With two years and $33 million left on his contract, the team is currently in talks with the Pittsburgh Pirates (of all teams) of trading him.
While Burnett's tenure in New York hasn't been particularly great, it's not the worst signing the team has made over the past decade (Kei Igawa, anyone? Carl Pavano? Javier Vazquez twice?).
In fact, I'm going to miss the guy. Erratic and mediocre as he has been, there have been times where I've actually enjoyed watching him play. Since his days with the Toronto Blue Jays, I've just liked watching him pitch.
Here are just a few reasons on why the Yankees will miss him too.