Tomas Orlando Perez...Married Andrea Carolina (12/27/98); one daughter, Paola Valentina
(10/17/02)...Hobby: Playing cards.2006Was signed the first week of the season to add backup help to the infield. He brought a veteran presence to the clubhouse while serving as a backup at all the infield positions, and he even filled in occasionally in the outfield. Will be a candidate to again serve in a backup role in 2007.2005Hit .283 vs. left-handed pitching. ... Batted .140 as a pinch hitter. ... Played first base, third base and shortstop this season.2004Fifth season with Phillies...Set a career high in HR (6)...Made 33 starts: 11 at 2B, 9 at SS, 7 at
3B and 6 at 1B...Played through a strained right forearm for majority of season, but never went on DL...21 of his
38 total hits went for extra bases (55%)...Had a season-high 4 RBI, 5/8 at ARI, 1 shy of career high (5)...Slugged
1st career walk-off HR, 5/28 vs ATL, a 3-2 win in the 10th inning (Antonio Alfonseca) ...Hit 1st career pinch-HR,
6/29 vs MTL (Joe Horgan), which also set a new club record for HR in a month (43)...From 5/22-7/17 (29 G), hit
.299 (20-67), 3 HR, 9 RBI...Hit just .216 in his 86 games, but .267 (8-30), 1 HR, 11 RBI with runners in scoring
position...Played for Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League.2003Reached career highs in games (125), at-bats (298), runs (39), hits (79), doubles (18), RBI (33) and total bases (114); tied his high in HR (5) ... Tripled in 1st at-bat of season, 4/3 at FLA, and did not hit another for remainder of season ... Drove in GW run with 2 outs in 10th inning, 4/8 vs ATL ... Had career-high 4 hits, 6/26 at ATL ... Hit .382 (13-34) in 14 June games ... Hit in 4 straight games (8 hits, 5 doubles), 7/8-11 ... Drove in GW run with 2 outs in 11th inning, 7/19 vs MTL, 4-3 ... Went 3-for-4, 2 doubles, 1st career grand slam and career-high 5 RBI, 9/9 at ATL, in 18-5 rout of Braves; Jason Michaels also hit one in the game, just 3rd time in Phils history 2 slams hit in a game ... Homered in back-to-back games, 9/9-10 at ATL ... Started 60 games: 36 at 3B, 17 at 2B, 4 at SS, 3 at 1B.2002Began season on DL with a sprained left knee, suffered in spring training, 3/26 vs NYY, on a take-out slide by Shane Spencer . . . Made 2 rehab starts (1 at SS, 1 at 2B) at Reading, 4/13-14, .444 (4-9) . . . Activated on 4/15 . . . Tied his career highs with 3 hits and 3 RBI, 5/5 vs COL . . . Homered off Byung-Hyun Kim to with 1 out in the bottom of the 9th to tie the game, 5/11 vs ARI . . . Became 1st Phillies position player since Glenn Wilson (8/5/87 at NYM), to pitch in a game, 5/13 at HOU (0.1 IP, 2 batters) . . . Also played 1st base for 1st time in pro career, 5/19 at ARI . . . Hit a GW 3-run triple, 7/25 at CHI, trailing 2-1 in the 8th with 2 outs . . . Hit .382 (13-34) over an 11-game span, 9/1-12, with 5 multi-hit games . . . Slugged the game-winning HR in the 11th inning, 9/21(2) at CIN . . . Reached career highs in HR (5) and RBI (20), tied his career high in doubles (13) . . . Came in as a defensive replacement 25 times at SS, 2B and 3B . . . Overall, played 5 different positions this season and is the emergency catcher . . . Played winter ball for Caracas in Venezuela.2001Reached career highs in avg (.304) and HR (3) and tied career high in RBI (19) . . . Hit career-high 2 HR and became 2nd Phillie in franchise history to homer from both sides of the plate (Steve Jeltz), 7/24 vs MTL; 1st multi-HR game of career . . . Tied career high with 3 RBI, 7/31 at COL . . . Hit .579 (11-19) during season-high 7-game hit streak, 7/24-8/18 . . . Started both ends of DH, 10/6, going 5-for-8, 1 RBI . . . Tied career high with 3 hits, 10/6 (1) at CIN . . . Played 1st career game in OF, 10/7 at CIN (RF) . . . Started 14 games at 2B, 5 at SS and 7 at 3B . . . Hit .343 (12-35), 14 RBI with