Thursday, October 07, 2010


Pettitte-Rivera win-save combination reaches #79 on 10/7/10, update, reaches #81 on 5/11/13, #70 in regular season

Andy Pettitte speaks with Larry Rothschild before his first bullpen of the spring, 3/20/12, ap


****5/11/13,  Pettitte-Rivera win-save #81, 70th in regular season, final 3-2 vs Royals.


***WIN-SAVES: Total of 79. 68 in regular, 11 in post season:***

July 8, 2010 in Seattle was #68 win-save combo for Pettitte and Rivera in regular season,
(NY Post notes 65th on 4/18/10, 2/3 down page*)
Pettitte and Rivera's 11 post season win-save combos as of 10/7/10:

8 of the above post season win-saves were multi-inning appearances for Rivera.

Honorable Mention: The "Bugs" Game, Game 2, 2007 ALDS, NYY @ Cleveland, 2IP for Rivera. Pettitte and Rivera appeared together in other games that didn't have the exact technical requirements for a win-save combo.

*References: 4/19/10 NY Post article notes 65th reg. season combo on 4/18/10. May 26, 2010 was their 66th regular season win-save combination. 6/11/10, 4-3 win for the Yankees at the stadium (6/11) was 67th regular season win-save. July 8, 2010 in Seattle was #68.
Some photos of Andy Pettitte's return in 2012

Pettitte speaks with reporters on first official day back, 3/20/12, ap

3/20/12, Pettitte speaks to media at The Boss, ap

Pettitte at The Boss after his first bullpen with Larry Rothschild, Ivan Nova observes, 3/20/12, ap


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