New York Yankees defeat Kansas City Royals, 4-1

KANSAS CITY - Andy Pettitte has become somewhat of a forgotten man around the Yankees this spring, but the veteran southpaw reminded everybody Friday that he's still got some life left in his aging left arm.

Pettitte gave the Yankees their best start of the young season, dominating the Royals in a 4-1 win to put a damper on Kansas City's unveiling of newly renovated Kauffman Stadium.

Although the 36-year-old is only the 12th highest-paid Yankee this season, Pettitte ...

KANSAS CITY - When the Yankees' bullpen was hit for four runs in the eighth inning on Opening Day, some observers questioned just how good this group of relievers actually was.

If the past three days are any indication, it's pretty good.

Brian Bruney and Mariano Rivera combined to throw two scoreless innings in relief of Andy Pettitte on Friday, closing out the Bombers' 4-1 win over the Royals.

Six relievers have combined to throw 10 scoreless innings since Monday...