RISP; .438 (7-16) with less than 2 outs . . . Played winter ball for Oriente, VZ and played in Venezuelan All-Star game.2000Began season with Reading (AA), but never played a game there . . . Had contract purchased by Phillies 4/7 . . . Appeared in 5 games (4 as a def. replacement at SS) . . . Designated for assignment 4/21 after Brian Hunter was claimed off waivers . . . Cleared waivers and accepted assignment to Scranton (AAA) 4/25 . . . Appeared in 77 games with Scranton, 56 at 3B, 16 at SS, 1 at 2B . . . International League and Phillies Minor League Player of the Week 5/22-28, .565 (13-23), 4 HR, 13 RBI . . . Hit GW solo HR in 13th inning of 4-3 win, 5/24 (2) vs Indianapolis . . . Homered in 5 straight games, 5/21-27 (Scranton club record) . . . Contract purchased from Scranton 8/4 . . . Hit 1st ML HR of season 8/6 at COL;1st since 6/25/96 vs SEA and 1st in ML career batting LH . . . Tied career-high 3 hits: 8/5 at COL, 8/21 at CIN, 9/13 vs MTL . . . Tied career high with 3 RBI 8/21 at CIN . . . Had a team- and career-high 3 doubles 8/21 at CIN . . . Made 39 starts, all at shortstop . . . Hit .359 (14-39), 1 HR, 3 RBI in day games . . . Hit .304 (7-23) vs LHP.1999Began season on TOR roster . . . Traded to ANA 3/30 for Dave Hollins and cash . . . Assigned to Edmonton (AAA), where he spent entire season . . . Appeared in 83 games for the Trappers, 73 at SS and 11 at 2B . . . Had season-high 10-game hit streak, 4/11-6/17 . . . Went 4-for-4 with 2 RBI 7/10 vs Oklahoma . . . Angels organization Defensive Player of the Month for August, making just 2 errors in 135 total chances . . . Signed by PHI as a minor league free agent 12/15.1998Spent majority of season at Syracuse . . . Hit .340 in April . . . Recalled by TOR 8/8 . . . Appeared in 3 games at shortstop with 2 starts . . . Optioned to Syracuse 8/17 . . . Hit .419 (13-31) during 10-game hit streak, 8/27-9/4 . . . Recalled by TOR 9/12 and appeared in 3 games . . . In Baseball America manager's poll, named International League's "Best Defensive Shortstop" . . . Hit .300 for Syracuse in IL playoffs . . . Played winter ball for Oriente, VZ . . .1997Began season at Syracuse . . . Recalled by TOR 6/16 . . Appeared in 3 games before being placed on DL with a strained left quadriceps 6/26 . . . On rehab assignment with Syracuse 7/12-24 . . . Activated from DL and optioned to Syracuse 7/25 . . . Recalled by TOR 8/14 when Alex Gonzalez was placed on DL, became club's everyday shortstop . . . 15 total chances at shortstop 9/9, 1 shy of club mark . . . Overall, appeared in 40 games with 39 starts (32 at SS, 7 at 2B) . . . Played winter ball for Oriente, VZ . . .1995Spent entire season in majors with TOR . . . Appeared in 41 games with 23 starts . . . Collected 1st ML hit in 1st AB 5/3 vs CWS (Roberto Hernandez), a GW single in bottom of 10th . . . Made 1st ML start 5/27 vs CLE (SS) . . . Hit 1st ML HR 7/29 vs OAK (Steve Wojciechowski) . . . Went 7-for-11 (.636) in a 3-game span, 9/3-5 . . . Overall, appeared in 31 games at SS, 7 at 2B and 1 at 3B . . . Played winter ball for Occidente, VZ . . .1994Promoted to Burlington (A) . . . Had strong start offensively, hitting a combined .313 in April-May . . . Had 13-game hit streak, 8/10-23, .364 (20-55) . . . Led Midwest League shortstops in putouts (217) and double plays (65) . . . Selected by CAL in the Rule 5 draft 12/5 . . . Purchased by TOR, 12/5 . . . Played for Venezuelan Winter League Champion Caracas, finishing 7th in league in batting (.319) while stealing 21 bases . . .1993Led all Gulf Coast League shortstops in fielding % (.964), total chances (338), putouts (121), assists (205) and double plays (39) . . .1992Began pro career with Expos' Dominican Summer League club . . . Hit .305 in 44 games with 12 SB . . .1991Signed by MTL as a non-drafted free agent 7/11 . . .