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Pettitte will skip today’s start

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc, Podcast on Mar 12, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Andy Pettitte has what the Yankees are describing as mild tendinitis outside his elbow and will not start today.

Pettitte, Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman all say that the lefty will make his next start and will be ready for the regular season.

Back in a few minutes with some quotes and audio.

UPDATE, 11:20 a.m.: Pettitte felt the pain during his bullpen session on Sunday. Girardi didn’t know about it until yesterday, an indication of how minor it is. Pettitte wanted to pitch today but was overruled. “Y’all know how it is,” he said. “They’re extremely cautious here.”

UPDATE, 11:30 a.m.: Here is some audio of Andy Pettitte talking to the beat writers about his injury:

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