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Pascual Perez was found murdered at his home in the Dominican Republic by ex-wife Maritza Montero on Thursday.The 55-year-old Perez’s body was found to have a severe head wound. Evidence at the scene suggests that whoever killed Perez had been searching for money according to Joel Valdemior, a prosecutor who is involved in the investigation. While the motive is not yet known, initial reports are that the pitcher received his pension payment Wednesday and that might be a possible reason for the murder. According to police, there were several assailants and that the house in the town of Don Gregorio appeared to have been ransacked.  No one has been taken into custody. Pascal Perez spent eleven years in the major leagues pitching for Pittsburg, Atlanta, Montreal and the New York Yankees compiling a 67-68 record. His best seasons came with Atlanta when he was 15-8 and an All-Star in 1983 and 14-8 in 1984. Perez’s big league career was filled with ups and downs, the lowest being two susp...

Enigmatic, troubled ex-Brave Perez killed

He was long removed from the halcyon days 29 years ago. Alone is his modest home in the Dominican Republic, former Braves starting pitcher Pascual Perez met a gruesome end. According to Dominican news reports, confirmed by the Associated Press and MLB, Perez was killed in his home early on Thursday during a robbery. The cause of death has not been verified. One Dominican news source...

Reports: Perez killed in stabbing

Flamboyant and sometimes infuriating former All-Star pitcher Pascual Perez was killed in a home invasion robbery Thursday in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. Dominican Today and several Spanish-language newspapers reported Perez, 55, suffered a fatal stab wound to the neck during the apparent robbery at his home in Haina, about 10 miles west of the capital Santo...

Police arrest 3 in killing of Perez

Police in the Dominican Republic said they arrested three men suspected of killing former major league pitcher Pascual Perez during an attempted home robbery.

Police arrest three in killing of ex-Brave Perez

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Police in the Dominican Republic said they arrested three men suspected of killing former major league pitcher Pascual Perez during an attempted home robbery. Maximo Baez, the criminal investigations director, said one suspect confessed that he and four others planned to rob Perez's home. Police said they have identified the two other suspects...

Former Major leaguer Pascual Perez assassinated in his house

Former Major Leaguer Pascual Perez was assassinated yesterday in his house reports “Diario Hoy” in the Dominican Republic. Perez was assassinated when criminals broke in his house to rob him. “Several individuals broke in Perez's house in the town of Don Gregorio, San Cristobal Province, and assassinated him,” said police spokesman Diego Pesqueira. “We're investigating...

Former Braves Starter Pascual Perez Murdered

Pascual Perez was known as I-285 Perez after getting lost on his way to Fulton County Stadium for a scheduled start Former Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Pascual Perez was found murdered in his Dominican Republic home Wednesday night after a robbery attempt. The 55-year old Perez, who was known in his Atlanta days as I-285 Perez after missing a start his first year in Atlanta due...

Pascual Perez reportedly killed in robbery over pension payment

Former MLB pitcher Pascual Perez reportedly was killed on Thursday when he was stabbed during a robbery at his home in the Dominican Republic. According to reports, Perez, who pitched 11 seasons in the bigs and was an All-Star in 1983, received his MLB pension payment on Wednesday (supposedly for $2,000). A group of robbers entered his home in Don Gregorio de Nigua on Thursday to...

Former Major League Pitcher Pascual Perez Murdered in Dominican Republic Home

During his playing career former big-league pitcher Pascual Perez was known as one of the most colorful characters in the game. During an 11-season career with four teams, Perez won 67 games and held a 3.44 ERA, mostly as a starter. His last season came in 1991 with the New York Yankees. On Thursday, it was reported by two Spanish-language newspapers based in the...

Former Pitcher Pascual Perez Killed in DR

Major League Baseball is growing increasingly Latin American.  It's a good thing for the sports, for the Latin American communities, and for the players who leave their often impoverished homes to finally make good money and support their families.  However, every so often we are reminded of the violence that lies in the darkness of those countries.  This is not to say the...

Pascual Perez, flasher of bling, brother of Melido, great antagonizer of George: Rest In Peace

I read the thumbnail yesterday on the Google News link farm, and figured the Yankiverse would be all over it, so why bother adding two more pennies? Pascual Perez, shot in his home by a burglar. Ancient Yankee history, and bad Yankee history - remnant to an era we'd rather forget. But last night, I got to thinking about how Pascual lived and died - an honorable life - as opposed...

Pascual Perez Fatally Stabbed

Former MLB pitcher, Pascual Perez, was fatally stabbed during a robbery at his residence in the Dominican Republic earlier today. He was 55 years old.Pascual debuted with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1980 and later went on to play for the Montreal Expos, Atlanta Braves, and New York Yankees.  In his 11 MLB seasons he posted a 67-68 record with a 3.44 ERA, 1.21 WHIP over 1244.1 innings...
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