The Andy Pettitte Report

by Bill Chuck on September 29, 2013

Andy Pettitte completely finished his career with the Yankee lefty defeating the Hapless Astros, 2-1, who lost 14th straight, extending its team-record losing streak.

Pettitte finished his final season 11-11 and never had a losing record in 18 major league seasons.

Most seasons for a pitcher over .500

Rk Yrs From To Age
1 Roger Clemens 22 1984 2007 21-44
2 Greg Maddux 19 1988 2007 22-41
3 Randy Johnson 19 1988 2009 24-45
4 Pete Alexander 19 1911 1929 24-42
5 Andy Pettitte 18 1995 2013 23-41
6 Nolan Ryan 18 1969 1993 22-46
7 Phil Niekro 18 1966 1986 27-47
8 Jim Kaat 18 1962 1982 23-43
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/29/2013.

Pettitte pitched his 26th career complete game, his first in over seven years and first in over 10 years for the Yankees

Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO
1 2013-09-28 NYY HOU W 2-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 5 1 1 2 5
2 2006-08-16 HOU CHC L 0-1 CG 9 ,L 9.0 4 1 1 1 7
3 2006-05-14 HOU COL W 3-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 3 0 0 1 7
4 2003-08-09 NYY SEA L 1-2 CG 9 ,L 9.0 5 2 2 1 5
5 2002-09-15 NYY CHW W 8-4 CG 6 ,W 6.0 5 4 4 2 5
6 2002-07-17 NYY DET W 2-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 11 1 1 0 6
7 2002-06-30 NYY NYM W 8-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 3 0 0 2 8
8 2001-04-30 NYY MIN L 1-2 CG 8 ,L 8.0 3 2 2 1 8
9 2001-04-20 NYY BOS W 6-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 6 1 1 2 7
10 2000-08-19 NYY ANA W 9-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 5 1 1 3 6
11 2000-06-29 NYY DET W 8-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 6 0 0 2 5
12 2000-05-29 NYY OAK W 4-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 2 1 1 1 3
13 1998-08-19 NYY MIN L 3-5 CG 8 ,L 8.0 9 5 5 3 5
14 1998-07-14 NYY CLE W 7-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 6 1 1 2 0
15 1998-07-03 NYY BAL W 3-2 CG 9 ,W 9.0 4 2 2 6 4
16 1998-06-05 NYY FLA W 5-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 5 1 0 1 4
17 1998-04-22 NYY TOR W 9-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 6 1 0 1 6
18 1997-07-05 NYY TOR W 8-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 6 0 0 2 6
19 1997-06-10 NYY CHW W 12-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 7 1 1 0 5
20 1997-05-03 NYY KCR L 1-2 CG 8 ,L 8.0 6 2 1 3 3
21 1997-04-22 NYY MIL W 10-2 CG 9 ,W 9.0 6 2 2 1 3
22 1996-08-19 NYY SEA W 10-4 CG 9 ,W 9.0 3 4 4 4 4
23 1996-06-06 NYY TOR W 8-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 6 1 1 2 8
24 1995-08-30 NYY CAL W 4-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 5 1 1 2 8
25 1995-07-17 NYY CHW T 1-1 CG 7 7.0 9 1 1 4 3
26 1995-06-02 NYY CAL L 2-3 CG 9 ,L 9.0 7 3 3 4 3
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/29/2013.

Nine to Know

Most starts in Yankee history

Rk Player GS From To Age CG SHO W L W-L% IP BB SO ERA
1 Andy Pettitte 438 1995 2013 23-41 24 3 219 127 .633 2796.1 889 2020 3.94
2 Whitey Ford 438 1950 1967 21-38 156 45 236 106 .690 3170.1 1086 1956 2.75
3 Red Ruffing 391 1930 1946 25-41 261 40 231 124 .651 3168.2 1066 1526 3.47
4 Mel Stottlemyre 356 1964 1974 22-32 152 40 164 139 .541 2661.1 809 1257 2.97
5 Ron Guidry 323 1975 1988 24-37 95 26 170 91 .651 2392.0 633 1778 3.29
6 Lefty Gomez 319 1930 1942 21-33 173 28 189 101 .652 2498.1 1090 1468 3.34
7 Waite Hoyt 276 1921 1930 21-30 156 15 157 98 .616 2272.1 631 713 3.48
8 Bob Shawkey 274 1915 1927 24-36 164 26 168 131 .562 2488.2 855 1163 3.12
9 Herb Pennock 268 1923 1933 29-39 164 19 162 90 .643 2203.1 471 700 3.54
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/29/2013.

All-time Postseason Wins Leaders

Wins

Rank Player W IP
1. Andy Pettitte 19 276.2
2. John Smoltz 15 209.0
3. Tom Glavine 14 218.1
4. Roger Clemens 12 199.0
5. Greg Maddux 11 198.0
Curt Schilling 11 133.1
7. Whitey Ford 10 146.0
Dave Stewart 10 133.0
David Wells 10 125.0
Chris Carpenter 10 108.0

Comments on this entry are closed.

Previous post:

Next post: