Description: Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit pitched well in Saturday's loss to St. Louis.
Insight: Petit (3-3, 4.60 ERA) kept San Francisco in the game by allowing two hits and one run over six innings. He should get at least a few more turns in the starting rotation while Matt Cain recovers from a strained hamstring.
4/30/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: San Francisco right-hander Yusmeiro Petit pitched well in an emergency start Tuesday against the Padres.
Insight: Petit (6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 4 K's) was filling in for Matt Cain, who had to sit out with an injured finger. It was probably a one-time thing for Petit, as Cain is expected to make his next start. Petit (2-1, 2.61 ERA) made seven starts for the Giants during the 2013 season.
2/10/2010 3:36:00 PM
Description: Petit cleared waivers and was sent down to Triple-A Tacoma by the Mariners.
Insight: Petit had been designated for assignment last week but found no takers and will now start the season in Triple-A. (SportsBuff.com)
2/7/2010 10:26:00 AM
Description: MLB.com reports that the Mariners have designated Petit for assignment.
Insight: The Petit move was made to make room for Erik Bedard. Petit is still only 24 so another team is likely to take a chance on him. (SportsBuff.com)
8/22/2009 3:20:00 PM
Description: Petit on Friday allowed four hits in six innings after giving up a total of 10 earned runs in his previous two starts.
Insight: Petit fell to 2-8 on the season despite pitching very well Friday. He also lost for the fifth time in seven starts. (SportsBuff.com)
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