Hm. Can't decide if that's good for Pittsburgh or not. I hope the Yankees aren't getting anyone decent.
Burnett at 2/13-15? He'll see a bump moving out of the AL East I'd imagine and he won't need that to earn that paltry salary. Looking at his last two years they seem to be a slight enigma. His HR/FB% was jacked, despite similar LD% last year. K/9 bounced back after a bad 2010. Walks and K's were in line with career norms. He just seems to be throwing his FB less and relying more on his change and curve. Velocity is down a tick, 95.9 in 07 and down 92.7.
I dunno much about pitchers but it seems like he's been the perfect storm of bad luck and age the last two years. I'd expect him to be an average-to-good pitcher in Pitt due to league change, park change and better luck as long as the minor leaguers are mostly filler.
Tambourine Man wrote:
Mitt's a tool used for scooping white balls out of the dirt. A catcher, if you will.