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Monday, February 8, 2010

Perez out for 2010 Season

Juri Perez pitched well enough for Greeneville in 2009 that Baseball America named him the 10th best prospect in the Appalachian League. However, the 19-year old right-hander blew out his arm in Houston's 2009 Fall Instructional camp and will miss the entire 2010 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. Perez had a 2.79 ERA in 52 innings recording 60 strikeouts. He is listed as the Astros #31 prospect by Baseball America in their recently released Prospect Handbook.


Steve Duer said...

He actually left his last start in G'ville with his arm hanging and holding his elbow. So I would bet the injury occurred there.

farmstros said...

thanks for the scoop from Greeneville, Steve. I only had the info. from BA's Handbook. Hopefully, he comes back strong in 2011.