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Pettitte returns to Yankees

Updated: January 26, 2009, 8:39 PM ET
By James Quintong, ESPN.com

The pitcher who won the final game at the old Yankee Stadium will be in pinstripes for the opening of the new park, as Andy Pettitte has agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Bronx.

Although Pettitte won 14 games last season, he struggled in the second half, going 4-7 with a 5.35 ERA after the All-Star break. In fact, an elbow injury forced him to miss his last couple starts after he earned the victory in that final game at Yankee Stadium.

Pettitte's K rate and ...

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