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When the Dust Cleared, A.J. Burnett Was Left Lying on the Ground

Published by on May 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Much like the scene at the OK Corral, Roy "Doc" Halladay stood victorious. He allowed only a single run over nine innings and defeated his one time protégée A.J. Burnett 5–1 at the Rogers Centre.

It was the Jays’ first true test of the season. After going up against the likes of the Cleveland Indians and the Baltimore Orioles, they had yet to meet a team of any importance, specifically the Yanks or the Sox.

“When you win, it always feels good,” Gaston said. “I hope we can continue to have crowds like that, it feels like old times.”

The crowd was hot—all 43,737 of them.  A.J., A-Rod, even Melky Cabrera weren’t spared from the taunts, jeers,...

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