{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Pettitte 'ready to go'

Pettitte 'ready to go'

|
BOSTON -- Don't harp on the fact that Andy Pettitte made just two Grapefruit League starts all spring. Come Wednesday, he'll be ready.

"I feel good about everything," said Pettitte, who will start the Yankees' series finale against the Red Sox on Wednesday. "I'm ready to go. Good or bad, however I start out the season, it's not going to be because of Spring Training."

In his final spring start, Pettitte felt gassed by the fifth inning, unused to pitching in game situations. Weather and a host of extenuating circumstances had forced him to cancel multiple spring starts, transforming his second Grapefruit League tune-up into his last one.

In Boston, though, under the lights of Fenway Park, Pettitte's adrenaline should help him find the extra endurance he needs.

"Not a whole lot excites me anymore," Pettitte said. "But the energy in this ballpark makes it a little more entertaining than other places, for sure."

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español