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Oliver Perez

Oliver Perez 59 P

Arizona Diamondbacks

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Oliver Perez
  • Age: 33 (August 15, 1981)
  • Birthplace: Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 220
  • MLB Debut: 06/16/2002
  • School: Cobales, Culiacan, MX
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Oliver Perez Awards and Honors

Oliver Perez  59 P

  • Full Name: Oliver Perez
  • Born: August 15, 1981
  • Age: 33
  • Birthplace: Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 220
  • School: Cobales, Culiacan, MX
  • MLB Debut: 06/16/2002
Signed by San Diego as a nondrafted free agent on 3/4/99...loaned by San Diego to Yucatan (Mexican League) from 6/2 to 6/22/00...loaned by San Diego to Yucatan (Mexican League) from 7/18 to 9/6/00...acquired by Pittsburgh from San Diego on 8/26/03, along with outfielder Jason Bay and a player to be named, in a deal for outfielder Brian Giles (pitcher Cory Stewart was acquired by the Pirates on 10/2/03)...attended Cobales High School in Culiacan, Mexico...signed first professional contract at the age of 16 with the Leones De Yucatan of the Mexican Summer League in 1998...2001 Midwest League All-Star (midseason)...was a member of the 2002 Caribbean World Series champion Tometeros de Culiacan...has teamed with catcher Humberto Cota to form one of the five all-Mexican batteries in Major League Baseball history...agreed to play for Mexico in the 2006 World Baseball Classic...from 1999-2005, averaged 9.97 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched in the major leagues and 9.79 in the minor leagues...made lone big-league relief appearance on 9/2/02 vs. Colorado (1.0 IP / 3 K)...resides in Culiacan, Mexico.