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Pirates' Joe Perez: Joins up with Bucs
Perez signed a minor-league contract with the Pirates on Friday.
The 23-year-old third baseman was dumped from Houston's 40-man roster and ultimately released a week later, but he quickly caught on with a new organization. Perez is expected to report to Triple-A Indianapolis and should handle a near-everyday role with the Pirates' top affiliate. Perez slashed .255/.328/.399 with 10 home runs and three stolen bases in 357 plate appearances at Triple-A Sugar Land this season prior to his release.... See More ... See Less
Joe Perez: Becomes free agent
Perez was released by the Astros on Friday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.
A second-round pick in 2017, Perez ended up appearing in only one big-league game with the Astros. He's spent the entire season to date at Triple-A Sugar Land, slashing .255/.328/.399 with 10 homers and three steals in 87 games. The 23-year-old was removed from the 40-man roster earlier this week and is now free to explore his opportunities elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Outrighted to Triple-A
Perez was outrighted to Triple-A Sugar Land on Friday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.
Perez was designated for assignment by the Astros on Tuesday and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 23-year-old has spent the large majority of this season at the Triple-A level and is slashing .255/.328/.399 with 10 homers and three steals through 87 games.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Moved off 40-man roster
The Astros designated Perez for assignment Tuesday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.
With Justin Verlander returning to Houston through a trade with the Mets on Tuesday, Perez will come off the 40-man roster to create room for the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner. Perez is slashing .255/.328/.399 with 47 RBI through 357 plate appearances in Triple-A this season.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Promoted to Triple-A
Perez was promoted to Triple-A Sugar Land by the Astros on Tuesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
With the Double-A regular season coming to an end, Perez will continue playing ball in Triple-A and finish his season there. The 22-year-old infield prospect recorded a .265/.335/.397 slash line this season with Double-A Corpus Christi.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Back in action for Double-A
Double-A Corpus Christi reinstated Perez (oblique) from its 7-day injured list Tuesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Perez will return to Corpus Christi after he was sidelined for over two months while nursing an oblique injury. The 22-year-old struck out in his only major-league at-bat April 8 and has produced a .196 average with one homer, four RBI and four runs over 51 at-bats with Corpus Christi this season. Before returning from the IL, Perez completed an 11-game rehab assignment in the rookie-level Florida Complex League.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: On IL with undisclosed injury
Perez is on the 7-day injured list at Double-A Corpus Christi with an undisclosed injury.
Due to being on the 40-man roster entering the season, Perez made his big-league debut briefly earlier this season, but he was sent to Double-A back on April 18 and landed on the injured list retroactive to May 3. He is hitting .196 with one home run in 13 games at Double-A.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Heads back to minors
The Astros optioned Perez to Triple-A Sugar Land on Monday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
Perez was up with the Astros for the weekend series in Seattle, but he didn't see any action Friday through Sunday. With Yordan Alvarez (illness) making his return from the COVID-19 injured list ahead of Monday's game against the Angels, Perez was the logical choice to move off the 28-man active roster.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Joins big-league roster
Perez was called up by the Astros on Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Perez has never played a game at the Triple-A level, but this is already his second major-league call-up of the season. He spent two days on the roster during the first series of the season while Yuli Gurriel was on the paternity list and will now replace Yordan Alvarez, who landed on the COVID-19 injured list in a corresponding move. Perez made a single pinch-hit appearance in his previous stint on the roster and is likely in line for similar usage this time around.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Optioned to Double-A
Perez was optioned to Double-A Corpus Christi on Sunday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Perez made his major-league debut Friday against the Angels and went 0-for-1 with a strikeout while serving as a pinch hitter. Yuli Gurriel will likely return from the paternity list ahead of Tuesday's game in Arizona, so Perez will head back to the minors, where he's in line for additional playing time.... See More ... See Less
Astros' Joe Perez: Recalled by Houston
Perez was recalled by the Astros on Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Perez began the regular season on Houston's taxi squad, but he'll be added to the major-league roster after Yuli Gurriel was placed on the paternity list. The 22-year-old Perez appeared in 69 games at Double-A Corpus Christi last year and hit .267 with eight homers, 34 runs, 27 RBI and two stolen bases. He'll be in uniform for Friday's game against the Angels.... See More ... See Less
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