Perez joins the Nationals after hitting .346 (37-for-107) with a home run, six RBIs and seven stolen bases in 23 games with the Chiefs. Perez has hit safely in his last nine games with Syracuse, posting a .381 batting average (16-for-42) in that stretch.
Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the time. He also could be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.