Found November 25, 2012 on Tireball.com:
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Andy Pettitte has said that he did not want to hold up the New York Yankees off season plans. The 40-year-old has already began working out this winter. The Yankee will know whether or not Pettitte will pitch in 2013 soon. Last season Pettitte made 12 starts going 5-4 with a 2.87 ERA. He missed twelve weeks of the season after suffering a fractured left leg before returning in September. The Yankees currently have CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Phil Hughes, Ivan Nova and David Phelps penciled into their rotation.
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