A.J. Burnett 34 | Pitcher

Philadelphia Phillies

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Sun. Sep 28, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Burnett suffered his career-high 18th defeat Saturday. Impact: Burnett became the first Phillies pitcher to record 18 losses since Hall of Famer Steve Carlton went 13-20 in 1973, and Philadelphia fell to the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Saturday night. He gave up four runs and five hits in 6 2-3 innings. "Obviously a frustrating year," Burnett said.(STATS, 2:20pm)
Sat. Sep 27, 2014
News: Burnett will have hernia surgery next week and hasn't made a decision about returning for the 2015 season, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Matt Gelb reports. Impact: Burnett said it has bothered him all year, and that could be part of the reason he was so mediocre in 2014. In 207 innings, he posted a 4.57 ERA with 183 strikeouts, so even if he returns for the 2015 season, he'll be available on the cheap on draft day.(RotoWire, )
Sep 21, 2014
News: Burnett allowed six runs on three hits and six walks while striking out three in 4.1 innings in the Phillies' 8-6 loss to the Athletics on Sunday. Impact: It's the most runs he's given up since July 28. It was also his shortest start since Aug. 2. The six walks tied a season high for the 37-year-old, who will contemplate retirement after the season.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 18, 2014
News: Burnett hinted he may be dealing with another injury in addition to a hernia that will require surgery after the season, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "If I can lift my arm up at the end of the season, then I might pitch [next season]," Burnett said. "We'll see how it goes." Impact: Manager Ryne Sandberg said that Burnett has not appeared on team medical reports. Burnett has until five days after the World Series ends to decide whether he will execute his $12.75 million player option for 2015.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Sep 17, 2014
News: Burnett took over the big league lead with his 17th loss Tuesday. He gave up five runs in 5 2-3 innings. Impact: Burnett won't get to 20 defeats with only two starts left. He was not happy with his outing. "I'm not going to make excuses," he said. "I messed up."(STATS, 6:32pm)
Wed. Sep 17, 2014
News: Burnett allowed five runs, four earned, on eight hits over 5.2 innings against the Padres on Tuesday. Impact: Burnett was saddled with his 17th loss of the season. The walks added to his major league-leading total of 87 this season. He will face the A's in Oakland in his next start.(RotoWire, )
A.J. Burnett
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 4"  Wt: 227  Age: 37
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 1/3/1977, North Little Rock, Arkansas
College: None
Debut: 1999
Salary: $14,707,756
Injury Status
No Current Injury