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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 ...

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