The major league season has about a week or so left on it’s regular season schedule and right now the New York Yankees’ are set to lose a second player to retirement, three if Jeter follows through.
Starting left handed pitcher Andy Pettitte is set to announce his retirement from professional baseball once again.
The 41 year old lefty will make his final home game start against the San Francisco Giants and then his final start of his career in his hometown of Houston, Texas to take on the Astros.
Pettitte retired from the league back in 2010 as a member of the New York Yankees then returned to the team last season after missing his old job, I would guess. Andy started his major league baseball career with the Yankees just like Derek Jeter, Alfonso Soriano (started in Japan), Mariano Rivera and Jorge Posada.
The soon to be retired Yankee is major league baseball’s all-time post season wins leader with 19 victories in his career. Pretty impressive.
With two starts left this season, Pettitte’s career record currently stands at 255-151 with a 3.87 ERA and 2,415 strike outs. He’s spent 15 major league seasons with the Yankees and won five world series titles with this ball club.