DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have signed reliever Ryan Perry to a minor league deal, bringing the right-hander back to the organization that drafted him in the first round in 2008.
Perry hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2012, when he appeared in seven games for the Washington Nationals. He pitched for the Tigers from 2009-11.
Perry received a $1.48 million signing bonus...
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Do you remember Ryan Perry? He was supposed to be the closer of the future, the guy who would take over after Todd Jones retired. He was supposed to be the next flame throwing closer who would dominate the ninth inning for a decade. Instead he turned out to be nothing of the sort and was dealt away in 2012.
Perry was the Tigers first round pick back in 2008, but never lived up...
The Detroit Tigers’ former closer of the future Ryan Perry failed as a starter with the Washington Nationals and was released by the team today.
The Nats released RHP Ryan Perry, whom they acquired from the Tigers a few years ago.
— Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) July 21, 2014
In three years with the Tigers Perry went 5-6 with a 4.07 ERA. Perry threw incredibly hard, but constantly...