A.J. Burnett dealing with torn calf

Updated: June 14, 2013, 6:49 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- A.J. Burnett is wearing a walking boot over his torn right calf and isn't sure when he'll be ready to return.

The Pirates right-hander was injured while working out Wednesday and was placed on the 15-day disabled list a day later. The 36-year-old called it a "freak" accident, saying he was finishing up a series of sprints when something went wrong.

"I felt something and it cramped up after that," Burnett said. "It was just one of those things."

Burnett is 4-6 this ...

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