Andy Pettitte

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Andy Pettitte MLB Career Stats

256-153 3.85 3316.0 2448 1.35

Andy Pettitte Bio

  • Full Name: Andrew Eugene Pettitte
  • Born: 6/15/1972 in Baton Rouge, LA
  • Draft: 1990, New York Yankees, 22nd rd. (577th overall)
  • College: San Jacinto North CC, TX
  • Debut: April 29, 1995
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/28/2013
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MLB Career Stats 256 153 3.85 531 521 0 3316.0 2448 1.35


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Uniform number retired

Year Team
2015 NY Yankees

World Series Championship

Year Team League
1996 NY Yankees AL
1998 NY Yankees AL
1999 NY Yankees AL
2000 NY Yankees AL
2009 NY Yankees AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1996 NY Yankees AL
2001 NY Yankees AL
2010 NY Yankees AL


Year Team League
2001 NY Yankees AL

Warren Spahn Award

Year Team League
2003 NY Yankees AL

Andy Pettitte Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1995 4.17 15th in AL
1996 3.87 8th in AL
1997 2.88 4th in AL
1998 4.24 21st in AL
1999 4.70 20th in AL
2000 4.35 15th in AL
2001 3.99 16th in AL
2003 4.02 16th in AL
2005 2.39 2nd in NL
2006 4.20 22nd in NL
2007 4.05 22nd in AL
2009 4.16 24th in AL
2013 3.74 21st in AL


Season W Rank
1995 12 15th in AL
1996 21 1st in AL
1997 18 4th in AL
1998 16 8th in AL
1999 14 13th in AL
2000 19 3rd in AL
2001 15 12th in AL
2002 13 19th in AL
2003 21 2nd in AL
2005 17 5th in NL
2006 14 12th in NL
2007 15 11th in AL
2008 14 11th in AL
2009 14 12th in AL


Season SO Rank
1995 114 23rd in AL
1996 162 12th in AL
1997 166 8th in AL
1998 146 19th in AL
2000 125 24th in AL
2001 164 8th in AL
2003 180 6th in AL
2005 171 17th in NL
2006 178 10th in NL
2007 141 20th in AL
2008 158 14th in AL
2009 148 17th in AL


Season WHIP Rank
1995 1.41 20th in AL
1996 1.36 12th in AL
1997 1.24 10th in AL
2000 1.46 22nd in AL
2001 1.32 15th in AL
2003 1.33 25th in AL
2005 1.03 3rd in NL
2009 1.38 25th in AL
2013 1.33 25th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1995 .272 20th in AL
1996 .271 19th in AL
1997 .256 11th in AL
2000 .271 20th in AL
2003 .272 25th in AL
2005 .230 6th in NL
2009 .259 18th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1996 34 13th in AL
1997 35 1st in AL
1998 32 19th in AL
2000 32 11th in AL
2001 31 24th in AL
2003 33 8th in AL
2005 33 13th in NL
2006 35 1st in NL
2007 34 1st in AL
2008 33 5th in AL
2009 32 14th in AL
2013 30 25th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1995 3 13th in AL
1996 2 25th in AL
1997 4 6th in AL
1998 5 7th in AL
2000 3 7th in AL
2001 2 13th in AL
2002 3 9th in AL
2006 2 12th in NL
2013 1 18th in AL


Season SHO Rank
1997 1 9th in AL
2000 1 4th in AL
2002 1 9th in AL
2006 1 7th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1996 221.0 15th in AL
1997 240.1 3rd in AL
1998 216.1 11th in AL
2000 204.2 11th in AL
2001 200.2 21st in AL
2003 208.1 16th in AL
2005 222.1 11th in NL
2006 214.1 13th in NL
2007 215.1 9th in AL
2008 204.0 11th in AL
2009 194.2 20th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1995 5.86 14th in AL
1996 6.60 24th in AL
1998 6.07 18th in AL
1999 5.68 18th in AL
2000 5.50 13th in AL
2007 5.89 13th in AL
2009 6.84 15th in AL
2013 6.22 8th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1995 1.81 18th in AL
1998 1.68 11th in AL
1999 1.36 4th in AL
2000 1.56 13th in AL
2007 2.04 12th in AL
2009 1.95 8th in AL
2013 2.67 16th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1996 72 23rd in AL
1998 87 8th in AL
1999 89 8th in AL
2000 80 17th in AL
2006 70 16th in NL
2007 69 7th in AL
2009 76 4th in AL


Season H Rank
1995 183 22nd in AL
1996 229 18th in AL
1997 233 10th in AL
1998 226 12th in AL
1999 216 18th in AL
2000 219 11th in AL
2001 224 9th in AL
2003 227 8th in AL
2006 238 5th in NL
2007 238 3rd in AL
2008 233 3rd in AL
2009 193 16th in AL
2013 198 13th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2006 27 12th in NL

Andy Pettitte Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 3, 2013 New York Yankees activated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 15-day disabled list.
May 17, 2013 New York Yankees placed LHP Andy Pettitte on the 15-day disabled list. Strained trapezius muscle.
November 28, 2012 New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Andy Pettitte.
November 3, 2012 LHP Andy Pettitte elected free agency.
September 19, 2012 New York Yankees activated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 60-day disabled list.
June 28, 2012 New York Yankees placed LHP Andy Pettitte on the 60-day disabled list. Fractured fibula in his left ankle.
May 13, 2012 New York Yankees selected the contract of LHP Andy Pettitte from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
May 6, 2012 Andy Pettitte assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from Staten Island Yankees.
April 30, 2012 Andy Pettitte assigned to Staten Island Yankees from Trenton Thunder.
April 25, 2012 Andy Pettitte assigned to Trenton Thunder from Tampa Yankees.
April 9, 2012 Andy Pettitte assigned to Tampa Yankees.
March 16, 2012 New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Andy Pettitte to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 7, 2010 LHP Andy Pettitte elected free agency.
September 17, 2010 New York Yankees activated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 15-day disabled list.
September 8, 2010 sent LHP Andy Pettitte on a rehab assignment to Trenton Thunder.
July 20, 2010 New York Yankees placed LHP Andy Pettitte on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 19, 2010. Left groin strain.
December 9, 2009 New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Andy Pettitte.
November 19, 2009 LHP Andy Pettitte elected free agency.

