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Brian Cashman Won't Encourage Pettitte To Stay In Baseball

Brian CashmanAndy Pettitte has retired and then unretired before, but Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told Andy McCullough of the Newark Star Ledger that he wont try to change the 41-year-old left-handers mind because I know that I wont be able to convince him like Ive done in the past.

Pettitte has certainly seen his performance slip more than Rivera has, but hes still an effective mid-rotation starter with a 3.88 ERA and 123/.46 K/BB ratio in 176 innings this season. Pettitte, who makes his home in Texas, will take the mound for the final time in Houston this weekend.

Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports


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