Andy Pettitte cost himself a chance at win No. 15 tonight, allowing five runs (three earned) in 4.1 innings. He walked four and never found a rhythm, but that’s history now.
“It was ugly,” he said. “But it’s over. I’m ready for the postseason, that’s all I can tell you. I’ll forget about this one and just get ready for my next start, whenever it is.”
Here’s Pettitte on what wasn’t exactly the best of Pettitte:
Joe Girardi sat in his office and watched the Twins-Royals game before his club took the field at the Trop. He saw Denard Span’s catch, Michael Cuddyer’s homer and another day (at least) of uncertainty for the Yanks.
Here’s Girardi talking about Pettitte, another good performance by Chad Gaudin and more:
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