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The Phillies Zone | Philadelphia Inquirer

A.J. Burnett will pitch through hernia injury

A.J. Burnett admitted last week he is no "spry chicken," but the 37-year-old righthander will attempt to pitch the rest of this season with a small inguinal hernia.


Phillies Notes: No update on Burnett's injury

The Phillies had no update on righthander A.J. Burnett, who left Friday's game after 41/3 innings with soreness in his groin.

The Phillies Files | Morning Call

Burnett frustrated after injury

A.J. Burnett left Friday's game with groin soreness and will be re-evaluated Saturday. (Jim Cowsert/USA TODAY Sports File Photo) The Phillies ended their four-game losing streak Friday night by beating the Miami Marlins, but an injury to their starting pitcher put a damper on things. A.J. Burnett left the game...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

View from afar ... Did 2013 change the perception of the Pirates?

The Pirates failed to upgrade a lineup that scored a mere 3.9 runs per game last year or a rotation that will have to compensate for the loss of A.J. Burnett and is awash in question marks. Francisco Liriano is a good candidate for regression, 23-year-old sophomore Gerrit Cole is expected to be an ace coming off a 53-inning increase, Wandy Rodriguez is coming back from injury, Charlie Morton is expected to have his first 30-start season at the age of 30, and Edinson Volquez is coming off a season in which he had the worst ERA+ of any qualified pitcher in baseball. Beyond that, the Pirates...


The Padres attempt the hidden-ball trick

8/20/13: The Padres attempt the hidden-ball trick, but A.J. Burnett quickly steps back on the bag


Burnett's eight strikeouts

4/12/13: A.J. Burnett pitches six strong innings against the Reds, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out eight batters