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Season may be over for Rays' Eddie Perez

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 10 (UPI) -- Left-fielder Eddie Perez of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays may miss the rest of the season because of a torn left Achilles tendon.

Braves bring back Eddie Perez

ATLANTA, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with catcher Eddie Perez, who played in Atlanta from 1995-2001.

Feature: Return of the Mavericks

NASHVILLE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Even when fans wondered about a future for the Mavericks, band member Robert Reynolds always knew the band would make more music, despite the five-year break.
CRYSTAL CAVINESS

Milwaukee 4, Cincinnati 3

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Wes Helms and Eddie Perez each had three hits and combined to produce the go-ahead run in the eighth Tuesday night as Milwaukee downed Cincinnati, 4-3.

Milwaukee 9, Chicago Cubs 5

CHICAGO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Richie Sexson and Scott Podsednik sparked the Milwaukee Brewers' 9-5 victory Saturday over the Chicago Cubs.

Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 6

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Royce Clayton's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth Saturday lifted Milwaukee to its fifth straight win, 7-6 over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Atlanta 7, Milwaukee 1

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Mike Hampton pitched his first complete game in over two years Thursday afternoon, leading Atlanta to a 7-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

NY Mets 2, Milwaukee 0

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Al Leiter allowed five hits in seven innings Wednesday night to lead the New York Mets to a 2-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

St. Louis 12, Milwaukee 3

MILWAUKEE, June 17 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols and Miguel Cairo each had three-run homers and four RBI as St. Louis snapped a four-game losing streak with a 12-3 rout Milwaukee.

Baltimore 7, Milwaukee 2

BALTIMORE, June 14 (UPI) -- Jay Gibbons hit a grand slam and a two-run homer to lead Baltimore over Milwaukee 7-2 Friday night.

Milwaukee 3, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, May 29 (UPI) -- Eddie Perez delivered an RBI single to cap a three-run ninth inning Thursday as the Milwaukee Brewers staged another late rally to defeat the San Diego Padres,

Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 6

MILWAUKEE, May 17 (UPI) -- Eddie Perez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday to give the Milwaukee Brewers an 8-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati 7, Milwaukee 5

CINCINNATI, May 11 (UPI) -- In just his second full season, Adam Dunn recorded his fourth two-homer game and matched a career-high with five RBI Sunday, carrying the Cincinnati Reds past t

Milwaukee 9; Chicago Cubs 6

CHICAGO, May 7 (UPI) -- Eddie Perez doubled his season total with five RBI Tuesday night as Milwaukee, scoring six runs in the final two innings, beat the Chicago Cubs, 9-6.

Milwaukee 3, NY Mets 2

MILWAUKEE, May 3 (UPI) -- After an error by Royce Clayton on a potential double play grounder loaded the bases, Mike DeJean retired Raul Gonzalez on a game-ending double play Saturday ni
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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.

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