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New York Yankees: Same Old Andy Pettitte in Debut from the DL

a sparsely populated make-up crowd on Wednesday, the return of starting pitcher Andy Pettitte went strictly according to plan.

Making his first start for the New York Yankees since June 27th, when he went on the disabled list with a fractured ankle, he took full advantage of a poor Toronto Blue Jay lineup in the Yankee 4-2 win.

In five innings, the 40 year-old lefty allowed four hits, no runs, two walks and three strikeouts. He wasn’t as sharp as sharp can be, but nonetheless was durable and effective through 75 pitches. 

Although Pettitte said he wasn’t overly concerned about pitch speed, his average fastball rested in the 88-90 mph range, which is just fine for his repertoire.

Throughout his abbreviated ...

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