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MLB Injury News:
The New York Yankees have not been heavily involved in the trade rumors this season, but their name has certainly been linked to some players. It seems right now the team is focused on re-signing their own free agents, and they did so with one of them yesterday. Beyond that, the team is trying to get healthy and look down the road at what the future might hold. Here are your Yankees injury news updates:
The Yankees and Andy Pettitte have agreed to a one-year contract. The long-time Yankees lefty has been weighing whether to come back for another year or retire again. He decided to play, and according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York, Pettitte signed a one-year, $12 million contract. The deal represents a huge raise over what Pettitte made in 2012, and it shows the teams appreciation of what he did. Pettitte came out of retirement to help the Yankees last season, got hit with a line drive and broke his leg, came back from that, and still managed to post a surprisingly low 2.87 ERA.
There has not been much in the world of news surrounding Derek Jeter. However, with the Yankees being linked to Stephen Drew, questions arose as to what that would mean for Jeter's future. CBS Detroit says the Yankees' interest in Drew is not a reflection of whether Jeter will be ready to play next season or not. They simply are curious if Drew would be interested in playing a "super-sub role."
Things will likely heat up with the Yankees and the rumor mill as soon as the team re-signs Mariano Rivera. They've got Pettitte locked up, not the focus will turn to their future Hall of Fame closer. Once he is signed, New York can dive into the trade market.
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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.
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...
The New York Yankees are in serious contract negotiations with veteran left-hander Andy Pettitte for a one-year deal worth $11 million, reports the New York Post.
Pettitte turned down a Yankees offer worth $10 million last January. But when he decided to un-retire in March the Yankees offered him $2.5 million and he took it.
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Shout whatever obscenity you wish at the Yankee swish-hitters who two months ago embarrassed God and us - and not in that order. But at least we haven't yet plummeted to the toxic point where nobody wants to play in NYC. Because, folks, we once held that poisoned perch: Never forget the Greg Maddux era.Proof of our continued status: Andy Pettitte is back for another year, making...
The 2012 offseason has really kicked into high gear this week. We've seen Jonathan Broxton re-up with the Reds, Andy Pettitte agree to come back to the Yankees, the first big domino in BJ Upton sign with the Braves, the Nationals finally trade for Denard Span, and the Pirates sign Russell Martin to catch. Also, the Phillies had a trade agreed to for Wilton Lopez, and then saw...
Tuesday was a day filled with a flurry of news and rumors around the league, as the Cubs added RHP Scott Feldman, the Angels solidified their bullpen by adding closer Ryan Madson, and the Yankees got close to deals that would bring Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera back to the Bronx. As always, the Red [...]