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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 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

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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

Astros signed INF Gregorio Petit to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Petit spent all of last season at Triple-A with the Padres, batting .292/.344/.380 over 134 games. He'll function as organizational depth.
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 06:52:00 PM

Padres signed INF Gregorio Petit to a minor league contract.

He also gets a spring training invite. Petit, 28, had a .260/.320/.403 batting line with the Indians' Triple-A this past season and hasn't played in the big leagues since 2009. He figures to serve as minor league depth.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 03:03:00 PM

Indians signed INF Gregorio Petit to a minor league contract.

Petit inked a minor league deal with the Padres last offseason, but missed the entire 2011 season with a knee injury. The 27-year-old infielder has appeared in 25 major league games with the A's and owns an underwhelming .265/.322/.365 batting line in the minors. This is strictly an organizational depth move.
Thu, Jan 19, 2012 12:15:00 PM

Padres released INF Gregorio Petit.

The Padres inked Petit to a minor league deal over the winter. He was expected to report to camp on Friday, but the club released him after learning he was going to be lost for the season after blowing out his knee during winter ball.
Wed, Feb 16, 2011 01:18:00 PM

Padres signed INF Gregorio Petit to a minor league contract.

Petit is a glove-first infielder that's put together a .656 OPS over 1,522 career plate appearances at Triple-A. He'll hope to earn a bench spot in San Diego.
Fri, Dec 10, 2010 06:18:00 PM

Rangers acquired INF Gregorio Petit from the Athletics for RHP Edwar Ramirez.

Petit, who is capable of playing all around the infield, has a chance to fill the utility role Khalil Greene was signed to serve. Petit, 25, batted .226/.226/.258 in 31 at-bats with Oakland last season and .244/.292/.336 in 357 at-bats with Triple-A Sacramento.
Wed, Mar 24, 2010 02:56:00 PM

Athletics outrighted INF Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Sacramento.

He was designated for assignment earlier this month. The 25-year-old infielder will receive an invite to Spring Training. Petit batted .226/.226/.258 in 31 at-bats with Oakland last season and .244/.292/.336 in 357 at-bats with Triple-A Sacramento.
Thu, Feb 11, 2010 01:35:00 PM

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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
2Chris Young
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Carlos Beltran
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2CC Sabathia
3Michael Pineda
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Adam Warren
6Ivan Nova
7Chris Capuano
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Dellin Betances
2Andrew Miller
3David Carpenter
4Justin Wilson
5Esmil Rogers
6Chris Martin
7Chasen Shreve