Seems to be like Derek Jeter will as soon as once more be working with a Pettitte.
Jared Pettitte, son of former Yankees Core 4 pitcher Andy Pettitte was signed by Jeter and the Marlins an undrafted free agent on Tuesday, the Related Press first reported.
“It’s actually a dream come true,” Jared Pettitte told Fox 26 KRIV in Houston. “All I needed was a chance to play skilled baseball.”
He was not chosen on this yr’s MLB draft.
The 23-year-old lefty pitched for Dallas Baptist College and had a 5.81 ERA with and 26 strikeouts in 13 video games. In his finest recreation final season, Pettitte threw 4 1/3 hitless innings towards Illinois State.
He led his Houston highschool — which was coached by former MLBer Lance Berkman — to a state title in 2016. That season, Pettite posted a 1.20 ERA and a 12-1 document.
Pettitte’s father performed with Jeter — now the Marlins CEO — for 15 seasons and received 5 World Sequence titles collectively in 1996, ’98, ’99, 2000 and 2009.
Andy Pettitte performed 18 MLB seasons, 15 with the Yankees and three with the Astros from 2004-06. He had a 3.85 ERA with a 256-153 document.
He was an All-Star in 1996, 2001 and 2010 and had 5 top-six finishes in Cy Younger Award voting.