Tough break for the Yankees and us fans. Joba Chamberlain suffered an open dislocation of his right ankle while jumping on a trampoline with his son for some strange reason. He had surgery last night and will most likely be done for the year. Or maybe his career in Pinstripes.
What were you thinking Joba? Just when you were looking good! If you are suppose to play basketball do you think a trampoline is OK? I am just dumbfounded!
March 16, 2012 – The New York Yankees today announced they have re-signed LHP Andy Pettitte to a one-year minor-league contract, with an invitation to Major League spring training.
Pettitte, 39, owns a career record of 240-138 (.635) with a 3.88 ERA (3,055.1 IP, 1,317 ER) in 479 starts over 16 Major League seasons with the Yankees (1995-2003 and ‘07-10) and Houston Astros (2004-06).
Originally selected by the Yankees in the 22nd round of the 1990 First-Year Player Draft, Pettitte has pitched 13 seasons with the club, going 203-112 with a 3.98 ERA (2,535.2 IP, 1,122 ER) and 1,823 strikeouts in 405 games (396 starts). In franchise history, he ranks second in strikeouts and starts, third in wins, fourth in innings pitched and eighth in appearances (405). He has appeared in eight career World Series (seven as a Yankee), winning championships with the Yankees in 1996, ‘98, ’99, 2000 and ‘09.
Pettitte is the all-time winningest pitcher in postseason history, going 19-10 with a 3.83 ERA in 42 career starts. He also ranks first all time in postseason starts and innings pitched (263.0), and is tied for second with 173 strikeouts.