Juan Pérez (outfielder)

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Juan Pérez
Free agent
Born: (1986-11-13) November 13, 1986 (age 31)
Santiago, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 9, 2013, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Batting average .224
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 13
Career highlights and awards

Juan Carlos Pérez (born November 13, 1986) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder who is currently a free agent. Pérez attended DeWitt Clinton High School in New York City. Not chosen in the Major League Baseball Draft, he attended Western Oklahoma State College.[1] The Giants drafted Pérez in the 13th round of the 2008 MLB Draft. The Giants added Pérez to their 40-man roster after the 2012 season.[2] He made his MLB debut for the Giants on June 9, 2013 at a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. After the 2015 season, he was selected to the roster for the Dominican Republic national baseball team at the 2015 WBSC Premier12.[3]

Chicago Cubs[edit]

On December 21, 2015, Pérez signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs. He spent 2016 with the Iowa Cubs, where he batted .276 with 9 home runs and 57 RBI's.[4]

Detroit Tigers[edit]

On December 14, 2016, Pérez signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers that included an invitation to spring training.[5] He was released on August 8, 2017.


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