1st Inning: 7 pitches/5 strikes. A groundout, a single by Adeiny Hechevarria and a DP grounder by Eric Thames.
2nd Inning: 17 pitches/12 strikes. 24 pitches/17 strikes total. Pettitte struck out Adam Calderon to end the inning.
3rd Inning: 16 pitches/12 strikes. 40 pitches/29 strikes total. Matt Liuzza singled to right to lead off the inning. Pettitte got former Orioles pitcher Adam Loewen to strike out looking on three pitches, but Liuzza advanced to third on two Pettitte wild pitches. With Jonathan Diaz up, and SS Luis Nunez playing in…Nunez speared a hard hit grounder and saved Pettitte from a run. Darin Mastroianni weakly grounded to first to end the threat.
4th Inning: 11 pitches/8 strikes. 51 pitches/37 strikes total for Pettitte. He struck out two and had his strongest inning. He absolutely froze Shawn Bowman on a 3-2 pitch to end the frame.
Final Line: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
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