Category: A.J. Burnett

Russell Martin Feels He’s the Perfect Fit to Lead the Young and Talented Pittsburgh Pirates

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

It appears Russell Martin wasn't going to wait any longer. The New York Yankees all of a sudden have become budget-conscious for 2014 and weren't ready to commit the amount of money that Martin had envisioned. He's now headed to Pittsburgh. The Pirates' newest addition inked a two-year contract worth $17 ...

Joe Girardi Looks To Win Back-To-Back World Series

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

I'm not sure if it's the difference between the manager (and radio host) in New York as opposed to Atlanta or the difference between a kid from Peoria, IL who went to Northwestern and a guy from Tulsa who went straight to the minor leagues after high school, but the ...

Joe Girardi: A New York Hero, Literally

Friday, November 6th, 2009

The New York Yankees have taken a lot of heat in the last decade for having the highest payroll and not getting back to the World Series. The last time the Yankees got to the World Series they lost in Yankee Stadium to the Florida Marlins.  They sign all the ...

Joe Girardi: Can This Be Championship Number 27 for Yankees?

Friday, October 16th, 2009

  Last season was a disaster for the Yankee organization and all Yankee fans.  For the first time since 1994 they missed the playoffs. From 1995 to 2007, the Yankees made the playoffs each year; their 13-season postseason streak was the second-longest in MLB history This is not something that happens ...

Hal Steinbrenner Assesses

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner offered up a few minutes of his Tuesday early afternoon to talk to Mike Francesca of WFAN about the state of the Yankees after a whirlwind off-season. Andy Pettitte re-signed yesterday, CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira and AJ Burnett were signed as free agents, Joe ...

A.J. Burnett Is A New New York Yankee

Friday, December 19th, 2008

AJ Burnett talks to WFAN about signing with the New York Yankees this week. The former Blue Jays right hander, who posted an 18-10 record with a 4.07 ERA last year, signed a 5-year $82.5 million dollar deal to help the Yankees get back in the postseason and contending for ...