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Glenn, Lou and Christian kick off the show talking about yesterday's blockbuster trade and address all the critics who say the Red Sox gave up too many top prospects.
Your browser does not support iframes. Pirates star Andrew McCutcheon delivers on a pregame promise to former teammate A . J . Burnett to hit two home runs . Your browser does not support iframes. TRIVIA ANSWER: Dave Morehead, whose only mistake was a second
Ramirez and Anibal Sanchez (among others). He would have preferred to keep the prospects and pursue a free agent pitcher like A . J . Burnett (who ended up signing a five-year, $55 million deal with the Blue Jays). More recently, Henry's public admission
50 years to have five straight seasons of at least 160 innings pitched between those ages. Of those, three (Dempster, A . J . Burnett and Bronson Arroyo ) are active and just turned 35. Another ( Ted Lilly ) is active and just concluded his age 36 season
The Yankees knew that it was time to move A . J . Burnett . It was February, and New York had explored a fair number of options with the right-hander. At one point in the offseason
liberate the money to sign Cody Ross, while the Yankees dealt A . J . Burnett (picking up the tab for approximately $19 million of the ..... few huge long-term deals ( CC Sabathia , Mark Teixeira , A . J . Burnett -- all signed initially in the offseason of 2008-09), they
extension to prevent him from opting out after three years), and they also pushed a five-year, $82.5 million deal to A . J . Burnett . But those have been the only multi-year commitments to starters made by New York. As such, they’ve been in position
Kimbrel, who also uses the grip, throws a hard curve that moves more side-to-side like a slider. “You look at Kimbrel or A . J . Burnett or other guys around the league, Cody Allen, that throw the harder curveball, quite a few of them use the fingertip or
starts. He figured he was there in case of an emergency, which is exactly what happened. Former teammates Josh Beckett and A . J . Burnett pitched dueling shutouts through seven and then the bullpens kept things scoreless well into extra innings. “One by one, pitchers
2014 – The Royals also are talking to the Phillies about A . J . Burnett but a trade is not close, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Sources: #Phillies talking to #Royals about A . J . Burnett . No indication that deal is close. ‘ Ken Rosenthal (@Ken
s financial might since it acquired Sabathia (7 years, $161 million), Mark Teixeira (8 years, $180 million) and A . J . Burnett (5 years, $82.5 million) in the offseason following the 2008 season — a flurry of moves that netted New York a championship
that he led off in the first inning with a homer; the previous instance came on Sept. 23, 2006, when he went deep off of A . J . Burnett for his second big league homer. It was the Sox’ third homer by their first batter of the game in 2013; the previous two were