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Yusmeiro Petit

Yusmeiro Alberto Petit (born November 22, 1984) is a Venezuelan Major League Baseball relief pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. Petit ... More »Yusmeiro Alberto Petit (born November 22, 1984) is a Venezuelan Major League Baseball relief pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. Petit throws right-handed. He was signed by New York Mets as non-drafted free agent on November 15, 2001. He has played for the Florida Marlins and the Arizona Diamondbacks at the major league level. Petit made his professional debut in 2002 with the Venezuelan Summer League where he went 3–5 with 2.43 ERA in 12 games, 11 starts. In 2003 Petit split the season between the Rookie-Level Kingsport Mets and the Short-Season Brooklyn Cyclones. He finished third in the Appalachian League in strikeouts, fourth in strikeouts per nine innings and fifth in ERA. Petit also placed second in Appalachian League in fewest bases on balls per nine innings and allowed the second fewest runners per nine innings. He was named Pitcher of the Week for the week of July 14 to July 20. He was promoted to Brooklyn of the New York-Penn League on August 23. He recorded 20... [ Wikipedia ]

SF GIANTS UPDATE: News on Romo, Ford, plus postgame quotes and notes

I’m still not as crisp as I’d like to be.” Yusmeiro Petit took the loss, but Vogelsong blamed himself for not going deeper and forcing an overworked bullpen to work hard again. All seven relievers pitched tonight, Petit for the second night in a row. “(The offense) gave us a ...

SF GIANTS UPDATE: Huff likely headed to the disabled list

That would be a credit to Yusmeiro Petit, who gave Bochy four arm-saving innings. I’ve already heard the call from fans to send Vogelsong to the bullpen and give Petit the fifth spot in the rotation. I doubt that would be considered any time soon. Four starts is way too early to make ...

Vogelsong rocked by Rockies, Giants lose 8-2

The second, Yusmeiro Petit, threw Bochy a lifeline by pitching four innings and getting through the sixth. That Petit almost instantly allowed a two-run Corey Dickerson homer was not as consequential as his contribution to the damage control. Petit spared some bullpen arms that surely ...

Huff exits with quad strain after first career hit

Huff did not return for the bottom of the third, with Yusmeiro Petit replacing him on the mound. Owen Perkins is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs...

Dodgers edge Giants 2-1

So after Adrian Gonzalez’s one-out RBI single in the fifth gave L.A. a 2-0 edge, Bruce Bochy brought in Yusmeiro Petit to replace Bumgarner. The left-hander worked 4-1/3 innings and gave up two runs (both earned) on six hits. He struck out six and walked three. The key number was 99: his ...

Pagan, Posey get rest in opener vs. Rockies

Yusmeiro Petit, who also pitched two innings Wednesday, entered the series finale against Arizona in the ninth inning and finished the final two frames, but not before giving up the game-winning run in the 10th inning as the D-backs pulled off a 6-5 victory. But if the game had gone on ...

Giants fall 6-5 to D'backs in 10 innings

Then, Campana's two-out, two-strike single in the 10th off Yusmeiro Petit gave Arizona a crazy 6-5 victory. The Giants ended 4 hours, 10 minutes of ball with their first disheartening loss of 2014, their first losing streak and first dropped series. It could get worse. Sergio Romo ...

Giants' Vogelsong shelled in 8-2 loss

Huff was replaced in the bottom of the third by Yusmeiro Petit and was scheduled to undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury. Bochy said, however, that Huff, one of the team’s long relievers, may miss some time. “It doesn’t look good,” he said. “He’s going to get an MRI (Tuesday)...

Vogelsong, Giants stumble against Rockies

The bullpen's second long reliever, Yusmeiro Petit, pitched four sharp innings but likely will be kept behind glass the rest of the series after throwing 54 pitches. The bullpen settled the Rockies bats, but the Giants never threatened to come back. The lineup had scored just seven runs ...

Rockies maul Giants with five home runs

Center fielder Corey Dickerson, batting seventh, brought the fountains to life in the third, belting a two-run home run to deep center off reliever Yusmeiro Petit. Rockies right-handed reliever Tommy Kahnle was masterful in his scoreless sixth and seventh innings, striking out five of ...

Julio Teheran fires 3-hitter, outduels Cliff Lee (13 K)

Neither pitcher was quite as dominating that night as Lee was tonight, as they combined for 11 strikeouts, two short of Lee's total alone.There were two pairs of complete games last year, but each involved a pitcher going only eight innings, as Yusmeiro Petit's near-perfecto defeated ...

Giants lose to Diamondbacks 6-5 in 10 innings

Tony Campana's two-out, full-count single over second base in the top of the 10th against the Giants' eighth pitcher, Yusmeiro Petit, scored Cliff Pennington with the game-winner in the 4-hour, 10-minute game. Pennington had singled with one out against Petit (0-1) and stolen second ...

Sanchez Lifts Giants Over Dodgers 3-2 in 12

Yusmeiro Petit (1-1) worked a scoreless inning for the win in a game that took 4 hours, 54 minutes and ended after midnight on the West Coast. Angel Pagan singled with one out in the ninth and Belt followed with a double into the left-field corner against closer Kenley Jansen. Pagan ...

Diamondbacks Beat Giants 6-5 in 10 Innings

Pennington hit a one-out single off Yusmeiro Petit (0-1) in the 10th and then stole second base on a 2-2 pitch to Campana with two outs. Campana then blooped a single just over the outstretched glove of second baseman Brandon Hicks to score the go-ahead run. J.J. Putz (1-0) pitched a ...

Why Buster Posey and Angel Pagan are out for SF Giants, Posey the bunter, Juan Perez the pitcher an...

Bochy hopes to give Yusmeiro Petit a break. Jeremy Affeldt will make another rehab appearance for Class A San Jose Saturday, this time getting stretched out to 35 pitches. Troy Tulowitzki is shelved with right quadriceps tightness and is hoping to play this weekend...

Giants fall to Padres 2-1

Long relievers David Huff (3.00 ERA) and Yusmeiro Petit (3.38) are the only members of the pen with an ERA above 2.00, and two of the stalwarts -- Javier Lopez and Santiago Casilla -- have yet to allow a run in 17 combined appearances. Morse seemed to be moving around well during batting ...

Marcos Breton: Old rivals give glimpse of great summer ahead

In a master class in shutout pitching by Ryu, there was little room for error given the shutout relief pitching by Yusmeiro Petit and Jeremy Affeldt of the Giants. Hard-earned Dodger runs in the second and fifth innings off Giants starter Madison Bumgarner also were protected by a ...

Giants can't match Ryu and Dodgers

The Dodgers coaxed four walks from Bumgarner and Yusmeiro Petit. The 15 straight games tied for the third-longest streak in the Giants' era in San Francisco. The record is 18 straight games, from July5-28, 2012. - Wilson pitched the eighth for the Dodgers. Fans that once adored Wilson ...

Recap: San Francisco vs. Los Angeles

Yusmeiro Petit (1-1) tossed a scoreless top of the 12th to get the win. Brandon Belt and Hunter Pence each had three hits for San Francisco, which has won three of its last four. Juan Uribe smacked a solo homer for the Dodgers, who had a three-game winning streak snapped. Holding a 2-1 ...

Pagan, Posey out tonight for Giants against Colorado

While every reliever in the Giants bullpen pitched Thursday night, Bochy said the only one he’d be likely to stay away from is Yusmeiro Petit, who has pitched each of the last two games. * Reliever Jeremy Affeldt (sprained right knee) threw a scoreless inning with two strikeouts with ...

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