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Yankees lose Pettitte, Stewart in loss to the Mariners


The Yankees dropped Thursday night's game and the series to the Mariners, but more importantly they lost Andy Pettitte and Chris Stewart to injuries at Yankee Stadium. Pettitte left the game in the fifth inning with a sore trapezius muscle (between the neck and the back) and Stewart left in the seventh inning with a groin ...

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Andy Pettitte and the case of the missing cutter


(Originally syndicated from Gotham Hub Baseball). Data for determining the amount of pitches thrown by a starter has been available since 2008 and finding out the amount of cut fastballs thrown by Andy Pettitte is readily available for anyone. In the last two starts, Pettitte’s cutter has not been effective. He had thrown it 111 times in his ...

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Across the AL: Astros’ Lucas Harrell Introduces Himself to Yankees Fans


Quality players like Lucas Harrell – who find themselves playing quite well albeit on bad, small-market teams in cities where there isn’t much interest in baseball – are easily overlooked by most fans outside of said cities and/or teams.  Especially with pitchers, playing on a team as bad as the Astros have been in recent ...

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Help is on the way for the Yankees as Teixeira is cleared to swing a bat

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira took a big step in his return to the field yesterday when he swung a bat for the first time since he tore the tendon sheath in his wrist during Spring Training. He actually took swings on Tuesday in a pool underwater, but yesterday was the first day that he was cleared to take ...

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A-Rod allegedly tried to purchase and destroy Biogenesis documents, and notes from the weekend


More news from the Biogenesis scandal and more bad news for Alex Rodriguez. Investigators were told by ex-Biogenesis employees that documents had been put up for sale by people connected to the clinic and that Alex Rodriguez, through an intermediary, had attempted to purchase them in order to destroy them, according to Michael Schmidt of the ...

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Ode To The Sandman: Mariano Rivera, the greatest reliever in history


Growing up watching the New York Yankees throughout their dynastic runs of the mid-late 1990's and run of 17 playoff appearances in the last 18 years, there has been one constant at the end of games: No. 42 Mariano Rivera. It’s fitting that Jackie Robinson and Mariano Rivera have both worn the No.  42, as the ...

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Pettitte will not play in WBC, Teixeira, Cano, Cervelli will

New York Yankees Andy Pettitte

Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte was mulling over a World Baseball Classic appearance, but it looks like he won't be participating after all, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. That leaves Mark Teixeira on Team USA, Robinson Cano on Team Dominican Republic, and Francisco Cervelli on Team Italy. There is always a risk when it comes to ...

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Andy Pettitte will pitch for Team USA in the WBC

New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte

The World Baseball Classic is coming around again this spring and the rosters are starting to be announced. A few Yankees will probably end up playing, but the first once announced is a bit of a surprise -- Andy Pettitte will participate as a member of Team USA's rotation, according to Jon Heyman of CBS ...

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