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Andy Pettitte threw to live hitters and it was good

Sep 5, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT

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Sweeney Murti of WFAN reports that Andy Pettitte threw 15 pitches to hitters, today. His first action against live hitters in his comeback.  Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said he was “excellent” and that Pettitte’s arm strength was where he expected it to be.

Petttitte is on track to return to the Yankees’ rotation by mid-to-late September.

  1. number42is1 - Sep 5, 2012 at 4:02 PM

    Late september may be too late

  2. willclarkgameface - Sep 5, 2012 at 4:58 PM

    B12, baby. B12.

  3. mazblast - Sep 5, 2012 at 5:44 PM

    Were his stools also examined for proper firmness?

  4. cackalackyank - Sep 5, 2012 at 5:50 PM

    Unless the guys who are paid to hit start hitting it really doesn’t matter how well he can pitch or when he comes back.

  5. buffalomafia - Sep 5, 2012 at 6:43 PM

    Get your overpaid ass back on the mound!

  6. skerney - Sep 5, 2012 at 10:01 PM

    “…and it was good” has been “over” for like 2000 years, Craig. Get hip.

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