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A.J. Burnett

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  • A.J. Burnett's return to Pirates follows plan of his own making

    While the Pirates were losing to the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild-card game Oct. 1, A.J. Burnett watched from home. He turned to his wife, Karen, with a question. "Why am I not there?" "From then on," Burnett said Saturday at...
  • Around baseball

    Around baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up. Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
  • Rollins exits Philly after 15 seasons

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH The Philadelphia Phillies finally might be starting on a long-overdue rebuild of an aging and recently ineffective nucleus. The dismantling the roster started with the franchise'...
  • Pirates' future remains bright despite bitter playoff loss

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH In the latter stages of the regular season, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neil Huntington was asked what would constitute a successful year. "A World Series championship," he...
  • Liriano officially signs three-year contract with Pirates

    Francisco Liriano's three-year, $39 million contract became official Friday after the left-hander passed his physical, completing the return of their 2014 opening-day starter on the biggest contract given a free agent in franchise history. Liriano, 31,...
  • Pirates complete deal for LHP Liriano

    The Sports Xchange Pirates complete deal for LHP Liriano The Pittsburgh Pirates finalized an agreement with pitcher Francisco Liriano on a three-year, $39 million contract, the team confirmed Friday. The Pirates retained the free-agent left-hander...
  • MLB roundup: Pirates keep Liriano for $39M

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Pirates keep Liriano for $39M The Pittsburgh Pirates finalized an agreement with pitcher Francisco Liriano on a three-year, $39 million contract Friday. The Pirates retained the free-agent left-hander who turned down...
  • Major League Baseball roundup

    (The Sports Xchange) - The Pittsburgh Pirates finalized an agreement with pitcher Francisco Liriano on a three-year, $39 million contract Friday. The Pirates retained the free-agent left-hander who turned down their one-year, $15.1 million qualifying...
  • Ron Cook: Liriano deal a sign of (good) times for Pirates

    My, how things have changed for the Pirates. It's not just that they finally will spend big money, agreeing to a three-year, $39 million contract Tuesday with pitcher Francisco Liriano. It's that they were able to keep a good player, a free agent who...
  • As winter meetings begin, holding pattern in market for starters

    As the Pirates front office arrives in California for baseball's annual winter meetings, the market for the players they need remains in gridlock. Not much has changed regarding the available starting pitchers between the start of free agency and the...
  • 'Rebuilding' Phillies hope to turn things around next year

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is hesitant to use the word but Jimmy Rollins is not. "Rebuild is something we started this year," said Rollins, the veteran shortstop....