Fernando Perez #38

  • CF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /195

Fernando Perez MLB Career Stats

94 .234 3 10 5 .652

Fernando Perez Bio

  • Full Name: Fernando Perez
  • Born: 4/23/1983 in Elizabeth, NJ
  • Draft: 2004, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 7th rd. (195th overall)
  • College: Columbia
  • Debut: 9/5/2008
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MLB Career Stats 94 22 22 3 10 5 .234 .301 .652


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Fernando Perez Stats

*Since 2006

Fernando Perez Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Fernando Perez Statcast Events


Fernando Perez Awards

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Montgomery SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Montgomery SOU

Fernando Perez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 3, 2015 Oklahoma City Dodgers released CF Fernando Perez.
June 17, 2015 CF Fernando Perez assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers.
June 12, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent CF Fernando Perez to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2011 OF Fernando Perez elected free agency.
July 18, 2011 OF Fernando Perez assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
July 17, 2011 New York Mets signed free agent OF Fernando Perez to a minor league contract.
July 7, 2011 Iowa Cubs released CF Fernando Perez.
March 24, 2011 Chicago Cubs optioned CF Fernando Perez to Iowa Cubs.
January 8, 2011 Hudson Valley Renegades Traded LHP Zac Rosscup to Boise Hawks; Tampa Bay Rays Traded CF Fernando Perez and RHP Matt Garza to Chicago Cubs; Peoria Chiefs Traded SS Hak-Ju Lee to Bowling Green Hot Rods and Chicago Cubs Traded RF Brandon Guyer, RHP Chris Archer, C Robinson Chirinos and LF Sam Fuld to Tampa Bay Rays.
October 13, 2010 Fernando Perez roster status changed by Tampa Bay Rays.
August 20, 2010 Fernando Perez roster status changed by Durham Bulls.
August 11, 2010 Durham Bulls placed CF Fernando Perez on the 7-day disabled list.
March 17, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays optioned CF Fernando Perez to Durham Bulls.
September 1, 2009 Fernando Perez roster status changed by Tampa Bay Rays.
August 18, 2009 sent CF Fernando Perez on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
August 8, 2009 GCL Rays sent OF Fernando Perez on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
August 6, 2009 Fernando Perez assigned to GCL Rays.
May 25, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays transferred CF Fernando Perez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 5, 2009 Tampa Bay Rays placed CF Fernando Perez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2009.

