Gregorio Petit

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Gregorio Petit
Gregorio Petit swinging at Minute Maid August 2014.jpg
Petit with the Astros (2014)
Houston Astros – No. 3
Born: (1984-12-10) December 10, 1984 (age 29)
Ocumare, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 18, 2008 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
(through August 4, 2014)
Batting average .282
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 3

Gregorio Jesus Petit (born December 10, 1984) is a Venezuelan professional baseball infielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played in MLB for the Oakland Athletics in 2008 and 2009.

Baseball career[edit]

He made his Major League debut on May 18, 2008 with the Oakland Athletics. He appeared in 14 games during the 2008 season while splitting time between second base and shortstop. For the 2009 season, he played in 11, splitting second and third. He was designated for assignment on February 1, 2010 and then sent outright to the minors.

On March 24, 2010, Petit was traded to the Rangers for Edwar Ramírez.[1]

On December 3, 2010, Petit signed with the San Diego Padres, then was released on February 9, 2011.[2]

Petit signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians on January 19, 2012. Petit spent all of 2012 with Triple-A Columbus, hitting .260/.320/.403 with 10 HR and 45 RBI in 111 games, 82 at shortstop. He played the 2013 season in the San Diego Padres organization.

Petit signed a minor league contract with the Houston Astros on January 14, 2014.


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