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The latest rumors around Yankees Universe are about bringing back veterans Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera and Ichiro Suzukifor the 2013 season.
English: Andy Pettitte (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Though nothing has been made official yet, it would seem that the Yankees are trying to complete deals with all three but who knows what reports are actually true.
But if these rumors do pan out, one thing is for sure; the Yankees are not getting any younger as all three All-Stars are in the 40-years old and up club.
The Yankees southpaw’s return will be welcomed with open arms as Pettitte seems to still have a lot in the tank and would be considered an above average middle of the rotation guy on any team.
He is loved by his teammates; especially ace CC Sabathia who has openly talked about his off-season texting to Pettitte in a plea for his return.
This deal seems likely to be completed before the other two as according to the New York Post, the Yankees and Andy Pettitte are inv...
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From Bryan Hoch:Andy Pettitte has said that he feels like his left arm still has plenty of important innings to offer. The Yankees are counting on it.
Pettitte and the Yankees officially agreed to a one-year contract on Wednesday, representing the second major move of New York's offseason following last week's re-signing of right-handed starter Hiroki Kuroda.
The New York Yankees have re-sign both SP Andy Pettitte and OF Ichrio Suzuki to contracts this past Wednesday.
Andy Pettitte signed a one year deal worth 12 million dollars and Ichrio Suzuki signed a one year deal worth 5 million dollars.
Andy Pettitte came out of retirement last season just taking the 2011 year off before coming back with the Yankees in 2012....
A person familiar with the negotiations says Andy Pettitte and the New York Yankees are nearing agreement on a one-year contract in the range of $10 million to $12 million.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because talks are ongoing.
Pettitte, who turns 41 in June, retired after the 2010 season and then decided to come back this year and signed a contract guaranteeing...
While left-hander Andy Pettitte hasn’t reached a deal with
the New York Yankees yet, he “has committed to pitch next year,” reports Mark
Feinsand the New York Daily News.
Update: Pettitte "has committed to playing next year," a source said. No deal has been reached yet, however.
— Mark Feinsand (@BloggingBombers) November 28, 2012
Ageless left-hander Andy Pettitte has agreed to a one-year, $12 million contract with the New York Yankees. Reports indicated Tuesday that the two sides were close to a deal, and Newsday confirmed the agreement Wednesday with the 40-year-old left-hander. Pettitte, whose contract was $2.5 million in 2012, posted a 5-4 record with a 2.87 ERA despite missing nearly three months...
Andy Pettitte is staying with the New York Yankees next season.
The left-hander signed a one-year deal with the Yankees worth $12 million on Wednesday, putting baseball's biggest postseason winner back in pinstripes.
Pettitte turns 41 in June. He retired after the 2010 season, then decided to come back this year and signed a contract guaranteeing $2.5 million.
Taking a break from football and basketball and other fall sports - Looks like the New York Yankees will sign not only Pettitte but Mariano Rivera and Hiroki Kuroda for the 2013 season. I love Pettitte and I thought he did well when he wasn't injured last season, so I'm always happy whenever he returns. Mariano will be 43 but as a closer, age shouldn't be too much of...
Legendary southpaw Andy Pettitte inked a one-year contract worth $12 million earlier this afternoon to return to Gotham and play with the Yankees in 2013. Pettitte, a three-time All-Star who has captured five crowns in pinstripes, went 5-4 with a … Continue reading →
The New York Yankees are optimistic they can work out deals for veteran lefty Andy Pettitte and closer Mariano Rivera in the coming week, sources told Ken Rosenthal.
The deal for Pettitte would likely be for one year and in excess of $10 million. Rivera would command more, Rosenthal tweeted.
Pettitte, 40, made 12 starts for the Yankees last season, going 5-4 with a 2.87 ERA after...
Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees could have a new deal in place by the end of this week. According to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York, the Yankees are hopeful they can re-sign the long-tim closer before next week's winter meetings. The winter meetings start on December 3rd and go through December 6th.
Rivera, 43, contemplated retirement not too long ago. He...
While Ichiro Suzuki would like to remain in pinstripes and the New York Yankees would welcome the outfielder back, a deal has not been completed yet. Contrary to earlier reports, Ichiro and the Yankees have not agreed on a one-year deal worth $5 million. The news of a deal not being done yet comes from Sweeny Murti of WFAN.
Ichrio was traded to the Yankees prior to the trade deadline...
The Yankees have re-sign closing pitcher Mariano Rivera to a one year deal, worth 10 million dollars, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
He injured his knee while he was warming up his pitches before a ballgame against the Royals back in May of last year.
Mariano Rivera will be with the Yankees on time for the start of spring training.
Also, the Yankees lose starting catcher...
From the New York Yankees dynasty of the late 90′s to early 2000′s, only Derek Jeter, Andy Petitte and Mariano Rivera are left. Since 1996, all three have been key parts to their championship success. With Petitte close to signing a new contract worth $11 million, the Yankees remain optimistic they’ll be able reach a … Continue reading »