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Old Reliable Regains my Confidence in Yanks

Bronx Baseball DailySenior Analyst ISeptember 22, 2009

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Pitcher Andy Pettitte #46 of the New York Yankees throws against the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning of Anaheim on September 21, 2009 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Joba Chamberlain’s awful last nine starts coupled with Chad Gaudin taking Sergio Mitre’s spot in the rotation made me even more worried about the Yankees’ rotation heading into the postseason.

This is Pettitte’s 12th year in pinstripes, and is proving once again that he’s still got it. During his long career in New York, he is 191-108 with a 4.02 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP. Those career totals closely resemble his numbers this season, which is more than I expected out of the 37-year-old southpaw.

I would also like to correct myself, and share with you that the Yankees are now 0-4 at Angel Stadium this season, and are 3-5 against the Halos overall.

This article is also featured on lenNY’s Yankees.

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