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Sweeny: No Chance Of Repeat Performance From ‘Guest Instructor’ Pettitte

Yankees Great Says He'll Help Out, But He's Staying Retired No Matter What
Andy Pettitte (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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By Sweeny Murti
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFAN) — Two years ago Andy Pettitte showed up at spring training in a Yankee uniform as a “guest instructor.” Recently retired, he threw batting practice and talked to the younger players. A few days later he was coming out of retirement.

On Monday morning in Tampa, Pettitte showed up at spring training in a Yankee uniform as a “guest instructor.”  Recently retired, he threw batting practice and talked to the younger players. And this time the story ends there.

Listen here as Pettitte chats with reporters about being in camp and his buddy Derek Jeter’s decision to retire at season’s end:

Pettitte added that he hopes to attend at least one game in the Yankees opening series in his hometown of Houston, and will likely throw out a ceremonial first pitch. But no comeback. He promised.

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