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Pettitte’s triumphant return squandered in extra innings

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Sep 19, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

In his first Major League start since mid-July, Andy Pettitte gave the Yankees six strong innings, but the Orioles rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the Yankees 4-3 in extra innings. Pettitte left the Yankees with a 3-1 lead after six, but the Orioles got a run in the eighth, tied it off Mariano Rivera in the ninth and won on Ty Wigginton’s double in the 11th. The Yankees stranded 12 base runners and squandered a bases-loaded opportunity in the final inning.

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Associated Press photo of Pettitte

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