Andrew Eugene Pettitte Bio Info

Full name is Andrew Eugene Pettitte...he and his wife, Laura, have four children: sons Joshua Blake (15), Jared (11) and Luke Jackson (4), and daughter, Lexy Grace (9)... was selected by the Yankees in the 22nd round of the 1990 First-Year Player Draft, but chose to attend San Jacinto (Texas) Junior College... was eventually signed by Joe Robison on 5/25/91... graduated from Deer Park (Texas) High School... his father-in-law has been the pastor of the same Deer Park Baptist church for more than 40 years... Andy and Laura are members of the church, where they teach youth classes and sing in the choir...Participated in a game of Tee Ball on the White House South Lawn during the summer of 2005 while the Astros were in town playing the Washington Nationals... the game featured teams from Little League Baseball's Challenger Division for physically and mentally disabled children... President George W. Bush was in attendance...Was honored by the New York Sports Photographers with the "Good Guy" Award for 1996... also received a special recognition award for his work with the RBI program in 1996... received the 2003 Warren Spahn Award, given annually to the top left-handed pitcher in baseball, from the Oklahoma Sports Museum... tabbed by the Houston Chapter of the BBWAA as the "Greater Houston Major League Player of the Year" in 1996 and again in 2003... named the Astros' recipient of the 2005 Roberto Clemente Award and one of 30 nominees for the award... also in 2005, was Houston's nominee for the Marvin Miller "Man of the Year" Award... received the Thurman Munson Award in 2006, presented by the Association for the Help of Retarded Children...honored along with teammates Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Jorge Posada with the 2009 "Willie, Mickey and the Duke" Award from the New York Baseball Writer's Association of America...Is an active supporter of the San Jacinto College Foundation, a non-profit corporation that helps to enhance the level of achievement at the college he attended... as the official spokesman of the fund's annual gold tournament, the foundation has raised over $550,000 since 1996... visited the St. Cabrini Nursing Home in New York in April 2008... joined Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes and Brian Cashman at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in September 2009. 2012 Made 12 starts, going 5- 4 with a 2.87 ERA (75.1 IP, 24 ER)...allowed 3 ERs or less in nine of his 12 starts, 2 ERs or less in eight starts and 1 ER or less in five starts, holding his opponent scoreless four times...55 of his 69 Ks came on swinging third strikes...opponents batted .232 (65-for-280, 8 HR); LH .202 (17-for-84, 2 HR), RH .245 (48-for-196, 6 HR)...missed nearly three months of the season with a fractured left ankle (6/28-9/19)...Signed a Minor League contract with the Yankees on 3/16...prior to joining the 25-man Major League roster, combined to make four official Minor League starts with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Double-A Trenton and Single-A Tampa, going 0-2 with a 3.71 ERA (17.0 IP, 7 ER, 3 BB, 13 K)...also made two unofficial, extended Spring Training starts, and did not record a decision, allowing 7 ERs in 10.2 IP (0 BB, 13 K)...With his season debut on 5/13 vs. Seattle at age 39, became the oldest player to appear in a game with the Yankees after not playing in the Majors the previous season since Bert Campaneris at age 41 in 1983...Earned the win on 5/18 vs. Cincinnati (8.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 9 K)...marked his first career start with at least 8.0 scoreless innings, four or fewer hits and at least 9 Ks...was his longest outing since 7/8/10 at Seattle (8.0 IP) and his longest scoreless outing since 7/8/08 vs. Tampa Bay (8.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K) in a 5-0 win...snapped a five-start regular season winless streak in recording his first victory since 7/8/10 at Seattle...according to STATS, LLC, had a span of 680 days between wins, marking the most by a Yankee since Carl Pavano went 687 days between victories (5/22/05-4/9/07)...Earned his 242nd career win on 5/23 at Kansas City, surpassing Herb Pennock (241) for sole possession of 52nd place on baseball's all-time wins list (7.0 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, 2 HR)...Celebrated his 40th birthday on 6/15...on 6/16 at Washington, became the first Yankees pitcher, age 40 or older, to make a start for the team since Roger Clemens did so on 9/16/07 at Boston at the age of 45...Made his 52nd career interleague start on 6/16 at Washington, surpassing Livan Hernandez (51) for the most such starts all time...Made his first career start at Citi Field (opened in 2009) in 6/22 loss at New York-NL, the 40th different ballpark that he has pitched in...has earned the win as a Yankee in 23 different ballparks in his career, the most for any pitcher in franchise history (credit: Elias)...Was removed from the game in the fifth inning on 6/27 vs. Cleveland after being hit in the left ankle by a ground ball off the bat of Casey Kotchman...was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a fractured left ankle on 6/28 and reinstated from the DL prior to his start on 9/19 vs. Toronto, missing 72 team games...Made his 415th career appearance as a Yankee on 9/19 vs. Toronto, tying Bob Shawkey for seventh on the Yankees' all-time list...also earned his 244th career win, tying Jack Powell for 50th on baseball's all-time list...On 9/19 vs. Toronto, snapped a five-start stretch in which he struck out at least six batters a game from 6/5-6/27...had been the longest such streak of his career (accomplished twice before on 8/1-21/06 with Houston and 8/30-9/18/96 with the Yankees)...Made two postseason starts for the Yankees (ALDS Game 2 at Baltimore and ALCS Game 1 vs. Detroit), combining to go 0-1 with a 3.29 ERA (13.2 IP, 5 ER)...recorded his 174th career postseason strikeout in ALDS Game 2 (Chris Davis), surpassing Roger Clemens for sole possession of second place on baseball's all-time postseason strikeouts list. 2011 Did not pitch. 2010 Went 11-3 with a 3.28 ERA (129.0IP, 47ER) in 21 starts with the Yankees... his .786 winning percentage was the best in the AL and third-best in the Majors among pitchers with 10-or-more decisions (Milwaukee's John Axford and Arizona's Daniel Hudson both were 8-2, .800)... was the best winning percentage of his career, surpassing a pair of .724 (21-8) seasons with the Yankees in 2003 and 1996... marked his fourth-best single-season ERA (2.39 w/ Houston in 2005, 2.88 w/ NYY in 1997 and 3.27 w/ NYY in 2002)... opponents batted .257 (123-for- 479, 13HR); LH .186 (24-for-129, 2HR); RH .283 (99- for-350, 11HR)... the Yankees went 16-5 in his starts...Tossed at least 8.0IP four times after reaching the mark only once in 2009 (8/31/09 at Baltimore)... marked his most starts of at least 8.0IP since 2005 w/ Houston (five such starts)...Was undefeated in 11 daytime starts, going 7-0 with a 2.31 ERA (66.1IP, 17ER)...Held opponents to a .219 (21-for-96) batting average with runners in scoring position and a .167 (7-for-42) with RISP and 2 outs... held opponents to 2-for-10 (.200) with 1BB and 5RBI with the bases loaded...Held left-handed hitters to a .186 (24-for-129) batting average, the sixth-lowest mark in the AL... allowed just 2HR to LHH (both by Carlos Pena)...Allowed a .325 (55-for-169) opp. batting average with 16BB and 7HR his first trip through the lineup... limited opponents to a .212 (68-for-310) mark with 6HR thereafter...Opponents had just 2SB in three attempts with Pettitte on the mound (SBs: Brian Roberts on 9/19 at Baltimore and Denard Span on 5/26 at Minnesota; CS: Justin Upton on 6/22 at Arizona)...Was named to the 2010 All-Star team after Boston's Clay Buchholz withdrew due to injury... because Buchholz was elected via the "Player Ballot," Pettitte received the nod as he was the next-highest ranking pitcher who had not yet been named... tossed a scoreless third inning in the NL victory (1.0IP, 1H, 2K)... marked his third All-Star appearance (also 1996 and 2001), all coming as a Yankee... became just the third player ever to go at least nine years between All-Star selections, joining Bert Blyleven (1973 to '85) and Claudell Washington (1975 to '84)...Began the season 5-0, winning his first five decisions of a season for just the second time in his career (started 5-0 in 1997)... joined Phil Hughes in beginning the season 5-0... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, marked just the fourth time in the last 50 years that two Yankees starters each won their first five decisions in the same season (also 2004 with Kevin Brown and Orlando Hernandez; 2003 with Mike Mussina and David Wells; and 1980 with Ron Guidry and Tommy John...Made his first start of the season on 4/7 at Boston, limiting the Red Sox to 1ER in 6.0IP (6H, 3BB, 4K, 1HP) and exiting without a decision in the Yankees' 3-1 extra-innings win...Started the Yankees' home opener on 4/13 vs. Los Angeles-AL, tossing 6.0 shutout innings and recording the win in the 7-5 Yankees victory (5H, 3BB, 6K)... improved to 4-0 with a 2.25 ERA (24.0IP, 6ER) in four career home opener starts as a Yankee (also wins vs. KC in 1996, vs. TB in 2002 and vs. MIN in 2003)... according the Elias Sports Bureau, only Whitey Ford (five) and Red Ruffing (four) have won as many home openers for the Yankees... Elias also notes that only two other active pitchers have four (or more) wins in his team's home opener: Josh Beckett (four total-three for Boston, one for Florida) and Livan Hernandez (four, one each for Florida, Minnesota, San Francisco and Washington)...Surrendered a first-inning three-run HR to Paul Konerko on 4/30 vs. Chicago-AL... marked his first HR allowed in 2010 after starting the year with a 28.1IP homerless stretch... marked the longest such stretch to start a season in his career... had also tossed 8.1 homerless IP in spring training...Finished April 3-0 with a 2.12 ERA, marking his lowest ERA ever for the first month of the season... went undefeated in the month for just the second time in his career: 5-0 with a 2.32 ERA (42.2IP, 11ER) in April 1997 ... Left his start on 5/5 vs. Baltimore after the fifth inning with soreness in his left arm... still earned the win in a 7-5 Yankees victory (6H, 1ER, 2BB, 2K)... underwent an MRI that day at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital that revealed mild infl ammation of his left elbow... was held out of his next scheduled start on 5/10...Tossed at least 7.0IP in six straight starts from 5/26-6/22, marking his longest such stretch since 7/15-8/31/05 (10 consecutive 7.0-or-more IP outings)...Recorded his 200th career win as a Yankee on 6/11 vs. Houston in a 4-3 Yankees victory (7.1IP, 4H, 3R, 2ER, 1BB, 5K, 1HR), also surpassing 3,000IP in the start... became the third player to reach the plateau with the franchise (also Whitey Ford-236 and Red Ruffing-231)... became the 35th pitcher all time to win at least 200 games for one franchise (credit: Elias)... was his 237th career win, breaking a tie with Whitey Ford (236) and tying Hall of Famer Waite Hoyt for 57th place on Baseball's all-time list...Became the the 105th pitcher all time to reach the 3,000IP plateau... