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Gameday 101: Giants at Phillies

San Francisco Giants (56-44) at Philadelphia Phillies (43-57) Starting Pitchers: SFG: Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 3.38) vs. PHI: A.J Burnett (6-9, 4.08) Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Thunder storms, 88 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: Both teams are looking for its starter to go deep into tonight’s game after a 14 inning affair last night. That might...
Via Phillies Nation
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Framing a Return to the Pirates for A.J. Burnett

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been heavily scouting starting pitchers that are said to be available at the trade deadline. They may end up turning to a familiar face. A.J. Burnett is said be open to returning the Pirates. His old teammates would be happy to welcome him back.   #Phillies’ Burnett not only prefers #Pirates as next club, but Bucs players said to be lobbying for his...
Via Hidden Vigorish
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Pittsburgh Emerging as Front Runners for Burnett

It is looking as though the Pittsburgh Pirates are emerging as a favorite to land Phillies starter A.J. Burnett. Ken Rosenthal of Foxsports.Com tweeted Tuesday that Burnett would prefer to return to Pittsburgh. Burnett, in his first year with the Phillies, pitched for the Pirates during the 2012, and 2013 seasons. Burnett had a great year in 2013 posting a 10-11 record with a 3...
Via Phillies Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Bartolo Colon, A.J. Burnett

David Price is the big prize among starting pitchers on the trade block. Jeff Samardzija has already been dealt, and it remains to be seen whether Cole Hamels or Cliff Lee will change teams by the deadline. Beyond that, there are plenty of mid level options. Two veteran hurlers, Bartolo Colon and A.J. Burnett, have seen their names mentioned frequently in the last week or so. The New...
Via Baseball News Source
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: A.J.Burnett to Baltimore?

Here we go again. The Batimore Orioles are interested in A.J. Burnett. Shocking right? However at this stage talks are “very preliminary
Via On-Base Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Latest Trade Rumors on Hamels, Burnett, Pigs

Good Sunday morning! Just 11 days away from the trade deadline, here are the latest trade rumors surrounding the Phillies. - Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe cites Major League sources, stating that if the Phillies find a taker for the entire remainder of Cole Hamels‘ contract and get three pieces in return, Hamels “is gone”. - The Phillies and the Orioles have begun “very...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Orioles, Phillies In Preliminary Talks About A.J. Burnett Trade

The Baltimore Orioles might have found an answer to their starting pitching woes. Baltimore had preliminary discussions with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring pitcher A.J. Burnett, sources told Fox Sports 1. Burnett signed a two-year deal with the Phillies this past offseason.  Philadelphia is 12 games under the .500 mark and in last place of the National League East, so...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Burnett on trade talk: Phillies are my team

Changes are almost certainly coming for the Phillies. A franchise-record payroll has not translated into postseason contention this year. The Phillies reached the All-Star break on Sunday with a 42-53 (.442) record, their second-lowest winning percentage at the break since 1997, when they went 24-61 (.282). Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon made it perfectly clear last week that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Historical Comparisons for Hypothetical Burnett Trade

With teams in search of starting pitching, a lot of teams will be scouting Cole Hamels and the soon-to-be-returning Cliff Lee in the coming days. But, because of Hamels’ long-term commitment and Lee’s expensive short-term commitment mixed with the southpaw’s injuries, neither is the most likely Phillies starting pitcher to be lured away via trade. One name that continues to...
Via Phillies Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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