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  • Here Are 111 Seconds of Pedro Baez Not Pitching
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/17/2017 -  19
    jumble of assorted other stories. There was Trevor Bauer and the drone. There was the surprise appearance of Ryan Merritt. There was Clayton Kershaw pitching in relief. And there was Pedro Baez

  • Salvador Perez Deserves a Break
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 2/16/2017 -  17
    Salvador Perez, to me, is one of the more overrated players in baseball. Defining "overrated" is a largely subjective endeavor, but, to me, he has received praise and exposure in a volume

  • Hernan Perez's Best Starling Marte Impression
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 8/9/2016 -  7
    and preconceived notions. Alas, Starling Marte and, of all people, Hernan Perez make for excellent comparisons when prorating their 2016 stat lines. Per usual, I won't tell you who's who: Blind

  • Is Salvador Perez Turning On the Power?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/14/2016 -  1
    We're given a few things. One, Salvador Perez is rather newly 26 years old. And he's a catcher, and you know how they develop. Two, Perez is running what would be a career-high strikeout rate. Three

  • Kershaw Is Forcing Us to Confront the Pedro Question
    in FanGraphs by Neil Weinberg - 5/25/2016 -  124
    , but here's one that's been bubbling to the surface lately. Full disclosure: I've been partially responsible for said bubbling. Pedro vs. Kershaw Player Time IP ERA- FIP- Pedro

  • Effectively Wild Episode 875: The Pedro-Kershaw Peak Comparison
    in FanGraphs by Ben Lindbergh - 5/3/2016 -  0
    Ben and Sam banter about their book release, Dylan Bundy, and juiced baseballs, then revisit the Pedro Martinez-Clayton Kershaw comparison.

  • Pillar, Perez, and Our Common Bond
    in Community by Matthew Prowant - 3/9/2016 -  4
    individual paradigm dramatically alters his or her view of the game.  Case in point, what common ground could Salvador Perez and Kevin Pillar possibly share beyond their profession? Perez, who

  • Sal Perez and Awarding Contract Extensions Out of Fairness
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 3/4/2016 -  17
    Earlier this week, Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals agreed on a second contract extension. In terms of financial need or justification for the Royals, there weren't any compelling reasons

  • Royals Extend Salvador Perez, the Most Royals Player
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/1/2016 -  18
    haste to try to see the future. This would be where the Royals have perfected a magic formula. If there's one player who might adequately represent the Royals in a nutshell, it's Salvador Perez. You

  • Jean Segura and Salvador Perez: The Quest to Never Walk
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 2/18/2016 -  4
    of the game. Take, for instance, the hitters we're going to discuss today: Jean Segura and Salvador Perez. You might not have visited their player pages recently, but take a look at a few select

  • JABO: Jacob deGrom Goes Full Pedro
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 10/12/2015 -  12
    offenses in baseball in what was one of the most dominant postseason debuts in recent history. Earlier this season, when Pedro Martinez was about to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, I wondered: what

  • Watching Johnny Cueto and Salvador Perez
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/23/2015 -  14
    place off of it. As Andy McCullough wrote, Cueto felt like he needed to express something about Salvador Perez. Part of his trouble, Cueto explained to the team, was he tries to throw exactly toward

  • Martin Perez Is Also Back, or Might Be
    in FanGraphs by John Paschal - 8/5/2015 -  6
    Genesis that says so. It is with this theme in mind that we examine the similarly dramatic return, and more compelling masterpiece, of Harrison’s now-former teammate, southpaw Martin Perez

  • JABO: Searching for Pedro's Arsenal in 2015
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 7/27/2015 -  11
    a string of seasons between 1997 - 2003 that are collectively among the most dominant ever when compared to league average. That pitcher, of course, was Pedro Martinez. Though there might never

  • A.J. Griffin and Martin Perez: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 7/1/2015 -  4
    , Kendall Graveman and Jesse Chavez, so opportunity shouldn't be a concern. Martin Perez | SP TEX | 7% Owned I think Perez is a little more interesting than Griffin. He's a ground ball pitcher

