GM feels Andy Pettitte will return

Updated: December 9, 2010, 7:40 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- In New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman's gut, he thinks Andy Pettitte will return to the Bronx.

"If I had to bet at some point, I think he will play," Cashman said.

Pettitte called Cashman on Wednesday. Pettitte didn't say anything definitive on whether he would retire or not, according to Cashman, but Pettitte wanted to make sure that his contemplation wasn't holding up anything Cashman was trying to accomplish.

Cashman has made an offer to free-agent ...

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