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Derek Jeter, Still Baseball's Most Underrated Overrated Player

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Jeter's place in Yankee, and indeed baseball history, is significant, but still not clear. Much of that will take shape after Jeter retires.

12 Memorable Moments Of Pirates' 2013 Season

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 10.11.2013 | Sports

After a historic season for Pittsburgh, the Pirates didn't have an answer for Adam Wainwright on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the ALDS. But don't be s...

Platitudes and Tautologies in Post-Season Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

With eight teams still left in the playoffs, baseball's biggest post-season battle, the one between platitude and tautologies, can begin.

NLDS: Pirates vs. Cardinals

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are riding high after their first postseason victory in 21 years. They're confident they can beat anybody, a...

WATCH: Umpire Charges The Mound

Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports

During the sixth inning of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett ruffled the feathers of home pla...

Rosin Bag Explodes On Pitcher.. Again

Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

For the second time this season, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett had a rosin bag explode all over him. Once again, it came in a game against t...

Pirates Players Prank Reporter

Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing After the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Houston Astros 5-4 in walkoff fashion thanks to a Houston error, Root Sports p...

Baseball Player Hit With Explosive April Fools' Day Prank?

Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

After a rosin bag exploded over pitcher A.J. Burnett during the opening-day game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs, there was just o...

Cubs Lose 5-0 To Pirates In A Near No-Hitter By Burnett

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- All the Chicago Cubs could do was give credit to A.J. Burnett. Considering he nearly pitched a no-hitter against them, what choice was ther...

No No-No For Burnett

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO — A.J. Burnett pitched a one-hitter, Neil Walker drove in five runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 5-0 on Tuesday night, hours ...

Pirates New Ace Suffers Facial Injury

AP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Sports

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Newly acquired Pittsburgh pitcher A.J. Burnett is expected to miss two to three months while recovering from surgery for a facial f...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.02.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The Yankees are going downright thrifty. Hal Steinbrenner says the Yanks are going to lower their payroll in the coming years.

Yankees Make Another Trade

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.17.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Yankees agreed Friday to trade much maligned pitcher A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh for two minor leaguers, a deal that clears the way New...

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Len Berman | Posted 04.18.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Gary Carter has died far too young. The Hall of Fame catcher made his name in Montreal, but it was his trade to New York that made the Mets. If only life were like baseball, Gary Carter would have again refused to make the last out.

Yankees Ready To Trade A.J.?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 04.14.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees and Pirates have made progress toward a trade that would send much-maligned pitcher A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh....

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Len Berman | Posted 12.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Does anybody seem to care that the NBA will start canceling regular season games? Sports fans are yawning. Is it NFL syndrome? Fans just expect things to work out as they did in football?

You're Welcome, New York: How My Reverse Juju Helped The Yankees Win Game 4

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

My absence gave the team strength. My lack of faith improved A.J.'s control. My despair brought A-Rod's bat back to life. My fore-ordained knowledge that the Yankees would lose paradoxically put them ahead.

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Len Berman | Posted 12.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

How confident are Yankee fans tonight? The truth is, not very. Desperate for a win, they hand the ball to A.J. Burnett to save their season. He has the highest earned run average of any regular Yankee starting pitcher.

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Len Berman | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So, did struggling Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett secretly shoot his manager the bird when he was taken out of the game? The picture evidence looks incriminating.

A.J. Burnett Divorce? Agent Shoots Down Rumors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

UPDATE: According to his agent Darek Braunecker, Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett is not getting divorced. Sports blogs and message boards were abuzz wit...

Yankees Star AJ Burnett Apologizes To Team For Embarrassing Outburst

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — A.J. Burnett said he apologized to his New York Yankees teammates Sunday for a clubhouse fit that left him with cuts on both hands. ...

Today's Front Pages: July 29

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

News you can use. ...

Canyon of Haircuts

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

How long "Empire State of Mind" -- the unofficial anthem of the World Series Champion Yankees -- stays in the minds of Yankees' fans depends on how soon they start worrying about next year.

World Series Game 2: Yankees Vs. Phillies

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira and Hideki Matsui shook the New York Yankees from their lumber slumber and sent the World Series to Philadelphia all ti...

ALL TIED UP!

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PHILADELPHIA — Derek Jeter almost seems to delight in the way this World Series is playing out. Forget all those power hitters. Pitching is pri...