  • Derek Dietrich & Eury Perez: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 6/24/2015 -  7
    all over the place. So don't concern yourself with the potential for a .220 average. Just consider his power at a middle infield slot with eligibility soon to be gained at third. Eury Perez

  • A Nightmare Scenario for Pedro Alvarez: Playing for Cleveland
    in Community by Bobby Mueller - 6/11/2015 -  10
    With apologies to Clevelanders everywhere, I can think of a number of reasons why Pedro Alvarez would rather be in Pittsburgh than in Cleveland, or C-Town, or The Mistake on the Lake, whichever you

  • The Daily Grind, Erasmo, Perez, Grichuk
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/4/2015 -  6
    Agenda Bullpens Daily DFS - Erasmo GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Morton, Perez, Weaver, Grichuk, Pagan Factor Grid 1. Bullpens Stacking advice and hitter picks invariably

  • Braves Back End: Foltynewicz and Perez
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/26/2015 -  4
    . Williams Perez Williams Perez is not a very well known pitcher and I was actually a bit surprised when the Braves went with him in the rotation over top prospect Matt Wisler, but they have opted

  • Monitoring Salvador Perez's Workload
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 4/21/2015 -  16
    the beanings and the yelling and the pointing, there was a significant and rare day for the Royals as Salvador Perez did not start on Sunday. Erik Kratz took his place, although Perez did not receive

  • Is Sal Perez Ready to Breakout?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 4/13/2015 -  11
    A player I ended up with but did not love entering the draft this season was Salvador Perez. On a split team that I was forced to miss the actual draft of, my co-manager drafted Perez as he fell

  • Pedro Alvarez Improved in a Down Year
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 3/2/2015 -  10
    We all know Pedro Alvarez had a pretty rough year in 2014, as he hit just 18 home runs, half of his total of 36 in 2013. That was almost the whole story, as hitting home runs (usually impressive

  • Sunday Notes: Badenhop & Perez, Weinstein on Framing, Cowart, Renda, more
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 2/8/2015 -  8
    getting one.” ------ Chris Perez will head into spring training looking to make a name for himself – preferably a moniker not muttered under one's breath. He'll do so with the Brewers, who inked

  • How Did Pedro Martinez Get Bombed?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/13/2015 -  29
    were 17% of Kershaw's regular-season total. In July, I tried to investigate what went wrong. Kershaw, in 2014, had one of the better pitcher seasons ever. Pedro Martinez, in 1999, had maybe the best

  • FG on Fox: A True Myth About Pedro Martinez
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/12/2015 -  8
    64 beers on a flight once. It has been said that peak Pedro Martinez had four pitches and each was the best of its type in baseball. Legit or legend? The current crop of Hall of Fame inductees

  • Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson at Their Best, Today
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/7/2015 -  127
    Among others, baseball's Hall of Fame will prepare to welcome Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson. For them, there was zero suspense: Hall of Famers don't get more automatic, and as easy

  • There's Nothing Salvador Perez Won't Swing At
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 10/22/2014 -  12
    In the bottom of the fourth inning of last night's Game 1, there was a moderately humorous moment when Salvador Perez "struck out" on an 0-2 pitch in the dirt. Buster Posey retrieved the loose ball

  • Salvador Perez's Disturbing Trends
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/7/2014 -  11
    It was another productive season from Salvador Perez, at least from a fantasy baseball perspective. He earned the fifth most value among catchers and set a new career high in plate appearances

  • Juan Perez and Pedro Fernandez: Young Latin American Arms
    in FanGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 8/15/2014 -  2
    explaining these grades. – Kiley Juan Perez, RHP, Johnson City Cardinals (STL, RK-Advanced—Viewed 7/23 at Princeton) Perez is a 6’2/195, 19-year-old Venezuelan righty that signed for $80,000

