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Gregorio Petit | Second Baseman

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/10/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 194
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yankees recalled INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Petit has hit just .184/.238/.263 over 18 games with the Yanks this season. He'll operate in a utility infielder role. Jul 3 - 3:08 PM

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Yankees optioned INF Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Petit has hit just .184/.238/.263 over 18 games with the Bombers this season. He should be back up again at some point.
Jun 28 - 11:54 AM

Yankees recalled INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Petit has batted just .200/.256/.286 with 13 strikeouts in 35 at-bats this season with the Yankees. The 30-year-old utility infielder is not a fantasy-relevant player.
Jun 25 - 10:03 AM

Yankees activated INF Gregorio Petit from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre.

Petit had been on the shelf with a right hand contusion since May 6. He hit .200/.256/.286 with 13 strikeouts in 40 plate appearances with the Yankees. He'll serve as minor league infield depth for the time being, though could see additional major league time if the Yankees are in need of a utility bat off the bench in the future.
Jun 12 - 12:10 PM

Yankees placed INF Gregorio Petit on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand contusion.

It's not clear how long he'll be out. Petit is batting .200/.256/.286 with 13 strikeouts in 40 plate appearances this season as a utility infielder for the Yankees.
May 6 - 4:50 PM

Yankees recalled INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Petit was just sent down on Tuesday, but he returns to replace the injured Masahiro Tanaka (forearm). He'll serve in a utility role.
Apr 29 - 9:40 AM

Yankees optioned INF Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Tuesday's starter, Chase Whitley, will take his spot on the active roster. Petit, 30, was batting .208 (5-for-24) with three doubles and five RBI over 13 games with the Yankees this season. The Yankees don't figure to go without a backup middle infielder for long, so it's possible that Jose Pirela (concussion) could be activated soon.
Apr 28 - 2:38 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Acquired from the Astros last week, Petit will serve as a utility infielder for the Yankees while Brendan Ryan (calf) is sidelined. The 30-year-old batted .278/.300/.423 in 37 games with the Astros last season.
Apr 5 - 8:39 AM

Yankees acquired SS Gregorio Petit from the Astros for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Petit wasn't going to break camp with the Astros, but he'll have a shot to be a backup infielder with the Brendan Ryan-less Yankees. The trade is indicative of how serious Ryan's calf strain might be. Petit, 30, batted .278/.300/.423 in 37 games with the Astros last season.
Apr 1 - 8:30 PM

Astros sent INF Gregorio Petit outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Petit was designated for assignment last week and has now cleared waivers. Petit, 29, batted .278/.300/.423 with two home runs and a 25/1 K/BB ratio in 37 games this past season.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 08:26:00 PM

Astros designated INF Gregorio Petit for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Jed Lowrie on the Astros' 40-man roster. Petit, 29, batted .278/.300/.423 with two home runs and a 25/1 K/BB ratio in 37 games this past season.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 11:19:00 AM

Gregorio Petit went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and three RBI as the Astros bested the Angels 6-1 Sunday.

Petit hit a three-run shot off Angels starter Hector Santiago in the second inning, just his second major league home run. He also doubled and scored in the fifth inning. The 29-year-old is hitting .275/.296/.449 in 26 games since being promoted in late July.
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 09:16:00 PM

Gregorio Petit blasted his first career home run in the eighth inning on Friday, powering the Astros to a 3-1 victory over the Blue Jays.

With Marwin Gonzalez still recovering from a hamstring injury and needing an occasional day off, Petit got the start at shortstop and delivered the biggest blow of the ballgame with his eighth inning shot off Aaron Loup to break a 1-1 tie. He has done a nice job in his limited time with the Astros, going 4-for-13 (.308).
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 12:08:00 AM

Playing in the majors for the first time since the 2009 season, Gregorio Petit went 1-for-2 in a losing effort against the Marlins on Friday.

With Marwin Gonzalez struggling to recover from a hamstring injury, Petit could stand to see additional playing time over the next couple of weeks. He was having a nice season at Triple-A Oklahoma City, slashing .297/.340/.457 with 10 homers and 43 RBI.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 11:28:00 PM

Astros purchased the contract of INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

The Astros needed some infield depth with Marwin Gonzalez (hamstring) banged up. Petit hasn't played in the majors since 2009 but was batting .297/.340/.457 with 10 homers at Triple-A.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 04:13:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2John Ryan Murphy
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Garrett Jones
2B1Stephen Drew
2Jose Pirela
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Brendan Ryan
3Gregorio Petit
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Ramon Flores
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Slade Heathcott
3Mason Williams
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Chris Young
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2CC Sabathia
3Michael Pineda
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Ivan Nova
6Chase Whitley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Dellin Betances
2Andrew Miller
3Justin Wilson
4Chasen Shreve
5Adam Warren
6Chris Capuano
7Nicholas Rumbelow
8Bryan Mitchell
9Sergio Santos