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A.J. Burnett’s Bronx Tale Is Over: Another Failed Pitching Endeavor for Yankees

York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed on a trade that will rid the Bronx of A.J. Burnett. 

According to Dejan Kovacevic, it is a done deal, pending commissioner approval and a physical.

New York's drama is over.

Yankees GM Brian Cashman was able to work a deal with the Pirates where Pittsburgh takes on $13 million of the $33 million left on his contract. This means the Yankees will eat $20 million.

New York also receives Single-A relief pitcher Diego Moreno and another A-level player.

The Yankees originally wanted Garrett Jones from the Pirates, but the Pirates would not allow him to be a part of the trade. They countered with two prospects.

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