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Yankees Pitching Notes: Andy Pettitte, Sergio Mitre, Joba Chamberlain

Yankees' starting rotation has been one of their strengths, but lately we’ve seen AJ Burnett leave a game early because of a self inflicted wound and Andy Pettitte limping off the mound. Now, there are real questions to be answered.

Here are some notes:

Andy Pettitte has a Grade-1 groin strain and is out for 4-to-5 weeks . The Yankees will not trade for a starting pitcher in Pettitte’s absence. Sergio Mitre will be taking his place. He’s starting tonight for Triple-A Scranton and will throw 75 pitches to stretch himself out. Our own Lucas Weick thinks that they’d be better off calling up RHP Ivan Nova . The team is not considering Joba Chamberlain to start in place of Pettitte. I would really like to see Joba get some ...

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