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, became the fifth pitcher in the Expansion Era to reach the 3,000.0IP milestone as a Yankee (also Whitey Ford-1965, Catfish Hunter-1976, Tommy John-1979 and Mike Mussina-2005)...Celebrated his 38th birthday on 6/15... as a 37-year-old (from 6/15/09-6/14/10), went 20-6 with a 3.35 ERA (226.0IP, 84ER), 76BB and 178K in 36 starts - including the postseason...Notched his final win of the season on 7/8 at Seattle, allowing just 1ER in 8.0IP (5H, 4BB, 9K)... marked a seasonhigh in walks... earned the win to improve to 11-2, his most pre-All Star break wins since 2003 (11-6)... was his 392nd career start as a Yankee, surpassing Red Ruffing (391) for sole possession of second place on the Yankees' all-time list...Exited his 7/18 start vs. Tampa Bay in the third inning (with a 3-1 count against Shoppach) with a strained left groin... was taken to NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital to undergo an MRI which revealed a Grade 1 left groin strain...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 7/20/10 (retroactive to 7/19) with a strained left groin (missed 57 team games)... made two rehab starts with Double-A Trenton, both in postseason play... on 9/9 in Game 2 of the first round of the Eastern League playoff s, tossed 4.0 scoreless IP (2H, 4K, 2WP) with no decision in a 3-2 Thunder win in 10 innings... on 9/14 at Altoona in Game 1 of the Eastern League Finals, allowed 2ER in 5.0IP (6H,1BB, 4K, 1HR, 1WP) with no decision in a 12-inning, 1-0 Thunder victory...Made three starts after being returned from rehab and reinstated from the disabled list on 9/19, going 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA (13.1IP, 10ER)...Was limited to only two official spring outings due to rainouts (0-0, 2.16 ERA, 8.1IP, 12H, 2ER, 2BB, 5K, 0HR)... had two starts cancelled due to rain (3/12 and 3/21)...Made two postseason starts, in Game 2 ALDS win at Minnesota on 10/7/10 (7.0IP, 5H, 2ER, 1BB, 4K, 1BB) and Game 3 loss vs. Texas on 10/18/10 (7.0IP, 5H, 2ER, 5K, 1HR), recording the decision in both outings... his loss in the ALCS snapped a nine-start undefeated streak in the postseason, tied with five others for the third-longest all time behind Roger Clemens (12GS from 10/15/01-10/16/04) and Orel Hershiser (10GS, 10/10/85-10/15/95). 2009 Was 14-8 with a 4.16 ERA in 32 starts with the Yankees... marked his fewest losses in a non-injury shortened season since going 21-8 with the Yankees in 2003... lasted at least 5.0IP in 29 of his 32 starts and exited 24 of his 32 starts in the lead or with the game tied... the Yankees were 21-11 in his starts...Ranked fourth among AL starters (min: 5GS) with a .326 slugging percentage against and ranked fifth with a .226 batting average against in 14 starts after the All-Star break, going 6-3 with a 3.31 ERA in 87.0IP... surrendered just 6HR in 94.2IP on the road in 2009 (0.57HR/9.0IP), marking the third-lowest rate among AL pitchers...Allowed just three stolen bases in his last 21 starts from 6/8 to the end of the season... picked off Torii Hunter in the first inning of his start on 5/1 vs. Los Angeles-AL, marking his 95th career pickoff to surpass Kenny Rogers for the most pickoffs since they became an official stat in 1974...Opponents batted .259 (193-for-746, 20HR); LH .282 (62-for-220, 6HR); RH .249 (131-for-526, 14HR)... limited opponents to a .236 (38-for-161) batting average with runners in scoring position in 2009, the second-lowest single-season mark of his career (.203 with RISP w/ Houston in 2005)... allowed a .195 (17-for-87, 1HR) batting average to opposing hitters in the No. 1 slot in the order, seventh-lowest in the Majors (min: 50BF)... over the last three seasons since 2007, has allowed a .197 (59-for-300, 1HR) BA to No. 1 hitters...Earned the win in his season debut on 4/10 at Kansas City in the Royals' home opener (7.0IP, 3H, 1ER, 1BB, 6K)... improved his career record vs. the Royals to 13-3, including a current eight-game winning streak... only Johan S a n t a n a ( n i n e straight) has a longer c u r r e n t wi n n i n g streak vs. Kansas City...R e c o r d e d t h e victory in his Yankee Stadium debut on 4/21 vs. Oakland in a 5-3 Yankees victory, (7.0IP, 9H, 2ER, 0BB, 0 K )... ma r k e d th e four th star t in his career that he did not walk a batter or record a strikeout... became the f i r s t Yanke es starter to throw at least 7.0IP without a walk or a strikeout since current Yankees pitching coach Dave Eiland did so on 10/6/91 vs. Cleveland...Took the loss on 4/26 at Boston in a 4-1 Red Sox victory (6.0IP, 6H, 4R, 3ER, 4BB, 6K) as the Yankees were swept in a three-game series at Fenway Park... was just the second loss for Pettitte in 24 career starts for the Yankees when the team was facing a sweep (fell to 17-2)...Surrendered a career-high 4HR on 5/7 vs. Tampa Bay, recording a no-decision in the 8-6 Rays victory... allowed two first-inning homers (Bartlett and Pena) for the first time since 4/4/06 w/ Houston vs. Florida (Miguel Cabrera and Josh Willingham) and the first time ever as a Yankee...Recorded the win on 5/18 vs. Minnesota, allowing 4ER on 12H in 6.2IP (1BB, 3K, 1HR)... were his most hits allowed since 5/20/06 vs. Texas (also 12H) and most as a Yankee since 8/19/01 vs. Seattle (13H)... was the first time he has won a game when allowing at least 12H since 4/9/01 at Kansas City (12H in 8.1IP)... included was 4H allowed to Justin Morneau, marking the first time in his career he surrendered 4H in the same game to a left-handed batter...His win on 5/29 at Cleveland was saved by Mariano Rivera, marking the 58th time the Yankees closer had recorded a save in a game in which Pet tit te was the winning pitcher... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, surpassed Oakland's Dennis Eckersley and Bob Welch (57) for the most win-save combinations for any pair of pitchers since the save became an official statistic in 1969...Made his 357th star t as a Yankee on 6/19 at Florida, surpassing Mel Stottlemyre (356) for sole possession of third place on the franchise's all - time lis t... limited the Marlins to 1ER on 3H with 0BB and 7K in 7.0IP... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, was the first time in Pettitte's regular season career that he allowed three-or-fewer hits, 0BB and recorded at least 7K...Went undefeated over a nine-start stretch from 7/30-9/11, going 5-0 with a 3.00 ERA (57.0IP, 19ER)... among AL pitchers over the stretch, ranked third in opponents batting average against (.210), tied for third in wins and eighth in ERA...Limited opponents to 2ER or less in four straight starts from 7/30-8/14, going 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA (26.0IP, 4ER)... struck out a season-high 10 batters on 8/14 at Seattle, marking his most strikeouts since 8/21/06 w/ Houston at Cincinnati (10K)... marked his most K's as a Yankee since 7/6/03 vs. Boston (10K)...Was 4-0 with a 2.50 ERA (39.2IP, 11ER) in six starts in August, tying for second in the AL in wins and ranking third in ERA for the month... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, owns a .725 (50-19 in 87GS) career winning percentage during the month of August, trailing only Lefty Gomez (.736, 39-14) and Roger Clemens (.726, 69-26) among pitchers since 1900 (min. 60 August starts)...Tossed 7.0 shutout innings on 8/9 vs. Boston, recording a no-decision in a 5-2 Yankees victory (5H, 2BB, 4K) to complete a four-game sweep of the Red Sox... was the third straight game a Yankees starter tossed at least 7.0 innings without allowing a run (also Burnett and Sabathia vs. Boston), marking the first time the Yankees recorded three consecutive starts of at least 7.0 innings each not allowing a run since 9/27-29/73 (Pat Dobson, Mel Stottlemyre and Doc Medich), according to the Elias Sports Bureau...Allowed 2ER in 7.0IP and recorded the victory in a 9-2 Yankees win on 8/26 vs. Texas, (5H, 3BB, 7K, 1HR)... allowed a seventh-inning homer to David Murphy, snapping a 49.2-inning homerless streak (since 7/20)... the six-start streak without allowing a home run was his longest since a 10-start stretch in 2002...Limited the O's to 2H and 1ER in a season-high 8.0IP (0BB, 8K, 1HR) on 8/31 at Baltimore... retired his first 20 batters faced, carrying a perfect game through 6.2IP and marking the farthest into a game that Pettitte has ever remained perfect... also marked his furthest into a game with a no-hit bid intact... was his 190th win as a Yankee, surpassing Lefty Gomez for sole possession of third place on the franchise's all-time wins list...Missed his regularly schedule start on 9/16, suffering from shoulder fatigue... returned on 9/21 at Los Angeles- AL and recorded the loss in a 5-2 Angels victory (6.0IP, 5H, 3ER, 2BB, 3K)... left the start with the team trailing 3-1, snapping a 12-start streak from 7/11-9/11 in which he was not removed from a game with his team behind...Made his 384th career appearance as a Yankee and took the loss on 10/3 at Tampa Bay (4.1IP, 5R, 3ER) in his regular season finale, surpassing Johnny Murphy (383) for sole possession of eighth place on the Yankees' all-time games pitched list...Was a member of his fifth World Championship team, going 4-0 with a 3.52 ERA (30.2IP, 12ER) in five postseason starts... became the second Yankees pitcher (also David Wells, 4-0 in 1998) and the 14th pitcher in Major League history to win four-or-more games in a single postseason... became the first pitcher ever to start and win all three clinching games in a single postseason (ALDS, ALCS, WS)... following the playoffs, donated his postseason hat to the Baseball Hall of Fame...Went 2-0 with a 5.40 ERA in two World Series starts in Games 3 and 6... won the Game 6 clincher on 11/4/09 vs. Philadelphia (5.2IP, 4H, 3ER, 5BB, 3K, 1HR), marking his second career World Series-clinching victory and making him one of 10 pitchers all time to own two such wins... start came on three days' rest, marking his first start on short rest since September 2006 and his third career World Series start on short rest (also 1996 and 2003)... became the oldest pitcher to start and win on three-days' rest in the World Series since Early Wynn in 1956 w/ Cleveland... improved to 3-0 with a 1.19 ERA (22.2IP, 3ER) in World Series starts on short rest... the three wins match the total of all the other World Series starters combined since 1993... became the first Yankees pitcher to start and win two games in a single World Series since Mike Torrez in 1977. 