A.J. Burnett (2-1, 1.60 ERA) pitching a gem every fifth day has been the norm this season and that continued Tuesday night vs his former team. Burnett allowed 6 hits and 1 earned run over 7 innings as the Pirates won their fourth straight game in a 7-2 victory over the Phillies. Burnett struck out 5 and walked 1. The 38 year old has allowed just 8 earned runs on the season and through seven starts Burnett has an outstanding 1.60 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and a 36/13 K/BB ratio.
|2015 Stats: 45 IP, 2-1, 1.60 ERA, 36 SO, 13 BB, 1.16 WHIP|