Originally posted on 60ft6in  |  Last updated 5/10/13
Andy Pettitte had two odd moments on the mound over the last couple of weeks. These senior lapses have resulted in crucial runs allowed. Let’s begin with last Sunday’s start against the A’s …. Pettitte was facing Luke Montz leading off the 4th inning.  The score was 1-1.  From the windup, Pettitte pitched himself into a full count.  Montz then fouled off a couple of pitches, which led to the 8th pitch of the at-bat…. That is when Pettitte decided he would throw from the stretch.  Andy delivered a belt-high, 88 mph fastball down the center of the plate and Montz cracked it into the leftfield seats, giving Oakland the lead.  The Yankees would come back and tie the game, but eventually lose on an 8th inning homer by Josh Donaldson. Why throw that single pitch from the stretch, with no runners on base?  I’m not sure the question was asked and I’m not sure anyone even noticed. 3-2 count, nobody on, nobody out, pitching from stretch for the first time in the at-bat lift-off Then there was...
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