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Brian Cashman told Meredith Marakovits of YES that the plan is for left-handed starting pitcher Andy Pettitte to be activated from the disabled list to make his return sometime early next week during the team's series against the Cleveland Indians.
Cashman told me the plan is to have Pettitte return during the CLE series (as long as there are no setbacks) #yankees
— Meredith Marakovits (@M_Marakovits) May 29, 2013
Pettitte has been on the DL since the middle of the month due to a strained left trapezius muscle. Prior to hitting the shelf, the southpaw was scratched from his last scheduled start due to back spasms.
His recovery has been going well thus far, and assuming there are no setbacks Cashman plans on activating him early next week against the Indians. The Yankees face the Tribe in a three-game set starting on Monday night.
Prior to hitting the DL, Pettitte had maintained an ERA of 3.83 with a 1.297 WHIP over eight starts for the Yankees this season.
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