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Yanks' hopes hinge on Pettitte's return

A.J. Burnett's Friday flop in Chicago throws No. 2 rotation spot up for grabs

Updated: August 28, 2010, 11:02 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- Andy Pettitte threw 20 pitches off a mound on Friday afternoon and didn't leave the ballpark in an ambulance.

The way the New York Yankees starters are performing lately, that passes for very good news.

Because right now, the job of No. 2 starter in the Yankees rotation seems to be up for grabs between Dustin Moseley and Ivan Nova.

Is this any way to win a division? And not just any division, but the AL East, the toughest division in baseball?

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