|A.J. Burnett (1-2, 2.79 ERA) had another high strikeout night, striking out 7 in a no decision vs the Phillies, but Burnett for the fourth time in five starts was unable to pitch beyond the sixth inning. In a 3-2 Pirates loss, Burnett allowed 5 hits and 2 runs in 5 innings pitched, striking out 7 and walking 3. Burnett’s command was off, throwing 101 pitches on the night as he was plagued by a high pitch count. Burnett has 42 strikeouts and 11 walks in 29 innings pitched this season.|
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