Found June 27, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
Earlier this afternoon, there was a brief news tidbit saying that Yankees starter Andy Pettitte had taken a ball off of his ankle and left the field during his start against the Indians today. Well, the news about the ankle is in, and it's a shocker: Pettitte has a broken ankle, and will miss at least six weeks. In a bit of good news for the Yankees, Pettitte's ankle won't need surgery. On the heels of CC Sabathia's groin strain that has knocked him out until the All-Star Break, this is not good news for the Yankees. Pettitte was having a damn good season this year in his return to the majors. Coming into today's game, he had struck out 59 batters in 58 2/3 innings, posting a 3.22 ERA in nine starts. He was just adding to those numbers today, allowing one run over four innings to the Indians, walking one and striking out seven. With Freddy Garcia starting for Sabathia on Friday against the White Sox, the Yankees are going to need a starter to fill Pettitte'...
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