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Monday July 22nd 2024


Yankees Put Andy Pettitte on DL, Out Four to Five Weeks

winning two-out-of-three from the second place Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend, the New York Yankees had their wins come at a price.

On Saturday, starting pitcher AJ Burnett was pulled after two innings because he suffered lacerations on both of his palms after he slammed a set of double doors in frustration after giving up a HR to Reid Brignac. Burnett originally said he “fell,” but the truth came out later.

The whole thing sounds like a bad Lifetime movie.

Burnett is scheduled to throw a bullpen session in a couple of days and should make his next start this week. Unfortunately for the Yankees, they don’t seem to be as fortunate with Andy Pettitte, who started Sunday’s game.

Pettitte was removed ...

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