Category: Andy Pettitte

Injury-Shortened Season Leads Andy Pettitte to Come Back for at Least One More Year

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Andy Pettitte is coming back to the Bronx for another season. This one appears to be his last. The left-hander agreed to a one-year contract for $12 million, plus incentive bonuses, for the upcoming season. Pettitte was a late addition to the Yankees' roster last spring, but as usual he ...

Roger Clemens’ Lawyer: The Fact is Roger Didn’t Use That Stuff

Monday, June 25th, 2012

To Rusty Hardin, lawyer for Roger Clemens, the jury's decision to acquit him of all of his charges last week came simply because his peers on that panel saw that Clemens not only didn't lie to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs, he simply never used them. Period. Perhaps we'll never know ...

Andy Pettitte: “I never would have thought I’d be striking guys out like I am. I felt I was going to be good.”

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

It's hard to believe that Andy Pettitte shut down the Tampa Bay Rays without throwing a single pitch that was faster than 89 mph. The man will be turning 40 in a little over a week. It was also foolish for many of us to doubt Pettitte's ability on the ...

Joe Girardi addresses Yankees roster moves: David Phelps and Clay Rapada in the bullpen with Francisco Cervelli being optioned to Triple-A

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

The New York media was all over Joe Girardi for having too many pitchers going into spring training for the starting rotation. At this point in time the Yankees manager already doesn't have enough starting pitching and the regular season for his team is set to start Friday. It goes to ...

Andy Pettitte On Retirement And A Comeback “I can guarantee you I will not play this year.”

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Andy Pettitte's retirement from baseball marks the beginning of the end for the New York Yankees illustrious "Core Four" that includes Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera. It has been a tumultuous offseason for the Bronx Bombers, who not only failed in their attempt to land the "big fish" ...

With Jeter and Rivera Deals Done, How Long Will It Take Brian Cashman to Land Cliff Lee?

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

When you're the New York Yankees and you resolve hot stove topics in the offseason, those answers seem to simply beget more questions. And that's the case again this year, despite the fact that Brian Cashman signed veterans Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera to deals. Now it's all about whether the ...

Joe Girardi Looks To Win Back-To-Back World Series

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

I'm not sure if it's the difference between the manager (and radio host) in New York as opposed to Atlanta or the difference between a kid from Peoria, IL who went to Northwestern and a guy from Tulsa who went straight to the minor leagues after high school, but the ...

Andy Pettitte Is Enjoying the Season Thus Far

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The crafty veteran, left-handed pitcher, Andy Pettitte along with Philip Hugheshas been the best Yankees pitcher so far this season.  Pettitte, who is known as a  being a great second-half-of-the-season player, is off to the best start of his fifteen year career and is 5-1 with a 2.68 ERA in ...

Joe Girardi: “We expected this to be a really tough series and we have a chance to close it out”

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Joe Girardi has the most pressurized job in all of sports as the manager of the New York Yankees. I mean, every coaching job in sports is pressure-packed, but there's nothing quite like managing the Yankees. The Yanks are used to winning championships. Girardi of course, failed to bring home ...

Hal Steinbrenner Assesses

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner offered up a few minutes of his Tuesday early afternoon to talk to Mike Francesca of WFAN about the state of the Yankees after a whirlwind off-season. Andy Pettitte re-signed yesterday, CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira and AJ Burnett were signed as free agents, Joe ...