Open Thread: What about Andy?By
- Since July 31st, Andy Pettitte has a 7.02 ERA and has a 1.75 WHIP.
- Opponents are hitting .288-.337-.422-.756 off him this year, roughly equivalent to facing all Derek Jeters.
- Pettitte’s ERA at Yankee Stadium is nearly two runs higher than it is on the road this year.
- He’s 36 years old.
Is Pettitte falling off a cliff right before our eyes, or is he just in a rut? Either way, the Yanks will have to decide what to do with Andy next year. Given that he’s a Type-A free agent, offering him arbitration is a no brainer … or is it? Is he worth $16M a year?
What do you think, should the Yankees try to bring Andy Pettitte back next year (assuming he doesn’t retire)? Talk it out here while we wait for the West Coast game to start.