Pitch selection dooms Andy Pettitte

Lefty's fastball to Josh Hamilton ended in a HR ... and all the runs Cliff Lee needed

Updated: October 19, 2010, 1:34 AM ET
By R.J. Anderson | FanGraphs

The odds of Josh Hamilton beating Andy Pettitte on Monday night seemed minute. A good left-handed pitcher, Pettitte had to know that allowing a run or two early could be enough for Cliff Lee to secure a 2-1 lead in the series for the Texas Rangers.