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Tuesday May 28th 2024


MLB Rumors: Should the Yankees and Braves Swap A.J. Burnett for Derek Lowe?

when we all wanted to trade A.J. Burnett out of New York?

At one time or another, we all said it during the 2011 season.

His Game 4 ALDS performance against the Tigers put those feelings on hold, but let's face it, if we could find a trading partner willing to take Burnett, we would do it in a heartbeat.

Newsday's Ken Davidoff had a pretty bold suggestion. And I think I'm pretty open to it.

Davidoff suggested sending Burnett and the rest of his two years and $33 million to the Atlanta Braves for Derek Lowe.

Lowe only has one more year left in his  four-year, $60-million deal with the Braves, which he signed in 2008, the same winter the Yankees signed Burnett to his five-year, $82.5 million deal.

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