A.J. Burnett News Archive
The Pirates had a scout watch Burnett's start last Friday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
The Phillies and Orioles have had preliminary talks about a trade for Burnett, Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports.com reports.
Burnett managed just five innings Friday night, surrendering six earned runs, 10 hits and a walk while striking out five in a 6-4 loss to the Braves.
Burnett will start the first game after the All-Star break for the Phillies, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Burnett turned in another quality start allowing two runs on five hits, walking four and striking out six over 7.2 innings of a 6-2 win over the Nationals on Friday night.
Burnett (5-8) gave up five hits, three earned runs and two walks with seven strikeouts over seven innings Sunday against the Pirates.
Burnett pitched six innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits and four walks while also fanning 10 batters Tuesday in picking up a no-decision in the Philies' 5-4 loss to the Marlins in extra innings.
Burnett allowed three runs over seven innings in a loss to the Marlins on Wednesday. He struck out eight and scattered five hits and three walks.