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Yusmeiro Petit

29-Year-Old Pitcher – San Francisco Giants

2014 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

3.68

WHIP

1.30

K

16

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Petit spent most of the 2013 season in Triple-A after losing the spring training battle for the long reliever spot to Chad Gaudin. He did eventually get an opportunity to start for the injury-riddled ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 253   DOB: 11/22/1984   BORN: Maracaibo, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Yusmeiro Petit Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $845,000 contract with the Giants in January of 2014, avoiding arbitration.

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Petit was asked to toss four innings of relief Monday, giving up two runs on four hits while striking out six in the loss to the Rockies.

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Yusmeiro Petit Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 19 A St. 9 9 1 44.3 27 6 0 62 14 2 3 0 1.22 0.92
2004 19 A Cap 15 15 0 83.0 47 22 8 122 22 9 2 0 2.39 0.83
2004 19 AA BIN 2 2 0 12.0 10 6 0 16 5 1 1 0 4.50 1.25
2005 20 AA BIN 21 21 0 118.7 90 38 15 130 19 9 3 0 2.88 0.92
2005 20 AAA NOR 3 3 0 14.7 24 15 5 14 6 0 3 0 9.20 2.05
2006 21 AAA ALB 17 17 0 96.7 101 46 14 68 20 4 6 0 4.28 1.25
2006 21 MAJ FLA 15 1 0 26.3 46 28 7 20 9 1 1 0 9.57 2.09
2007 22 AAA TUC 17 17 0 93.7 83 42 11 60 38 8 4 0 4.04 1.29
2007 22 MAJ ARI 14 10 0 57.0 58 29 12 40 18 3 4 0 4.58 1.33
2008 23 AAA TUC 11 11 0 60.0 64 32 7 67 8 3 3 0 4.80 1.20
2008 23 MAJ ARI 19 8 0 56.3 45 27 12 42 14 3 5 0 4.31 1.05
2009 24 AAA REN 5 5 0 15.7 21 12 4 13 5 0 1 0 6.89 1.66
2009 24 MAJ ARI 23 17 0 89.7 102 58 19 74 34 3 10 0 5.82 1.52
2010 25 AAA Tac 24 6 0 59.1 54 32 9 55 16 4 2 0 0 0 4.85 1.18
2012 27 AAA Fre 28 28 0 166.2 178 64 14 153 36 7 7 0 0 0 3.46 1.29
2012 27 MAJ SF 1 1 0 4.7 7 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 2.36
2013 28 R Sco 1 1 0 5.0 3 1 0 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.60
2013 28 AAA Fre 1 15 0 87.2 92 44 16 91 13 5 6 0 0 0 4.52 1.20
2013 28 MAJ SF 8 7 1 48.0 46 19 4 47 11 4 1 0 0 0 3.56 1.19
2014 29 MAJ SF 8 0 0 14.7 15 6 1 16 4 1 1 0 0 0 3.68 1.30
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Yusmeiro Petit
3-Year Averages MAJ   4 4 0 26.3 26 10 2 24 7 2 0 0 0 0 3.42 1.25
Career  (View All) MAJ   88 44 1 296.7 319 169 55 240 94 15 22 0 5.13 1.39

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Yusmeiro Petit Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 21 @Col 4.0 4 2 2 1 1 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.68 1.30
Apr. 17 LAD 2.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.31
Apr. 15 LAD 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.50 1.63
Apr. 12 Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.14 1.57
Apr. 10 Ari 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.00 1.83
Apr. 9 Ari 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.40 1.80
Apr. 5 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 9.00 2.33
Mar. 31 @Ari 2.0 6 3 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 13.50 3.50
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.9 IP/G
11.7 9 3 3 1 3 13 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 2.31 1.03
Last 30 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.8 IP/G
14.7 15 6 6 1 4 16 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 3.68 1.30
Last 60 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.8 IP/G
14.7 15 6 6 1 4 16 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 3.68 1.30

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Yusmeiro Petit Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20137616814400.209
201217135000.385

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201312031332504.276
20125012000.500

