Pettitte peeved at having to skip start

Updated: May 7, 2010, 9:26 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- Andy Pettitte is sore. But not, he says, in the area of his pitching elbow that caused him to exit his last start after just five innings and 77 pitches.

"I am not very happy at all," Pettitte said, moments after Yankees manager Joe Girardi made official what seemed to be an inevitability when Pettitte left a game against the Orioles Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, that he would be skipped in the rotation for his next start, scheduled for Tuesday in Detroit.

"Andy said he felt ...

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