  • Pedro Alvarez's Place in Recent History
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/5/2014 -  10
    Pedro Alvarez isn't incapable of making a good defensive play. Here is one from not long ago! Your browser does not support iframes. Unfortunately, this sort of thing has been far too common

  • Votto vs Casey vs Perez: Battle of Reds First Basemen
    in Community by ncarrington - 5/23/2014 -  2
    as an offensive player. The commenter also stated that Tony Perez was a better hitter than Votto and insinuated that Votto's 2010 season was a norm for Perez. Before I address these comments, I need

  • Pedro Martinez on the Art and Science of Pitching
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/23/2014 -  52
    Pedro Martinez was a genius with a baseball in his right hand. One of the most dominant pitchers of all time, he didn't just overpower hitters. He outsmarted them. When he was on top of his game

  • Replacing Martin Perez with Martin Perez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/15/2014 -  18
    at either trying to pitch through serious pain or face a spinal fusion surgery which could potentially threaten his Major League career. Meanwhile, Martin Perez -- who lasted just 3 2/3 innings

  • Run, Don’t Walk, to Buy Pedro Alvarez Stock
    in Community by El Toro - 5/8/2014 -  3
    At first glance, it looks like Pedro Alvarez is doing exactly what we thought he would this year. He’s hit 8 long balls and is sporting a Mendozian .210 average, which somehow falls below his pre

  • Martin Perez: Bad Fastball, Awesome Sinker
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 4/21/2014 -  9
    You can look at parts of Martin Perez’ profile and find yourself salivating over the upside. At the same time, there are parts of his profile that can make you question whether he's a major sell-high

  • Oliver Perez, Somehow A Potential Bargain
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 1/27/2014 -  16
    Oliver Perez has had a pretty fascinating career path, and while I hardly need to bring you through his entire history, it'd be remiss to start an article about him without at least touching on his

  • Thinking About Martin Perez
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 1/6/2014 -  8
    Martin Perez has only thrown 162.1 innings in the majors, but he's well-known within most baseball communities. He's been one of the most-hyped prospects in the Rangers' farm system in recent years

  • Mark Trumbo, Pedro Alvarez, and Perception
    in Community by ncarrington - 12/20/2013 -  3
    someone like Trumbo. That player is Pedro Alvarez. The similarities are actually quite amazing. The following table contains combined information from the 2012 and 2013 seasons, the two years

  • Martin Perez and Extensions For Young Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Jason Collette - 11/15/2013 -  9
    Last week, the Texas Rangers caught many off-guard when they announced they had signed young left-hander Martin Perez to a four-year deal that guarantees the pitcher $12.5 million dollars. Perez has

  • Become Intimate with Pedro Martinez's Changeup
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/6/2013 -  9
    to their YouTube channel -- including (and, for the purposes of this post, limited to) one particularly hot and sexy and hot video featuring right-hander Pedro Martinez in the bloom of goddamn youth. "¡Ay

  • Pedro Alvarez Powers Way Into Top 10
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 11/6/2013 -  3
    I have made it very well known that I wasn't particularly optimistic about Pedro Alvarez's fantasy value this season. We all figured him for a poor batting average, so he would have to make it up

  • Pedro Martinez Country Music Album
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 11/3/2013 -  9
    Because the waking life holds nothing for me, I took an afternoon nap recently. Within the gauzy bounds of that nap, I learned that Pedro Martinez, baseball merchant of the sublime, had recorded

  • Pedro Alvarez, Edwin Encarnacion, and Usable Power
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/1/2013 -  28
    in the persons of Pittsburgh third baseman Pedro Alvarez and Toronto first-base/DH-type Edwin Encarnacion. Of Messrs. Alvarez and Encarnacion, one can make three true statements, as follows -- namely

  • Salvador Perez: Finishing Strong
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/19/2013 -  1
    Heading into this season, Salvador Perez was a trendy pick for those who were diligent with their homework. He wasn't exactly considered mainstream, but he also wasn't considered a hidden gem

