There is chatter right now that would suggest that if a team like the Yankees wanted to go after a pitcher like AJ Burnett, they could make a deal to acquire him... and, according to Brendan Kuty of the Star Ledger and others like Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, AJ Burnett couldn't do anything about it, like, as they suggest, block the trade.
But the big part of this story is this; Is this REALLY a story? Are the Yankees REALLY looking at AJ Burnett? Maybe, but they weren't in the beginning of July, so who knows where their head is now.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN tweets:
Burnett can be traded to #orioles #redsox #reds #royals #mets #yankees #pirates #stlcards #nationals without his permission.So what does it mean? Quite simply it means, IF the Yankees are interested, there is nothing Burnett can do about it. In other words, it's just another name out there, and writers are doing the best they can to keep you entertained and engaged and clicking.
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) July 22, 2014
BYB is no different, BUT we are honest and we will explain what's really going on... that's the difference, and that's why you come to us. Thank you.
Oh yeah... and AJ Burnett is Batman...
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