Archive for December 15th, 2007


Saturday, December 15th, 2007
Yankees Rumors & News

In a shocking admission of guilt, Andy Pettitte released a statement today confirming the incriminating information revealed by former trainer Brian McNamee in the Mitchell Report – that in 2002, McNamee had injected Pettitte while the pitcher attempted to return from an elbow injury.

Via ESPN.com:

Pettitte said he tried HGH on two occasions, stressing he did it to heal faster and not enhance his performance. He emphasized he never used steroids.

“If what I did was an error in judgment on my part, I apologize,” Pettitte said Saturday in a statement released by his agent. “I accept responsibility for those two days.”…”In 2002 I was injured. I had heard that human growth hormone could promote faster healing for my elbow,” Pettitte said in the statement released to The Associated Press by agent Randy Hendricks.

“I felt an obligation to get back to my team as soon as possible. For this reason, and only this reason, for two days I tried human growth hormone. Though it was not against baseball rules, I was …

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