit the panic button. There are guys who can step up.

93-7 The Fan–02/13/2014

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Burnett Agrees To 1-Year Deal With Phillies

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett has reportedly agreed to a one-year contact with the Philadelphia Phillies.

02/12/2014

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Report: Phillies In Negotiations With A.J. Burnett

News came out last week that Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro no longer was interested in trying to sign former Pirates Starter AJ Burnett, but that all changed last night as reports have surfaced that multiple teams are currently negotiating with Burnett, and the Phillies are one of them.

93-7 The Fan–02/11/2014

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Sports Illustrated: Pirates Have Failed To Hold Up Their End Of Bargain

It has been noted time and time again around here that the Pirates haven’t been very active on the free agent market while also losing key players from their playoff run last year. Now Sports Illustrated is weighing in with a not-so-favorable opinion saying that the Pirates have failed to hold up their end of the bargain.

93-7 The Fan–02/03/2014

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Report: Burnett Will Pitch, But Possibly Not For Pirates

Pirates Pitcher A.J. Burnett will pitch in 2014, according to a report.

01/28/2014

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Pirates GM Neal Huntington Talks AJ Burnett’s Future And Other Offseason Moves

Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss the future for AJ Burnett, the improvement the minor league system has made during his tenure and contributions of players like Starter Edinson Volquez and Outfielder Gregory Polanco.

93-7 The Fan–01/15/2014

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Ray Searage Says He Doesn’t Expect A.J. Burnett To Return

Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage joined The Fan Morning Show live from the team’s voluntary workouts in Bradenton, FL on Thursday to talk about their preparation for the 2014 season.

93-7 The Fan–01/09/2014

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Pirates Not The Only Team Waiting To Hear From AJ Burnett

As the Pirates wait to hear back from starter AJ Burnett about whether or not he intends on playing again in 2014 or retiring to spend time with his family, the Baltimore Orioles find themselves in the same situation as they have identified Burnett as their top target remaining on the market.

93-7 The Fan–01/07/2014

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USA Today’s John Perrotto: Pirates Moves Are A Risk, But Worth It

Does the singings of Morton and Volquez mean the Pirates have moved on from AJ Burnett?

93-7 The Fan–12/12/2013

A.J. Burnett

Trib’s Sawchik Pessimistic About Burnett’s Return

Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

93-7 The Fan–12/07/2013

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Pirates Beat Writer Rob Biertempfel: Bucs Still Interested In AJ Burnett

After word came out today that the Pirates did not extend a qualifying offer to Pitcher AJ Burnett, Tribune-Review Pirates Beat Writer Rob Biertempfel got on the phone with General Manager Neal Huntington and then talked to Starkey, Miller and Mueller about the teams plan for their free-agent-to-be.

11/04/2013

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A.J. Burnett: “I’ll Be Back With The Pittsburgh Pirates Or Retire”

There have been a lot of questions surrounding Pirates pitcher — and free agent — A.J. Burnett since the Pirates’ season ended.

93-7 The Fan–10/21/2013

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Walk On Wednesday: Hurdle’s Lineup Adjustments Went A Long Way

Former Pirates pitcher and current color commentator Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for his weekly “Walk on Wednesday” interview.

93-7 The Fan–10/02/2013

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Sid Bream Going To Game, Hoping For A Pirates Win In Play-In Game

Despite his history playing against the Pirates, former Pirate Sid Bream says he’s still pulling for the Pirates in the playoffs and is even more excited for their fans to get the playoff team they’ve long deserved.

09/30/2013

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