(c) Houston Astros

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Position: SS/3B      Born: Dec 10, 1984      Bats: Right      Throws: Right

A career minor leaguer and steady performer in his native Venezuela, Petit batted .278 in 100 plate appearances for the Astros in 2014. The slick-fielding infielder was traded to the New York Yankees the following spring. He continued his career with the Angels and Twins. In parts of six big league seasons, Petit hit .249 in 197 games.

Petit was named the manager of the Astros AA affiliate Corpus Christi Hooks for the 2020 season.