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A.J. Burnett

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  • Burnett talking retirement but Phillies need him to get better and change his mind

    Burnett talking retirement but Phillies need him to get better and change his mind
    After Tuesday night's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners, A.J. Burnett walked to the middle of the Phillies clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park as he does after each home start. However, this time, the mood was quite somber. It took a few seconds for the...
  • Nationals rally past Giants to cap 9-1 homestand

    Nationals rally past Giants to cap 9-1 homestand WASHINGTON -- It wasn't quite as cool as another walk-off win, but the Washington Nationals will gladly add another impressive victory to their second-half surge. Down 5-0 and 6-2, the Nationals didn'...
  • Phillies gaging how to best use Sizemore

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Grady Sizemore has been an afterthought of late, and it remains to be seen where he fits in the team's plans going forward. "He's...
  • A.J. Burnett not pitching next year?

    A.J. Burnett not pitching next year?
    With A.J. Burnett's start Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners, his player option for the 2015 season got more expensive. Triggered at $8.5 million with his 24th start earlier this year, Burnett upped his option to $10 million Tuesday. It will get...
  • Phillies bullpen a silver lining in lost season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- The 2014 season has been a dark one for the Philadelphia Phillies. The club is entombed in last place and headed for a third straight season of no postseason...
  • Mo'ne Davis makes Sports Illustrated cover

    Mo'ne Davis makes Sports Illustrated cover
    Matt McBride, a product of Liberty High and Lehigh University, was called up from Triple-A to Colorado by the Rockies on Tuesday night. McBride, who pinch hit on Tuesday night for the Rockies, was hitting .305 with seven home runs, 35 RBIs and 27 runs...
  • Phillies find out just how special Hisashi Iwakuma is as the Mariners post a 5-2 victory

    PHILADELPHIA The Philadelphia Phillies found out for the first time what most of baseball already knows Hisashi Iwakuma is pretty darn good. The Phillies came into the game Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park with just one player on the roster Ben...
  • Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners

    Burnett struggles again in loss to Mariners
    PHILADELPHIA — A.J. Burnett has struggled mightily since his first seven starts of the year. In his last 20 starts he is 4-13 with a 5.23 ERA. He's even worse in his seven games since the All-Star break, going 0-6 with a 6.41 ERA. After his last...
  • Iwakuma pitches Mariners past Phillies

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange Iwakuma pitches Mariners past Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- For eight innings, Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma crafted a masterpiece. Then he watched on a clubhouse television as the...
  • Manziel flips off Washington's bench

    Manziel flips off Washington's bench
    The Phillies, fresh off a 4-1 win over the Mariners in the first game of their three-game series last night at Citizens Bank Park, play Seattle at 7:05 tonight. Struggling A.J. Burnett (6-13, 4.35 ERA) is scheduled to take the mound for Philly. …...
  • Elias struggles in return to Mariners

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Seattle Mariners left-hander Roenis Elias was sent to Triple-A Tacoma on Aug. 7 to stay sharp, but that didn't prove to be the case upon his return to the majors Monday...