Yanks’ Pettitte, 39, Signs On for Comeback
By Peter Kerasotis // March 16, 2012
PETER K IN THE NEW YORK TIMES
Published: March 16, 2012
The New York Times
By PETER KERASOTIS
TAMPA, Fla. — Saying he was “ready to go back to work,” Andy Pettitte announced Friday that he was returning to the Yankees.
If only it were that simple.
If Pettitte is the Pettitte of old, instead of just an old Pettitte, his stunning announcement means the Yankees must somehow shoehorn seven starting pitchers into five spots. That probably means an arm or two (or three) could be traded or sent to the minor leagues