  • Pedro and Scene
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/28/2013 -  8
    A brief episode observed by the author this afternoon, during the pre-game hours at Fenway Park. Artwork by the actual Pedro Martinez himself, courtesy Nick Taveras. Generationally talented

  • Ways Chris Carter Is and Is Not Like Pedro Cerano
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 8/6/2013 -  5
    . The following are differences and similarities between Astros first baseman/outfielder/DH Chris Carter, and fictional baseball player Pedro Cerano. (EDIT: Fine Internet User @KevinBassStache alerted me

  • Oliver Perez: Pitcher You Want
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/12/2013 -  63
    , but to just highlight a good reliever who's available. In case you haven't been paying attention, Oliver Perez has been pitching really well, and though he's probably not reliable closer material

  • Players' View: Who Was Better, Pedro or Ryan?
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 6/26/2013 -  108
    a right answer. Who was better: Pedro Martinez or Nolan Ryan? The question was phrased exactly that way. It was up to the people responding to interpret the meaning of “better” and to elaborate

  • Buying High on Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/24/2013 -  19
    If you had the patience to stick with Pedro Alvarez or the wherewithal to acquire him during his huge early season slump, you have been amply rewarded for your decision over Alvarez’s last month

  • Juan Perez Knows Himself
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/19/2013 -  3
    The Giants called up Juan Perez, a 26-year-old center fielder in Triple-A who had never seen the bigs before, because they were short on center fielders with Angel Pagan out. The young man has tools

  • Catchers on Fire: Salvador Perez and A.J. Ellis
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 5/16/2013 -  15
    had us a bit concerned after a tough month of April. A highly coveted choice on draft day, Salvador Perez was expected to do great things this year but struggled mightily at the plate to open the season

  • Pedro Alvarez and Kyle Seager and Degrees of Bad
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 4/17/2013 -  21
    Pedro Alvarez and Kyle Seager entered the season ranked 19th and 13th, respectively, in the Rotographs consensus rankings back in March. Although neither were likely to be your first choice to occupy

  • How Good Is Salvador Perez?
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 1/28/2013 -  13
    No one could blame you if you didn't believe in Salvador Perez last season. While he mashed to a tune of .331/.361/.473 as a 21-year-old rookie, there were reasons for skepticism. Perez had only

  • Other Pedro Martinez Day
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 11/29/2012 -  20
    Today, November 29, I hereby declare to be Other Pedro Martinez Day. As you surely know, Other Pedro Martinez, also known as Pedro A. Martinez and Pedro Martinez Aquino, born on this date in 1968

  • Pedro Alvarez - Is the Breakout Real?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/31/2012 -  3
    Expectations were pretty low for Pedro Alvarez coming into 2012. He had the pedigree of being the second overall draft pick in the 2008 draft, but he only hit four home runs (HR) and struck out (K

  • What Won't Pedro Ciriaco Swing At?
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 10/3/2012 -  13
    As noted in our parent pages a while back, Red Sox infielder Pedro Ciriaco never met a pitch he didn't like. But are his wild-swinging tendencies limited to just baseballs? It's time to play

  • Keeping Salvador Perez
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/18/2012 -  7
    with merely a half a year's experience in the majors. However, despite the increased depth at the catcher position, due to a heavy influx of young talent over the last few seasons, protecting Salvador Perez

  • Pedro Alvarez's Cardinal Destruction
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/30/2012 -  13
    , but the Cardinals have had greater struggles against the Braves (1-5) and, oddly enough, the Phillies (2-5). No, the Cardinals must be glad because they've seen the last of Pedro Alvarez, at least until

  • Pedro Ciriano & Alex Cobb: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 8/27/2012 -  7
    ... Pedro Ciriaco | 2B, SS, 3B | Red Sox | Owned: 21% Yahoo! and 29.9% ESPN Ciriaco, 26, got his shot with the Red Sox early last month due to various injuries and has quickly established himself

