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A.J. Burnett

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  • Papelbon denies making obscene gesture

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Second base umpire Joe West thought Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon made an obscene gesture toward the booing Philadelphia fans after Papelbon had blown a three-...
  • Doubront delivers in Cubs' 6-4 win over Pirates

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Doubront delivers in Cubs' 6-4 win over Pirates PITTSBURGH -- There has been plenty of speculation that the Chicago Cubs will spend heavily in free agency in the upcoming offseason in an attempt...
  • Alvarez not likely to return this season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- The disappointment was clear on Pedro Alvarez's face as he talked about the injury that will almost certainly end his season. The first baseman/third baseman...
  • Pitching adjustment paying off for Stults

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Since a midseason adjustment to speed up his delivery, left-hander Eric Stults has taken off. Stults gave up only two earned runs in six innings of a 6-5 victory over the...
  • Padres hold on to beat Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange Padres hold on to beat Diamondbacks PHOENIX -- San Diego Padres left-hander Eric Stults finally got some run support Friday, when he pitched with a five-run lead for only the second time all season. Turned out, he needed them all....
  • Utley may be in line for future position change

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Slumping second baseman Chase Utley was given the day off Thursday by manager Ryne Sandberg, and the question now is whether he has worn down and if so, what to do...
  • Pirates lefty Liriano draws rave reviews

    The Sports Xchange By Gordie Jones, The Sports Xchange Pirates lefty Liriano draws rave reviews PHILADELPHIA -- Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano drew rave reviews after pitching eight shutout innings to beat the Philadelphia Phillies on...
  • Liriano leads Pirates past Phillies

    Liriano leads Pirates past Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- Francisco Liriano has begun to regain the form he flashed a year ago, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are reaping the benefits. Liriano, in what manager Clint Hurdle said, "could've been his best start by...
  • Pittsburgh's Liriano shuts down new-look Phillies lineup, 4-1

    PHILADELPHIA — It was a little bit of a different look for the Phillies Thursday night as they closed a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jimmy Rollins, still nursing a hamstring strain, and Chase Utley, who was given a day off by...
  • Pirates defeat Phillies, 4-1

    PHILADELPHIA Francisco Liriano's slider was electric Thursday night, leading the Pirates to a 4-1 win against A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies. Liriano struck out a season-high 12 through eight shutout innings as the Pirates plated four runs...
  • Pirates 4, Phillies 1

    Pirates 4, Phillies 1: Francisco Liriano recorded a season-high 12 strikeouts over eight dominant innings as visiting Pittsburgh cruised to its sixth win in seven games. Neil Walker collected two hits and an RBI while Russell Martin, Ike Davis and...