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Yankees acquire INF Gregorio Petit

Yankees acquire INF Gregorio Petit

Here’s the announcement from the Yankees: Today the Yankees acquired minor league INF Gregorio Petit from the Houston Astros in exchange for cash considerations. Petit will report to Major League camp.   In 2014, Petit batted .278 (27-for-97) with 14R, 8 doubles, 2HR and 9RBI in 37 games with Houston. He also played in 85 games for […] The post Yankees acquire INF Gregorio Petit appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
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Yankees acquire Astros' infielder Gregorio Petit for cash

Petit sounds exactly like what the Yankees need after the Ryan injury

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