Who's laughing now, especially after Burnett shut out the Mets twice? He has gone 3-1 since that Boston game, with the only loss being that heartbreaking one against Florida. In that timeframe, A.J. has given up only 3 runs. Sounds pretty great to me.
Yesterday was more of the same - in a good way - for Burnett. His only big mistake was the homer to Vernon Wells.
The season is half over, and Burnett has not turned into Carl Pavano. I think it's safe to finally buy that Burnett t-shirt I've been hankering for!
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Didn't get to see the whole game, but it was nice that the Yanks bounced right back after Thursday's loss.
As for Brian Bruney apparently losing his eighth inning spot, Joe Girardi needs to go with whoever will do the best job. And right now, Phil Hughes is the second-best reliever on the team after Mariano Rivera.
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