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At 37, Pettitte not finished yet

Yankees starter improves to 5-0 after vintage performance against Twins

Updated: May 15, 2010, 9:30 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The last time Andy Pettitte began a season as well as this one, Bill Clinton was president, Joe Torre was Pettitte's manager and Pettitte was only 24 years old.

And even that 5-0 start, accomplished in the first month of the 1997 season, wasn't as good as this 5-0 start. Because this time, the ERA is 1.79, the body is 37 years old, the arm has more than 3,000 innings on it and the left elbow has periods of crankiness like the one that just caused him to miss a start, ...

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