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201323.711023233.800.93
20124.70001403.862.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201324.330024913.331.44
Yusmeiro Petit Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 19 A St. 9 9 44.3 12.59 2.84 4.43 0.00 85.4% 1.22 1.35 .300
2004 19 A Cap 15 15 83.0 13.23 2.39 5.55 0.87 77% 2.39 2.31 .258
2004 19 AA BIN 2 2 12.0 12.00 3.75 3.20 0.00 60% 4.50 1.78 .359
2005 20 AA BIN 21 21 118.7 9.86 1.44 6.84 1.14 75.5% 2.88 3.18 .268
2005 20 AAA NOR 3 3 14.7 8.59 3.68 2.33 3.07 60% 9.20 6.95 .410
2006 21 AAA ALB 17 17 96.7 6.33 1.86 3.40 1.30 70.1% 4.28 4.33 .298
2006 21 MAJ FLA 15 1 26.3 6.84 3.08 2.22 2.39 0.54 56.3% 9.57 6.20 .418
2007 22 AAA TUC 17 17 93.7 5.77 3.65 1.58 1.06 71.8% 4.04 4.69 .261
2007 22 MAJ ARI 14 10 57.0 6.32 2.84 2.22 1.89 0.59 73.4% 4.58 5.51 .276
2008 23 AAA TUC 11 11 60.0 10.05 1.20 8.38 1.05 61.5% 4.80 2.88 .358
2008 23 MAJ ARI 19 8 56.3 6.71 2.24 3.00 1.92 0.69 68.1% 86.6 MPH 4.31 5.25 .220
2009 24 AAA REN 5 5 15.7 7.47 2.87 2.60 2.30 63.6% 6.89 5.82 .353
2009 24 MAJ ARI 23 17 89.7 7.43 3.41 2.18 1.91 0.62 66.7% 87.2 MPH 5.82 5.48 .317
2010 25 AAA Tac 24 6 59.1 8.38 2.44 3.44 1.37 62.3% 4.85 4.18 .287
2012 27 AAA Fre 28 28 166.2 8.29 1.95 4.25 0.76 75% 3.46 3.12 .342
2012 27 MAJ SF 1 1 4.7 1.93 7.71 0.25 0.00 1.20 81.8% 88.2 MPH 3.86 5.34 .365
2013 28 R Sco 1 1 5.0 14.40 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 1.80 .00 .330
2013 28 AAA Fre 1 15 87.2 9.39 1.34 7.00 1.65 68.5% 4.52 3.95 .329
2013 28 MAJ SF 8 7 48.0 8.81 2.06 4.27 0.75 0.85 71.7% 88.1 MPH 3.56 3.01 .322
2014 29 MAJ SF 8 0 14.7 9.82 2.45 4.00 0.61 2.10 72.2% 88.9 MPH 3.68 2.72 .356
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Yusmeiro Petit
3-Year Averages MAJ   4 4 26.3 8.20 2.39 3.43 0.68 74.2% 3.42 3.16 .323
Career MAJ   88 44 296.7 7.28 2.85 2.55 1.67 68.2% 5.13 4.97 .307

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2014 Stat Review for Yusmeiro Petit    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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4.00 K/BB
GOOD
9.82 K/9
GOOD
2.45 BB/9
GOOD
88.9 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.6 HR/9
GOOD
2.10 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.68 ERA
WEAK
1.30 WHIP
POOR
2.72 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.356 BABIP
HIGH
72.2% Strand Rate
LOW

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Worst Matchups for Yusmeiro Petit (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Yunel Escobar TB 4 3 1 1 0 1 0 .750 1.750 2.500
Adam Dunn CHI-A 6 3 2 3 2 1 1 .500 1.500 2.125
Prince Fielder TEX 5 3 1 1 2 0 0 .600 1.400 2.114
Everth Cabrera SD 4 4 0 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 2.000
Hanley Ramirez LA 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 .500 1.500 2.000
Kelly Johnson NY-A 6 3 0 2 1 1 0 .500 1.167 1.738
Ian Stewart ANA 6 3 1 5 1 2 0 .500 1.167 1.738
Alfonso Soriano NY-A 10 5 1 3 2 0 0 .500 1.100 1.683
Jimmy Rollins PHI 7 3 1 1 1 1 0 .429 1.143 1.643
Shane Victorino BOS 8 4 0 2 0 0 1 .500 1.125 1.625

Best Matchups for Yusmeiro Petit (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jeff Francoeur SD 8 1 0 0 0 3 0 .125 .125 .250
Corey Hart SEA 8 1 0 2 0 2 0 .125 .125 .236
Aaron Hill AZ 9 1 0 0 0 4 1 .111 .111 .222
Dexter Fowler HOU 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .200
Cody Ross AZ 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .200
Juan Uribe LA 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .200
Hunter Pence SF 5 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000 .000 .167
Chase Utley PHI 6 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000 .000 .143
Aramis Ramirez MIL 6 0 0 1 1 1 0 .000 .000 .143
Kevin Kouzmanoff TEX 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Yusmeiro Petit: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Petit turned in his best outing of the spring Friday, tossing four innings of shutout ball and striking out seven in the win over Oakland.

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Petit signed a one-year, $845,000 contract with the Giants on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Petit only lasted 3.2 innings against the Padres on Saturday to take his first loss of the season in his final start of the year.

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Petit tossed a quality start but did not factor into the decision Sunday. He gave up one run on six hits while striking out seven over 6.1 innings in the win over the Yankees.

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Petit allowed four runs on seven hits and three walks over six innings Tuesday against the Mets, striking out just one.