2008 Was 14-14 with a 4.54 ERA in 33 starts... the Yankees were 15-18 in games he started... led the team with 204.0IP, surpassing 200.0IP for the fourth straight season and 10th time in his career... was his highest ERA since 1999 (4.70)... opponents batted .290 (233-for-804, 19HR); LH .203 (47-for-231, 3HR), RH .325 (186-for-573, 16HR)...Over the last 10 years (1999-2008), ranks fourth in the Majors in wins (148), ninth in strikeouts (1,414) and 10th in games started (299)... his 215 career victories are the third-most in the Majors since he debuted in 1995, trailing recently retired Greg Maddux (224) and Mike Mussina (218)...As a Yankee, ranks third in franchise history in strikeouts (1,574), fourth in games started (343), eighth (fourth among lefties) in innings pitched (2212.0), 10th in winning percentage (.638, 178-101) and 13th in appearances (352)... was selected by the Yankees in the 22nd round of the 1990 First-Year Player Draft and is the first pitcher drafted by the Yankees to win 200 games in the Majors...Finished with 95 regular season wins at remodeled Yankee Stadium (1976-2008), trailing only Ron Guidry (99) for most all-time... his .693 (115-56) career winning percentage at Yankee Stadium trailed only Guidry's .723 (99-38) for the highest by a Yankees starter since 1976 (min. 120 starts)... his 167 starts at remodeled Yankee Stadium are the most all-time while his 1,120.0IP are second only to Guidry's 1,256.2IP... went 6-8 at home in 2008, recording a losing record at Yankee Stadium for the first time in his career as well as his most singleseason losses at Yankee Stadium...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Pettitte is one of just four active pitchers with at least 250 career starts to earn a victory in at least half of those appearances (50.2% - 214-127 in 426 starts)... the others are Pedro Martinez (50.8%), Roy Halladay (50.2%) and Randy Johnson (50.0%)... with 215 career wins, trails only Ted Lyons (260) all time among Louisiana-born pitchers... owns the fifth-most starts among active lefthanders (426)...As a Yankee, is 76-40 (.655) in regular-season starts immediately following a Yankees loss (credit: Elias Sports Bureau)...Owns a .687 (112-51) career winning percentage after the All-Star break, compared to a .575 (103-76) mark before the break... his second-half winning percentage ranks first all-time among pitchers with at least 200 post-All-Star Game starts... his 3.64 post-ASG ERA is nearly a half-run better than before the break (4.12)...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Mariano Rivera has recorded 55 saves in games in which Pettitte has been the winning pitcher, marking the second-highest total for any pair of pitchers since the inception of "saves" in 1969 behind Oakland's Dennis Eckersley for Bob Welch (57)...Picked off 10 runners in 2008, second-most in the Majors behind Oakland's Greg Smith (15)... were his most since a career-high 14 in 1997... owns 91 career pickoffs, tied with Mark Langston fo r s e c o n d -mo s t behind Kenny Rogers (94) since it became an official stat in 1974...Began the season on the 15-day disabled list with lower back spasms (missed four team games)... was reinstated from the D.L. prior to his first start on 4/5 vs. Tampa Bay, recording the loss in the 6-3 Rays victory... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, was just the second time in the last 12 seasons that Pettitte did not start one of his team's first four games (also 1999 when he began the season on the D.L. and did not make his first start until the Yankees' 11th game)...Carried a perfect game into the fifth inning in 4/20 win at Baltimore before Jay Payton's two-out infield single broke it up... threw 7.0 shutout innings, marking the 24th time in his career he pitched 7.0 or more innings and held his opponent scoreless, and the first time since 7/15/06 (w/ Houston) at Florida when he threw 7.0 scoreless innings in a 12-0 Astros win... was the first time he accomplished the feat as a Yankee since 6/20/03 vs. the Mets at Shea Stadium (7.0IP)... his 3-1 record through his first four starts of the season marked his best start since 2003, when he also began the year 3-1...Completed April 3-3, taking his Yankees career April record to 24-14... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he owns the most April wins in franchise history (Mel Stottlemyre-23, Whitey Ford-22, Red Ruffing-21)...Made his 400th career start on 5/6 vs. Cleveland, recording a no-decision in a 5-3 Indians victory... exited with a 3-2 lead in the seventh inning, but the Indians won it with a David Dellucci three-run, pinch-hit home run in the eighth off Joba Chamberlain...Became the 115th pitcher and 35th lefthander in Major League history to reach the 400-start plateau... at 204-116, Pettitte's .638 winning percentage was the highest for a pitcher at the time of his 400th start since rotation-mate Mike Mussina was 206-114 (.644), heading into his 400th start on 6/11/04 vs. San Diego... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, since 1946, only eight pitchers had a higher winning percentage than Pettitte at the time of their 400th start: Whitey Ford, Juan Marichal, Tom Seaver, Jim Palmer, Roger Clemens, Dwight Gooden, Randy Johnson and Mussina...Recorded the loss on 5/12 at Tampa Bay, snapping a seven-game, nine-start winning streak at Tropicana Field with his shortest outing of the season (4.0IP)... had not lost at the ballpark since 6/24/99...Lost four consecutive decisions from 4/25-5/17, recording a 6.26 ERA over the five-start stretch... was his longest losing streak since dropping four straight from 5/6-22/03...Recorded his first win of the season at Yankee Stadium on 5/23 vs. Seattle, snapping his four-game losing streak at the Stadium that dated back to 2007... had been the first time in his career that Pettitte had lost more than two consecutive decisions at Yankee Stadium and the first time he had failed to record a win in any of his first four starts at Yankee Stadium in any season...Blew three leads in the same game for the first time in his career, recording a no-decision in 6/2 loss at Minnesota... gave up leads of 2-0, 4-2 and 5-4, becoming the first Yankee since Matt Keough on 8/12/83 at Detroit to blow three leads in the same game (credit: Elias Sports Bureau)...On 6/7 vs. Kansas City, recorded a no-decision in the Yankees' 12-11, ninth-inning, "walk-off" win... tied career highs, allowing 10R (third time) and 10ER (second time)... had last allowed 10R on 4/4/06 w/ Houston vs. Florida (7ER) and 10ER on 7/30/96 at Texas (w/ New York-AL)... his second-inning strikeout of Esteban German was his 1,469th as a Yankee, passing Lefty Gomez for sole possession of fourth place on the Yankees' all-time list... allowed a grand slam to Jose Guillen in the seventh, his first grand slam allowed since Scott Podsednik on 6/23/06 at Chicago-AL (w/ Houston)...Held opponents scoreless for 20.0 consecutive innings from 6/12-28, the second-longest stretch of his career (went 23.0 straight scoreless innings from 6/25-7/16/97)... held opponents to five hits or less in each of his four starts during the span for the first time since 8/31-9/15/05 (w/ Houston)... included in the scoreless stretch were back-to-back scoreless starts on 6/17 vs. San Diego (7.0IP) and 6/22 vs. Cincinnati (6.0IP), accomplishing the feat for the first time since 8/31-9/5/05 (w/ Houston)...Was undefeated in eight starts from 5/23-6/28, going 6-0 with a 3.54 ERA and allowing 21ER in 53.1IP... won six straight decisions for the first time since going 6-0 over a six-game stretch from 8/1-27/07 and did not record a loss in an eight-start span for the first time since going 4-0 over 12 starts (14 appearances) from 8/21/06-4/22/07...Reached the All-Star Break with a 10-7 record, recording his most wins prior to the break since 2003 (11- 6)... collected his final win before the break on 7/8 vs. Tampa Bay, throwing 8.0 scoreless innings... his seventhinning strikeout of Carlos Pena was his 1,500th as a Yankee... was his longest scoreless start since a three-hit shutout on 5/14/06 (w/ Houston) vs. Colorado...Recorded the win on 7/26 at Boston... was his 21st win over the last calendar year (since 7/27/07), the secondmost during that span in the Majors behind Arizona's Brandon Webb-23...Went winless over a four-start stretch from 7/31-8/15 (0-2, 2ND), marking his longest post-All-Star break winless streak since 8/19-9/4/01... recorded his ninth loss of the season on 8/5 at Texas, matching his loss total from all of 2007... the loss snapped an eight-game winning streak in August that dated back to 8/26/06 (w/ Houston)... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it had been the longest active streak in the Majors... was his second straight loss, marking the first time he lost back-to-back post-All-Star outings since 8/19-24/01...Allowed three first-inning runs on 8/31 vs. Toronto after allowing a total of seven first-inning runs all season entering the game... his second-inning home run allowed to Scott Rolen snapped a season-high 31.0-inning stretch of not allowing a homer, dating back to 8/5 at Texas...Went 1-3 in six August starts... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, owns a .708 (46-19) career winning percentage during the month of August, trailing only Lefty Gomez (.736, 39-14) and Roger Clemens (.726, 69-26) among pitchers since 1900 (min. 60 August starts)...Lost a career-high five straight starts from 8/26-9/16, pitching to a 6.91 ERA over the stretch... was the longest losing streak by a Yankees starter in 2008...Started and earned the win the final game at Yankee Stadium on 9/21 vs. Baltimore, allowing 2ER in 5.0IP (7H, 3R, 1BB, 3K)... was his 25th career win vs. Baltimore, tying Mickey Lolich for third-most all-time behind Whitey Ford (30) and Catfish Hunter (26)... 