11:52 AM EDT, Sun May 20, 2018
The Mercury News 22 hours ago
Yusmeiro Petit already proving to be a workhorse for A’s

Yusmeiro Petit already proving to be a workhorse for A’s

Veteran relief pitcher Yusmeiro Petit is on pace to lead the league in innings pitched by a reliever for the second consecutive season.
SFGate May 5, 2018

Lou Trivino earns more responsibility in A’s bullpen

Rookie Lou Trivino has worked in fewer games than anyone else in Oakland’s bullpen, but he is rapidly becoming one of its most trusted members. Manager Bob Melvin called on Trivino with two on and one out in the sixth inning Friday. The game was tied after reliever Yusmeiro Petit allowed five hits and three runs in the inning, and Trivino took over and got Jace Peterson to hit into an inning-ending double play. “He comes in there in a real tough situation and gets a double-play ball,” Melvin said. “He has the ability to keep the ball on the ground...
The Mercury News Apr 27, 2018
A’s Ryan Buchter heads to disabled list; Petit, Coulombe return

A’s Ryan Buchter heads to disabled list; Petit, Coulombe return

A's reliever Ryan Buchter heads to the disabled list for the first time in his career while Yusmeiro Petit and Danny Coulombe rejoin the club.
SFGate Apr 24, 2018

A’s Yusmeiro Petit turned in stellar outing following his mother’s death

ARLINGTON, Texas - Yusmeiro Petit was pitching with a heavy heart Monday, manager Bob Melvin said. His mother, Rubia, died earlier in the day, but Petit insisted he would still be able to help the team and he still worked 1 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing just one hit. “He really wanted to pitch,” Melvin said. “I was not going to use him in that game unless he really wanted to.” Petit then was struck in the back of the thigh by a comebacker by Jurickson Profar, but he remained in and got the next batter, Robinson Chirinos, to hit...
The Mercury News Apr 24, 2018

Yusmeiro Petit goes back home after passing of mother

A's reliever Yusmeiro Petit learned of his mother's passing before Monday's game against the Texas Rangers, but told Bob Melvin he still wanted to pitch one more time before heading back home.
The Mercury News Apr 21, 2018

Yusmeiro Petit returns to A’s, but mind still at home in Venezuela

A's reliever Yusmeiro Petit returned to Oakland with ailing mother still on his mind.
SFGate Apr 21, 2018

A’s Yusmeiro Petit returns from leave, Josh Lucas sent down

Reliever Yusmeiro Petit came off the family medical emergency leave list Saturday after returning from Venezuela, where he visited his mother, Rubia. Petit said that his mother is very ill and was so sedated that she did not know that he was there. “He’s doing OK,” manager Bob Melvin said, adding that the trip home was “something that was extremely important to him, and I understand why.” To make room for Petit, the A’s sent reliever Josh Lucas, who worked three scoreless innings the night before, back to Triple-A Nashville. ...

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