Andy Pettitte has pitched in the major leagues for 18 years, but his career is coming to a close. The veteran pitcher announced that he would retire at the end of the season on Friday, per the Yankees' Twitter feed:
Andy Pettitte will retire following the 2013 season. #icon— New York Yankees (@Yankees) September 20, 2013
Joel Sherman of the New York Post had the scoop that the New York Yankees left-hander was reportedly planning to announce his decision to retire on Friday afternoon:
have not confirmed 100 pct, but getting lot of buzz Andy Pettitte will announce his retirement this afternoon. Will keep u posted #Yankees— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) September 20, 2013
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