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Burnett Continues To Be Wild, Josh Donaldson Makes A's Victorious In Extras

#455889628 / While the Eagles were wrapping up their third win of the season in three games, A.J. Burnett took the mound in Oakland to close out the Phillies' three-game series against the Athletics. Burnett was wild, but also injured; he looks like someone who is unwilling to quit....
Via Philliedelphia
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phils Come Up Short

The Phillies ended their west coast swing this week with an extra inning loss to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. The A’s took the series from the Phils, and Philadelphia went 2-5 on the trip. A.J. Burnett started for the Phillies and struggled badly early on. He lasted just 4.1 innings, and allowed six earned […]
Via Philly Sports Live
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 156: Phillies at Athletics

Philadelphia Phillies (71-84) at Oakland Athletics (84-70) Starting Pitchers: PHI: A.J. Burnett (8-17, 4.40 ERA) vs. OAK: Scott Kazmir (14-9, 3.44 ERA)  Time: 4:05 EST, Coliseum TV: CSN Weather: Sunny, 71 Media: Twitter and Facebook A note for today: The Phillies look to pick up a series win against the AL’s second Wild Card team. Burnett looks to end his season strong...
Via Phillies Nation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Burnett takes the Hill in Rubber Match Against the A's

#455806758 / Yesterday, the Phillies (71-84) shutout the A’s (84-70), tying the series at a game apiece. The pitching in the game was excellent. Starter, Jerome Williams (6-7 4.71 ERA), pitched seven strong innings, only giving up four hits and a walk. The bullpen followed with two scoreless innings,...
Via Philliedelphia
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rock Bottom

The Philadelphia Phillies signed several veterans this off-season in hopes that each one of them would contribute enough to help the team remain competitive. The last veteran they signed was A.J. Burnett. Burnett was coming off a trip to the post-season a year ago with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has experience, having pitched in both […]
Via Philly Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Burnett Timid About Future After Latest Loss

#490430055 / When the Phillies signed AJ Burnett to a one-year, $16 million contract, they hoped that he would offer a great option out of the three spot in the rotation. Not only did Amaro get a proven veteran starter, but Burnett would be playing comfortably in an area...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Angels tried trading for A.J. Burnett, the AL West race is over

The September 2nd, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels tried trading for A.J. Burnett, the AL West race is over and much more… The Story: The Angels tried to trade for A.J. Burnett. The Monkey Says: And failed because they wanted him to decline his 2015 player option. That seems like a lot to ask for a guy who already was likely reticent...
Via Monkey with a Halo
19 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ Burnett says he will likely retire after season

#453357756 / At the trade deadline, A.J. Burnett's player option may have kept him from joining another team. With a potentially expensive deal being locked in, cash-strapped teams feared Burnett would stick around. After tonight's loss to the Seattle Mariners, Burnett may have been speaking from the standpoint of...
Via Philliedelphia
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles talking with Phillies about AJ Burnett trade?

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Baltimore Orioles have had "preliminary talks" with the Philadelphia Phillies regarding starting pitcher A.J. Burnett.Phillies and Orioles have had very preliminary talks on a trade that would send A.J. Burnett to Baltimore, sources tell @FOXSports1.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 19, 2014First of all, let's not get ahead...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Burnett signing could have deep ripple effects

Hey, it's not our money. Thus concludes my analysis of the AJ Burnett signing. That is way oversimplifying things, but for a team likely contending for no more than third place, as long as Burnett doesn't cost prospects and won't affect the team after this season, the Phillies can waste their money however they want. That is a big part of why I like the Burnett deal...
Via PhilsBaseball
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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