2007 Was 15-9 with a 4.05 ERA in 34 starts (36 appearances) in 2007...the Yankees were 21-15 in games he started...opponents batted .286 (238-for-832, 16HR); LH .298 (59-for-198, 7HR), RH .282 (179-for-634, 9HR)...Tied for first in the American League in games started (with seven other pitchers) and ranked ninth in the A.L. with 215.1IP...were his most innings pitched with the Yankees since 1998 (216.1) and he has made more starts in a single season with the Yankees just once in his career (35 in 1997)...Recorded five pickoffs, tying for first in the A.L. with Chicago's Mark Buerhle and Seattle's Ryan Feierabend...His 201 career victories are the third-most in the Majors since he debuted in 1995, trailing only Greg Maddux (216) and Randy Johnson (203)...Pettitte's .640 career winning percentage (201-113) is 11th-best among baseball's 200-game winners...Earned his 200th career win on 9/19 vs. Baltimore, becoming the 107th pitcher all time to reach the plateau and the 27th left-hander...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the seventh pitcher in the expansion era to record his 200th career win as a Yankee and the fourth under Joe Torre (also Whitey Ford-1964, Catfish Hunter-1976, Tommy John-1980, David Wells-2003, Mike Mussina-2004 and Kevin Brown-2004)...also became the first pitcher drafted by the Yankees to win 200 games in the Major Leagues...Has posted a winning record and made at least 15 starts in each of his 13 seasons in the Majors...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, only one other pitcher has started his Major League career with a longer streak of winning seasons (min. 15GS) - Cy Young (15 seasons, 1890-1904)...Owns 164 wins as a Yankee, tying Mel Stottlemyre (164) for sixth place on the Yankees all-time list...also owns 2008.0IP as a Yankee, ninth most on the club's all-time list (fifth most among lefties)...As a Yankee, Pettitte is 70-33 (.680) in games immediately following a Yankees loss....was 6-6 in such games in 2007...began the season just 2-6 with two no-decisions in such starts, but won his final four starts following a Yankees loss...Has 89 wins at remodeled Yankee Stadium (1976-present), trailing only Ron Guidry (99)...has a .724 career winning percentage at the Stadium, trailing only Chien-Ming Wang (.743) and Goose Gossage (.727) for the highest all-time winning percentage at Yankee Stadium since 1976 (min. 25 decisions)...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, has 152 wins under Joe Torre, the second most victories for one pitcher under a manager among active players, behind only John Smoltz (193 wins for Bobby Cox)...Was 11-3 with a 3.84 ERA (103.0IP, 44ER) in 16 starts since the 2007 All-Star break, leading the Major Leagues in wins in the second half...Pettitte is third among active pitchers with a .711 career winning pct. (108-44) after the All-Star break (min. 50GS), trailing only Houston's Roy Oswalt (.760, 57-18) and Minnesota's Johan Santana (.746, 50-17)...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he compiled a Major League-best 1.32 first-inning ERA this season (5ER, 34GS)...Allowed two or fewer earned runs in 18 of his 34 starts this season (10-2, six no-decisions in those game), and three or fewer earned runs in 25 of 34 starts (14-5, six no-decisions)...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Mariano Rivera has recorded 49 saves in games in which Pettitte was the winning pitcher, marking the second-highest total for any pair of pitchers since the inception of "saves" in 1969...the all-time leader in "win-save combinations" is Dennis Eckersley for Bob Welch (55)...Over the last 10 years (1998-2007), Pettitte's 150 wins are tied with Tom Glavine for third-most in the Majors behind only Greg Maddux (163) and Randy Johnson (160)...his .628 winning percentage ranks 10th in the Majors over the same 10-year span. 4 His 73 wins over the last five seasons (2003-07) rank sixth among all Major Leaguers...was 2-1 with a 5.24 ERA in seven games (6GS) against the Red Sox this season and is now 15-6 (.714) with a 3.53 ERA in 27 career starts vs. Boston...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, he owns the second-best winning percentage in the expansion era (since 1961) vs. the Red Sox (min: 25GS), behind only Gaylord Perry's .815 (22-5)...made his season debut on 4/5 vs. Tampa Bay (4.0IP, 6H, 4R, 2ER, 3BB, 2K), his first appearance in pinstripes since 9/26/03 vs. Baltimore...Made his first of two relief appearances this season on 4/8 vs. Baltimore, tossing 1.0 scoreless inning with 1BB and 1K (also 4/22 at Boston)...was his first relief appearance since 7/28/06 (with Houston) vs. Arizona, and his first relief appearance as a Yankee since 9/25/98 vs. Tampa Bay...Picked up his first win of the season on 4/10 at Minnesota, becoming the ninth pitcher in franchise history to reach the 150-win plateau...was the 187th win of his career, moving him past former teammate Jimmy Key (186) on baseball's leaderboard...Surrendered two first inning runs on 4/15 vs. the Oakland A's, snapping a personal streak of 15 consecutive starts (since 7/26/06 with Houston) without allowing a first-inning run...was the Majors' longest active streak...Compiled a 2-3 record with a 2.16 ERA in six May starts...among the 27 qualifying Major League pitchers with sub-3.00 May ERAs, was the only one to have a losing record...Threw a season-high 8.0 innings three times, including back-to-back outings on 6/8 vs. Pittsburgh and 6/14 vs. Arizona - was the first time he had pitched 8.0 innings in consecutive starts since 8/3/03 at Oakland and 8/9/03 vs. Seattle (also threw 8.0IP on 8/17 vs. Detroit)...Walked just one hitter in seven consecutive starts from 5/13-6/14, marking the longest streak of his career issuing one or fewer walks...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, Pettitte allowed one or fewer walks in six consecutive starts three times (in 2001, 2002 and 2003)...Allowed 8R (7ER) in 1.2IP on 7/1 vs. Oakland, his highest total since surrendering 10R on 4/4/06 (with Houston) vs. Florida...marked just the seventh time in 376 career starts he lasted less than 2.0IP (two of those instances were due to injury)....also allowed 8R in his next start on 7/6 vs. the Angels, marking the first time in his career he surrendered at least 8R in consecutive starts...Struck out a season-high eight batters on 7/22 vs. Tampa Bay, his highest total since recording 10K on 8/21/06 (with Houston) at Cincinnati...Went 6-0 in August with a 2.36 ERA, leading the Majors in wins and earning the American League "Pitcher of the Month Award"...was his fifth career "Pitcher of the Month Award," third with the Yankees...was also selected by the fans as the "Major League Baseball Clutch Performer of the Month Presented by Pepsi" for August, which recognizes the player who performed his best when the game was on the line...has won eight straight August starts, the longest active streak in the Majors...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, became the fourth Yankees pitcher in the last 30 seasons to win at least six games in a calendar month (also Roger Clemens, 6-0, June 2001; Ed Figueroa, 7-0, September 1978; and Catfish Hunter, 6-0, August 1978)...improved his career record in August to 45-16 (.738), surpassing Lefty Gomez (.736) for the highest career winning percentage in August since 1900 (min. 60 starts)...Owns a career mark of 33-14 (.702) in the month of September, the best winning percentage in the Majors since he debuted in 1995...only Greg Maddux (36) and Randy Johnson (34) have more September wins over the stretch...Recorded the loss in an 8-2 Devil Rays victory on 9/2 at Yankee Stadium (6.1IP, 11H, 5ER, 2BB, 7K, 2HR)...tossed a season-high 119 pitches for the second straight start and allowed a season-high 11 hits including two home runs, also tying a season high (third time)...the loss snapped his six-game winning streak and was his first loss to the Devil Rays since 9/16/98 at Tampa Bay, snapping a 17-start undefeated streak in which he went 12-0, the longest winning streak he has ever posted against one team (credit: Elias Sports Bureau)...Allowed a season-high 9R and tied a season high with 8ER in 9/29 win at Baltimore in his final start of the regular season...was his most runs allowed since 4/4/06 (with Houston) vs. Florida...surrendered two first-inning runs, snapping a stretch of 16 consecutive starts in which he held opponents scoreless in the first inning...both runs scored on a Nick Markakis two-run HR, ending a stretch off 66 consecutive starts without allowing a first-inning HR, dating back to 4/9/06 (w/ Houston) vs. Washington-Marlon Byrd (credit: Elias Sports Bureau)...was just the second HR he allowed to a left-handed batter on the road in 2007 (Mets' Endy Chavez on 5/18 at Shea Stadium). 2006 Again staked claim as one of baseball's premier left-handed pitchers, going 14-13 with a 4.20 ERA in a career-high 36 appearances (35 starts) for the Houston Astros...has now posted winning records in each of his 12 Major League seasons, tying him with Hall of Famers Carl Hubbell and Juan Marichal for the third-longest streak of consecutive winning seasons to start a Major League career...only Grover Alexander (19) and Cy Young (15) have more consecutive winning seasons to start a career...tied a career high with 35 starts (also made 35 starts in 1997 with the Yankees)...his 178 strikeouts were tied for 10th in the NL and were two shy of his career-high 180 in 2003...Struck out a season-high 10 batters three times: 7/15 at Florida, 8/11 vs. San Diego and 8/21 at Cincinnati...tossed two complete games, his highest total since he logged three in 2002...allowed 238 hits, fifth-most in the NL...his 14 wins ranked second among NL lefties...his 13 losses marked a career high (previously 11 in '98 and '99)...the Astros scored a total of 30 runs in his 12 losses as a starter, and he had a run support average of 2.61 in those games...was 7-4 with a 2.80 ERA (93.1IP, 29ER) in 16 second-half outings (15 starts)...Was 1-0 in five September starts with a 2.60 ERA and was 4-2 with a 2.27 ERA (47.2IP, 12ER) in seven starts in August...had seven-game winning streak snapped in his first start of the season on 4/4 vs. Florida after allowing a season-high 10R (7ER) in 4.2IP...carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning on 4/24 vs. Los Angeles...J.D. Drew broke up the no-hitter with a home run, and the Dodgers eventually won 6-2...marked the second time in his career that he pitched at least 7.0 innings and allowed only one hit...his team lost both games...also on 8/3/03 at Oakland while with the Yankees (8.0IP, 1H, 1R, 1ER, 2BB, 6K)...went 1-4 with a 5.25 ERA in April...Tossed his fourth career complete-game shutout on 5/14 vs. Colorado, allowing three hits in 3-0 win...suffered the loss on 5/20 vs. Texas, allowing 5ER and 12H while issuing a season-high 5BB...tossed just 3.0 innings while allowing seven runs on 5/25 at Washington...marked his shortest start since 9/5/03 w/ New York vs. Boston...made his eighth career relief appearance on 7/28 vs. Arizona (his first since 9/25/98 vs. Tamba Bay)...allowed 1ER in the 11th inning to record the loss (1.0IP)... finished July with a 3-2 record and is 8-1 in his last 11 July starts with a 2.06 ERA (70.0IP, 16ER)...Became a 10-game winner for the 12th time in his career with 6.0 shutout innings on 8/1 at San Diego...allowed one run (Barrett HR)...hit his first career home run (off Park) and recorded the win on 8/11 vs. San Diego while tying a season-high with 10K...received the loss on 8/16 vs. Chicago despite tossing his second complete game of the season...recorded his third 10-strikeout game of the season and received a no-decision on 8/21 at Cincinnati...Led all MLB pitchers with 49 strikeouts in August, the most strikeouts by a Houston pitcher in August since Randy Johnson struck out 61 in August of 1998...his 2.27 ERA was his lowest of any month this season, and his 3.41 career ERA in August is his lowest of any month overall...also leads all active pitchers with a .709 (39-16) career winning percentage in the month of August...won his last three decisions from 8/26-9/26...Allowed two runs (one earned) and received a no-decision on 9/6 at Philadelphia and surrendered his career-high 24th home run (Ruiz)...left game on 9/12 at St. Louis after just 2.2 innings with a strained flexor muscle in his left elbow... earned his 14th win with three runs allowed in 6.2 innings on 9/26 at owns a 14-1 (.933) record in September since 2002, the best winning percentage in the Majors over that period. 