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Petit took a no-decision Wednesday against the Rockies after giving up three runs and striking out seven batters over 5.2 innings.

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Petit came within one out of pitching a perfect game but instead had to settle for a one-hit, shutout with seven strikeouts against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

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Petit improved to 2-0 Sunday as he gave up just two earned runs on seven hits, while walking one and struck out 10.

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Petit gave up two earned runs on six hits and three walks with six strikeouts in six frames Tuesday, picking up the win in Colorado.

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Petit is in line to start Tuesday against the Rockies, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Petit was called up by the Giants on Friday, Amy Gutierrez of CSN Bay Area reports.

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2014

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2013

Petit spent most of 2013 in Triple-A compiling a strong 3.42 ERA, 3.12 FIP and 8.3 K/9 in 166.2 innings. His strength continues to be his superior control (1.9 BB/9), and the Giants purchased his contract toward the end of September to make a spot start after the division was clinched. His flyball tendencies, (career 31.8 percent flyball rate), kept him from being a successful starter with Arizona from 2006-2009 and will likely be a sticking point that will prevent him from logging major league innings. Petit will continue to be rotation insurance in Triple-A for 2013.

2010

The long ball continues to be Petit's downfall, as he gave up 23 homers in 105.1 innings between Triple-A Reno and Arizona. The Mariners claimed him off waivers in November, which should help his chances of being a viable option in the back of the rotation given a couple of key factors. First, Seattle's Safeco Field is the third-toughest park in the American League for home-run hitters. Second, Petit should benefit from the elite defense of Jack Wilson at shortstop, after he was victimized by an inflated number of groundball hits with the D-Backs last season. Petit misses enough bats (7.43 K/9IP) to be a useful fantasy option, provided that he's able to improve his shaky command (3.41 BB/9IP). You could do worse than taking a chance on the 25-year-old in the endgame.

2009

Since floundering on the fast track to the majors in Florida, Petit has made strides in Arizona, turning the corner as a 23-year-old in 2008. While spending most of the first half of the season at Triple-A Tucson, Petit had an impressive strikeout rate (10.05 K/9IP) and improved command (8.38 K/BB), before the D-Backs needed help in their rotation. He cruised through July and August with a 32:6 K:BB ratio and 2.48 ERA in nine appearances -- including six starts -- before imploding and being replaced by Max Scherzer in September (.350 BAA, 12.46 ERA). If Petit is going to sustain success in the majors, he'll need to keep the ball in the yard as home runs (31 allowed) have been his downfall through 139.2 big league innings. Petit should open 2009 as the D-Backs' long reliever, with an opportunity to compete for the fifth starter's job during spring training.

2008

For the second straight season, Petit's strikeout rate dropped at Triple-A (5.77 K/9IP), but he managed to pitch well enough in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League to make 10 starts for Arizona. The D-Backs will have the luxury of keeping him at Triple-A if they're still planning on developing him in the pipeline as a starter. Unless an injury opens up an opportunity for Petit to earn a spot in the back of the rotation out of spring training, look for him to start at Tucson and be among the early callup candidates should Arizona need another arm for the rotation.

2007

Petit held his own in 2006 in a tough environment for pitchers (Triple-A Albuquerque), but his ultra-deceptive delivery and good-enough stuff have one last test to pass in the majors before he'll justify his top prospect status. The steep drop in his K rate at Albuquerque is a concern, however. He's still young, and the Marlins have no need to rush him given all the other young arms they have, so unless he has a breakout spring training expect him to spend at least a few more months in the desert.

2006

Petit, who was the Mets' top prospect, was dealt to Florida in the Carlos Delgado trade. Last year, he blew through Double-A Binghamton to earn three starts at Triple-A Norfolk, where he struggled before tossing a dominant effort in the playoffs. His stuff is considered, at best, slightly above average, but he has tremendous movement and the ability to hide the ball well on his fastball, even though it tops out at 88-90 mph. His solid changeup, slider and curveball have been more effective against righties and he struggled against lefties in 2005. Some of the concerns are his weight (at 6-0, he's 230 lbs.) and how well he'll be able to deceive hitters as he advances up the ladder, though he allayed some of that concern last season. With the Marlins in a rebuilding mode, Petit should be able to make it up to the majors by mid-2006 and projects to be a second or third starter. Some scouts have compared him to Rick Reed in his ability without dominant stuff.

2005

Petit blew through the Mets organization in 2004, reaching Double-A, and now is considered the team's No. 1 pitching prospect. While he doesn’t throw ultra-fast yet, he does have a low-90s fastball that looks faster because of his deceptive delivery and could increase in velocity as his body matures. He also uses a developing changeup, decent curve and slider. What makes him extremely effective is that he throws all these pitches for strikes and has the confidence to throw each in a critical situation. He'll start the year in Double-A, and if he progresses in 2005 like he did last year, he could see Shea Stadium early in 2006.