Miguel Pérez (baseball)
Pérez with the Dayton Dragons in 2003
Born: September 25, 1983|
|September 7, 2005, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 2005, for the Cincinnati Reds|
Professional baseball career
Born in Guatire, Venezuela, Pérez was signed by the Cincinnati Reds in November 2000. He began his professional career in 2001, and spend the next seven seasons in the Reds' farm system. He opened the 2005 season with Single-A Sarasota and hit .268 in 80 games before being promoted to Triple-A Louisville, where he hit .208 in 21 games. He made his major league debut with Cincinnati on September 7, 2005. In two games he went 0-for-3. After the 2007 season, Pérez became a free agent.
On December 21, 2007, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed Pérez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. After the 2008 season, he re-signed with the Pirates. After the 2009 season, he became a free agent.
He signed with the Cleveland Indians in March 2010 and played for the Akron Aeros that season. He signed with the Washington Nationals after the 2010 season, but was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later or cash considerations on June 27, 2011. He was traded back to Washington on August 9, but signed with Pittsburgh before the 2012 season. In November 2012, he became a free agent. In January 2013, Pérez resigned with the Pirates, and played for the AA Altoona Curve for four games.
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- Nicholson-Smith, Ben. "Minor Moves: Scales, Perez". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 27 June 2011.