The rumor mill continues to spin as questions remain unanswered and a couple arbitration updates and minor signings surround the headlines. For months, it appeared free-agent right-hander A.J. Burnett would either pitch for Pittsburgh or not pitch at all in 2014.
The Pirates are still waiting to see if A.J. Burnett will stay or go. Two weeks ago Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage said he was assuming that A.J. Burnett will retire, but the 37-year-old right-hander has yet to make a decision