Petit with the Oakland Athletics
|Houston Astros – No. 3|
December 10, 1984 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|May 18, 2008 for the Oakland Athletics|
(through 2009 season)
|Runs batted in||1|
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.
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.
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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