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Phillies | A.J. Burnett expected to return

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:15:09 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett is expected to exercise his $12.75 million player option for 2015.

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Phillies | Could have $20 million to spend

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:31:44 -0700

The Philadelphia Phillies could have $20 million in payroll room to spend this offseason, which could net them a major signing or a few mid-level to minor players. The amount could go higher if SP A.J. Burnett declines his $12.75 million option and players like RP Antonio Bastardo and OF Domonic Brown are dealt.

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Phillies | A.J. Burnett could return

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:32:44 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett probably will exercise his $12.75 million player option for the 2015 season, according to people close to Burnett.

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Phillies | Offseason plans hinge on A.J. Burnett option

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:19:38 -0700

The Philadelphia Phillies' offseason plans will hinge on whether SP A.J. Burnett exercises his $12.75 million option for 2015. Should Burnett decline the option, it would give Philadelphia roster flexibility to begin the rebuilding process.

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Phillies | No surgery scheduled for A.J Burnett

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:41:42 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett (hernia) hasn't scheduled a date for his hernia surgery. He has visited with multiple doctors about the surgery.

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Phillies | A.J. Burnett undecided about option

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 02:09:00 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett has not decided whether he will exercise his $12.75 million option for the 2015 season. He is slated for hernia surgery in October.

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Pirates | Starling Marte exits after HBP

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:06:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Starling Marte (undisclosed) left the team's game Thursday, Sept. 11, after being hit by a pitch from Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett.

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Phillies | A.J. Burnett reaches incentive

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:15:08 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett will receive a $750,000 bonus for making his 30th start of the season Saturday, Sept. 6. He also hits an escalator on his 2015 player option, which increases the amount from $10 million to $11.75 million.

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Angels | Angels searching for starters

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:58:16 -0700

New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon, Arizona Diamondbacks SP Trevor Cahill, Houston Astros SP Scott Feldman and Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett have interested the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as they search to replace SP Garrett Richards (knee) in their starting rotation. Ps Randy Wolf, Chris Volstad and Michael Roth are the Angels' current in-house options. Burnett is believed not to want to go to the West Coast. Colon may be the best option, but the Angels may face competition from other teams looking to beef up their rotations.

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Phillies | A.J. Burnett softens retirement talk

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:53:22 -0700

Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett has indicated he may be amenable to sticking around past 2014 on the heels of his 12-strikeout performance Monday, Aug. 25. "My decision will come down to how I feel and what my family and I decide," said Burnett. "It's just one start, but to be able to go out and do that tonight makes you wonder."

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