Found February 17, 2012 on
North Side Notch:
Jon from McEffect, Brian from Raise the Jolly Roger, Cory from Three Rivers Burgh Blog, and myself are back at it with the third of our weekly installments of the Pirates Round Table Podcast.
We discuss a little bit of everything going on from A.J. Burnett to Gustavo Nunez. Definitely worth a listen. It will be up on iTunes shortly.
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A couple of major hurdles have been cleared in a potential A.J. Burnett deal with the Pirates since this morning.
The Yankees and Pirates have apparently settled on a deal where the Pirates will pay between $13 and $15 million of the $33 million Burnett is owed over the next two seasons, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com.
The final number will depend on which prospects...
Pitchers and catchers are due to report to camp this Sunday so the Yankees want a deal for A.J. Burnett done by Saturday, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
The Yankees are currently at an impasse with the Pittsburgh Pirates. They are holding out in an attempt to only pay $10 million of the $33 million he is owed while the Yankees are hoping for them to pick up at least...
Kicking off today’s A.J. Burnett watch with an update of my own. Last night I wrote in my blog that the Pittsburgh Pirates shouldn’t cave to the New York Yankees, and instead should wait them out, hoping the Yankees budge on their demand to get more money or more prospects.
My feeling was that it doesn’t make sense for the Pirates to rush to take a deal on Tuesday, paying ...
After several days of reports and speculation of a deal, the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees finally agreed on a trade that will send starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh in exchange for relief pitcher Diego Moreno and outfielder Exicardo Cayones. The Yankees also agreed to pay all but $13 million dollars of Burnett's $31.1 million dollar salary remaining...
The February 17th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of ...
Yankees gain salary relief, prospects in shedding right-handed starter
Seems there are two prominent schools of thought around here regarding the Pirates' pursuit of A.J. Burnett from the New York Yankees.
Well, after days of breathless anticipation, countless efforts by the Yankees’ media shills to invent a “mystery team” to ratchet up the pressure on the Pirates, and about a billion updates all saying more or less the same thing, the deal for A.J. Burnett appears to be about done. The latest reports have it down to the last details and expected to go today to the Commissioner’s...
Of all the divisions, the amnesty clause may benefit more clubs in the AL East than any other division. In case you missed our review of the AL West and AL Central, make sure you check them out. Without further ado, lets jump into this.
Yankees- Having the highest payroll in all of baseball you're going to have a few contracts you would like to get rid of. Sure you could...
Rod Barajas is a naturally cheery fellow. Nevertheless, the new Pirates catcher's smile was especially wide Saturday, as he contemplated an imminent reunion with the newest Pirate -- right-hander A.J. Burnett.