Andy Pettitte Makes First Start Since Retiring Before The Original…

Earlier in the week, Jon Heyman wrote something silly about Andy Pettitte not being trustworthy anymore because he said something potentially helpful for Roger Clemens, while being cross-examined by Roger Clemens's lawyer. Never mind that that is kind of the point of cross examination, but why not write a different… » 5/13/12 10:12am 5/13/12 10:12am

Andy Pettitte Does A Frankie Five Angels At The Roger Clemens Trial…

Andy Pettitte was supposed to be the prosecution's star witness at the perjury trial of Roger Clemens. According to the Los Angeles Times, Pettitte was the only person expected to say under oath that Clemens had used human growth hormone other than Clemens's former trainer, Brian McNamee. But when Pettitte showed up… » 5/02/12 5:15pm 5/02/12 5:15pm

Andy Pettitte Is Un-Retiring To Join The Yankees, Because Why The Hell …

YES Network man Jack Curry tweets that the Yanks signed Pettitte to a one-year, $2.5-million minor league contract (which is really something that only the Yankees could do). Pettitte, who retired after the 2010 season, apparently had dreamed of a comeback in recent weeks. » 3/16/12 1:10pm 3/16/12 1:10pm

Kelly Leak, Jim Duggan, Alice ... All Roiders!

I was planning on writing about the Andy Pettitte news here, but really, what is there to say? He took some human growth hormone five years ago to treat an injury and he "got caught." Pettitte says it was the only time he tried it his career — at a time when HGH wasn't illegal, no less — and well, I believe him. Big… » 12/16/07 2:00pm 12/16/07 2:00pm

Mota Somehow Finds Way To Fail Drug Test

Yesterday, relief pitcher Guillermo Mota was suspended 50 games for testing positive for steroids, and, as Baseball Musings points out, he at least didn't do the "might have accidentally put the wrong thing in my body" excuse; he manned up and apologized for his mistake. The suspension proves what we've known all along;… » 11/02/06 10:30am 11/02/06 10:30am