Andy Pettitte will attempt to go undefeated in the month of April for the first time since 1997 when the Yankees host the White Sox tonight.
April has always been a good month for the left-hander. Pettitte has won more games in April (29) than any pitcher in Yankee history. He enters tonight's game with a 29-15 record in the season's opening month. He also brings a 3-0 record and 1.29 ERA to the mound for the season, the lowest he's ever had through four starts.
The 37-year-old has gone eight innings in his last two starts, and he's completed six innings in all four of his outings. In 28 innings of work, he's given up a total of four runs and has yet to allow a home run.
In his last three starts, he's had a three run lead when exiting. In his season debut, he left the game with the score tied.
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