Miami Marlins signed Perez for $200,000 out of the Dominican Republic in 2019... Eury Rafael Perez... at 19 years old, was the youngest player in Spring Training for Miami in 2023... trained during the offseason with Marlins 2022 Cy Young Award winner Sandy Alcantara... ranked as the Marlins' No. 1 prospect entering the 2023 season... made his Major League debut on May 12, 2023 with Miami
Began the season with Double-A Pensacola... made his Major League debut on May 12, 2023 with Miami against the Reds
Perez, currently ranked as Miami’s No. 1 overall prospect, also ranks as Major League Baseball’s No. 2 right-handed pitching prospect and No. 9 overall, per MLB Pipeline...His fastball is ranked No. 1 in the Minors by Baseball America...In his second professional season, made 17 starts with Double-A Pensacola and one rehab start at Single-A Jupiter...In 18 combined starts, posted a 3.97 ERA (77.0 IP/34 ER) with 63 hits allowed and 110 strikeouts. His 106 strikeouts and .223 batting avg. against both led the Blue Wahoos...Held batters to a .221 batting avg; lefties hit .204 (31x152) and righties hit .241 (32x133)...Recorded double-digit strikeouts twice: a career-high 12 strikeouts in 5.0 innings on April 29 at Biloxi and 10 strikeouts in 6.0 innings on July 7 at Mississippi...Owned a 2.12 ERA in the month of May, allowing 4 runs in 17.0 innings across three starts with 20 strikeouts and held batters to a .164 batting avg...Named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for the week of May 1 and the week of May 29, was named to the Futures Game, and earned MiLB.com Organizational All-Star honors.
Posted a 1.96 ERA (78.0 IP/ 17 ER) in 20 starts after making his professional debut with Single-A Jupiter on May 4, the fourth-lowest ERA in MiLB among pitchers with 70.0 innings plus...Was named a Florida State League Top MLB prospect. Also earned FSL Pitcher of the Week honors for the week of July 25 after striking out nine batters in 5.0 scoreless innings...Combined to post a 0.885 WHIP and struck out 12.5 batters per 9.0 innings...Allowed two or fewer hits in 12 of his 20 appearances...Did not allow more than four hits in a game all season...In 15 starts with the Hammerheads, owned a team-best 1.61 ERA (min. 25.0 IP) with 82 strikeouts. Allowed just 10 earned runs on 32 hits (two home runs) and held batters to a .163 avg...Recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts on Aug. 7 at Tampa in just 4.2 innings. Allowed zero hits and three walks...Was promoted to High-A Beloit for his final five outings, going 1-2 with a 2.86 ERA (22.0 IP/7 ER) with 26 strikeouts.