Advertisement

 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte threw 25 pitches off a bullpen mound Friday and remained scheduled to pitch in a minor league game Sunday.
Originally slated to start the Yankees' second game of the regular season, Pettitte has been slowed by back spasms. He could make his first start Friday or Saturday.
``As far as during my bullpen and stuff like that, I feel great,'' Pettitte said. ``It loosened up good. Do I still feel it walking around? Yeah. Sunday is a good day. I need to get some good work in. That's all I'm looking for now.''
Pettitte hasn't pitched in a game since March 17.
In other news, left-hander Sean Henn, who will start the season on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his throwing shoulder, struck out one and walked one in a minor league game.
Humberto Sanchez, coming back from elbow ligament replacement surgery, will throw off a half-mound for the first time Tuesday.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Holliday, Cards try to keep rolling in Miami Between solving usually impenetrable New York closer Jeurys Familia and abusing Miami ace Jose Fernandez, it’s been quite a two-day stretch for the...
Thumbnail Weiss' Rockies embrace road test vs. Mets Yes, Trevor Story continues to obliterate the baseball. Nolan Arenado remains one of the game’s best all-around performers, too. Yet the Rockies are...
Thumbnail Nationals vs. Giants Free Pick The Giants continue to struggle in the second half but will they pull off a surprise upset of the Nationals at 10:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Pirates vs. Brewers Prediction Will the Pirates pull off the small upset versus the Brewers when the two NL Central rivals clash at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Tigers, Astros kick off key weekend set Bloodied but unbowed, the Astros have plenty of reasons to begin this weekend’s series on a positive note.
More inMLB Articles  
Advertisement

MLB Team Pages

Advertisement