Tag Archives: Andy Pettitte

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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The Yankees add Reid Brignac, place Andy Pettitte on the DL, and more

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The Yankees offense has taken a step back this year, but they are still one of the best teams in baseball largely because of their pitching staff. That staff took a big hit last week as Andy Pettitte went on the DL with a strained trapezius muscle. The Yankees recalled Vidal Nuno to take his place in ...

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Yankees lose Pettitte, Stewart in loss to the Mariners

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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

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(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

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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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