  • Pedro Alvarez More Than Platoon Option?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 8/3/2012 -  6
    to August 1, Alvarez is hitting .262/.342/.529 with 13 of his 21 HR's coming during that span. This is the Pedro Alvarez that fantasy owners have been waiting for. Over the course of the season, he's been

  • Oliver Perez Is Good Now. Seriously.
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/27/2012 -  56
    shocking than the ongoing career rebirth of Oliver Perez. Perez was last seen in the Majors in 2010 with the Mets, falling apart in year two of an ill-fated extension granted to him by Omar Minaya

  • Salvador Perez & Francisco Cordero: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 7/23/2012 -  9
    Let's start the week with an up-and-coming young catcher and a veteran reliever hanging on by the skin of his teeth... Salvador Perez | C | Royals | Owned: 39% Yahoo! A trendy breakout pick

  • Q&A: Tony Perez, an RBI approach to the HoF
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 7/23/2012 -  7
    Tony Perez was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000, a reward for 23 years of productivity, the first 16 of which were spent with the Cincinnati Reds. A respected hitter from 1964 through

  • Sal Perez At 198
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 7/6/2012 -  44
    " start from Luke Hochevar, a barrage of singles, and a random home run from Yuniesky Betancourt. The primary engine of the singles train was young catcher Salvador Perez, who hit four singles in five

  • Matsuzaka, Perez, Pryor: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 6/7/2012 -  5
    . POTENTIAL FANTASY ROLE: Streaming SP in mixed 12-team leagues or SP4 in AL 10-team leagues Salvador Perez, Royals C TALENT: 7 OPPORTUNITY: 10 DOB: 5/10/1990 CURRENT LEVEL: Triple-A MILB STATS

  • FanGraphs Audio: Scott Radinsky and Chris Perez
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/21/2012 -  4
    Episode 183 David Laurila (@DavidLaurilaQA), curator of FanGraphs’ Q&A Series, talks both to Indians rock-and-roll pitching coach Scott Radinsky and also closer Chris Perez. Don't hesitate

  • Ryan Cook and Pedro Strop in Holds Leagues
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/18/2012 -  1
    Ryan Cook has now pitched 19.2 scoreless innings in a set up role for the Athletics, while Pedro Strop has a vultures three wins, six holds, and a 1.23 ERA in 22 innings pitched. Let's see

  • Pedro Martini
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 4/19/2012 -  7
    can get, have a few drinks, and then look at Pedro Martinez's 1999 and 2000 season statistics. Then drink some more. It's really quite enjoyable, I've found. Cheers. A longing gaze across the bar

  • Chris Perez's Blown Save With Roto Implications
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 4/6/2012 -  8
    Jack Moore covered this for the main site, but I wanted to touch on it from a fantasy perspective. Chris Perez blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning last night, to no surprise of anyone who has

  • Dissecting Chris Perez's Blown Save
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/6/2012 -  32
    to Chris Perez, and things went downhill in a hurry. The Blue Jays needed just five batters to tie the game against Perez; he would face seven overall, allowing three runs on three hits and two

  • Royals Replace Perez With Deal for Quintero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 3/22/2012 -  1
    while Lorenzo Cain has emerged as a strong force both with the glove and the bat.  On the other, you've got Salvador Perez down with knee surgery for 12 to 14 weeks and Joakim Soria likely headed

  • Rangers Martin Perez Is Just Fine
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 3/16/2012 -  9
    Prospect followers, please stop panicking over the demise of Texas Rangers pitching prospect Martin Perez. He will be fine. My first in person look at Perez came last week facing off against arguably

  • Salvador Perez Suffers Knee Injury
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 3/15/2012 -  2
    Salvador Perez won't be ready for Opening Day. Less than a month after the Kansas City Royals rewarded him with a five-year, $7 million contract, Perez now has a meniscus tear — an injury serious

  • Handcuffing Relievers: Vinnie Pestano and Chris Perez
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 2/28/2012 -  1
    -sharing situation, handcuffs are going to be most useful for relievers who aren’t secure in their role at the end of games. Jeff Zimmerman covered Chris Perez’s oblique issues on Monday, and while

