PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 18: A.J. Burnett #34 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the Houston Astros during the game on May 18, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
You know it's going to be a close ballgame ... You try to throw up zeroes just like he did. You know he's going to go out there and compete as much as I like to compete. It was fun.
Strikeouts are always good to have and I like to put people away ... There will be some nights where I won't have many strikeouts, so you take them when you can get them.More quotes »
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