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Dodgers might be without speedster Peraza for rest of season

Jose Peraza was poised to be a speedy pinch runner for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the postseason, but now it appears as though he might not flash his speed on the base paths until 2016. The 21-year-old highly regarded infielder had an MRI on his re-aggravated left hamstring on Monday, the results of which revealed that he'll likely be sidelined for the rest of the season, per manager...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pederson, Peraza Overshadow Pitchers’ Duel Between Greinke, Bumgarner

In a game that saw Cy Young favorite Zack Greinke face off against reigning World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner on the mound and at the plate, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants got the pitchers’ duel they expected. But they also saw a couple of young Dodgers do their best to steal the show. Jose Peraza, whom the Dodgers acquired from the Atlanta Braves in the...
Via Baseball Essential
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Peraza’s surprising promotion makes sense, if he stays for a bit

Howie Kendrick‘s injury could prove to keep him out awhile. It isn’t the first time in his career he has missed time due to a left hamstring injury. Fortunately, the Dodgers have a couple of capable fill-ins. Who ultimately fills that role remains to be seen. Jose Peraza, 21, was recalled from Triple-A on Monday and made his first career start in the majors. I will admit, it...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Braves trade Wood, Johnson, Avilan, Peraza in three-team deal

Expected to be active before the MLB trade deadline, the Braves didn't disappoint with a reported three-team deal with the Dodgers and Marlins on Wednesday, though the pieces they parted with were what made this move so shocking. Per multiple reports, Alex Wood -- perceived as a foundation piece for the rotation -- and Jose Peraza -- the organization's top-rated prospect via MLB...
Via Fox Sports South
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Peraza’s Four-Hit Day Leads Gwinnett Braves Past Toledo

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Atlanta Braves’ No. 1 prospect Jose Peraza used many of the tools in his arsenal to help the Gwinnett Braves (11-13) cap their homestand with an 8-1 win Sunday over the Toledo Mud Hens (10-13). A Coolray Field crowd of 5,972 fans saw the G-Braves take their third game of the series. Peraza had his fifth-career four-hit game, notching four singles, a walk...
Via i70baseball
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Walks Doom Gwinnett Braves in 7-6, 10-inning Loss

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Gwinnett Braves’ second baseman Jose Peraza won the battle of top prospects Thursday at Coolray Field, but the G-Braves (3-5) lost the game 7-6 to the Charlotte Knights (5-3) in 10 innings. Gwinnett led 4-2 into the eighth inning, but an error, four hits and six walks combined from four Gwinnett relievers turned the two-run lead into a three-run deficit in...
Via i70baseball
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves option top prospect Peraza, Jenkins to minors

ATLANTA (AP) The Braves have trimmed six players from their spring training roster, including top prospect Jose Peraza. Peraza, regarded as the team's future starting second baseman, was optioned Monday to Triple-A Gwinnett. Peraza had only one hit in 16 at-bats in spring training games. Right-hander Tyrell Jenkins, who was acquired with Shelby Miller as part of the Nov. 17 trade...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Prospect Profile: Jose Peraza

Photo Credit: Mississippi Braves Are you a fan of players who can fly around the bases and put up some crazy good stolen base numbers? Then look no further. The Atlanta Braves second base prospect Jose Peraza has torn up the base paths in his minor league career. Currently just 20 years old, Peraza came to the Braves as an international signing and began his professional career...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves prospect Peraza could challenge for MLB spot in 2015

ATLANTA -- Dressed for the formal occasion and accompanied by his fellow minor league standouts, Jose Peraza made his rounds at Turner Field last Saturday evening. Interviews. Autographs. The works. In some ways he blended in with the Atlanta Braves' other up-and-comers, but in other ways it's difficult for an organization's Minor League Player of the Year to fully immerse himself...
Via Fox Sports South
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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