  • Royals Take A Page From Rays, Extend Perez
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 2/28/2012 -  40
    Salvador Perez just joined a very exclusive club. By signing a five year, $7 million guaranteed contract -- which includes three additional option years -- with the Kansas City Royals, the 21-year

  • The Sizemores, Utley and Perez: DL on the DL
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/27/2012 -  5
    . His only value is as a late round flyer and someone will take him before that point in the draft. Chris Perez Chris is supposed to be out 4-6 weeks with a strained left side muscle. The team

  • Braves Carlos Perez Struggles With Command
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 2/9/2012 -  8
    After gaining significant helium during the 2010 off-season, prospect followers expected young left-hander Carlos Perez to firmly establish himself as the best of the next wave of young Braves

  • The Disappointments of Youth: Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 1/24/2012 -  2
    is Pedro Alvarez. Alvarez had a good, if not great, 95 game call up in 2010, hitting 16 home runs with a livable .256/.326/.461 slash line. At the age of 23, that’s a pretty appealing line, and one that had

  • Great Moments in Jheri Curls: Pascual Perez
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 1/17/2012 -  8
    Pascual Perez was quite the interesting cat. At first, I wondered: How can a man who stands six feet, two inches tall weigh only 163 pounds? The answer: Drugs. Of course! Cocaine, to be more

  • FanGraphs Audio: The Exceptional Fernando Perez
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/16/2011 -  7
    Episode 117 Fernando Perez is (a) a former seventh-round draft pick by the Tampa Bays Rays, (b) a real-live published poet, and (c) a guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio. Mr. Perez joins us

  • No Love for Salvador Perez?
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 12/14/2011 -  6
    in the FanGraphs dynasty league mock draft was Royals catcher Salvador Perez.  Granted, it was just a 12-team, one catcher league, but with so many youngsters going so early, it's hard to imagine that out

  • Pedro Alvarez = Pedro Cerrano
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/18/2011 -  3
    Pedro Alvarez was supposed to be a middle-of-the-order force by now, threatening to sink boaters in the Allegheny River with each mighty cut and working walks with his keen eye. Instead, the second

  • Video: Chris Perez Is Probably a Banker from Boston
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/8/2011 -  4
    , in which Cleveland reliever Chris Perez hunts, but fails to kill, a squirrel. Owing to the lack of urgency in Perez's gait, one can safely assume that, so far as Perez's Oregon Trail-related skills

  • Pedro Alvarez and Paul Goldschmidt: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 8/4/2011 -  14
    highlights the likelihood that a player will remain in the majors during the year. Players listed in order of 2011 fantasy impact. MIXED LEAGUE RELEVANT _________________________ Pedro

  • Pedro Alvarez An Answer In Pittsburgh?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/21/2011 -  27
    to the rumor mill, but one solution may be sitting in Triple-A right now. That solution is Pedro Alvarez, who recently returned from a quadriceps injury and is tearing up the International League

  • The Pedro Cerrano All-Stars
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 6/17/2011 -  74
    Bats, they are sick. I cannot hit curveball. Straightball I hit it very much. Curveball, bats are afraid. I ask Jobu to come, take fear from bats. I offer him cigar, rum. He will come. -- Pedro

  • Q&A: Justin Masterson and Chris Perez
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/20/2011 -  9
    Justin Masterson and Chris Perez are having success against American League hitters -- Masterson is 5-2, 2.52; Perez has 10 saves -- but what would happen if they went up against a lineup of Indians

  • Putting Pedro Martinez's Minus Stats in Context
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/11/2011 -  43
    Although Pedro Martinez may not have had the longevity or durability of some of baseball's other pitching greats, there is little doubt that his peak years were some of the best, if not the best

