Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettitte face off

Updated: September 5, 2010, 11:33 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It was a Yankee Stadium scene fit for October. Andy Pettitte was on the mound. Alex Rodriguez at the plate.

Even Mr. October himself, Reggie Jackson, was involved, serving as the home plate umpire.

In an empty stadium on Saturday morning, the Yankees were finding out if the injured Pettitte and Rodriguez could be counted on this October.

After the three-inning simulated game, the verdict was they are both closer to a return.

"I felt good," Rodriguez said. ...

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