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The Tigers have traded reliever Ryan Perry to the Washington Nationals for reliever Collin Balester. This is not exactly a blockbuster, but the 25-year-old Balester has had some pretty good peripherals since being moved to the bullpen in 2010. He has compiled a 3.81 ERA and 62/25 K/BB ratio in just 56 2/3 innings in two years. On the negative side, he had 7 Meltdowns in just 23 games last year.
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The Detroit Tigers have exchanged arms with the Washington Nationals in a deal announced by the team Friday evening.
The Tigers sent former first-round draft pick Ryan Perry to the Nationals in exchange for right-hander Collin Balester.
Perry, drafted by the Tigers in 2008, spent the majority of 3 seasons with the club showing flashes of potential at times while appearing wild...
The Washington Nationals acquired Ryan Perry from the Detroit Tigers for Collin Balester on Friday in a swap of right-handed relievers who split 2011 between the majors and minors.
Perry went 5-6 with two saves and a 4.07 ERA in 161 1-3 innings across 149 relief appearances over three seasons with Detroit. In 2011, he was 2-0 with a 5.35 ERA in 36 appearances for the Tigers, and...
The Nationals made their first trade of the offseason on Friday, acquiring reliever Ryan Perry from the Tigers in exchange for right-hander Collin Balester.
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. The Tigers exchanged right-handed relievers with the Washington Nationals on Friday, acquiring Collin Balester for Ryan Perry.
The Washington Nationals acquired Ryan Perry from the Detroit Tigers for Collin Balester on Friday in a swap of right-handed relievers who split 2011 between the majors and minors. Perry went 5-6 with two saves and a 4.07 ERA in 161 1-3 innings across 149 relief appearances over three seasons with Detroit.
The Nationals have traded right-hander Collin Balester to the Tigers in exchange for another right-hander, Ryan Perry. The Tigers just announced the move via a team press release.
The Tigers and Nationals swapped a pair of right-handed relievers on Friday, when Washington sent 25-year-old Collin Balester to Detroit for 24-year-old Ryan Perry.
The Washington Nationals made their first trade of the 2011 offseason Friday evening, sending one of the organization's longest-tenured players, right-hander Collin Balester, to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for right-hander Ryan Perry, a former first-round pick. Perry was drafted by the Tigers 21st overall in the 2008 draft out ...
The Tigers have acquired pitcher Collin Balester from the Washington Nationals in exchange for right-hander Ryan Perry.
The Detroit Tigers have made another off season move as they traded away 2008 1st round pick RP Ryan Perry to the Washington Nationals for RP Collin Balester. The move came just 1 day after they finalized free agent RP Octavio Dotel to a 1 year $3.5M contract with a team option for 2013. The move was clearly made because of the Dotel signing and this is exactly why I didn’t like...
With today's addition of free-agent reliever Octavio Dotel to the Tigers bullpen, it could be said that Perry had become expendable. And four hours after they signed Dotel, the Tigers traded Perry to the Washington Nationals for the right-handed Balester.
Hours after the Tigers' signing of Octavio Dotel left Ryan Perry as a man without a role, he became a former Tiger. The team sent the former first-round pick to the Nationals on Friday night in exchange for Collin Balester