  • Pedro Immortalized at the Smithsonian
    in NotGraphs by Leo Martin - 3/25/2011 -  5
    Artiste de l'art: Susan Miller-Havens. Artiste de la vie: Pedro Martinez. Kind of piling it on at this point in our private life-achievements competition, Pedro Martinez will have his portrait

  • In Defense Of Signing Pedro Feliz
    in FanGraphs by Michael Lee - 2/11/2011 -  32
    Last week, Chris Cwik weighed in with his thoughts on the Royals signing Pedro Feliz, and suffice it to say, he wasn't a big fan of the move. I have a somewhat different take on the signing

  • The Neifi Perez All-Stars (And Not in an Insulting Way)
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/8/2011 -  19
    the contributions of Neifi Perez to his (i.e. Kaufman's) enjoyment of this great and honored game. Kaufman notes that, while he's certainly been critical of Perez in the past -- in fact, inventing

  • Pedro Feliciano's Elastic Arm
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/28/2010 -  6
    Without any inside knowledge about Pedro Feliciano’s personality or attitude toward New York, I have to imagine he is thrilled to be nearing free agency. That’s because over the last few seasons

  • Wood (Blister) Back on DL; Perez to Close
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 7/17/2010 -  0
    for a twenty grand fee (thanks, Cots Baseball Contracts and MLBTradeRumors). With Wood out, Chris Perez is expected to take what save chances the Indians get. The former Hurricane, picked up from the St

  • Pedro and the Phils
    in FanGraphs by Pat Andriola - 6/18/2010 -  34
    With the Phillies struggling in third place this yer after back-to-back National League Championships, GM Ruben Amaro has been toying around with an old idea: Pedro Martinez appears to have his

  • Promotion Watch: Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 6/15/2010 -  7
    leagues. In all likelihood, the next mega-prospect to get the call will be Pedro Alvarez of the Pirates, and there are indications that he will join the team as soon as tomorrow. If you're reading

  • Oliver Perez to the Pen
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/16/2010 -  15
    Oliver Perez’s name has always been synonymous with top flight starter potential. In 2004, he pitched one of the best seasons in recent Pirates’ history, posting a 3.45 FIP in almost 200 innings

  • Prospect Watch: Pedro Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/26/2010 -  0
    be the next big-named prospect to make his major league debut, but there should be some eyes on Pittsburgh, too. Third baseman Pedro Alvarez, the second overall pick of the '08 draft out of Vanderbilt

  • Ground-Ballers Gardner, Perez Off to Hot Starts
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/20/2010 -  2
    much more experience than Gardner. Luis Perez, a southpaw in the Toronto Blue Jays system, is beginning his second straight year with double-A - although to no fault of his own. Perez had a respectable

  • Wood Out 2 Months; Chris Perez Gets the 9th
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 3/21/2010 -  0
    of having his $11 million option for the 2011 season vest (he needs to appear in 55 games for that to happen). With Wood out, save ops will go to 24 year-old Chris Perez. The former Miami Hurricane

  • WS Coverage: Pedro's Fastballs
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 11/4/2009 -  10
    Tonight Pedro Martinez takes the mound again for the Phllies. Dave C noted before the series that Martinez is still a solid pitcher, but very prone to giving up the long ball. That is just what we

  • Pedro Meets The Yankees Again
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 10/27/2009 -  12
    The last time Pedro Martinez faced the New York Yankees in the post-season came back during the 2004 American League Championship Series. Some may recall that series because (a) it launched a million

  • 1999 Pedro
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/23/2009 -  172
    been the best pitcher in the league by a pretty good margin. His 2.34 FIP looks like something right out of Pedro Martinez's prime. But that thought process led me to look up Pedro's page

  • Pedro Showing Off
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/4/2009 -  46
    Last night, Pedro Martinez reminded everyone why he's going to Cooperstown when he retires. Unable to find a job until the second half of the season, Martinez was something of an experiment

  • Pedro Feliciano's Endless Work Week
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/13/2009 -  3
    managers. Bennett focused on streaks by relievers in which they recorded one or fewer days of rest and found multiple Braves near the top of the list. Shockingly Pedro Feliciano – whom Amazin

