Results for tag: A.J Burnett
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Sep 2, 2010 at 01:43:09 AM
The personality of inconsistencies in pitching sometimes go to extreme polar opposites of the spectrum. In A.J. Burnett's case that would be a sensible way to describe his second season in pinstripes.
To get back to the high end where stuff translates to results, sometimes a pitcher needs to find a middle ground and in Burnett's case, three runs and six hits to go along with eight strikeouts in six innings is a perfect jumping off point.
The three runs allowed were his fewest since August 15 at Kansas City and it marked the 14th time in 27 starts Burnett gave up three or less. The eight strikeouts were his most striking out seven July 28 at Cleveland and equaled his season high.
The obvious key to Burnett's first win since that night in Cleveland was derived from the curve, which...