No Win for Yankees in Andy Pettitte's Final Home Start

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No Win for Yankees in Andy Pettitte's Final Home Start
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The perfect way for Andy Pettitte's final career start at the Stadium to go, of course, would have been to pitch eight strong innings before turning things over to Mariano Rivera. After all, Pettitte had earned the win in a game in which Rivera also earned a save 72 previous times in his career, marking the highest win-save combination for any pair of pitchers since saves became an official statistic in 1969.

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