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Andy Pettitte is accustomed to this spot

The lefty has pitched a ton of playoff Game 2s; but can he find his early-season form?

Updated: October 7, 2010, 5:45 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- For the 14th time in his 16 major league seasons, the New York Yankees will hand Andy Pettitte the baseball with the expectation that he will win Game 2 of a postseason series for them.

And their expectation is well-founded; Pettitte's record in the second game of a playoff series is 6-3 with four no-decisions, two of which the Yankees won. So for all the speculation about who would start Game 2 of this year's ALDS against the Minnesota Twins -- and by extension a Game 5, ...

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