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Yusmeiro Petit allowed no runs on no hits while striking out a batting in a perfect inning during Friday's extra-inning win over the Rangers.
In three August appearances, Petit has yet to allow a run. The 14-year veteran has been strong in 2021, posting a 2.91 ERA to go along with his 8-1 record.
Yusmeiro Petit took the loss Wednesday against Texas, allowing two runs on three hits over one inning.
After Oakland took a 3-2 lead in the top of the seventh inning, Petit gave the lead right back the next half inning off three straight hits to begin the frame including a home run hit by Nate Lowe. It is his first loss of the season.
Yusmeiro Petit earned the save Tuesday against the Angels, allowing one run on one hit over one inning.
Petit allowed a leadoff home run to Jarred Walsh, but otherwise got the other three hitters he faced out. Lou Trivino and Jake Diekman have both been worked heavily as of late, so that is likely why Petit earned the save opportunity in this game.
Yusmeiro Petit earned the hold Sunday against Kansas City, allowing one run on one hit over 1.1 innings.
Petit recorded the final out of the sixth inning. He allowed a leadoff home run to Carlos Santana in the seventh inning before recording the next three outs.