Yusmeiro Petit has a weird position on the Giants. He was passable as a spot starter, but couldn't earn a place in a strong San Francisco rotation. The Giants don't need him to close out games, either, and Petit is capable of pitching longer than only an inning. But last night, in the longest MLB postseason game…
Yusmeiro Petit doesn't have a spot in the Giants' rotation, but through relief appearances and one spot start, he earned some recognition today. After striking out Charlie Culberson in the third inning against the Rockies, Petit broke the MLB record for most consecutive batters retired with 46.
Yusmeiro Petit, of whom you've never heard, ensured his continued obscurity by missing out on a perfect game when on the final out he allowed a hit to the Diamondbacks' Eric Chavez on a 3-2 count.