New York Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte has been placed on the 60-day disabled list after suffering a broken ankle Wednesday against the Cleveland Indians. The timeframe for Pettitte's return has him returning in late August at the earliest.
OFFICIAL: LHP CC Sabathia placed on 15-day DL with left groin strain; LHP Andy Pettitte placed on 60-day DL with fractured left ankle.— New York Yankees (@Yankees) June 28, 2012
Pettitte's ankle was broken by a baseball hit by Casey Kotchman in the fifth inning. Pettitte threw one pitch to Lou Marson before limping off the mound. That same day, CC Sabathia was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin. Freddy Garcia and Adam Warren will take over their spots in the five-man rotation.
Pettitte is 3-3 on the season with a 3.22 ERA following Wednesday's shortened outing.
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