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Athletics' Francisco Perez: Signs minor-league contract
Perez signed a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Friday, Chris Hillburn-Trenkle of Baseball America reports.
Perez was released by the Nationals late in March. The left-handed reliever has pitched in the majors over the last two seasons and owns a career 5.87 ERA over 14 appearances with Cleveland and Washington. He provides some organizational depth and has a chance to help the Oakland bullpen before the end of the 2023 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Francisco Perez: Let go by Washington
The Nationals released Perez on March 24.
Perez attended big-league spring training with Washington as a non-roster invitee, but he ended up parting ways with the organization shortly after being reassigned to minor-league camp. The 25-year-old lefty appeared in 10 games with Washington in 2022, logging a 7.27 ERA and 2.54 WHIP across 8.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Sent to minors camp
The Nationals reassigned Perez to minor-league camp Tuesday, Andrew Golden of The Washington Post reports.
Perez made 10 relief appearances at the big-league level for Washington in 2022 but did little to distinguish himself, logging a 7.27 ERA and 2.54 WHIP across 8.2 innings. He'll likely need to turn in quality results at Triple-A Rochester over an extended period to begin the 2023 campaign before the Nationals consider giving him another look in the majors.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Back with Nats on MiLB pact
Perez agreed Wednesday with the Nationals on a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to big-league spring training, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Perez elected free agency after being outrighted off the Nationals' 40-man roster in November, but upon exploring his options on the open market, he ultimately decided to return to the Washington organization. He'll get a chance to vie for a spot in Washington's Opening Day bullpen, but he's more realistically ticketed for Triple-A Rochester. He spent the majority of the 2022 campaign at Rochester, submitting a 4.82 ERA and 1.43 WHIP while punching out 61 batters over 46.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Francisco Perez: Becomes free agent
Perez rejected an outright assignment to Triple-A Rochester and elected free agency Friday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
Perez was removed from Washington's 40-man roster Thursday and will now enter the open market. The 25-year-old appeared in 10 games for the Nationals last season and surrendered seven earned runs over 8.2 frames.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Sent to Triple-A
Perez cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
Perez appeared in 10 major-league games for Washington last season and spent the second half of the year with Rochester. He had a 4.82 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 61:32 K:BB across 46.2 innings at Triple-A and won't retain his spot on the 40-man roster through the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Heads to Triple-A
The Nationals optioned Perez to Triple-A Rochester on Monday.
The 24-year-old will surrender his spot on the 26-man active roster and in the Washington bullpen to lefty Sam Clay, who was called up from Triple-A in a corresponding move. During his two-week stint in the majors, Perez appeared in four games and gave up four earned runs on seven hits and three walks over 3.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Summoned from minors
The Nationals recalled Perez from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
The arrival of Perez gives the Nationals a fresh arm out of the bullpen after Washington needed five relievers to cover all nine innings of Monday's 9-5 loss to Atlanta when starter Josiah Gray was scratched leading up to the contest. Perez has previously covered 5.1 innings in his six appearances out of the Washington bullpen this season, giving up three earned runs on six hits and six walks while striking out four.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Sent back to Triple-A
Perez was optioned to Triple-A Rochester following Tuesday's loss to the Mets, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Perez was promoted ahead of Tuesday's contest and was called upon amid the blowout, and he gave up two runs on three hits with a strikeout and zero walks over one inning. Evan Lee will be called up in a corresponding move Wednesday to start the series finale in New York.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Joins big club
Perez was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
Perez owns a 3.27 ERA in a small sample of 11 major-league relief innings, though his 8:9 K:BB paints a very different picture of his performance. He's recorded a 2.51 ERA in 14.1 innings of relief for Rochester this season, a number he's paired with a far better 21:4 K:BB.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Demoted by Washington
Perez was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
Perez was recalled by the Nationals on April 20, and he posted a 2.08 ERA in 4.1 innings over five relief appearances while pitching in low-leverage situations. He tossed five scoreless innings in Rochester to begin the year.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Remains with major-league club
Perez was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday.
Perez joined the major-league roster as an extra man for Tuesday's doubleheader against Arizona, and he'll remain in the major-league bullpen after Sean Doolittle (elbow) was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. He's made five relief appearances in Rochester this year and has struck out seven in five scoreless frames.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Up as extra man
The Nationals will call up Perez from Triple-A Rochester ahead of the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader with Arizona, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
Perez will be designated as Washington's 29th man for the twin bill and gives the club an extra left-hander in the bullpen, though he's unlikely to see high-leverage innings. The 24-year-old allowed three runs in 6.2 innings in his MLB debut season for Cleveland in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Optioned to Triple-A
Perez was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Thursday, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Perez was claimed off waivers by the Nationals in early November, though he failed to land a spot on the Opening Day roster after giving up eight runs in three innings across four relief appearances this spring. He'll begin the year in the minors but will be in the mix to provide bullpen depth at some point.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Francisco Perez: Claimed by Nats
Perez was claimed off waivers from Cleveland by the Nationals on Friday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
Perez spent most of 2021 at the Triple-A level, where he posted a 3.12 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 36:20 K:BB across 26 innings. However, the 24-year-old also made his MLB debut and allowed three runs on six hits with a 5:3 K:BB across 6.2 frames (four appearances).... See More ... See Less
Indians' Francisco Perez: Optioned to Triple-A
Perez was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Friday, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Perez rejoined the big club Sept. 12 and wound up tossing 5.1 scoreless frames across three appearances. Despite his recent success, he'll return to Columbus with Shane Bieber (shoulder) and Amed Rosario (COVID-19 protocols) both being activated Friday.... See More ... See Less
Indians' Francisco Perez: Covers 2.1 innings
Perez allowed two hits and struck out two in 2.1 scoreless innings in Game 2 of Monday's doubleheader versus Kansas City.
The southpaw ended up getting more outs than any of Cleveland's five other pitchers in the contest. Perez has appeared in three games this year, allowing three runs on six hits and three walks over 5.2 innings. He's expected to continue in a low-leverage role going forward.... See More ... See Less
Indians' Francisco Perez: Recalled Saturday
Perez was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Saturday. He appeared in Sunday's 11-1 loss to Milwaukee, allowing a hit and striking out one in two scoreless innings.
Perez previously made one appearance for Cleveland in August. The 24-year-old will look to stay around with the big club longer this time, although he'll likely be limited to a multi-inning relief role. Daniel Johnson was sent down in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
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