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Yankees Name Andy Pettitte Game 2 ALDS Starter

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0  Updated at 8:54 am, October 7th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — The New York Yankees will turn to veteran left-hander Andy Pettitte for Game 2 of their American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles.

In 12 starts this season, the 40-year-old Pettitte went 5-4 with a 2.87 ERA. He struck out 69 batters in 75 1-3 innings of work.

The three-time All-Star missed nearly three months of action this year after suffering a broken ankle during a game against the Cleveland Indians.

Pettitte is 19-10 with a 3.83 ERA in 42 postseason starts.

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