Strickland would be eligible to soak up a relief inning (or two) in either (or both) games Saturday, with Chris Heston getting the start in the day affair and Yusmeiro Petit making the spot start in the night game. Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed that ...
San Jose Mercury News Blogs · ByAndrew Baggarly · 5 minutes ago
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That old baseball joke means they are planning for a bullpen game, which suggests a start for Yusmeiro Petit. Chris Heston will start the other game. Manager Bruce Bochy has used Petit in shorter relief this season. The 30-year-old right-hander has not ...
San Francisco Gate · ByHenry Schulman · 1 day ago
Deception is tough to evaluate but potentially crucial for pitching prospects. As Fangraphs' Eno Sarris wrote last year, Yusmeiro Petit has essentially built his career on his ability to hide the ball from the hitter. Petit's … · 1 day ago
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Bochy said he plans to start Yusmeiro Petit in one of Saturday’s games. The only change would be if Petit is needed in relief Friday, but Bochy said he’s “comfortable” with the state of the bullpen after this series.
TheSacramento Bee · 1 day ago
The Giants will begin their quest for that top spot tomorrow, when the start a seven-game road trip in Colorado, including a doubleheader on Saturday at Coors Field to make up for an April rainout. Bochy said …
SFBay · 19 hours ago
Bumgarner rolls
"Fernandez is 25 years old and could impact the Dodgers' staff very quickly, perhaps in a role of long reliever or spot starter along the lines of what [Yusmeiro] Petit does for the Giants. L.A.'s bullpen already has gotten …
HNGN · 1 day ago
The Giants aren't so prideful to admit it: sometimes you need a break or two to win. And an experienced bullpen does wonders, too — with Yusmeiro Petit, Sergio Romo and Santiago Casilla throwing shade when the …
San Jose Mercury News · ByAndrew Baggarly · 5/18/2015
In what looked to join Phil Humber as one of the weirdest perfect games ever, spot starter Yusmeiro Petit had a full count on Eric Chavez with two outs in the ninth facing a full crowd in San Francisco. 92 pitches had …
Sporting Charts · 5/20/2015
Pitchers denied no-no in ninth Three pitchers fall one out shy of no-hitters in 2013 Yu Darvish, Yusmeiro Petit and Michael Wacha all came within one out of pitching no-hitters in 2013 Miller had walked a batter before … · ByJoey Nowak · 5/17/2015
Heston ended his short outing by giving up a Bruce single, lessening the Giants lead 6-4. Heston was replaced by Yusmeiro Petit, leaving the game with only two innings pitched, seven hits, five runs, two walks, and two …
Bay Sports Net · 5/17/2015