2005 Named 2005 Astros Pitcher of the Year by the Houston chapter of the BBWAA after finishing 17-9 with a career-low 2.39 ERA in 33 starts...allowed three or fewer earned runs in 31 of his 33 starts...led the Majors with a 2.12 ERA at home, was tied with Chris Carpenter for the MLB lead in quality starts with 27 and ranked second with his 2.39 ERA...his 2.39 ERA also ranked third all-time by a lefty starter in club history...Houston was 21-12 in his 33 starts...did not allow more than one home run in any of his starts and allowed none 16 times...Ranked third in the NL in road ERA at 2.69, tied for fifth with 17 wins, ranked sixth with a .230 opponent batting average against and eighth in winning percentage at .654 (17-9)...was 9-3 vs. NL Central opponents...was named NL Pitcher of the Month in both July and September, the first Astro to capture the award twice in one season...went 5-0 with an 0.90ERA (4ER/40IP) in six July starts...the 0.90 ERA was the second lowest among NL starters and the lowest for one month in his also marked the third-lowest ERA for an Astros pitcher in a single month since 1969 (Nolan Ryan, 0.20, May 1984; J.R. Richard, 0.67, Aug. 1979)...4 Was 4-0 with a 1.86ERA (8ER/38.2IP) in six September starts...won his last seven consecutive decisions from 8/21-9/20, tying the longest winning streak of his career (also 7/25-8/24/00 with the Yankees)...was the longest winning streak for any NL starter at the end of the season...went 14-2 with a 1.56 ERA (24ER/138.2IP) in his last 20 starts of the season from 6/20-10/1, leading MLB in ERA and wins during that time span...pitched 7.0 or more innings in 12 of 16 starts after the All-Star Break...led MLB with a 1.69 ERA and a .201 opponent batting average in the second half...tied Jose Contreras for the most wins after the All-Star Break with 11...Did not receive a decision in his first start of the season, a 4-1 win over St. Louis on 4/6 (6.0IP, 1ER)...the start was his first since 8/12/04 after undergoing season-ending surgery on 8/24 to repair a torn flexor tendon in his left elbow...threw back-to-back 100-pitch games on 4/11 (104) and 4/16 (100) for the first time since 8/25 and 8/30/03...picked up his first win of the season on 4/21 vs. Milwaukee, his first since 7/21/04 at Arizona and his first at Minute Maid Park since 5/15/04...lost his third consecutive start on 5/18 vs. Arizona...pitched a season-low 5.0 innings and allowed season-highs in hits (11) and runs (7)...skipped his start on 5/23 at Chicago because of tightness in his left forearm...Snapped a three-game losing streak on 5/29 at Milwaukee with 6.0 shutout innings...struck out a season-high eight batters...lost for the fourth time in five starts despite allowing 1ER over 7.0IP on 6/3 vs. St. Louis, as the Astros were shut out for the 10th time...snapped a personal two-game losing streak with 7.0 shutout innings and a season-high tying eight strikeouts on 6/20 vs. Colorado...did not record a decision after tying a career high with 9.0IP on 6/26 vs. Texas (1ER, 6K) was the 19th time Pettitte has thrown 9.0 innings in a game, and the first since 8/9/03 vs. Seattle...earned the win and tossed a season-low 60 pitches over a season-low tying 5.0 innings 7/6 vs. San Diego...left the game with tightness in his left elbow but did not miss a start...Tossed 8.0 scoreless innings on 7/30 vs. NY Mets, marking his eighth straight start pitching at least 5.0 innings and not allowing more than one run (6/20-7/30) was the longest streak by a N.L. pitcher since Bill Gullickson in 1986, and only four other NL pitchers have done the same since 1960: Sandy Koufax (1962), Don Drysdale (1968), Bob Gibson (1968), and J.R. Richard (1979)...suffered the loss on 8/5 at San Francisco, allowing 3ER over 7.0 innings, snapping a six-game winning streak dating back to 6/20...tossed 5.2 scoreless innings on 9/5 at Philadelphia, but cut his start short after being hit in the left foot with a line drive in the third inning...won his career-high-tying seventh consecutive start on 9/20 at Pittsburgh with 2ER in 5.1IP...Was 1-1 in four postseason starts with a 4.26 ERA...earned the win in NLDS Game 1 at Atlanta, allowing 4H and 3ER in 7.0 IP (6K)...suffered the loss in NLCS Game 1 at St. Louis...left two games in 2005 playoffs with a 4-2 lead, only to receive no-decisions - allowed two runs in 6.1 innings of NLCS Game 5 and two runs in 6.0 innings in World Series Game 2...was one of six National League finalists for the this year's MLB Comeback Player of the Year presented by Viagra (Cliff Floyd, Brian Fuentes, Troy Glaus, Ken Griffey, Jr., and Todd Jones). 2004 Made 15 starts in his first season with Houston, finishing 6-4 with a 3.90 ERA...was placed on the disabled list three times: 4/7-29 (left elbow strain); 5/27-6/28 (left forearm strain); 8/13 - end of season (left elbow surgery)...suffered the loss in his first start with Houston on 4/6 vs. San Francisco, allowing 6ER on 11 hits over 5.1 IP...was placed on the D.L. on 4/10 (retroactive to 4/7) with a strained left elbow...suffered the injury during a checked swing in his first start on 4/6 vs. San Francisco...missed 19 games. 4 Earned the 150th win of his career on 4/29 at Pittsburgh, his first win of the season...allowed 1H in 6.0 scoreless innings...notched his first win at home on 5/4 vs. Pittsburgh, allowing 1ER in 5.0IP...received no decision on 5/21 at Cincinnati, tossing 5.0 innings with 1ER...recorded a season-high 9K and tied his season-high with 4BB... left his start on 5/26 vs. the Cubs after 4.0 innings with a left forearm strain...was placed on the D.L. on 5/27 and missed 28 games...made two rehab starts at Double-A Round Rock on 6/18 and 6/23. 4 Was reinstated from the D.L. on 6/28 and received no decision in his start on 6/29 at the Chicago Cubs, allowing 3ER over 5.0 innings...recorded the win on 7/9 at Los Angeles, tossing 7.0 innings and a season-high tying 103 pitches, with two runs and no walks...suffered the loss in his first career regular season appearance vs. San Diego on 7/16, allowing 4ER and 7H in 5.0IP...made his longest start of the year, tossing 8.0 innings for the win in a 5-2 victory on 7/21 at Arizona...suffered his final loss of the season in the on 7/26 vs. Arizona, allowing 2ER before leaving the game after the fifth inning with a sore left elbow. 4 Returned to New York to face the Mets on 8/12 and received no decision, allowing one run over 5.2 innings in the Astros 2-1 loss...was placed on the D.L. the following day and underwent season-ending surgery on 8/24 to repair a torn flexor tendon in his left elbow...the surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. David Lintner...signed a three-year contract with the club on Dec. 11, 2003. 2003 Finished the season 21-8 with a 4.02 ERA in 33 starts...the Yankees were 23-10 in games he started...tied for second in the American League with his 21 wins, fifth in the league with a .724 winning percentage, and sixth with 180 strikeouts and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings...with 21 victories, he equaled his single-season career high (was 21-9 in 1996)...his 33 starts were the most since starting 35 games in 1997...had 149 wins over 10 seasons (1994-2003) and ranked sixth in the Majors over that span...had 82 wins over five seasons from 1999-2003, tied with Bartolo Colon and Pedro Martinez for fourth place in the Majors during that span...opponents batted .272 (227-for-835, 21HR); LH .321 (72-for-224, 5HR), RH .254 (155-for-611, 16HR)...Became the first pitcher in the post-expansion era (since 1961) to win at least 12 games in each of his first nine seasons (Credit: Elias Sports Bureau)...149 career victories with the Yankees ranks ninth on the club's all-time list...ranks fifth on the club's all-time strikeout list with 1,275... on 4/30 vs. Seattle, recorded his fourth win of the season and the 132nd of his career to surpass Allie Reynolds for sole possession of ninth place on the Yankees all-time list...allowed only one unearned run in 7.0 innings in the Yankees 8-5 victory (4H, 2BB, 8K)...lost four straight starts/decisions from 5/6-22 for the first time in his career (a span of 206 games)...In Major League history, only four pitchers have had more decisions to start their careers before a four-game losing streak: Whitey Ford (306 decisions); Juan Marichal (267), Ed Reulbach (227), and Mike Mussina (208)...on 5/27 vs. Boston, recorded the victory-snapping career-high four-game losing streak-in an 11-3 Yankees win...with his 12th win of the season on 7/23 vs. Baltimore, became the first pitcher to win at least 12 games in each of his first nine seasons in the Majors since Hall of Famer Stan Coveleskie (from 1916-1926)...on 7/29 vs. the Anaheim Angels at Edison International Field, recorded a career-high eighth straight win in a 6-2 Yankees victory...On 8/9 vs. Seattle, recorded the loss in a 2-1 Mariners victory despite throwing his first complete-game of the season (9.0IP, 5H, 2ER, 1BB, 5K)... had won eight straight games prior to the loss, the longest winning streak of his career...on 9/5 vs. Boston, recorded the loss in a 9-3 Red Sox win (2.1IP, 9H, 8ER, 3BB, 5K)...was his second shortest outing of the season (went 1.2 innings in an 8-7 loss vs. the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field)...the 8ER were the most he has allowed in a single game since 8/19/01 when he also allowed eight in a 10-2 loss at Seattle (allowed eight runs on 5/6 at Seattle, but four were unearned)...Did not allow a home run in his final five starts of the regular season after allowing 21 in his first 28 starts of 2003, the most he has allowed in a season since a career-high 23 in 1996 (allowed six in 2002)...went 3-1 with a 2.10 ERA in five postseason starts in 2003... collected the win in Game 2 of the Division Series vs. Minnesota...fanned 10 batters and allowed one earned run in 7.0 innings...started Game 2 and Game 6 of the ALCS vs. Boston...allowed two runs in 6.2 innings for the win at Yankee Stadium in Game 2...did not record a decision in Game 6...notched his 13th career playoff win in the Yankees 6-1 vs. the Marlins in Game 2 of the World Series...pitched on three days rest and allowed 1ER in 8.2 innings...was the losing pitcher in the Florida Marlins clinching Game 6, but was 1-1 with an 0.57 ERA (1ER/15.2IP) in two World Series starts in 2003. 