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Joe Girardi and the Yankees are praying that A.J. Burnett will be able to return to his summer form come playoff time. After a dominant stretch from June 14 until August 7, in which he went 6-2 and posted a 2.32 ERA, the Yankees' hard-throwing righty has been dreadful on a regular basis. Entering today's game, Burnett had allowed 25 earned runs in 36.1 innings in his six starts following the gem he tossed against Boston on August 7. He was 1-3 in those starts. The month-long disaster continued this afternoon, when Burnett surrendered six earned runs in seven innings. Known as a strikeout pitcher, Burnett only fanned four Orioles. The former Blue Jay has struggled with his control, and, as a result, hitters are having an easy time teeing off—nine batters have sent a Burnett pitch into ...

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Joe Girardi and the Yankees are praying that A.J. Burnett will be able to return to his summer form come playoff time. After a dominant stretch from June 14 until August 7, in which he went 6-2 and posted a 2.32 ERA, the Yankees' hard-throwing righty has been dreadful on a regular basis. Entering today's game, Burnett had allowed 25 earned runs in 36.1 innings in his six starts following the gem he tossed against Boston on August 7. He was 1-3 in those starts. The month-long disaster continued this afternoon, when Burnett surrendered six earned runs in seven innings. Known as a strikeout pitcher, Burnett only fanned four Orioles. The former Blue Jay has struggled with his control, and, as a result, hitters are having an easy time teeing off—nine batters have sent a Burnett pitch into ...

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Article written by Ari Kramer

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