Pettitte turns eyes toward home

The Yankees' offseason plans center on Andy Pettitte, who's torn between personal and professional loyalties.

Originally Published: November 5, 2003
By Bob Klapisch | Special to ESPN.com

Any day, perhaps any hour now, Andy Pettitte will file for free agency, officially delivering the Yankees to an organizational anxiety attack: Is he staying or is he going?

For the first time since 1995, the Yankees admit they're pondering -- and, indeed, planning for -- a future without Pettitte. His nearly unblemished nine-year career in the Bronx and loyalty to the Yankees could be outweighed by an even greater need to finish his career at home in Texas.

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