Tag Archives: Andy Pettitte

Video: Girardi’s decision on sending Pettitte & Jeter to get Rivera

When the Yankees Hot Stove show (which premiers November 11 at 6:30 p.m. on YES Network) airs, one of the things that will be discussed is Joe Girardi's decision on sending Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter to get Mariano Rivera from the mound during the final game of Rivera's 19-year career. Here's a 45 second clip ...

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Who should get a qualifying offer?

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Today is the day that baseball players have been waiting for--no  not Spring Training, that's not for another 100 days. Today it's all about the qualifying offers. The Yankees have until 5 p.m. to offer players a qualifying offer and this year there are 11 players who are candidates. Let's break down the 11 players ...

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Yankees 2013 season report card


With the 2013 season behind us and with no postseason, the only thing left to do is to grade the Yankees (and for them to hope that they get a good grade). Here are the grades I gave to players from highest to lowest: Mariano Rivera: In his final season, Rivera once again dazzled everyone with his ...

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Pettitte prepares for final start of his career

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In less than a half-hour, Andy Pettitte will take the mound in his hometown in Houston, playing what seems to be a meaningless game for the Yankees. However, there's more to this start that meets the eye. This start will be the final start that Andy Pettitte will take the mound and pitch in his ...

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Notes and News: Cano, Kuroda, Rodriguez, Pettitte, Rivera

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Unlike yesterday where there were a bunch of top stories going on, it's quiet today. So, I'm basically going to sum up just small details of what happened today. Robinson Cano: As we all know, Robinson Cano made headlines yesterday after an article came out that Cano was asking for 10-years, $305 Million. Cano was asked about ...

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Exit Sandman: Rivera’s emotional farewell at Yankee Stadium

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It was the final home game of the 2013 season, and Mariano Rivera knew that this would be the final time that he would pitch at Yankee Stadium. He was going to get into the game no matter what the score, and get into the game he did. Joe Girardi put Mariano Rivera in the game ...

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It’s Mariano Rivera Bobblehead (Voucher) Night!


So as you all know, tonight is the final bobblehead in the Yankees four bobblehead collection series, and of course it's the greatest closer of all time--Mariano Rivera. However, the Yankees had a slight misstep in their promotion: the Mariano Rivera bobbleheads weren't at the stadium when it was time to hand them out to ...

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Off-Day Notes: Sabathia, Pettitte, Wild-Card race

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It's the final off-day of the Yankees regular season (and possibly for 2013), so let's go over some quick notes that happened today. -- CC Sabathia's dismal 2013 season has come to an end due to--can you guess--an injury. He has a Grade 2 left hamstring strain, which he obtained during his last start. The recovery ...

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