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Yankees wait for Pettitte as panacea

Freddy's follies force Bombers fans to hope Andy is cure-all to rotation's ills

Updated: April 29, 2012, 2:05 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- If 37-year-old Freddy Garcia never makes another start for the New York Yankees, the moment that's going to keep him up at night for years will be the one strike he couldn't get Saturday.

Garcia was one strike away from getting out of the first inning against the Detroit Tigers without any damage. One lousy strike away from perhaps saving his job, avoiding the boos, preventing his ERA from ballooning to 12.51, the highest in the major leagues among anyone who has made ...

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