A.J. Burnett can relax, he's found a home

A.J. Burnett of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against

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A.J. Burnett of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches against the Houston Astros. (May 13, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)


Since he was traded by the Yankees to the Pirates, A.J. Burnett has been hit in the eye with his own bunt and gave up 12 runs in one outing.

And he's having a blast.

"Obviously, a lot less pressure and things of that nature," Burnett said Tuesday night before the Pirates hosted the Mets in the second game of a series in which he will not pitch.

Burnett, who...

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