Yankees Add Another Pitcher, Sign Burnett

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Friday Dec. 12, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees have reeled in another top pitcher, reaching agreement with A.J. Burnett on a five-year contract.

Burnett won a career-high 18 games with Toronto this season and then became a free agent. Earlier this week, the Yankees reached a deal with ace CC
Sabathia for seven years and $161 million. Burnett's agreement was confirmed Friday by the office of his agent, Darek Braunecker. It was first reported by foxsports.com.

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