Yusmeiro Petit

MLB: Former Angels pitcher Petit heads to A’s

MLB: Former Angels pitcher Petit heads to A’s

Versatile right-hander Yusmeiro Petit agreed to a $10-million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics, a deal that is pending a physical.

His agent, Rafael Godoy, confirmed the agreement to the Associated Press on Thursday. Godoy said by phone he was working to schedule a physical with the A’s for next week. The 33-year-old reliever is at home in Venezuela with plans to travel to Argentina this weekend.

Petit would earn $3.5 million next year and $5.5 million in 2019, and the contract includes a $5.5-million club option for 2020 with a $1-million buyout.

He will return to pitch in the Bay Area after spending the 2012-15 seasons with the San...

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