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Stream Pies: 7/25/14

Petit, don’t sweat itPhoto Credit: Lisa Suender At “Stream Pies,” we are serving up gooey loads of knowledge. Here, we’ll provide invaluable streaming advice on SPs who are owned in less than 30-percent of Yahoo! leagues. We list the options in order of best option to “least-best” option (with the strongest recommendations starting at the top for that particular day)...
Via Sons of Roto
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

Heartbreakers In Sports: Giants Pitcher Yusmeiro Petit Comes Within One Out Of Perfect Game

Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit came within one out of a perfect game last night against the Diamondbacks in a heartbreaking moment in sports.  The best thing about it is Petit isn’t really a well known guy, and probably one of the last people we’d expect this from, furthering the beauty of baseball. The perfect game was broken up by pinch hitter Eric Chavez who looped one into...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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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