San Francisco Giants defeat San Diego Padres 6-0

Yusmeiro Petit pitched six scoreless innings as the San Francisco Giants blanked the San Diego Padres, 6-0, in the second matchup of a three-game set.

MLB: San Diego 9, San Francisco 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Jesus Guzman highlighted a big fourth inning with a two-run homer Saturday and the San Diego Padres went on to pound San Francisco 9-3.

MLB: San Francisco 2, New York Yankees 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Tony Abreu's RBI double in the eighth inning spoiled Andy Pettitte's swan song at Yankee Stadium Sunday, sending San Francisco to a 2-1 win over New York.

MLB: San Francisco 8, New York Mets 5

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning, lifting San Francisco over the New York Mets 8-5 Tuesday.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Arizona 0

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit came within one strike of a perfect game Friday before settling for his first career shutout in San Francisco's 3-0 win over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 8, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Hector Sanchez drove in three runs to back Yusmeiro Petit's six solid innings Sunday in San Francisco's 8-2 spanking of Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Colorado 3

DENVER, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit returned from the wilderness to pick up his first win since 2009 and lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: Arizona 6, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Tuesday to spark the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 6-0 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Arizona 4, Philadelphia 0

PHOENIX, July 30 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit struck out eight over six innings Wednesday and combined with three relievers on a shutout in bringing Arizona a 4-0 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Arizona 7, Florida 1

PHOENIX, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit gave up an earned run and two hits in six innings Saturday, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-1 rout of the Florida Marlins.

MLB: Arizona 9, Chicago Cubs 2

PHOENIX, July 23 (UPI) -- Conor Jackson drove in three runs and scored twice Tuesday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' decisive 9-2 win over the Chicago Cubs

MLB: San Diego 8, Arizona 7 (13 innings)

SAN DIEGO, April 26 (UPI) -- Tadahito Iguchi's solo homer in the bottom of the 13th inning Saturday gave the San Diego Padres an 8-7 win over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 8, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Micah Owings and three relievers combined on an eight-hit shutout Thursday afternoon as Arizona belted the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-0.

MLB: Arizona 6, St. Louis 5

PHOENIX, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Justin Upton's two-run homer and Tony Clark's two-run double, both in the seventh inning Sunday, rallied the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Arizona 2

ATLANTA, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Mark Texeira hit two two-run homers Sunday, powering the Atlanta Braves to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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Yusmeiro Petit
Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 19, 2009. St. Louis won the game 2-1. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Yusmeiro Alberto Petit (born November 22, 1984, in Maracaibo, Venezuela) is a pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Petit bats and throws right-handed.

Petit was originally signed by the New York Mets as an undrafted free agent on November 15, 2001. He was ranked as the 46th-best prospect by Baseball America in 2005 and the 69th prospect in 2006. Baseball America also named him the best pitcher in the Mets minor league system in 2006.

On November 24, 2005, Petit was traded to the Florida Marlins, along with first baseman Mike Jacobs and infielder Grant Psomas, for first baseman Carlos Delgado. He played in 15 games for the Marlins in 2005, starting one game. He went 1-1 with a 9.57 earned run average.

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