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Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 02/ 3/2011

Report: Andy Pettitte will retire

By Cindy Boren

Andy Pettitte has decided to retire and will announce his decision Friday, according to ESPN Radio's Michael Kay.

Pettitte, 38, has compiled a 240-138 record with a lifetime 3.88 earned-run average in 16 seasons with the New York Yankees and Houston Astros. A year ago, he played well, earning an All-Star berth, until suffering a groin injury. He managed only 21 starts and went 11-3 with a 3.28 ERA.

By Cindy Boren  | February 3, 2011; 12:39 PM ET
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Comments

This is terrible news! Say it ain't so, Andy.

Posted by: ajlerner1 | February 3, 2011 3:18 PM | Report abuse


Good for him. He had a heck of a career.


Posted by: mortified469 | February 3, 2011 4:00 PM | Report abuse

Good career, tough pitcher. He also has a summer court date dealing with Mr. Clemens to schedule.

Posted by: Gooddogs | February 3, 2011 5:33 PM | Report abuse

Goodby Mr. Stiff, I wish you well.

Posted by: truth1 | February 3, 2011 9:12 PM | Report abuse

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