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Former Detroit Tiger Ryan Perry Released by the Washington Nationals

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...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2012 Player-By-Player Wrap Up: Chien-Ming Wang, Sandy Leon, Ryan Perry

Throughout the offseason, The Nats Blog will look back at every player’s 2012 season to summarize and analyze his performance, and we’ll look ahead to his possible role in 2013. We’ll go from #1 Steve Lombardozzi all the way to #63 Henry Rodriguez until Spring Training. Enjoy. Many people saw Chien-Ming Wang’s 2012 season coming from a million miles away. He showed signs...
Via The Nats Blog
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats Send Six To Arizona Fall League

  Nationals Journal reported yesterday afternoon, to little fanfare, that the Washington Nationals will send six players to the Arizona Fall League next month. Traditionally this time of the season is spent by Nats fans focusing almost solely on prospects and how they might be able to help the team. Last year you’ll recall how enamored everyone was with the emergence...
Via The Nats Blog
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies vs. Nationals Part II, A Series Preview

The Washington Nationals (24-17) are heading up I-95 towards Citizens Bank Park to kick off a nine-game road trip with a series against the Philadelphia Phillies (21-21), which could be considered the first face-off since the two teams became rivals, at least in the eyes of the media. The Nationals' last series against the Phillies at the beginning of the month was memorable...
Via The Nats Blog
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Nationals place Lidge on 15-day DL

The Washington Nationals placed right-handed pitcher Brad Lidge on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with an abdominal wall strain. To make room for Lidge, the club announced it recalled right-handed pitcher Ryan Perry from Class AAA Syracuse. Lidge has two saves and a 5.14 ERA in seven relief appearances this season with Washington. Lidge is eligible to come off the DL on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Drew Smyly is “all smyles” and wins fifth starter job

The Detroit Tigers’ Opening Day is Thursday and the long wait to see the defending AL Central Champions in action is almost here. This offseason started out quiet with very minimal movement on the Free Agent market. Luckily, GM Dave Dombrowski was able to make a deal with the Washington Nationals to ship Ryan Perry to DC in exchange for the young and promising pitcher Colin Balester...
Via Detroit Sports 360
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Hopefully the last time you ever see Ryan Perry with a bat

...so Davey Johnson screwed up today: "It was a major screwup on my part for letting [DeRosa] go home. I didn't want him to sit there for three hours and then have him go up there and take a chance in hurting his wrist." (Davey Johnson, explaining Ryan Perry with a bat in the 10th inning and the winning run on base, via Nationals.com, 3/21/2012) Personally, we...
Via Nationals Enquirer
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Balester seeking fresh start with Tigers

Manager Jim Leyland already had a good reason to like new reliever Collin Balester. "He married a girl from Perrysburg, Ohio, my hometown," Leyland said. "So he can't be all bad." Balester agreed it was unusual that his wife Ashley already had that connection with his new manager. "She went to Ohio State and I met her when I was playing in Columbus...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Balester seeking fresh start with Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Manager Jim Leyland already had a good reason to like new reliever Collin Balester. "He married a girl from Perrysburg, Ohio, my hometown," Leyland said. "So he can't be all bad." Balester agreed it was unusual that his wife Ashley already had that connection with his new manager. "She went to Ohio State and I met her when I was playing...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Free Agent Breakdown: Tigers give Dotel $3.5M then Trade 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...
Via Detroit Sports 360
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Transaction Blog: Tigers Acquire 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.
Via tigers.scout.com
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire reliever Perry from Tigers

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.
Via mlb.com
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals trade Balester to Tigers for Perry

The Washington Nationals have traded right-handed pitcher Collin Balester to the Detroit Tigers for right-handed pitcher Ryan Perry, the team announced via a press release. Balester was orginally an Expo and had a 5-16 record with a 5.17 ERA in 62 games (22 starts) for the Nationals from 2008-2011.  The 24-year-old Perry was 5-6 with a 4.07 ERA in 149 relief appearances for the...
Via PRO Rumors
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tigers swing deal for right-hander 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
Via mlb.com
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tigers and Nationals Swap Relievers

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...
Via Tiger Tales
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals, Tigers swap right-handed relievers

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...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nats swap P Balester for Tigers P Perry (AP)

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.
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tigers send P Perry to Nationals for P Balester

The Detroit Tigers acquired Collin Balester from the Washington Nationals for Ryan Perry in a swap of right-handed relievers. The 25-year-old Balester made 23 appearances with the Nationals last season, logging a 1-4 record and 4.54 ERA. Perry, 24, went 2-0 with a 5.35 ERA in 36 appearances with Detroit last season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tigers trade Ryan Perry for reliever Collin Balester

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.
Via Lions Blog
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tigers acquire Balester from Nationals

The Tigers have acquired pitcher Collin Balester from the Washington Nationals in exchange for right-hander Ryan Perry.
Via Miami Herald
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals, Tigers swap right-handed relievers

The Washington Nationals have traded Collin Balester to the Detroit Tigers for Ryan Perry in a swap of right-handed relievers who split 2011 between the majors and minors.
Via MSNBC
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals get Perry from Tigers for Balester in trade of relievers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have traded Collin Balester to the Detroit Tigers for Ryan Perry in a swap of right-handed relievers who split 2011 between the majors and minors.
Via Baltimore Sun
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals send Collin Balester to Tigers for 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 ...
Via Washington Times
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Tigers exchange relievers with Nationals

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals send Balester to Tigers for Perry

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.
Via mlb.com
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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