This week, Andy Pettitte announced that he wanted to return to pitch in 2010 for the Yankees. On Wednesday, the Yankees and Pettitte agreed on a one-year deal worth $11.75 million to bring the 37-year-old left hander back for at least one more season. This is the third time Pettitte has put off retirement to pitch again for the Yankees. It's hard to blame him after a terrific 2009 season. He went 14-8 in the regular season with a 4.16 ERA in 194.2 innings. He had 148 strikeouts in 32 start. In the postseason, he went 4-0 and won every clinching game for the Yankees against the Twins, Angels, and Phillies en route to the 2009 World Series Championship. His best game of the year might have been on Aug. 31 in Baltimore at Camden Yards. Pettitte pitched a perfect game into the seventh inning b ...
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