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UPI horse racing roundup

UPI horse racing roundup

A big weekend in Thoroughbred racing points toward some potential champions -- but which ones will live up to that potential?
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Horse Racing Roundup

UPI Horse Racing Roundup

California Chrome's Kentucky Derby win raises Triple Crown hopes and keys a full weekend of top-class racing around the globe
By Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, June 18, 2012.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Mayor of Hartford, Conn., convicted

HARTFORD, Conn., June 18 (UPI) -- Eddie Perez, the mayor of Hartford, Connecticut's capital city, was convicted Friday of bribery, extortion and conspiracy.

Jury gets Hartford mayor corruption case

HARTFORD, Conn., June 16 (UPI) -- The jury began deliberating Wednesday in the corruption trial of Hartford, Conn., Mayor Eddie Perez, whose attorney conceded liked to an investigator.
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Eddie Perez
SLP99082907 - 29 AUGUST 1999 - ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Atlanta Braves' Eddie Perez slides past the tag of St. Louis Cardinals' catcher Alberto Castillo at homeplate in the fourth inning, August 29. Perez was able to score from first base on a triple by teammate Walt Weiss. jr/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Eduardo Rafael "Eddie" Pérez (born May 4, 1968 in Ciudad Ojeda, Zulia State, Venezuela) is a former Venezuelan professional baseball player and current coach. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher for the Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians and the Milwaukee Brewers. He batted and threw right-handed. Pérez is the current bullpen coach for the Atlanta Braves. He was known for being pitcher Greg Maddux's personal catcher during his tenure as a player with the Braves.

Pérez was signed by the Atlanta Braves as an amateur free agent in 1986. He spent eight seasons in the Braves' minor league system, eventually progressing to their Triple-A affiliate, the Richmond Braves. In 1994, he was named the Most Valuable Player of the Venezuelan Winter League. He posted a .265 batting average with 19 doubles and 40 runs batted in with Richmond in 1995, earning a late season call up to Atlanta. Pérez made his major league debut with the Braves on September 10, 1995. In his first game as a starting player on September 15, he hit a home run for his first major league hit. Pérez made the post-season roster but, didn't get to play as the Braves went on to win the 1995 World Series.

Pérez served as the Braves' back up catcher behind Javy Lopez but, by June 1996, he had taken on the role of personal catcher for Greg Maddux, a job previously held by Charlie O'Brien who had been granted free agency during the off-season. The Braves went on to win the National League pennant before losing to the New York Yankees in the 1996 World Series.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Eddie Perez."
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