It remains to be seen if veteran hurler A.J. Burnett will pitch next season, but you better believe the Pittsburgh Pirates are waiting anxiously for an answer. Even if Burnett does toe the rubber in 2014, though, it's no lock that he'll be back with the Bucs.
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