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Andy Pettitte finally shook off 19 months of rust on Sunday. After taking the mound for the Yankees in his return from retirement –– where he allowed four runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings –– the 39-year-old didn't exactly shine like last did in 2010, when he posted an 11-3 record with a 3.28 ERA. It wasn't up to his capabilities by any means. Despite suffering the loss against Seattle, Pettitte proved his worth after a year away from the game. He offered the Yankees longevity in his swift return while providing a dose of stability of quality...

Andy Pettitte Returns To The Bronx Lineup: 05/13/12

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6159\">Andy Pettitte returns to the Bronx today as he takes the mound in the series finale...

Yankees lose in Pettitte's return

Andy Pettitte made his much-anticipated return to the Yankees on Sunday, getting lavished with adoration while pitching into the seventh inning despite giving up a pair of two-run homers in New York's 6-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Nearly lost amid the excitement over Pettitte's first major league appearance since retiring after the 2010 season was party crasher Kevin...

Pettitte's return to Yankees spoiled by Mariners

Andy Pettitte stood on the mound at Yankee Stadium with his hat pulled down low, peering in at the catcher over the glove held high in front of his face. It's an image Yankees fans know well. This time, though, No. 46 was back on a big league mound for the first time in a year and a half. It was hard to tell. Pettitte pitched effectively into the seventh inning Sunday, but...

Yankees activate Pettitte for Sunday start

The New York Yankees have called up veteran right-handed pitcher Andy Pettitte from Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in anticipation of his first start of the season Sunday against the Seattle Mariners. Pettitte came out of retirement this season by signing a minor-league contract. He has a career record of 240-138 and a 3.88 ERA in 16 seasons with the Yankees and the Houston Astros...

Judge lets Pettitte's testimony stand

The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury case has rejected a defense motion to strike testimony from Andy Pettitte on a contested conversation about human growth hormone.

Pettitte's debut spoiled by former fan

NEW YORK -- He could have come back to Yankee Stadium July 1 to take part in the team’s annual Old Timer’s Day festivities. Instead, soon-to-turn 40 Andy Pettitte, who last pitched in the big leagues in 2010 and retired last season, returned Sunday to the site of many of his greatest triumphs as the newest member of the 2012 Yankees. In the process, the un-retired and now...

Mariners 6, Yankees 2

Mariners 6, Yankees 2. With AP Photos. By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer Even Kevin Millwood was caught up in Andy Pettitte's return to the big leagues. Still, he was happy to play the spoiler. Millwood pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Casper Wells and Justin Smoak each hit a two-run homer, lifting the Seattle Mariners past Pettitte and the New York Yankees 6-2...
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