A.J. Burnett

A.J. Burnett

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/227 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: North Little Rock, Arkansas
College: None
Draft: 1995 8th round by the
  • Chicago Journal

    Quiroz hits go-ahead single in 8th, Cubs beat Pirates 6-5

    Esteban Quiroz hit a go-ahead single in the eighth, his second in three innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Quiroz lined a two-out hit against Yohan Ramirez (1-1) to left in the eighth, driving in Jared Young. Two innings earlier, he chopped an infield single to cap a three-run sixth for the Cubs, who have won eight of 11.

  • Bucs Dugout

    Pirates blow lead versus Cubs, fall 6-5

    The Pittsburgh Pirates blew an early lead against the Chicago Cubs on Friday night, came back to tie the game, then blew it again in true Bucco fashion, falling 6-5 to the Cubbies for their eighth straight defeat. Bryan Reynolds got things started early for Pittsburgh with an RBI single, but that Bucco lead was quickly evaporated on a two-run homer the following inning by Patrick Wisdom off of starter Bryse Wilson.

  • CBS News

    Panthers & Pirates: A big day for sports on the North Shore

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - It's a big Saturday for sports on Pittsburgh's North Shore. The Panthers return to Acrisure Stadium for a noon kickoff with the Rhode Island Rams and then at 6:35, the Pirates will take on the Chicago for the third game of a four-game series. Fans could jump from one game to the other and still be able to go out and celebrate.