Andy Pettitte has MRI on groin

Updated: August 18, 2010, 2:16 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Andy Pettitte has a "small, persistent strain" of his left groin and will not throw off a mound for at least a week.

An MRI of Pettitte performed during the Yankees' game Monday night against the Tigers revealed the continued presence of the injury. Pettitte had thrown off flat ground in the outfield before the game, then moved to the bullpen where he threw approximately 40 pitches, off a half-mound and a full mound.

Afterward, Pettitte informed the ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Rare Feat For Jeet
    Derek Jeter's HR helped the Yanks top Toronto. Don't close the Cap's career curtain just yet.
  • You're My Boy, Rog!
    Michael Vick backed embattled NFL commish Roger Goodell on Thursday.
  • They Got Nothing!
    What concerns Jason Pierre-Paul about the Texans' offense? Not a whole lot.
  • Here To Stay?
    Wally Backman will earn his second call-up in three years Friday in Atlanta.
  • Where Are The Players?
    What's stopping NFL players from fighting against abuse in their ranks?