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DRaysBay Apr 22, 2015

Moments in Rays History: Carlos Pena's 2007

A record setting season that almost wasn't He stepped into the box as the third batter of the game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Akinori Iwamura and Jorge Velendia had both just struck out against A.J. Burnett who was trying to cap off a successful season with a victory. Carlos Pena stood in the box and took a called first strike, then watched as a Burnett delivered another pitch, this time, a ball. The count was now 1-1. Burnett turned and fired a 97 mph fastball that went right down the middle of the plate. Pena swung and lifted a towering drive that sent John-Ford Griffin back against...
Beaver County Times Apr 14, 2015
Despite loss, Burnett gets warm ovation from PNC Park crowd

Despite loss, Burnett gets warm ovation from PNC Park crowd

Pirates’ fans love affair with A.J. Burnett continued Tuesday night. The veteran right-hander made his first start of the season at PNC Park and took a hard-luck loss as the Detroit Tigers beat the Pi
Bless You Boys Apr 14, 2015

Game 8: Detroit Tigers 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 0

Shane Greene dominated the Pirates for eight innings in order to earn his second win of the season. Detroit Tigers (6-1) at Pittsburgh Pirates (3-4) Time/Place: 7:05 p.m., PNC Park SB Nation blog: Bucs Dugout Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB Network, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Shane Greene (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. RHP A.J. Burnett (0-0, 3.38 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Greene 1 8.0 5.63 1.13 0.00 0.63 2.13 3.91 0.3 Burnett 1 5.1 11.81 1.69 1.69 0.94 3.38 1.01 0.0 After years of watching home runs fly over his head in the launchpad...
Bless You Boys Apr 14, 2015

Detroit Tigers 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 0: Game 8 Player of the Game

This one seems obvious, but we'll ask anyway. The Detroit Tigers got back into the win column on Tuesday, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 thanks to eight shutout innings from starter Shane Greene. The Tigers offense finally broke through against Pirates starter A.J. Burnett in the seventh inning, who also pitched well. Every Tigers starter reached base, and all but Alex Avila had at least one hit. Shane Greene is close to having starts like this named after him. The 26-year-old righthander threw eight shutout innings, allowing just three hits and no walks. He continued to pound the...
Beaver County Times Apr 14, 2015

Pirates Insider: Burnett was good, but Greene was better

A.J. Burnett pitched well for the Pirates but Shane Greene worked eight dominant innings as the Detroit Tigers beat Pittsburgh 2-0 on Tuesday night at PNC Park.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 14, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Shane Greene battles A.J. Burnett in Detroit's first night game of 2015 season

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Shane Greene battles A.J. Burnett in Detroit's first night game of 2015 season

Todays game will mark the first night game played by the Tigers this season. First pitch today is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.   GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (6-1) at Pittsburgh Pirates (3-4)When: 7:05 p.m.Where: PNC Park in PittsburghTV: FOX Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The TicketTwitter: Follow James Schmehl and Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Shane Greene (1-0, 0.00 ERA)Lifetime vs. Pirates: Not available Pittsburgh PiratesRHP A.J. Burnett (0-0, 3.38 ERA)Lifetime vs. Tigers: 6-2, 5.19 ERA PREDICTING TODAY'S STARTING LINEUPS (Note: These lineups...
Bless You Boys Apr 14, 2015

Game 8 Preview: Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh Pirates

A night game! They do exist! Detroit Tigers (6-1) at Pittsburgh Pirates (3-4) Time/Place: 7:05 p.m., PNC Park SB Nation blog: Bucs Dugout Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB Network, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Shane Greene (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. RHP A.J. Burnett (0-0, 3.38 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Greene 1 8.0 5.63 1.13 0.00 0.63 2.13 3.91 0.3 Burnett 1 5.1 11.81 1.69 1.69 0.94 3.38 1.01 0.0 After years of watching home runs fly over his head in the launchpad ballparks of the AL East, A.J. Burnett accepted a trade to the Pittsburgh...
Red Reporter Apr 9, 2015

Reds vs. Pirates, Game 3: Preview and Prediction Thread

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Cincinnati Reds Thursday, April 9, 2015Great American Ball Park Anthony DeSclafani v. A.J. Burnett COMPLETE COVERAGE > Businessman's special today. After the long game last night, it's surprising that there aren't any lineup changes, but here we are. Let's keep this train a-rolling. Disco makes his first start for Cincinnati after an encouraging spring. He'll face the veteran A.J. Burnett, who led the league in losses last season with the Phillies. He's back in Pittsburgh, though, where he was pretty successful. Go Reds! They're my favorite team! Editor's Note: SB...
Mets 360 Apr 6, 2015

Game Chatter: Bartolo Colon vs. Max Scherzer (4/6/15)

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New York Post Mar 30, 2015

The cautionary tale of A.J. Burnett, and the cost of Yanks’ last title

A.J. Burnett looks at home in a Pirates uniform at McKechnie Field, dressing in a corner locker befitting his veteran status and riding his younger teammates (that would be all...

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