Pettitte could be back in 2013

Born in Southwestern Ohio and currently residing on the Chesapeake Bay, Brien is a former editor-in-chief of IIATMS who now spends most of his time sitting on his deck watching his tomatoes ripen and consuming far more MLB Network programming than is safe for one's health or sanity.

5 thoughts on “Pettitte could be back in 2013

  1. jay_robertson

    Games like last night make me HOPE the geezer comes back. If for no other reason than to try and instill some pitching mojo into Nova and Hughes. And any other young guy who will listen.

  2. Marc

    His 8-figure days are gone and he knows it. Too much of a risk in his 40's and has no other options. Maybe better than $2M like this year, which is about right for contributions so far, but I would expect heavy on the incentive-laden side and not an 8 figure guarantee at all. Remember, we came back cheap before for like $5M, to then get paid more then next offseason after a big year. I don't see more than $4M-$5M max.

    • I would say that, given the way he pitched upon coming back, if he comes back strong and has a good outing or two in the postseason, the Yankees probably wouldn’t quibble about giving him a $10 million salary for one year.

      • Anders

        Agree. 2014 payroll crunch aside, it's not like Hank & Hal are short on money.

  3. Kered Retej

    If his former buddy Clemens somehow finds his way to a major league roster, I think the odds on an Andy return next year go to near 100%.

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