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NEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates are close to agreement on a trade that would send pitcher A.J. Burnett to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a pair of minor leaguers.
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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...
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
Teams determining which two minor leaguers will be included
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...
Spring training has arrived! For the Angels, pitchers and catchers report on the 19th. This is going to be one of the more anticipated springs in Tempe in a long time. Adding Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson will do that to a team.
From what I heard, the Angels almost added a #5 starter by the name of A.J. Burnett. Burnett, who has been actively shopped by the Yankees, was reportedly...
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.