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Burnett hammered again

Posted on: June 21, 2010 11:33 pm
Edited on: June 22, 2010 2:44 am
 
A.J. Burnett A.J. Burnett's season continued to careen off the rails Monday, as the Yankees starter gave up three homers and five runs in the first inning in Arizona.

The Diamondbacks added a run against Burnett in the second inning and another in the fourth. All seven runs were scored with two outs -- Burnett gave up an amazing eight two-out hits in just the first two innings.

Adam LaRoche hit a three-run homer in the first inning, sandwiched between solo shots by Justin Upton and Mark Reynolds.

At the end of May, Burnett was 6-2 with a 3.28 ERA. He has lost all four of his starts this month, and after going four innings Monday has a June ERA of 10.35.

When a pitcher drops off this dramatically and suddenly, it's often a sign that there's a correctable mechanical reason. The Yankees certainly hope so, given that they're on the hook to pay him $16.5 million a year through 2013.

-- David Andriesen

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Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: June 22, 2010 1:31 pm
 

Burnett hammered again

I didn't realize there were German Red Sox fans out there.  Nice post dummy!



Since: Jul 8, 2007
Posted on: June 22, 2010 1:13 pm
 

Burnett hammered again

just curious, are you borderline retarded?



Since: Oct 13, 2009
Posted on: June 22, 2010 12:29 pm
 

Burnett hammered again

was that english?



Since: Aug 12, 2006
Posted on: June 22, 2010 12:07 pm
 

Burnett hammered again

What about the Sox paying 51 million just to talk to a fat guy?



Since: Mar 12, 2009
Posted on: June 22, 2010 11:19 am
 

Burnett hammered again

The Only Reason they got him and Paid him all that Money was because he could handle Boston Red Sox and HE could Handle the Yankees and sometime the Angles of Los Angelos.He got a cheap ring past season and for the Moeny the Paid him he is the "Wonder" boy.... wonder what he wil do his next outing


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