  • Pedro's New Digs
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 7/16/2009 -  30
    On July 14th, the Philadelphia Phillies officially signed Pedro Martinez to a one year, $1 million contract with bonuses for performance and time on the active roster. He was immediately placed

  • Oliver Perez: Wild And Out
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/2/2009 -  18
    Oliver Perez had a bad day. To start the bottom half of the third inning, Perez walked Jimmy Rollins. After a Pedro Feliz fly out, Perez walked Eric Bruntlett. Then he walked Carlos Ruiz, loading

  • Calling Pedro
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/15/2009 -  3
    take a free agent to prepare. The aforementioned Halo stalwarts certainly project more optimistic lines than Martinez as well. Beyond Pedro, Odalis Perez is still available, and though it may seem

  • Pedro Martinez's Possible Suitors
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 3/18/2009 -  2
    Rumors surfaced today that Pedro Martinez was nearing an agreement with the Houston Astros. While the rumors seem at press time to be holding no water, it does appear likely that Pedro Martinez

  • 2009 Impact Rookie: Chris Perez
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 3/15/2009 -  4
    -reliever Ryan Franklin (3.55 ERA) with 17, former closer Jason Isringhausen (5.70) with 12 and rookie Chris Perez (3.46) with seven. Although he appeared in 41 games, Perez is still a rookie for 2009

  • Cards Closer Candidate: Chris Perez
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 2/6/2009 -  3
    , finishing 25th in the majors in FIP and 22nd in WPA. Luckily, hope is on the horizon in the form of a big-bodied, hard-throwing righty: Chris Perez. A 2006 supplemental first-round pick out

  • Lowe, Perez To Sign Soon?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 1/13/2009 -  7
    that pitching is their top concern, but Tim Redding is nowhere near enough. If they are not serious about pursuing Lowe, are they going to re-sign Oliver Perez? Well, according to other reports

  • $7 Mil No Good For Pedro?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 1/9/2009 -  6
    Pedro Martinez is no doubtedly a Hall of Fame pitcher and one of the best in the history of the sport. In fact, many feel that his 1999-2000 seasons are the best of all time. Right now, though, his

  • Maddux, Clemens, Pedro... Brown?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 11/20/2008 -  18
    that includes: Greg Maddux, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens, John Smoltz, Tom Glavine, and Curt Schilling. This post isn't about Mussina, though, who is usually nestled between Glavine

  • Pedro's Future
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 11/18/2008 -  6
    Reports recently circulated that Pedro Martinez definitely plans on pitching in 2009, if not longer than that. Having just turned 37 years old, he certainly would not be the oldest pitcher

  • Is Pedro Martinez Finished?
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/13/2008 -  3
    Regardless of what happens from this point forward, free agent Pedro Martinez will be known as one of the very best pitchers in the history of the game. A string-bean righty who was seen as too

  • Oliver Perez: The Next Koufax?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/7/2008 -  32
    on Oliver Perez includes a chapter "One Of The Five Best Left-Handed Starting Pitchers." Seriously. Oliver Perez. Scott Boras actually wants people to take him seriously, and he's calling Perez one

  • Pedro Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/5/2008 -  3
    With the second pick in the draft this afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Vanderbilt third baseman Pedro Alvarez. I got a chance to watch Alvarez play for Team USA a couple of summers ago

  • Will The Real Oliver Perez Please Stand Up?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/12/2008 -  3
    Oliver Perez has always been something of an enigma. A power throwing southpaw who got to the majors with San Diego at a young age and had some early success, he was sent to Pittsburgh along

  • Hudson & Perez: BIS & Pitchf/x
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 4/1/2008 -  6
    by Pitchf/x, but as a slider by BIS. That third pitch in disagreement had the lowest Pitchf/x type_confidence of any pitch in the game. Odalis Perez:Fastball - BIS: 59.7% (86.0mph) | Pitchf/x: 78.8