Wily Peralta

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Wily Peralta
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Milwaukee Brewers – No. 38
Pitcher
Born: (1989-05-08) May 8, 1989 (age 25)
Samana, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 2012 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Career statistics
(through July 8, 2014)
Win–loss record 22–22
Earned run average 4.06
Strikeouts 236
Teams

Wily Peralta (born May 8, 1989) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball. He was signed as a free agent by the Brewers in 2006 and he made his MLB debut in 2012.

Early life[edit]

Peralta grew up in Samana, Dominican Republic, but moved to Santo Domingo when he was 11 in order to train with his uncle. He did not own a baseball glove until he was 11 years old. He practiced his throwing with a lemon.[1]

Career[edit]

Minor leagues[edit]

Peralta in his Major League debut

Peralta was signed by the Brewers as a free agent in 2006. He played his first professional season in America for the rookie-level Arizona League Brewers that season. After sitting out the 2007 season, he returned in 2008, playing for the rookie-league Helena Brewers and Class A West Virginia Power. Peralta played for the Class A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in 2009. He split the 2010 season between the Class A-Advanced Brevard County Manatees and Double-A Huntsville Stars. He was added to the Brewers' 40-man roster following the season.[2]

Peralta began the 2011 season with Huntsville.[1] He was promoted to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds late in the season.

Major League Baseball[edit]

He was promoted to the major league roster on April 21, 2012 to replace Kameron Loe. Peralta started his first Major League game on September 5, 2012, against the Miami Marlins. On July 9, 2013, Peralta pitched his first career complete game against the Cincinnati Reds, the first complete game pitched by a Brewers pitcher since April 5, 2011 by Yovani Gallardo.

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