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YUSMEIRO PETIT RUMORS

The Hardest Pitches in Baseball to Lay Off

One of the great virtues of baseball is its abundance of individual, miniature virtues, which are appreciated to varying extents by some, and perhaps go unnoticed by others. Maybe one of the small things you enjoy looking for is what a player does with his batting gloves upon reaching first base. Is he a back-pocket kinda guy? Give them to the first base coach? Hold ’em in one...
Via Fangraphs
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yusmeiro Petit explains why he picked the Nationals in free agency

After four seasons with the San Francisco Giants, right-hander Yusmeiro Petit will be calling Washington D.C., home next season, a decision he explains via the Washington Post.Despite four successful seasons as a spot starter and long reliever with the Giants, Petit was non-tendered by San Francisco this off-season and made a free agent. After he received interest from a variety...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

RHP Petit, Nats complete $3M, 1-year deal with club option

WASHINGTON (AP) Right-hander Yusmeiro Petit has completed a $3 million, one-year contract with the Washington Nationals. The deal pays Petit $2.5 million in 2016 and includes a club option of $3 million in 2017, with a $500,000 buyout. That option would become guaranteed if Petit were to pitch at least 80 innings in 2016 - a total he has surpassed twice in eight major league seasons...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals reach deal with free-agent right-hander Petit

WASHINGTON -- Free agent pitcher Yusmeiro Petit has agreed to a contract with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical exam.Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Saturday the team has a deal in place with Petit, a right-hander who was not tendered a 2016 contract offer by the San Francisco Giants by the deadline earlier this month.The 31-year-old Petit went 1-1 with a 3.67...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals agree to deal with RHP Petit, pending physical

WASHINGTON (AP) Free agent pitcher Yusmeiro Petit has agreed to a contract with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical exam. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Saturday the team has a deal in place with Petit, a right-hander who was not tendered a 2016 contract offer by the San Francisco Giants by the deadline earlier this month. The 31-year-old Petit went 1-1 with...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants’ GM Bobby Evans on the Value of Flexibility

Earlier this offseason, the Giants decided to let two veterans go who’ve been valued parts of the team. Both Nori Aoki and Yusmeiro Petit were on reasonable contracts, too. But, as general Bobby Evans explained at the Winter Meetings Monday night, keeping them on the roster may have impeded the team in their efforts to improve. Timing is important. Petit is projected to produce...
Via Fangraphs
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Yous May Roll With Petit

Do other parts of the country say 'yous'? Maybe it's because I have South Jersey roots but I say it a lot. I also say "jawn" more than I probably should and I end up sounding like a crazy person out here in rural Ohio. Yous see that jawn? Yous see Yusmeiro Petit's jawn ($7,100) on that DraftKings jawn? No, Mike, we have no idea what the hell you are talking about. Well, let me explain...
Via Razzball
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants’ Yusmeiro Petit Breaks MLB Record In Win Over Rockies (Video)

Thursday afternoon’s game between the San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies featured a dominant pitcher etching his name into the MLB record books. That pitcher was none other than… Yusmeiro Petit? If you have no idea who that is, we forgive you. Petit has typically been used this season as a spot starter and long reliever, and on July 22, he surrendered five runs in five...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Record Broken: Giants Pitcher Yusmeiro Petit Sets All-Time High

San Francisco Giant’s veteran pitcher Yusmeiro Petit set a new MLB record during his Thursday start against the Colorado Rockies. Petit, 29, has retired 46 consecutive batters over the course of 8 outings. Typically utilized as a reliever, Petit got the start on Thursday in place of a struggling Tim Lincecum, and needed to record 7 consecutive outs in order to break the all-time...
Via Sports Mockery
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

A Good Reason To Watch Yusmeiro Petit Pitch

The Giants can take no more. Well into Tim Lincecum‘s third straight year of mediocrity — since the start of 2012, he’s got a 134 ERA- and 114 FIP- – and most of the way through the first year of his 2/$35m extension signed last winter, San Francisco will skip him in the rotation and instead […]
Via Fangraphs
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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