2002 Overcame an early season injury to again become an anchor of the Yankee rotation in the second half...was 13-5 with a 3.27 ERA and a team-high three complete games in 22GS...the Yankees were 16-6 in games he started...won 11 of his final 13 decisions of the season, 10 of his last 11 and five straight to conclude the season...opponents batted .272 (144-for-529, 6HR); LH .255 (26-for-102, 2HR), RH .276 (118-for- 427, 4HR)...became the first pitcher in the post-expansion era (since 1961) to win at least 12 games in each of his first eight seasons (Credit: Elias Sports Bureau) tied with Hall of Famer Jack Chesbro for 10th place on the Yankees all-time wins list with 128...ranks seventh on the club's all-time strikeout list with 1,095 (Bob Shawkey is next with 1,168)...has 67 career pickoffs (six in 2002), the highest total in the Majors since 1995...allowed homers in only five of his 22 starts in 2002 (6HR total)...has allowed only 20HR in the last 59GS and only 26 in his last 72GS (in the regular season) after allowing 10 in previous six...only 11 of his last 37HR allowed have come with men on his first start of the season-on 4/5 vs. the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the home opener at Yankee Stadium-recorded the victory, tossing 6.0 scoreless innings in a Yankees' 4-0 win (2H, 0BB, 6K, 98 ptch)...with first-inning strikeout of Steve Cox, became the eighth pitcher in Yankee history to reach the 1,000 plateau...was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 4/21 (retroactive to 4/16) with tendinitis of the left elbow...made four rehab assignment starts, tossing 15.1 innings (8H, 2ER, 1BB, 13K) before being reinstated from the D.L. on 6/14...on 6/30 vs. the New York Mets at Yankee Stadium, recorded his third career shutout and first since 6/29/00 vs. Detroit in an 8-0 Yankees' win (9.0IP, 3H, 2BB, 8K)...tied a career high with 12 strikeouts in 7/28 win at Tampa Bay (also had 12K on 9/16/97 vs. Boston)...allowed home runs in backto- back starts on 8/20 and 8/25 for the first time in 21 starts (since 8/30 and 9/4/01)...was scratched from his scheduled start on 8/31 with a stiff lower back...started Game Two of the Division Series vs. Anaheim, allowing 4ER and 8H in 3.0IP but did not receive the decision in an Anaheim 8-6 win. 2001 Was 19-9, with a 4.35ERA in 32 games/32 games started.. His 88 wins over the last five seasons (1996-2000) are the third most in the Majors during that span (behind only Pedro Martinez, 90; and Greg Maddux, 90).. Earned his 100th career win on 9/24 vs. Detroit, becoming the 15th Yankee to record 100 career wins and the first since Ron Guidry in 1982 - at 100-54, only four active pitchers had fewer losses at the time of their 100th wins (Dwight Gooden, 100-37; Mike Mussina, 100-43; Roger Clemens, 100-47 and Pedro Martinez, 100- 49 (Is 15th on the Yankees' all-time wins list with 100 (needs nine wins to tie Spud Chandler and Fritz Peterson--each with 109-for 13th place.. Did not allow a home run in his last eight starts (49.12IP) and only one in his last 10 starts (65.21IP).. Allowed only 1HR to left-handed batters in 2000 (to Robin Ventura, NY Mets, 6/10 at Yankee Stadium).. Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 4/13 (retroactive to 4/8) with a strained muscle on the left side of his back - was reinstated on 4/26 and pitched five shutout innings vs. Minnesota (3H, 1BB, 4K), but did not receive the decision in a 2-0 Yankees' win.. Earned his fourth win in five decisions and allowed a career-low two hits while registering his 15th career complete game- and first since 8/19/98 at Minnesota-a Yankees' 4-1 win on 5/29 vs. Oakland at Yankee Stadium - allowed only run on ninth inning Randy Velarde homer... On 7/25 at Baltimore, snapped his season-high two game losing streak, throwing seven shutout innings in a 19-1 Yankees' victory.. On 8/4 vs. Seattle notched his 12th win of the season despite allowing a season-high 11H and 5ER (7.01P, 4BB, 4K, 1HR) - with the victory, became only the seventh pitcher in the last 40 years to record at least 12 wins in each of his first six Major League seasons (was 12-9 in 1995; 21-8 in 1996; 18-7 in 1997, 16-11 in 1998 and 14-11 in 1999).. Won a career-high seven straight starts from 7/25 at Baltimore through 8/24 vs. Texas... On 8/29 at Seattle recorded the loss-snapping his career-high seven game win streak (7.1IP, 7H, 4R, 4ER, 1BB, 4K) - left the game with 3-1 lead and bases loaded in the eighth (grand slam by Edgar Martinez off Nelson gave Mariners 5-3 lead)... In his last start of the season on 9/29 at Baltimore, lasted only 1.1IP and allowed 9ER (6H, 4BB, 2K) - was his shortest outing since 9/5/97 vs. Baltimore, when he lasted only 1.0+ inning after being hit by a Cal Ripken line drive in the second - was his shortest non-injury exit since 4/20/96 at Baltimore when he also went 1.0+ inning - the nine earned runs allowed were the second most of his career (allowed 10ER in 2.2IP on 7/30/96 at Texas). 1999 With an impressive second half of the season and postseason, was again able to make solid contributions in the Yankees rotation...was 14-11 with a 4.70 ERA in 31 games (all starts)...has won 69 games over the last four seasons and trails only Pedro Martinez (72 wins) and Greg Maddux (71 wins) for the most wins during that span...his career total of 81 wins is the most by any Yankee during the 1990's (David Cone is second with 60 wins)...his .638 career winning percentage is seventh highest of all active pitchers in the Majors after 100 starts and has the 12th highest career winning percentage of any Yankee pitcher with at least 100 games (complete list on pg. 257)...after going 5-7 with a 5.59 ERA (93.1 IP, 58 ER) in his first 16 starts, finished the season going 9-4 with a 3.84 ERA (98.1 IP, 42 ER) over his last 15 12 games after 7/31, posted a 7- 3 record with a 3.46 ERA (83.1 IP, 32 ER)...left his first--and only-- spring training start on 3/7 vs. Minnesota after seven pitches with a strained left elbow...was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 4/4 with a strained elbow (retroactive to 3/ 26)...on 4/6 suffered a sprained right ankle during agility drills...was reinstated from the 15-day D.L. on 4/17 and started vs. Detroit and pitched six shutout innings but did not receive the decision in an eventual 3-1 Yankee loss...earned his first win of the season on 5/5 at Minnesota...the win snapped Pettitte's three- game losing streak dating back to 1998...after 102 decisions, the three-game skid marked the first streak of at least three losses in his career...since 1900, only two pitchers have had more decisions at the start of their careers before compiling a three-game losing streak: Dwight Gooden (139) and Mike Mussina (119)...on 5/28 at Toronto, recorded his third win of the season in a 10-6 Yankees victory (5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 9 K)...his nine strikeouts were a season high and the most since he also struck out nine on 6/27/98 at New York (NL)...won his third straight game for the first time since winning four straight from 6/27-7/14/98 on 8/13 vs. Minnesota...was also his fifth win in last six decisions...registered 11 strikeouts, his first 10K game since 9/16/97 at Boston (12) and fourth of his career...had tossed 16 consecutive scoreless innings before allowing a run in the a three game span (8/2-13) allowed just 2 ER and 14 H in 23.0 IP...his five wins in August tied him with four others for the most wins in the A.L. for the month... has now won five games in the same month three times (also April 1997 and June 1996)...his 1.76 ERA in August was second in the A.L. behind Anaheim's Chuck Finley (1.62)...pitched seven-or-more innings in six straight starts from 8/2-29...the last time he had six consecutive starts of at least seven innings was 1996--a nine start stretch from 8/14-9/23...was 2-0 with a 3.93 ERA in three games started in the post-season...allowed only 1 R in 7.1 IP in Game Two of the Division Series vs. Texas on 10/7...allowed only 2 ER in 7.1 IP in Game Four of the ALCS at Boston on 10/17...saw his streak of 15.2 scoreless innings in World Series play come to an end in the Yankees' come- from-behind win in Game Three at Atlanta on 10/26, allowing 10 H and 5 ER in 3.2 IP. 1998 Continued to establish himself as one of the premier lefthanders in baseball, going 16-11 with a 4.24 ERA in 33 games (32 starts)...tied for fifth in the American League in wins...had 55 wins over the last three seasons, first in the American League and second in the Majors to Atlanta's John Smoltz (56)...tossed a career-high five complete games...became the first Yankee pitcher to throw over 200.0 innings in three straight seasons since Ron Guidry did it in four straight from 1977-80...made the first Opening-Day start of his career in a 4-1 loss on 4/1 at Anaheim, allowing four runs in 6.0 IP (9 H, 3 BB, 3 K)...started 0-2 with a 5.54 ERA in his first two starts, then won five straight starts from 4/11-5/2 (33.1 IP, 7 ER, 1.89 ERA) was the third time in his career that he had won five straight starts (also 8/30-9/19/95 and 5/27-6/16/96)...tossed his first complete game of the season in a 9-1 win over Roger Clemens and the Blue Jays on 4/22 at Toronto (his 100th career start)...with a .67089 winning percentage after 100 career starts, he posted the seventh-highest winning percentage of any pitcher in the post- expansion era (1961) after 100 career starts...the top six after 100 career starts: Ron Guidry, .765 (62-19); Dwight Gooden, .756 (59- 19); Roger Clemens, .718 (56-22); Juan Guzman, .708 (46-19); Mike Mussina, .696 (55-24); and Jim Palmer, .671 (51-25)...walked a career-high seven batters twice (5/26 at Chicago and 7/19 at Toronto)...suffered the shortest regular-season start of his career at Yankee Stadium (barring injury) in a 13-7 loss on 5/31 vs. Boston (2.2 IP, 6 H, 8 ER, 2 BB, 4 K)...won six straight decisions from 6/ 5-7/14 (eight starts), allowing just 12 earned runs in 61.1 innings while tossing three complete games (1.76 ERA)...threw a career-high 143 pitches in a complete-game 3-2 victory on 7/3 vs. Baltimore...missed 8/4 start at Oakland with a strain in the left trapezius...suffered the complete-game loss in a 5-3 defeat on 8/19 at Minnesota, losing for the third time in '98 to the Twins (the first time he has ever lost three times to an opponent in the same season)...made his only relief appearance of the season on 9/25 vs. Tampa Bay, tossing three shutout innings in relief of Hernandez in a 6-1 win...was 2-1 with a 3.32 ERA in three post-season starts, making one start in each round of the playoffs...won Game 2 of the Division Series on 9/30 vs. Texas, limiting the Rangers to one run on three hits in seven innings in a 3-1 victory...lost Game 3 of the ALCS on 10/9 at Cleveland, allowing six runs on eight hits in 4.2 innings in a 6-1 Indians' win...won Game 4 of the World Series on 10/21 at San Diego, scattering five hits in 7.1 shutout innings as the Yankees won 3-0. 