Tag Archives: Andy Pettitte

Offense quiet as Yanks are blanked 2-0 vs. Blue Jays

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In the last month or so, Andy Pettitte has been the Yankees best pitcher. He was denied a victory in his previous two starts because the bullpen blew his lead. Tonight he got the loss because the Yankees couldn't score against R.A. Dickey. The Yankees couldn't get the timely two out hit, stranding five runners in ...

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Timely hits give Yankees a 5-4 victory over Orioles

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If the game of baseball was judged by how many hits a team had during the game, then the Baltimore Orioles would win, outhitting the Yankees 13-6. However, what mattered in today's game was the importance of the hits. The Yankees scored five runs on six hits, Andy Pettitte pitched effectively through 6.1 IP and ...

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Bullpen implodes as Yankees fall to Red Sox 12-8

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Everything was looking great for the New York Yankees. Andy Pettitte finished six strong innings of three run ball, leaving with a five run lead in hopes that he would get his 11th win of the season and his 21st career win over the Boston Red Sox. Instead, Phil Hughes, Boone Logan, Preston Claiborne and ...

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Andy Pettitte: Should he stay or should he go?

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Ever since the 2009 season, it's been the same song and dance for Andy Pettitte: trying to decide whether he's going to retire or if he's going to play another year. Fans thought that Andy was going to hang up his cleats for good when he retired after the 2010 season. Even Pettitte thought that ...

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Notes from the weekend: roster moves, Pineda, Girardi, Stewart, and Pettitte

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The Yankees game is in danger of being rained out Monday night. Here is a quick update of the news that happened over the weekend. • Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis were activated from the DL on Friday and Vidal Nuno and Ivan Nova were sent down to make room for them on the roster. • David Huff was ...

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No more fairy dust: What happened to Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells?

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The Yankees were much better than expected during the month of April and a large reason for that was the superb play of both Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells. However, since May Hafner both players have gone in the tank and the Yankees offense has followed it. Just take a look at the difference: Hafner in April: ...

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What it means to have Teixeira and Youkilis returning on Friday

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Both Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis played in a rehab game for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday, they both played seven innings and went 0-for-2 with a walk, and both are expected to return to the Yankees on Friday, Brian Cashman said. It's a little surprising to hear that both are coming back so soon ...

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David Huff, we hardly knew ye: Yankees activate Joba Chamberlain

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BBD is back after taking a couple of days off for Memorial Day and to watch the return of Arrested Development, which I've enjoyed very much. I wasn't gone long, but it might have been just long enough to miss the entire Yankees career of David Huff, who was designated for assignment to make room ...

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