Andy Pettitte just failed to reach a personal milestone.
The 40-year-old, though, made New York Yankees history the last time he faced the Houston Astros.
Pettitte will pitch against the only other major league team he's played for on Monday night when the Yankees go for a fifth straight win.
Trying to post victories in each of his first four starts for the first time, Pettitte (3-1, 2.22 ERA) gave up all of the runs in Wednesday's 3-0 loss at Tampa Bay. The left-hander, though, fanned 10 in six innings for his 15th double-digit strikeout game.
"I was surprised we got three runs off him. I thought this guy is not going to give anything up tonight,'' Rays manager Joe Maddon said. "... He was pretty impressive.''
Pettitte will go down as one of the greatest pitchers in Yankees history, but he hasn't always worn pinstripes. After helping New York win four World Series, he signed with the Astros in 2004. Playing near his home in Deer Park, Pettitte went 37-26 with a 3.38 ERA in thr...