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The disabled list keeps on growing for the Yankees.
The Yankees placed Andy Pettitte on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a strained right trapezius, a day after the 40-year-old tweaked the muscle in a start against the Seattle Mariners.
The veteran lefthander was pulled after 4 2/3 innings after he felt discomfort in his shoulder. The team announced after the game that he had suffered...Read more »
Those wondering how Andy Pettitte can still pitch at a high level would have had some of that answered if they were at the ballpark Sunday morning.
Pettitte, who turns 41 next month, arrived at Kauffman Stadium well before 9 a.m. with strength and conditioning coordinator Dana Cavalea, stretching and running on the warning track....Read more »
Andy Pettitte is dealing with a back issue that will push his scheduled Sunday start back to either Tuesday or Wednesday. Phil Hughes will start in Pettitte’s place against the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
Joe Girardi said Pettitte’s back locked up Thursday night, but that the 40-year-old pitcher has been experiencing back problems since his previous start, a win over Cleveland on Tuesday.
Pettitte...Read more »