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A.J. Burnett

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  • A's Donaldson hits game-winning homer

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment. After all, Donaldson...
  • 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. …...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Angels find offense in 7-2 win over Phillies

    Angels find offense in 7-2 win over Phillies
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and two out in the sixth inning, Collin Cowgill lofted a fly ball into the right-field corner. Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd raced to the ball and raised his glove for the catch, but the ball somehow landed just...
  • Hackenberg named Penn State's youngest team captain in 70 years

    Hackenberg named Penn State's youngest team captain in 70 years
    Penn State announced its 2014 football team captains Wednesday, making one notable choice. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg became the Nittany Lions' youngest captain since 1944. Seven captains were named including injured offensive lineman Miles...
  • Angels hold on to beat Phils 4-3

    Angels hold on to beat Phils 4-3
    By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row. One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...
  • Howie Kendrick's hit sparks rally as Angels defeat Phillies, 4-3

    Howie Kendrick's hit sparks rally as Angels defeat Phillies, 4-3
    There are plenty of baseball slang terms for the hit that pushed the Angels toward a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium, none of them very manly or flattering — dying quail, jam shot, blooper, lawn dart,...
  • Nola a winner in Double-A debut

    READING — Amid children slapping together their thunderstix, a grown man throwing freebies into the stands while riding a makeshift ostrich and the other distractions Wednesday night, Aaron Nola displayed solid mechanics and a better-looking curve....
  • Columnist says Phils' Burnett one of most likely yet to be traded

    The non-waiver trading deadline brought a flurry of moves July 31 that included ace left-handers Jon Lester and David Price changing teams. However, that wasn't the end of the wheeling and dealing. Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels was claimed by...