Pirates Believe In Yankees' Castaway A.J. BurnettThe Pirates believe that Yankees' castoff A.J. Burnett can find success in Pittsburgh, away from the pressures of New York.
Burnett Deal Finalized, Yankees' DH Search ContinuesJon Heyman reported Sunday afternoon that they Yankees have completed the deal to trade A.J. Burnett to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Meanwhile, the Yankees' DH search continues...
Coutinho: A Rough Day For Yankee Fans - What A Shame!A lot of my friends are Yankee fans and as a follower of the Mets, I feel their pain today. Now, don't get me wrong, I'm elated the Yanks lost but I did feel compelled to write something about the Evil Empire's season coming to an abrupt end.
Keefe To The City: Tale Of Two Yankees GamesThursday's game was maybe the craziest I have ever been to at the Stadium. I say "maybe" because there was June 21, 2005 when the Yankees trailed 11-7 against the old Devil Rays before hanging a 13-spot in the eighth inning.
Keidel: A.J. A Beast Of Burnett For YankeesAt what point does A.J. “I can only beat the Royals” Burnett become a burden? When is it acceptable to employ a pitcher who has just one August win in three years (and just got it two days ago)?
Keidel: Yankees Need More Nukes in Arms RaceThe Yankees have an authentic ace in CC Sabathia, and that’s where the clarity ends and parity begins. Picture the marquee pulsing from the limestone façade: “CC and the Four Variables”
Giambi Blasts Long Homer To Help Rockies Take Down YankeesJason Giambi hit a long homer against his former team and Ubaldo Jimenez overcame early wildness to pitch seven impressive innings, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 4-2 victory Friday night over New York in a rare trip to the Bronx.
Burnett Off To Good Start, Yankees Top Tigers 10-6A.J. Burnett took a steady first step as he aims to bounce back from a wobbly season and Mark Teixeira hit his second three-run homer in two games, sending the New York Yankees to a 10-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
Sweeny Says: The Good A.J. BurnettWhen CC Sabathia pitches badly in spring training the overwhelming reaction is to not read too much into it. He’s CC Sabathia and it’s March. But when A.J. Burnett has a good outing do the same rules apply?
Sweeny: Will CC Opt Out?CC Sabathia chose not to douse the flames, but rather he fanned them, refusing to discard the possibility that he will opt out from the final four years of his 7-year, $161 million dollar contract.
Sweeny Says: Yankees Fans -- Remain CalmI know Cliff Lee is in Philadelphia and Andy Pettitte is sitting at home in his bathrobe. But that’s no reason to think that on February 14th the Yankees are doomed.
Rothschild: Burnett In A Good Place To Start"His arm is healthy and his head is in a good spot," new Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said about pitcher A.J. Burnett.