N.Y. Yankees Edge Past Houston, 2-1 Behind Pettitte’s Complete Game

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0  Updated at 8:29 am, September 29th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte tossed a complete game in the final start of his career in New York’s 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday. It was his 26th career complete game.

The 41-year-old left-hander allowed five hits and one earned run over nine-innings of work. He struck out five batters, while walking two on 116 pitches thrown.

The three-time All-Star finishes his 18-year Major League career with a record of 256-153 along with a 3.85 ERA. He holds the all-time record for most postseason wins with 19.

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