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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Andy Pettitte will make first start for Yankees Sunday against Mariners

“A Sunday well-membered brings a week of misremembered.”

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced Tuesday afternoon that Andy Pettitte will make his first post-retirment start for the Bombers on Sunday against the Mariners at Yankee Stadium.

Pettitte has made three minor league starts, his coming last on Sunday with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees against the Pawtucket Red Sox where hee gave up four runs (three earned) in five innings. In his three minor those starts he went 0-2 with a 3.71 ERA in 17 innings. He struck out 13 and walked three.

Repoz Posted: May 08, 2012 at 04:16 PM | 24 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. JJ1986 Posted: May 08, 2012 at 04:40 PM (#4126710)
hee gave up four runs (three earned) in five innings.


I didn't realize Choi had converted to pitching.
   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 08, 2012 at 04:42 PM (#4126711)
Andy Pettitte was teammates with Rick Honeycutt
Rick Honeycutt was teammates with Diego Segui
Diego Segui was teammates with Granny Hamner
Granny Hamner was teammates with Chuck Klein
Chuck Klein was teammates with Cy Williams
Cy Williams was teammates with Mordecai Brown
Mordecai Brown was teammates with Patsy Donovan
Patsy Donovan was born in the last year of the American Civil War
   3. JJ1986 Posted: May 08, 2012 at 04:46 PM (#4126721)
Andy Pettitte was teammates with Rick Honeycutt
Rick Honeycutt was teammates with Diego Segui
Diego Segui was teammates with Granny Hamner
Granny Hamner was teammates with Chuck Klein
Chuck Klein was teammates with Cy Williams
Cy Williams was teammates with Mordecai Brown
Mordecai Brown was teammates with Patsy Donovan
Patsy Donovan was born in the last year of the American Civil War


When the American Civil War started, Jamie Moyer was just making his baseball debut.
   4. Swoboda is freedom Posted: May 08, 2012 at 04:53 PM (#4126726)
When the American Civil War started, Jamie Moyer was just making his baseball debut.

and struck out aging veteran Julio Franco
   5. Random Transaction Generator Posted: May 08, 2012 at 04:59 PM (#4126730)
It's nice that Pettitte will be getting one more start against minor league hitting before he has to face a major league team.
   6. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: May 08, 2012 at 05:13 PM (#4126739)
Andy Pettite was teammates with Romulo Sanchez
Romulo Sanchez was teammates with Brad Eldred
Brad Eldred was teammates with Bobby Hill
Bobby Hill was teammates with Chad Hermansen
Chad Hermansen was teammates with Adrian Brown
Adrian Brown was teammates with Clint Sodowsky
Clint Sodowsky was teammates with Danny Bautista
Danny Bautista was teammates with Derrick White
Derrick White was teammates with Sean Berry
Sean Berry made his debut during the Persian Gulf War
   7. Davo Dozier (Mastroianni) Posted: May 08, 2012 at 05:18 PM (#4126745)
Andy Pettitte will make first start for Yankees against Mariners

How much longer until he's ready to face Major League hitters?
   8. Repoz Posted: May 08, 2012 at 05:22 PM (#4126748)
I can't link Pettitte to WWI...because it keeps flipping to WWII.
   9. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: May 08, 2012 at 05:46 PM (#4126766)
The M's will beat Pettitte easily if they can just trick him into wearing a Tigers uniform.
   10. TVerik, the gum-snappin' hairdresser Posted: May 08, 2012 at 06:25 PM (#4126788)
How much longer until he's ready to face Major League hitters?


There ought to be some super-Coke awarded when you are beaten to content-free snark.
   11. jack47 Posted: May 08, 2012 at 07:22 PM (#4126809)
Patsy Donovan was born in the last year of the American Civil War
Sean Berry made his debut during the Persian Gulf War

Patsy Donovan coached George H.W. Bush's high school baseball team.
George H.W. Bush initiated the Persian Gulf War.
   12. Gonfalon B. Posted: May 08, 2012 at 07:25 PM (#4126813)
I can link Andy Pettitte to the War on Drugs in one note, Tom.
   13. Greg K Posted: May 08, 2012 at 07:30 PM (#4126820)
There ought to be some super-Coke awarded when you are beaten to content-free snark.

The klaxon should sound and you lose ten points.

...I may be watching too much QI lately.
   14. Bob Meta-Meusel Posted: May 08, 2012 at 07:31 PM (#4126821)
According to Herodotus, Jamie Moyer made his debut during the Persian Wars.
   15. Fancy Pants Handle doesn't need no water Posted: May 08, 2012 at 08:07 PM (#4126837)
...I may be watching too much QI lately.

Rest assured, there is no such thing.
   16. bobm Posted: May 08, 2012 at 08:54 PM (#4126865)
[8] Pettitte and WWI, from B-R:


Oracle of Baseball
Chain from Eddie Grant to Andy Pettitte

Eddie Grant played with Hank Severeid for the 1911 Cincinnati Reds
  
Hank Severeid played with Buddy Myer for the 1925 Washington Senators
  
Buddy Myer played with Early Wynn for the 1941 Washington Senators
  
Early Wynn played with Vic Davalillo for the 1963 Cleveland Indians
  
Vic Davalillo played with Steve Howe for the 1980 Los Angeles Dodgers
  
Steve Howe played with Andy Pettitte for the 1996 New York Yankees
   17. DKDC Posted: May 08, 2012 at 08:59 PM (#4126874)
This should be a good tune-up to get Andy ready to face a Major League lineup!
   18. ColonelTom Posted: May 08, 2012 at 09:05 PM (#4126881)
Path from Eddy Grant to Andy Pettitte:
Electric Avenue
   19. BourbonSamurai Is a Lazy Nogoodnik Posted: May 08, 2012 at 10:48 PM (#4127010)
Huh. I missed Rick Honeycutt's 1 IP for the 95 yanks.
   20. bjhanke Posted: May 09, 2012 at 06:37 AM (#4127154)
Bob, #14, is currently winning this war. Absolutely outstanding quip. - Brock Hanke
   21. BDC Posted: May 09, 2012 at 08:24 AM (#4127168)
The figure in the upper left corner is Jamie Moyer taking a full windup.
   22. Hack Wilson Posted: May 09, 2012 at 08:31 AM (#4127170)
For #21, who is that in the upper right hand corner?
   23. jacksone (AKA It's OK...) Posted: May 09, 2012 at 09:15 AM (#4127181)
For #21, who is that in the upper right hand corner?


I don't know, but is one of those women carrying a gift basket?
   24. DanG Posted: May 09, 2012 at 09:20 AM (#4127183)
who is that in the upper right hand corner?
Pat the Bat

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