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JAKE PETRICKA RUMORS

White Sox Injury Update: Jake Petricka exits with back stiffness

Jake Petricka failed to record an out in a save opportunity for the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night as he exited with a stiff lower back, as CSN's Dan Hayes tweeted:Jacob Petricka left tonight's game with a stiff lower back.— Dan Hayes (@CSNHayes) September 28, 2014Petricka walked the only batter he faced, Alex Gordon, before giving way to Javy Guerra. Guerra allowed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Walters, Indians beat White Sox 8-6 in 10 innings

CHICAGO (AP) Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall doubled to lead off the 10th against Jake Petricka (0-4), and after failing to sacrifice Chisenhall to third, Walters hit a 3-2 pitch well into the right-field bleachers to give the...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox making change at closer, Belisario out

The Chicago White Sox are making a change at the closer position. Ronald Belisaro is being removed from the role following another poor performance on Friday night. Belisaro converted 8-of-12 save chances owning a 5.54 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP o the season. In 37 1/3 innings of work he holds a 28/8 K/BB ratio. Belisario is done as closer. Ventura said TBD. Petricka in mix, RV will discuss...
Via Tireball.com
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A Familiar Theme for Yankees’ Hitters

Although the Yankees did put up five runs in last night’s loss, they were not the prettiest of runs aside from Brian McCann’s 3-run homer. We scored on another gift wrapped wild pitch by Chicago reliever Jake Petricka, and was followed up by Jacoby Ellsbury’s sac fly RBI (his first RBI since May 4). The real issue that seems to be a very familiar trend even going back thru...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Jones to DL; Jake Petricka Recalled

The White Sox have placed reliever Nate Jones on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hip muscle and recalled Jake Petricka from AAA Charlotte to fill his spot. Jones appeared in the Sox’ second and third games of the season, struggling mightily. In those two appearances he faced five hitters while surrendering two hits and giving out three free passes. Something definitely...
Via Grab Some Bench
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Davidson, Danks, Petricka Optioned to AAA Charlotte

This is a post we've known is coming for awhile. In a perfect world we'd be to see the White Sox' best young talent playing at the big league level from day one. But it's a business, so we'll have to wait to see some of them. A few key names were optioned to AAA Charlotte on Sunday. Credit: White Sox Pride Blog Among this round of (five) cuts are third...
Via Grab Some Bench
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacob Petricka Looks MLB Ready, At Least So Far

Despite the White Sox' eight-game losing streak, we're doing what we can to find positives with this ball club. One has been new reliever Jake Petricka. As we discussed in early August and here when he was called up, the 25 year-old former minor league starter has a decent shot at a set-up role with the 2014 White Sox. And so far, he's been pretty much as...
Via Grab Some Bench
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox 4, Royals 3(12)

Jacob Petricka had been joking with White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper that they were just waiting for the right moment for the reliever to make his big league debut. How about runners on first and second and one out in a tied game in Kansas City? In extra innings, no less. Petricka induced a double-play grounder to end the Royals' threat, and then watched Conor Gillaspie...
Via Fox Sports
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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