Fernando Perez Bio Info

Fernando was acquired by Chicago from Tampa Bay, January 8, 2011, in an eight-player deal ... originally selected by the Rays in the seventh round of the 2004 draft, he logged big league time with the Rays World Series squad in 2008, and also in 2009. © In 41 major league contests, has a .234 batting average (22-for-94) ... has seen time at all three outfield positions. © Appeared in the 2008 postseason for the Rays, going 1-for-9 (.111) in five contests. © Owns a .279 batting average (747-for-2,674) with 99 doubles, 51 triples, 29 homers, 227 RBI and 223 stolen bases in 700 career minor league contests. © While rehabbing from wrist surgery in 2009, he wrote columns for the New York Times and the Rays game-day program. © In January of 2009 he participated in "Hot Stove, Cool Music," which benefits nearly a dozen inner-city social programs in Boston and New York ... the program was started by Peter Gammons. © Ranks eighth all-time with 53 career steals while attending Columbia University in New York ... was named to the All-Ivy Second Team as a senior in 2004. © He is the highest-drafted player in Columbia University history ... other players to reach the majors from Columbia University include Lou Gehrig and Eddie Collins. © Was a multi-sport standout at The Peddie School in Highstown, N.J. © Credits his late grandfather for having helped his parents migrate from Cuba to New York before it became too dangerous for them to leave. 2010 Fernando spent the season with Triple-A Durham, hitting .223 (86-for-385) with 11 doubles, three triples, four homers, 32 RBI and 24 stolen bases in 116 games while continuing to recover from left wrist surgery in March of 2009. ... Formerly a switch-hitter, he batted exclusively from the right side of the plate. ... Played 42 games in left field, 33 games in center field and 43 games in right field ... finished with three outfield assists and a .978 fielding percentage (5 E/223 TC). ... Posted a .272 batting average (28-for-103) following the Triple-A All-Star break ... hit .206 (58-for-282) in the first half. ... Hit .235 (24-for-102) off southpaws compared to a .219 mark (62-for- 283) against righthanders. ... Batted .282 (24-for-85) with 10 stolen bases in 21 April contests. ... Was on the minor league disabled list, August 11-19, with a left shoulder strain. 2009 Twenty-six-year-old switch-hitter was reinstated Sep 1 from the 60-day DL after missing the first 130 games of the season recovering from left wrist surgery...dislocated the wrist on March 10 vs. TOR in a spring game while diving for a ball in center field...underwent surgery on March 21...Appeared in 17 games, 11 starts (6-CF, 4-LF, 1-DH) over the season's final month...Made his season debut Sep 2 vs. BOS as a pinch-runner...On Sep 27 at TEX he successfully safety squeeze-bunted home Evan Longoria with the game-winning run...Lone multi-hit contest was Oct 2 vs. NYY when he went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI...Batted .245 (12-49) in 17 rehabilitation games with Triple-A Durham, Class-A Charlotte and the Rookie-level GCL Rays...Hit .278 (10-for-36) with 3 2B, 2 RBI and 7 BB in 13 games on his most-recent rehab stint in Durham...was 8-for-9 in SB attempts...Dr. James Andrews performed surgery in early October to repair the labrum in his left shoulder. 2008 Spent the first 5 months of the 2008 season with Durham (AAA), earning Rays Minor League Player of the Year honors, before he received an Aug 31 call-up...appeared in 23 of 24 games for the Rays after his recall, including 15 starts (11-CF, 2-RF, 2-LF)...appeared in 8 games as a defensive replacement...Hit 3 HR for the Rays in 60 at-bats, after hitting 5 all season in 511 AB for Durham...was 5-for-5 in SB attempts...hit .360 (9-25) from the right side and .200 (6-30) from the left...Reached on a bunt single in his first major league at-bat, Sep 5 at TOR off B.J. Ryan...His first major league... homer on Sep 14 at NYY off Carl Pavano...the 3-run shot came in the 2nd inning and cut the Rays deficit to 4-3... started 10 straight games in CF from Sep 10- 20 (.265, 9-for-34, 3-HR) as B.J. Upton recovered from a strained left quad...Hit his 2nd career homer Sep 17 vs. BOS off Tim Wakefield (from the right side of the plate)...followed Gabe Gross' HR for back-toback shots...he and Willy Aybar both homered off Wakefield, becoming the first switch-hitters to hit homers from the right side off a RHP in the same game since 1969...hit his 3rd homer Sep 20 vs. MIN off Dennys Reyes...Stole a pair of bases on Sep 6 at TOR and again Sep 24 at BAL...Served as the Bulls center fielder and leadoff man, hitting .288 (147-511) over 129 games... ranked among International League leaders with 43 SB (3rd), 86 R (2nd) and 11 3B (T-2nd)...ranked 2nd in the Rays org. in SB behind Columbus' Maiko Loyola (45)...was named the fastest base runner in the IL by Baseball America...went 6-for-7 on July 12 vs. Rochester (Twins), all singles...was the first 6-hit game in the club's Triple-A history...Played winter ball in Venezuela for the Leones de Caracas...POSTSEASON: Appeared in 5 postseason games for the Rays in 2008 and started twice in right field, in Game 4 of the ALCS and Game 2 of the ALDS...pinch-ran in 3 games. ..Scored the winning run in the 11th inning of Game 2 vs. Boston, ending a 5-hour, 27-minute contest that ranked as the 2nd-longest game in ALCS history...as a pinch-runner, he tagged up from third base on B.J. Upton's bases-loaded sac fly to short right field. 2007 Made a successful jump to Double-A Montgomery in 2007...was named a Southern League postseason All-Star despite missing a month with a sprained MCL in his left knee...Named to BA's Double-A All-Star Team...the two other outfielders on the team were ARI Justin Upton and STL Colby Rasmus...the publication also recognized him as the fastest base runner and best defensive outfielder in the Rays farm system. Ranked among SL leaders with a .308 avg. (4th), 32 SB (4th), .423 OBP (2nd), 84 R (T-2nd), 10 3B (T-2nd) and 76 BB (3rd)...Played in all 9 postseason games for the Biscuits en route to the SL Championship.