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McCovey Chronicles Mar 24, 2014


Just kidding. His xFIP was outstanding. Also, the Giants won! The curse of the spring is this: In the regular season, you can use the surprise of a dominant Yusmeiro Petit outing to make yourself feel better about whatever happens over the next couple days. That 10-0 loss sure was awful, but at least Petit had the surprising win last night, right? The weekend wasn't a total loss. In the spring, though, the games don't count. Petit winning a game means absolutely nothing; he's going to start a game in the regular season only if something else goes wrong. No one cares about a Petit start in...
Sacramento Bee Mar 22, 2014

Petit strikes out 7 as Giants blank A's 3-0

Yusmeiro Petit struck out seven in four impressive innings, sending the San Francisco Giants to a 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

A big night for Mr. Nearly Perfect, Reddick taunts Morse, why Belt wore purple and other SF Giants notes

Hector Sanchez, aka “The Magnet,” had a brutal first inning tonight. On consecutive pitches, the A’s Jed Lowrie smacked foul ball off Sanchez’s left shoulder and his lower-half nuggets. Sanchez needed a long time to overcome each blow, but he played all nine innings. “Another day in the office,” he said as he headed for the showers. It was a good night at the office for the Giants, who blanked the A’s 3-0. It was an important night for some bullpen candidates. Yusmeiro Petit, who was penciled in as  the long reliever and sixth starter before spring training began, struck out...
SPRING NOTES: Petit finds his form; Belt dominates March Madness (kind of); Morse the catcher?

SPRING NOTES: Petit finds his form; Belt dominates March Madness (kind of); Morse the catcher?

As reporters approached Yusmeiro Petit’s locker, Santiago Casilla started asking fake questions. “How did you feel?” “How was your stuff?” Naturally, the first question to Petit: “So, how was your stuff?” Petit smiled. “You watched the game?” he asked Petit… Continue Reading →
Rotoworld Mar 22, 2014

Yusmeiro Petit fans seven in win over A's - Yusmeiro Petit (S) San Francisco Giants

Yusmeiro Petit racked up seven strikeouts in an impressive showing during Friday's victory over the Athletics.

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