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Eiland's return should help Burnett

Yankees pitcher says recent struggles can be corrected with return of coach

Updated: July 1, 2010, 9:26 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett said there were too many voices in his head. As he tried to make things right with pitching coach Dave Eiland gone, Burnett had trouble deciphering what was good advice and what wasn't.

With bullpen coach Mike Harkey in charge, Burnett says he wasn't strong enough to stick to his core beliefs and he broke down on the mound to the point that he had statistically the worst month (0-5, 11.35 ERA) ever for a Yankees starter.

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