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Miguel Perez | Catcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/25/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 234
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Pirates re-signed C Miguel Perez to a minor league contract.
The 31-year-old did not play during the 2014 season, serving as a player-coach in the Pirates organization at Low-A West Virginia. He's expected to function in a similar role someplace in the Pirates organization in 2015. Nov 22 - 10:14 AM

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Pirates re-signed C Miguel Perez to a minor league contract.

Perez was limited to four games with the Pirates' Triple-A affiliate in 2012 and has a career .268/.322/.341 batting line in parts of 11 seasons in the minors. He's merely organizational depth.
Sun, Jan 20, 2013 08:05:00 PM

Nationals acquired C Miguel Perez from the Pirates.

The Nats dealt Perez to the Bucs back in June, but he was returned on Tuesday in a minor swap and will report to Double-A Harrisburg. Perez, 27, is batting .269/.321/.346 in 28 plate appearances this year down on the farm.
Tue, Aug 9, 2011 12:17:00 PM

Pirates acquired C Miguel Perez from the Nationals for a player to be named player or cash considerations.

Perez, 27, hasn't appeared in the majors since 2005 as a member of the Reds. He has a .270/.323/.343 batting line over parts of 10 seasons in the minor leagues. The Pirates are short on help behind the plate right now, so he will presumably serve as depth at the Double-A or Triple-A level.
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 04:25:00 PM

Reds prospect Miguel Perez is expected to miss half the season after surgery to remove his first rib to relieve pressure on his subclavian artery.

Perez was non-tendered by the Reds in December and then re-signed to a minor league contract. The 23-year-old is a future backup at best.
Sat, Feb 17, 2007 02:42:00 PM

Reds re-signed catcher Miguel Perez to a minor league contract.

The 23-year-old Perez was non-tendered prior to Tuesday night's deadline. He'll spend next year at Double-A Chattanooga or Triple-A Louisville.
Wed, Dec 13, 2006 04:29:00 PM

Reds non-tendered catcher Miguel Perez.

Perez was added to the 40-man roster too early a couple of years ago, and he never justified the spot while compiling some ugly numbers in the minors. He's just 23 and he's a fine defender, but he's a future backup at best and he has a long way to go.
Wed, Dec 13, 2006 01:45:00 AM

Reds recalled catcher Miguel Perez from Triple-A Louisville.

Perez, who turns 22 this month, hit .268/.305/.347 in 291 AB for Single-A Sarasota and .208/.275/.292 in 72 AB for Louisville. The Reds were already using a 40-man roster spot on him, so there's no harm in calling him now. While he might eventually have a career as a defensive-minded backup, he's a couple of years away.
Mon, Sep 5, 2005 04:30:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Francisco Cervelli
2Chris Stewart
3Tony Sanchez
4Elias Diaz
1B1Pedro Alvarez
2Gaby Sanchez
2B1Neil Walker
2Gustavo Nunez
3Jake Elmore
SS1Jordy Mercer
2Clint Barmes
3Pedro Florimon
4Justin Sellers
3B1Josh Harrison
LF1Starling Marte
CF1Andrew McCutchen
RF1Gregory Polanco
2Travis Snider
3Andrew Lambo
4Willy Garcia
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PosRoleName
S1Gerrit Cole
2A.J. Burnett
3Charlie Morton
4Edinson Volquez
5Jeff Locke
6Vance Worley
7Jeremy Bleich
8Nick Kingham
9Jameson Taillon
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Tony Watson
3John Holdzkom
4Jared Hughes
5Brandon Cumpton
6Stolmy Pimentel
7Casey Sadler
8Bobby LaFromboise
9Rob Scahill
10Collin Balester
11Deolis Guerra
12Blake Wood