A.J. Burnett to pitch ALDS Game 4

Updated: October 3, 2011, 3:05 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It's official: A.J. Burnett will start Game 4 of the American League Division Series for the New York Yankees.

Manager Joe Girardi confirmed prior to the Yankees' 5-3 Game 2 loss on Sunday that the enigmatic right-hander will get the ball on Tuesday in Detroit. He also said CC Sabathia will start Game 3 on Monday.

The Yankees, who are tied 1-1 with the Tigers in the ALDS, had originally hoped to get through the series with just three starters. Friday's suspension ...

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