plate umpire Dan Iassogna in the fourth inning. Martin apparently complained after Iassogna called two balls on pitches from A . J . Burnett to Medlen. Burnett (3-6) yielded a season-high six runs in five innings. He also allowed eight hits, including three
A . J . Burnett and Jeff Samardzija have been on the wrong end of plenty of pitchers' duels this season. The two starters will square off Saturday
Updated Jun 8, 2013 9:01 PM ET CHICAGO (AP) Only the complete game and shutout eluded Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A . J . Burnett in a stadium where he loves to pitch. Burnett pitched into the ninth inning and Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin homered
Sveum also said no date has been set for Kyuji Fujikawa to have ligament-replacement surgery on his right elbow. ... A . J . Burnett (3-6, 3.22 ERA) starts Saturday for the Pirates, with Jeff Samardzija (3-6, 2.96 ERA) going for the Cubs.
Pirates' game against the Atlanta Braves. The ejections came after umpire Dan Iassogna called two balls on pitches from A . J . Burnett to Braves pitcher Kris Medlen in the fourth inning on Monday night. Burnett complained about the ball one call, and Iassogna
The Pirates are off Thursday before opening at series at the Chicago Cubs . Hurdle said he plans to use Francisco Liriano , A . J . Burnett and Locke as his starting pitchers in Chicago. ... Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said he plans to start Gattis on Wednesday
a three-game series against Pittsburgh on Monday night as RHP Kris Medlen, still looking for his second win, faces RHP A . J . Burnett . The Nationals, off on Monday, return home to open a series against the Mets on Tuesday night when RHP Jordan Zimmermann
Indianapolis and start Thursday after making two stars for Double-A Altoona. ... The Pirates open a three-game series at Atlanta on Monday night with RHP A . J . Burnett (3-5, 2.72) facing RHP Kris Medlen (1-6, 3.48).
no-hitter last week, he seems more content with doing his part to help the Detroit Tigers continue their winning ways. A . J . Burnett , meanwhile, hopes his Pittsburgh Pirates can provide him with some much-needed run support as he tries to continue his
A . J . Burnett was happy to escape from New York. ''It was fun the first couple of years. Then it got like, I'm never going to get out