Results for tag: AJ Burnett
Posted by: nwyankees on Feb 3, 2011 at 05:03:50 PM

Even though Andy Pettitte is retiring, and the Yankees will truly miss him in the rotation, the Yankees still have starting pitchers capable of holding their own until the trading deadline.

They will be without his patented stare down, has always clutch play in big-time games, and one of the best pick-off moves of all-time, but he is retiring in a classy way.  He is not continuing to play past when he is still productive and is retiring before Spring Training which is what a former Yankee was not able to do. It was unfortunate that Cliff Lee choose to pitch for the Phillies instead of the Yankees, but they were wise to sign Freddy Garcia and even Bartolo Colon to minor league contracts.  Since there were not many free agents worth signing it made sense to gamble low even though

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