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Pettitte Looks Iffy on Three Days' Rest

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The last time the Yankees asked Andy Pettitte to do what they will ask him to do Wednesday night, the World Series ended with a visiting team celebrating on the field at Yankee Stadium.

That wasn't Pettitte's fault. He and the Yankees ran into a buzz saw named Josh Beckett that night in 2003, and the way Beckett pitched, the one earned run Pettitte allowed against the Marlins in seven innings might just as well have been 10.

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