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Petit impresses in relief in resumption of suspended game

Yusmeiro Petit did a nice impression of the King of King and his Court fame, needing a minimum of defenders to throw two perfect innings in Thursday's completion of a suspended game. Five straight strikeouts and a comebacker.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Petit Continues Dominance, Giants Officially Lose Tuesday’s Rain Out 2-1

Yusmeiro Petit continued his dominance, but after a confusing and frustrating ending on Tuesday night, the San Francisco Giants fell short of a comeback as they fell to the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Thursday afternoon. Tuesday night’s matchup at Wrigley Field ended with rain and a protested loss for San Francisco. When the rain poured down, Chicago’s grounds crew were unable to properly...
Via BaySportsNet
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: first base and outfield options

The San Francisco Giants are heading into the offseason with a ton of things they need to do. They need to re-sign Hunter Pence, Tim Lincecum and Javier Lopez, as well as bring back Chad Gaudin and Ryan Vogelsong. They also need to add a starting left-fielder and possibly another starting pitcher. That’s a lot of things that the Giants have on their table. Whether or not they can...
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Petit the real deal?

by Nathan Mendelowitz   Sometimes having a name that is easily joked on is a bad thing. However, for San Francisco Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit, he has finally found a way to play big.   For Petit, it’s been a lack-luster career so far. He first came up for the Florida Marlins and made his […]
Via Seed Spitters
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Yusmeiro Petit’s Wife Cost Him A Chance At A Perfect Game?

  Quick, what’s the first rule of a pitcher throwing a perfect game? DON’T TALK ABOUT IT. Heck, don’t even stop there–don’t talk about it, think about it and for heaven’s sake don’t let a police escort take you down to the field so you can witness the magic closer and celebrate. That’s precisely what Yusmeiro Petit’s wife made the mistake of doing. Call it silly...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Yusmeiro Petit’s wife jinx his perfect game?

San Francisco Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit nearly threw the 24th perfect game in MLB history, but he gave up a hit on a 3-2 pitch with two outs in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night to lose his place in history. Those who believe in superstitions — such as not mentioning […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants P just misses perfect game

Yusmeiro Petit has been with five major league clubs. He has been in and out of the majors throughout his career. Prior to signing with the San Franciso Giants prior to the 2012 season he was out of the league all together and playing in a Mexican league. He has a career ERA over 5.0 and a win/loss record of 12-20, and nearly joined the ranks of baseball immortality by throwing...
Via FatManWriting
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Yusmeiro Petit impresses for Giants against Diamondbacks (MLB Twitter Roundup)

Yusmeiro Petit won both his starts for the Giants this week after being inserted into the Giants rotation for the injured Matt Cain. Petit whiffed six batters over two innings finishing with 10 on the day. Maybe even more impressive was the fact that Petit struck out National League MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt twice, making the Diamondbacks strand a total of four runners on the...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Japan roughs up Giants' Petit in 6-3 win

Japan roughed up San Francisco starter Yusmeiro Petit for four runs and six of its 11 hits in four innings, beating the Giants 6-3 on Thursday. Sho Nakata had three hits, and Takashi Toritani added two hits and two RBIs for Japan, tuning up for its appearance in the World Baseball Classic semifinals in San Francisco on Sunday. Toritani had a two-run double in Japan's three-run...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Sign Adam Thomas, Yusmeiro Petit

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...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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