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The idea during the offseason is to address your biggest needs, and the Yankees have done just that. By trading A.J. Burnett, the Yankees unloaded a pitcher that was clearly a bad signing and couldn’t cut it in New York. The departure of Burnett also left a huge hole within the organization, however. As you may know, A.J. was in charge of smashing his teammates in the face with...
Pittsburgh Pirates righthander A.J. Burnett was scheduled to fly back to Pittsburgh on Wednesday night after he was struck in the eye by a ball during a bunting drill.
BUrnett, who was acquired from the New York Yankees in a trade earlier this month, was hit in the right temple as he attempted to bunt.
He was attended to by a team trainer before walking off the field holding a...
You know the MLB season is about to begin when you start hearing stuff like this.A.J. Burnett, the Pirates newest pitcher, fouled a ball off his right eye during a bunting competition today at Pirate City. Nobody thinks it's a serious thing, but either way he's flying to Pittsburgh tonight to have it looked at.Who knows, maybe an eye patch is all Burnett needs to really become a Pirate.
Starter A.J. Burnett was scheduled to return to Pittsburgh Wednesday night after fouling a ball off his face in a bunting competition Wednesday morning
During the bunting competition at Pirate City today, newly acquired right-hander A.J. Burnett fouled a ball off his face. Burnett was checked out by the training staff and when exiting the field, Burnett joked, “this isn’t over yet.”
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle wasn’t on the field during the bunting competition to see what happened, but a trainer told me he was fine.
Pirates starter A.J. Burnett was scheduled to return to Pittsburgh Wednesday night after fouling a ball off his right eye during a bunting competition Wednesday morning, the team announced.
((HT: ESPN))He got to bunt a ball off his face while taking BP in the cage today...Not the welcome back he was looking for...As Ravvy says, Burnett is heading back to Pittsburgh to have his eye looked at...The HQ, naturally, hopes everything is okay after the shiner disappears...
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett was struck in the face by a batted ball on Wednesday, and will fly from the team’s spring training complex to Pittsburgh to have his right eye examined by team doctors.
The former Yanees pitcher was injured as he hit during...
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett was struck in the face by a batted ball on Wednesday, and will fly from the team's spring training complex to Pittsburgh to have his right eye examined by team doctors.
When A.J. Burnett was traded to Pittsburgh last week, everyone was wondering who would fill the righty’s role as the designated pie thrower.
Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett fouled a ball off his face near his right eye this morning during a bunting drill in spring training camp. An initial examination indicated the injury was not serious.
A.J. Burnett bunted a ball into his right eye socket Wednesday morning, leaving the Pirate City field with a trainer pressing a towel to the impacted area. Manager Clint Hurdle said, "He'll be all right."
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett was struck in the face by a batted ball on Wednesday, and will fly from the team's spring training complex to Pittsburgh to have his right eye examined by team doctors.
Good morning from Pirate City.
– Today’s scheduled pitchers to throw live BP:
Field 1: A.J. Burnett, Jeff Locke, Logan Kensing, Tim Wood
Field 2: Jeff Karstens, Daniel Moskos, Bryan Morris, Mike Crotta
Field 3: Kyle McPherson, Rudy Owens, Jared Hughes
Field 4: Kevin Correia, Gerrit Cole, Justin Wilson, Duke Welker
The pitchers will throw “two innings”, 18 pitches per inning...