A.J. Burnett News Archive
Burnett will have hernia surgery next week, and has not made a decision about returning for the 2015 season, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Matt Gelb reports.
Burnett allowed six runs on three hits and six walks while striking out three in 4.1 innings in the Phillies' 8-6 loss to the Athletics on Sunday.
Burnett hinted he may be dealing with another injury in addition to a hernia that will require surgery after the season, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "If I can lift my arm up at the end of the season, then I might pitch [next season]," Burnett said. "We'll see how it goes."
Burnett allowed five runs, four earned, on eight hits over 5.2 innings against the Padres on Tuesday.
Burnett gave up four runs and six hits in six innings against Pittsburgh on Thursday. He walked three and struck out seven.
Burnett struck out four and walked two while giving up one run on six hits over seven innings Saturday to pick up his eighth win of the season.
Burnett surrendered nine hits and five earned runs in six innings of Philadelphia's loss to the Mets on Sunday. He finished with eight strikeouts and one walk.