1997 Was 18-7 with a 2.88 ERA in 35 starts...set career bests for ERA, starts, shutouts (1), innings pitched (240.1) and strikeouts (166)...his 39 wins over 1996 and '97 led all American-League pitchers and tied him with Atlanta's John Smoltz for the Major- League lead...the Yankees were 24-11 in his 35 starts, scoring 217 runs (6.2 runs/start - third in the A.L.)...opponents hit .256 (LH batters hit .321, RH batters hit .238)...led American-League pitchers with 35 starts, 14 pickoffs and 36 ground-ball double plays induced...allowed only 0.26 HR/9.0 IP (7 HR/240.1 IP), best in the American League...ranked fourth in the American League in ERA, wins and winning percentage (.720)...ranked third in innings pitched, tied for sixth in complete games (4) and was eighth in strikeouts...with his third win of the season on 4/13 vs. Oakland, he became only the second Yankee pitcher to win three of the club's first 10 games twice (also Waite Hoyt, 1922 & 1929) and the first to do so in consecutive seasons...joined Mel Stottlemyre (1969 and '74) as the only Yankee pitchers to win five games in April, going 5-0 with a 2.32 ERA for the month...became the first Yankee to start the season 5-0 since Bob Wickman opened 8-0 in 1993...recorded consecutive losses for first time in 54 starts on 5/26 vs. Baltimore (had last recorded two straight losses on 8/21 and 8/25/95)...tossed his first career shutout on 7/5 at Toronto, scattering six hits in an 8-0 victory...had a season-high 23.0-inning scoreless streak snapped in an 11-5 win on 7/16 at Chicago (was the longest by a Yankee starter since Jimmy Key also tossed 23.0 scoreless innings from 4/5-21/93)...also saw streak of at least one GIDP in his last 12 starts snapped (had tied the longest such streak in the 90's)...allowed a career-high 13 hits in 8.2 innings in an 8-3 win on 8/1 vs. Minnesota...lasted just one inning on 9/5 vs. Baltimore after being hit in the face by a Cal Ripken line drive (suffered contusions of the left thumb, lip and nose as well as a small laceration of the nose)...struck out a career-high 12 batters on 9/ 16 vs. Boston (Game 1), tossing eight shutout innings in a 2-0 victory (did not walk a batter)...allowed only four earned runs over six starts from 8/21-9/16 (38.1 IP, 0.94 ERA)...was 0-2 with an 8.49 ERA in two starts vs. Cleveland in the Division Series...lost Game 2, 7-5, allowing seven runs on nine hits in five innings on 10/2 at Yankee Stadium...lost Game 5, 4-3, allowing four runs on six hits in 6.2 innings on 10/6 at Jacobs Field. 1996 Went 21-8 with a 3.87 ERA in 34 starts and one relief appearance...finished second to Toronto's Pat Hentgen in the American-League Cy Young Award voting...led the American League in wins and was eighth in ERA...the Yankees were 24-10 in his 34 starts, scoring 195 runs (5.7 runs/start)...led the Majors with 11 pickoffs...opponents hit .271 (LH batters hit .329, RH batters hit .259)...was 13-3 after a Yankee loss and 11-1 in day 23 years, nine months and 24 days, he became the youngest Yankee pitcher to start the home opener since James "Hippo" Vaughn started on 4/14/10 vs. Boston at Hilltop Park...suffered his worst outing of the season on 4/30 at Baltimore, allowing nine runs (eight earned) on eight hits in one inning (received no decision in the Yankees' 13-10 win)...made his only relief appearance of the season the next night at Baltimore, tossing three shutout innings for the win in an 11-6, 15-inning was his first relief appearance since 5/13/95, snapping a streak of 32 consecutive starts...recorded his 10th win of the season on 6/11 at Toronto, becoming only the fourth Yankee pitcher in the post-expansion era to record 10 wins in the teams' first 60 games (Ford 10-2 in '61, Guidry 10-0 in '78 and John 10-1 in '79)...won his 15th game of the season on 7/24 vs. Texas, making him the third fastest Yankee pitcher to win 15 games...won his 20th game of the season in a 10-3 victory on 9/4 at Oakland, becoming the Yankees' first 20-game winner since Ron Guidry in 1985...picked up his league-leading 21st win in a 4-1 victory on 9/ 13 vs. Toronto...was 2-1 with a 4.78 ERA in the postseason...received no-decisions in his first two post-season starts, both Yankee wins (5-4 in Game 2 of the Division Series vs. Texas and 5-4 in Game 1 of the ALCS vs. Baltimore)...started Game 1 of the World Series vs. Atlanta and recorded his first career post- season loss, allowing seven runs in 2.1 innings in a 12-1 Braves' victory...rebounded in Game 5 at Atlanta, tossing 8.1 shutout innings and outdueling John Smoltz in the Yankees' 1-0 victory...was named to the Sporting News All-Star Team. 1995 Finished third in the American-League Rookie of the Year voting after going 12-9 with a 4.17 ERA in 31 games (26 starts)...his 16 points in the voting trailed only Minnesota's Marty Cordova (105) and California's Garret Anderson (99)...led all American-League rookies with 12 wins...led the American League with 12 pickoffs...began the season in the Yankee bullpen, where he went 0-0 with a 5.14 ERA in five appearances...made his Major-League debut on 4/29 at Kansas City (0.2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 1 K)...was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on 5/16 to make room for Mariano Rivera...was recalled on 5/27 and made his first Major-League start that day at Oakland, suffering the loss in a 3-0 Athletics' win (5.1 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HR)...he would stay in the Yankees' starting rotation for the remainder of the season...threw his first career complete game in his second Major-League start on 6/2 vs. California, but suffered the loss in a 3-2 Angels' win...earned his first Major-League victory in a 6-1 win on 6/7 vs. Oakland, allowing 1 ER in 7.0 IP (4 H, 1 BB, 3 K)...looked to become the first Yankee rookie since Scott Nielsen to throw a shutout on 7/12 vs. Kansas City, but allowed a ninth-inning run in the Yankees' 9-1 victory...suffered the shortest start of his career on 8/21 at Oakland, allowing six runs on eight hits in two-thirds of an inning in a 13-4 loss...tossed a complete-game five-hitter, tying his season-high with eight strikeouts in a 4-1 victory on 8/30 vs. California (retired 20 of his first 21 batters faced)...did not allow a home run to a left-handed batter until he allowed a two-run shot to Rafael Palmeiro in the ninth inning of a 5-4 win on 9/14 at Baltimore...entered September with a 7-8 record, but went 5-1 with a 3.38 ERA in six starts as the Yankees battled for the American- League Wild Card...his only loss of the month came in an 8-3 defeat on 9/24 vs. Detroit...left the game with a 3-1 lead and the bases loaded in the eighth, but the Tigers went on to score seven runs in the inning...became only the fifth Yankee rookie starter to ever win five games after September 1 (Russ Ford, 7-0 in 1910; Ernie Bonham, 6-1 in 1940; Mel Stottlemyre, 5-2 in 1964; Bob Wickman, 5-1 in 1992)...started Game Two of the Division Series on 10/4 vs. Seattle and received no decision in the Yankees' 7-5, 15-inning victory (7.0 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 HR). 1994 Was named the organization's Minor-League Pitcher-of-the-Year after going 14-4 with a 2.86 ERA in 27 starts at Triple-A Columbus and Double-A Albany...tied with Mark Cumberland for the organizational lead in victories...also ranked among the organizational leaders in ERA (2nd), innings pitched (3rd, 169.2) and strikeouts (9th, 111)...opponents hit .250 off Pettitte, including .220 with 5 HR at Albany and .272 with 3 HR at Columbus...began the season at Albany and went 7-2 with a 2.71 ERA in 11 starts before he was promoted on 6/10...was named the organization's Pitcher-of-the-Month for May after going 4-1 with a 3.66 ERA in six starts...was named the Eastern League's Pitcher-of-the-Week from 5/30-6/5...was 7-2 with a 2.98 ERA in 16 starts at Columbus...suffered the 10-2 loss to Ottawa on 6/10 in his Triple-A debut...walked an average of 1.96 batters per nine innings, fifth-best ratio in the International League...was added to the 40-man roster on 11/18. 1993 Went 12-9 with a 3.06 ERA in 26 starts at Class-A Prince William and one start at Double-A Albany...ranked among the organizational leaders with 27 starts (T1st), 3.06 ERA (3rd), 12 wins (T4th) and 135 strikeouts (5th)...tossed a two-hitter for Prince William in a 2-0 victory on 7/29 vs. Kinston...led Prince William with 129 strikeouts...Carolina-League opponents hit .248 off him. 1992 Was 10-4 with a 2.20 ERA in 27 starts at Class-A Greensboro...led the Yankees' organization and ranked second in the South Atlantic League in ERA...led league pitchers with 45 assists...also ranked among organizational leaders with a .714 winning percentage (2nd), 168.0 IP (3rd) and 27 starts (T3rd)...opponents hit just .232 off him...threw a three-hitter in a 4-0 victory on 5/2 vs. Gastonia...allowed one hit in an eight-inning outing on 6/13 vs. Charleston. 1991 In his first professional season, Pettitte went 6-3 with a 1.55 ERA in 12 starts at Tampa (rookie) and Short-A Oneonta...led organization short-season pitchers in ERA...was 4-1 with a 0.98 ERA in six starts at Tampa and 2-2 with a 2.18 ERA in six starts at Oneonta.