A.J. Burnett

Pittsburgh Pirates #34 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 01/03/77
  • Age: 44
  • Height: 6'4"
  • Weight: 227
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

This Day in Yankees History: Andy Pettitte retires ... the first time


In addition to the start of Pettitte’s sabbatical, an all-time skipper earns a one-way trip to the Hall and the Yankees make a couple of swaps.

SnakePit Hall of Fame 2021 ballot


No clear-cut candidates this year, I’d say. But what do you think?

Congratulations to the Hall of Fame Class of 2021: [sad trombone]

No one makes the cut — and no player comes particularly close

Vote for the 2021 South Side Sox Hall of Fame!

Without a major addition to the ballot, it might be tough to elect anyone this year

Top 60 All-Time Greatest Blue Jays: #55 A.J. Burnett


Allan James Burnett | RHP | 2006 - 2008 A.J. Burnett was born January 3, 1977 in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The Mets drafted him in the 8th round of the 1996 draft, one of 3 from that round who...

Remembering the last time the Yankees trusted youth in the rotation


The ill-fated 2008 rotation is a cautionary tale for the 2021 Yankees.

This Day in Yankees History: The Boss buys the Yanks


"Big Stein" and other investors bought the Yankees from CBS for $10 million. Decent deal.

Happy Birthday A.J. Burnett


A.J. Burnett turns 44 today. A.J. had a pretty nice career, 17 seasons, 164-157 record, with a 3.99 ERA in 435 games, 430 starts. He started his career with the Marlins, played there for 7 seasons,...

Happy Birthday B.J. Ryan


B.J. Ryan turns 45 today. Looking at his picture, he looks a lot like a former neighbor of mine, Scott. Off-topic, but I’m terrible with names. For a while there, I would relate them to a baseball...

This Day in Yankees History: Bombers sign Damon, Teixeira


On this day in history, New York signed Johnny Damon and Mark Teixeira, who would be vital to their World Series championship in 2009.

This Day in Yankees History: Free agents sign, free agents leave


The Yankees signed A.J. Burnett on this day in 2008, while Robinson Canó officially departed five years later.

All-Time Marlins Countdown: Chapter 56


From the franchise’s inaugural season to the 2020 postseason run, these Marlins players deserve a mention.