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Jeter to retire after this season

Jeter to retire after this season

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter Wednesday said 2014 would be his last "playing professional baseball."

MLB: New York Yankees 2, Houston 1

HOUSTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Retiring 19-year veteran Andy Pettitte pitched a five-hit complete game in his final major league start Saturday, staking New York to a 2-1 win over Houston.

MLB: San Francisco 2, New York Yankees 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Tony Abreu's RBI double in the eighth inning spoiled Andy Pettitte's swan song at Yankee Stadium Sunday, sending San Francisco to a 2-1 win over New York.
Yankees' pitcher Andy Pettitte to retire

Yankees' pitcher Andy Pettitte to retire

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- New York Yankees starter Andy Pettitte, who is completing his 18th year pitching in the major leagues, said Friday he is retiring at the end of this season.

MLB: Toronto 2, New York Yankees 0

TORONTO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- R.A. Dickey baffled the Yankees over seven scoreless innings Tuesday and the Toronto Blue Jays handed slumping New York a fourth straight loss, 2-0.

MLB: Boston 12, New York Yankees 8

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli touched off a Boston comeback and Shane Victorino kept it going Friday to rally the Red Sox past the New York Yankees 12-8.

MLB: Baltimore 7, New York Yankees 3

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- J.J. Hardy and Adam Jones each blasted a three-run homer during a big seventh inning Sunday, powering Baltimore over the New York Yankees 7-3.

MLB: New York Yankees 7, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Andy Pettitte racked up his fifth win in five starts and Alfonso Soriano homered twice Tuesday in the New York Yankees' 7-1 spanking of Toronto.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Toronto 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Andy Pettitte allowed a lone run over six innings Thursday and the New York Yankees needed just four hits to defeat Toronto 5-3.

MLB: New York Yankees 10, Boston 3

BOSTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano continued his offensive assault Friday with a three-run homer that sparked the New York Yankees to a 10-3 win over Boston.
MLB: Chicago White Sox 8, New York Yankees 1

MLB: Chicago White Sox 8, New York Yankees 1

CHICAGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Jose Quintana tossed 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball Monday and the Chicago White Sox bounced the New York Yankees 8-1 in the return of Alex Rodriguez.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, New York Yankees 2

LOS ANGELES, July 31 (UPI) -- Mark Ellis looped a single into center field in the ninth inning Tuesday that gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the visiting New York Yankees.

MLB: Texas 3, New York Yankees 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 24 (UPI) -- Matt Garza allowed only an unearned run in his Texas debut Wednesday, boosting the Rangers to a 3-1 victory over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Boston 4, New York Yankees 2

BOSTON, July 19 (UPI) -- Boston jumped in front on home runs by Jacoby Ellsbury and Jonny Gomes Friday and the Red Sox held on to defeat the New York Yankees 4-2.
MLB: New York Yankees 8, Kansas City 4

MLB: New York Yankees 8, Kansas City 4

NEW YORK, July 11 (UPI) -- Lyle Overbay drove in two runs in New York's decisive four-run fifth inning Thursday and the Yankees went on to an 8-4 victory over Kansas City.
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Andy Pettitte
Pitcher Andy Pettitte waves to fans as he rides on a float during the ticker-tape parade where the New York Yankees are honored for their World Series win on November 6, 2009 in New York City. The Yankees defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in six games for their 27th World Series win. UPI Photo/Monika Graff
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Andrew Eugene Pettitte (pronounced /ˈpɛtɪt/) (born June 15, 1972 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American left-handed Major League Baseball starting pitcher who is currently a free agent.

In his major league career, he played for the New York Yankees from 1995–2003. He then signed with the Houston Astros, and played for them from 2004 through 2006. In 2007, Pettitte rejoined the Yankees. He has won five championships with the New York Yankees and is Major League Baseball's all-time postseason wins leader with 19.

Through 2009, Pettitte is ninth among active major league players in win-loss percentage (.629), fourth in wins (229), and seventh in strikeouts (2,150). He is also one of only two active players with at least 200 wins, 2,000 strikeouts, and a winning percentage at or above .600. The other, Pedro Martínez did not pitch in the 2010 season. In addition, he has secured the most wins of any pitcher during the 2000s.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Andy Pettitte."
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