Andy Pettitte says he will make a decision on return soon
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"All I'd say is a decision will be made soon," he said, without elaborating.
The Yankees remain interested in re-signing the 40-year-old though, who pitched well when he was able to stay healthy. Following the Yankees' loss in the ALCS, Pettitte said he hoped for a decision within a month, a timeframe that has since elapsed.
However, people around the organization have said this offseason that they believe Pettitte will return. He went 5-4 with a 2.87 ERA following his year away in retirement. A leg injury cut his season to just 12 regular season starts.
Pettitte signed for just $2.5 million last year because he didn't make a final decision on a comeback until late in the offseason. The Yankees anticipate that number will be higher if Pettitte comes back.