Andy Pettitte’s absence from the New York Yankee rotation could alter the way the team approaches the upcoming non-waiver trade deadline.
There are no concrete reports that the Yankees are making offers for starting pitchers, but lots of speculation that they will.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports thinks that Ted Lilly of the Cubs and Roy Oswalt of the Astros could be on the Yankees’ radar.
Buster Olney of ESPN has some thoughts on the Yankee pitching needs, as well.