A.J. Burnett Rumors: Wednesday By Tim Dierkes | November 5, 2008 at 2:29pm CDT Let’s talk about free agent starter A.J. Burnett, who expects to receive multiple five-year offers (according to Keith Law). Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says the Red Sox will explore signing Burnett, but aren’t likely to exceed three years. The Blue Jays never made a formal offer to Burnett, but J.P. Ricciardi seems optimistic about their chances.