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Phillies | A.J. Burnett not looking for trade

Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:56:41 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett said he is not looking for a trade and is not sure if he would be open to a trade if asked to waive his no-trade clause. "I'm not a guy who looks for an out or wants to get out because things aren't going the right way. If that happens, then it happens, but I'm not looking to move on. This is my team. I understand how things work, but I'm trying not to worry about it. I just try to go about my business and enjoy my teammates," Burnett said.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Todd Zolecki

Yankees | Likely to pass on A.J. Burnett

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:53:46 -0700

The New York Yankees will likely stay out of trade talks for Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett, who pitched for the team before ending up with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Phillies | A.J. Burnett all over the place

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 06:47:48 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett leads the majors with 41 walks in 79 2/3 innings.

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Phillies | Injury doesn't bother A.J. Burnett

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:47:32 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett (hernia) allowed only three hits in seven shutout innings to beat the Atlanta Braves Thursday, April 17, and he struck out five in the game. Burnett received a cortisone injection Monday, April 14, for an inguinal hernia, and he plans to pitch through it the entire season.

Fantasy Tip: Burnett's outing Thursday eased some of his owner's concerns after he was diagnosed with a hernia several days ago. It won't be all smooth sailing for him this year, but this is a good sign that the injury won't impact him too much.

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Phillies | Alter rotation after rainout

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:38:22 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee will start Wednesday, April 16, and SP A.J. Burnett will start Thursday, April 17, following the rainout Tuesday, April 15.

Fantasy Tip: Shuffle your lineups accordingly.

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Phillies | A.J. Burnett will need surgery eventually

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:11:56 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett (hernia) will eventually require surgery to fix a small inguinal hernia but for now, he plans on pitching through the injury. "I'm going to have to deal with it," Burnett said. "Paying attention to it, knowing it's there, knowing what I can do to overdo it and knowing what I can do to keep it where it needs to be. I'm more of a go-getter and I'm not really a take-it-easy kind of guy, so it's going to be a test." Burnett said he can't do any further damage to himself by pitching. He has walked six batters in each of his last two starts, and the injury contributed to his erratic control.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philadelphia Inquirer - Matt Gelb

Phillies | A.J. Burnett pitching with inguinal hernia

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:33:25 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett (hernia) will pitch the rest of the year with a small inguinal hernia. He received a corticosteroid injection Monday, April 14, and will make his start Wednesday, April 16. "It's not a sports hernia," assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said. "It's something a lot of males have issues with. It's something you can be active with and manage. That's the plan for now." Burnett played catch Monday after having the injection.

Fantasy Tip: The key word here is that Burnett will attempt to pitch through this injury. At his age, it may prove to be too difficult, and he could wind up having surgery. Burnett admitted that his injury hurt his ability to control the baseball during his last outing.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philadelphia Inquirer - Matt Gelb

Phillies | A.J. Burnett to pitch with hernia

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:05:58 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett (hernia) has been diagnosed with a hernia, which the team said is a manageable injury. Burnett is scheduled to make his next start Wednesday, April 16.

Fantasy Tip: Zolecki made it clear that this is not a sports hernia, which is a much more serious injury. Regardless, it won't give you confidence that Burnett will be pitching with this ailment. He remains strictly a matchup play in deep mixed leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Todd Zolecki

Phillies | Team uncertain if A.J. Burnett will make next start

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:21:00 -0700

According to Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg, SP A.J. Burnett (groin) has been battling a "little groin irritation" for the past week but he hadn't disclosed this information to coaches or members of the medical staff until the fifth inning of his start against the Miami Marlins Friday, April 11. Burnett issued six walks and threw one wild pitch before being removed and threw only 52 of 106 pitches for strikes. "He wasn't able to get full extension on his pitches," Sandberg said. "And it got to the point where it really bothered his control." Burnett will be re-evaluated Saturday, April 12, and it is too early to tell if he will make his next scheduled start against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, April 16.

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Phillies | A.J. Burnett injury update

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:22:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett (groin) left his start Friday, April 11, because of groin soreness. The team said Burnett was removed for precautionary reasons.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jayson Stark