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Who is Travis Vick? Amateur who made it to U.S. Open weekend has ties to ex-Yankees star Andy Pettitte

When Travis Vick made his U.S. Open debut Thursday, there was a familiar face greeting him in the gallery. Former Yankees and Astros pitcher Andy Pettitte was on hand to watch Vick take on some of the world's best golfers in Brookline, Mass. You see, Pettitte and fellow former MLB All-Star Lance Berkman coached Vick on the diamond when he was in high school in Houston.
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Andy Pettitte deserves more Hall of Fame consideration

After Derek Jeter’s totally unsurprising selection as a first ballot Hall of Fame player, the next Yankee to enter Cooperstown is up in the air. Two players on the 2022 ballot would would obviously enter as Yankees, if selected: Andy Pettitte and Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod, based purely on his stats, is a slam dunk selection, but of course his admittance to using performance-enhancing drugs and related suspensions may keep him out, as it has for the likes of Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. And while Pettitte is a beloved Yankee with his number retired by the franchise, his vote totals so far look like Cooperstown will be out of reach.

Poll: Is Andy Pettitte a Hall of Famer?

The Hall of Fame ballots are out, the lockout is ongoing, and so to keep us busy, we are doing some polls about players who are on the ballot this year and whether or not they should be voted in. Today is Andy Pettitte. Cast your vote below...

New York Yankee Legends: Will Andy Pettitte reach the Hall of Fame?

Not many of those innings were wasted: Pettitte won at least two postseason starts for the Yankees’ 1996 and 1998-2000 champions. His finest hour might have come in 2009, when, he started a game with only three days rest during the playoffs. He was 37, The Yankees won four of his five starts as he went 4-0 with a 3.52 ERA, a crucial piece of the Yankees’ only championship since 2000.

Yankees: Jordan Montgomery drawing closer to Andy Pettitte comps

Drawing closer, I said. Closer! Not there yet. Read what you’re clicking. After a few years on the shelf following his impressively composed debut season with the New York Yankees, it’s finally worth examining Jordan Montgomery’s link to his left-handed mentor, Andy Pettitte, now that he’s officially over two years removed from surgery.

Son of Andy Pettitte agrees to terms with Derek Jeter's Marlins

Former New York Yankees stars and fan-favorites Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter are once again linked via an MLB organization. Per The Associated Press (h/t ESPN), left-handed pitcher Jared Pettitte, Andy's son, has agreed to terms with the Miami Marlins as an undrafted free agent. The previously mentioned Jeter is a part-owner and CEO of the Marlins.
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Jordan Montgomery getting Yankees pep talks from Andy Pettitte, CC Sabathia

SARASOTA, Fla. — Jordan Montgomery said he gets “random” texts from Andy Pettitte and CC Sabathia, a pair of former Yankee left-handers who led rotations in The Bronx for years. “They’re checking in on me, so they believe in me,” Montgomery said. “They always told me ‘You’re gonna be pitching...

Yankees: Jordan Montgomery reveals mentorship texts from Andy Pettitte

If you’re a bend-don’t-break lefty in the New York Yankees farm system whose gumption sometimes outshines his stuff, then odds are you’ve heard the Andy Pettitte comparisons. Jordan Montgomery, though, has embodied the snarling lefty better than most in recent years, and it appears the comp has been endorsed by...

Jordan Montgomery enjoying regular encouragement from Andy Pettitte, CC Sabathia

Jordan Montgomery figures to be the only lefty in the Yankees’ starting rotation come Opening Day, and the 28-year-old has been keeping some prestigious company among other Yankee southpaws. Montgomery, who made his spring training debut on Tuesday and allowed one run on two hits over two innings of work,...
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This Day in Yankees History: Andy Pettitte retires ... the first time

Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History. The New Year is upon us, and the winter hot stove continues to percolate. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us!