In his last major league start ever, Andy Pettitte threw a complete game.
- This was his first complete game since 2006 -
– and his first with the Yankees since 2002.
— Via Elias, Andy went 169 starts between complete games, the fourth-longest stretch in MLB history.
—- Pettitte is also the first pitcher with 500+ starts in over 80 years to end his career with a complete game. The last was Eppa Rixley.
—– This was also Pettitte’s ninth straight quality start – his longest streak ever with the Yankees.
In non-Andy Pettitte news, the Yankees’ winning run scored on this play. (h/t @mikeaxisa)
- Yes, that’s the catcher spiking the ball into the dirt.
– Also, Pettitte’s win came against a guy named Clemens.