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New York Yankees: Andy Pettitte Passes First Test with Ankle, Anxious to Return

Tuesday, the Yankees got great news in Andy Pettitte's quest to return to the team.

The 40-year-old threw off flat ground at Yankee Stadium, throwing three sets of 20 pitches, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News.

In the final set, Pettitte threw from his normal windup and looked good, according to Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

“For two of the sessions, he did not push off much,” Girardi said. “In the last session, he basically did 10 or 12 pitches where it was his normal windup. He actually looked really good.”

What was really encouraging for Pettitte was on Wednesday, he woke up and reported no pain in his ankle, so the Yankees move on to the next step.

The next test now ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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