Andy Pettitte pitching at Shea Stadium. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
With all the hoopla around the New York Yankees pitching, the one bright light fans are awaiting is the return of Andy Pettitte.
Pettitte is one of the original ‘Core Four’ who decided to un-retire after leaving baseball and New York at the end of the 2010 season.
Now with Michael Pineda out for the season, Freddy Garcia being demoted to the bullpen, and a floundering Phil Hughes, everyone is counting on Pettitte to be the consistently dominant starter from the past.
There is no doubt that Pettitte will be an asset in the clubhouse but whether that translates on the mound is yet to be seen.
Yesterday, Pettitte made another minor league start and the results were not exactly comforting.
The southpaw allowed 10 hits, five earned, throwing 96 pitches in just under six innings.(...)Read the rest of Should Yankees worry about Andy Pettitte?
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