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After one season with the Philadelphia Phillies, starter A.J. Burnett is returning to the Pittsburgh Pirates, where he pitched from 2012 to 2013.
The right-hander agreed to a one-year deal, the team announced on Friday.
Multiple national media reports indicate the deal is for $8.5 million.
Burnett went 8-18 with a 4.59 ERA in 34 starts with the Phillies in 2014.
The 16-year veteran compiling a 26-21 record with a 3.41 ERA in 61 starts during his previous stint with the Pirates.
Burnett made $15 million in 2014.