The New York Yankees announced on Wednesday, that they have inked lefty pitcher Andy Pettitte to a one-year deal. The game’s active wins leader with 245, Pettitte will earn a base salary of $12 million, plus potential bonuses.
Pettitte ranks first in wins, starts, strikeouts and innings pitched, along with providing the Bombers with plenty of postseason gems throughout the years.
New York had been focusing on pitching, as the franchise is still working on inking legendary closer Marian Rivera, who will turn 43 on Thursday. It has been reported that the Bombers and Rivera will have a one-year contract set soon.
Next up after pitching is to make sure the backstop says strong, and that will hopefully happen once Russell Martin is resigned. Martin is drawing some serious interest from the Pirates, among other teams.