Andy, Andy, Andy

September, 28, 2013
9/28/13
11:14
PM ET

HOUSTON -- Making his final career start 20 minutes from his home in Deer Park, Texas, Andy Pettitte finished off a five-hitter by retiring J.D. Martinez with the crowd of 37,199 standing on its feet and many chanting his name at Minute Maid Field on Saturday night.

With camera flashes dotting the crowd and two outs in the ninth, Pettitte allowed a single to Chris Carter, bringing Yankees manager Joe Girardi out of the dugout. With the fans thinking he might lift Pettitte, they booed. Instead, Girardi left Pettitte in, and he retired Martinez on a ground ball to third to end the Yankees' 2-1 win.

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Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Masahiro Tanaka
WINS ERA SO IP
12 2.51 135 129
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Ellsbury .271
HRM. Teixeira 21
RBIJ. Ellsbury 67
RB. Gardner 81
OPSB. Gardner .759
ERAH. Kuroda 3.81
SOM. Tanaka 135