Originally posted on SF Giants Nirvana  |  Last updated 1/6/12

Catching up on the Giants’ transactions: a little late to these, but the Giants have made a couple more minor-league signings…

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Giants signed right-hander Adam Thomas. He didn’t pitch at all from 2008 to 2010, but he posted a 1.73 ERA (4.08 K/BB) in 57 innings of relief in the Atlantic League this year. He’s 32 years old.

According to @beisbolporgotas and noticiaaldia.com, the Giants have also signed right-hander Yusmeiro Petit. Petit, 27, has 36 major-league starts under his belt, though he hasn’t been terribly impressive (82 ERA+, 5.44 FIP). Of particular concern is his home run rate — he’s allowed 50 home runs in 229 career innings at the major-league level. Anyway, he last pitched in the majors with Arizona in 2009. He spent last season in the Mexican League with the Guerreros de Oaxaca, where he posted a 5.60 K/BB in six starts/37 innings.

By my count, the Giants have now signed 13 players to minor-league deals:

  • Adam Thomas
  • Yusmeiro Petit
  • Boof Bonser
  • Eric Hacker
  • Brian Burres
  • Joaquin Arias
  • Eli Whiteside (conditional deal)
  • Jose Flores
  • Craig Whitaker
  • Chuck Lofgren
  • Gregor Blanco
  • Wilmin Rodriguez
  • Shane Loux

 

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