Wily Peralta resides in Samaha, Dominican Republic in the offseason with his wife, Denny, son, Wily, Jr., and daughter, Ciara…former teammate, Martin Maldonado, is his daughter's godfather ... Since becoming a Major Leaguer, has purchased and donated toys for over 70 children each January at the school he attended as a child in the Dominican Republic (Samana) ... Enjoys fishing and playing slow pitch softball during his free time.
Trained remotely during the 2020 season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pitched in a career-high 42 games for the Royals in 2019...Picked up his first save of the season on April 13 vs. Cleveland...also notched a save on July 5 at Washington...Posted a 9.0-inning scoreless streak over nine outings from May 17-June 8.
Made 37 relief appearances for Kansas City in 2018, finishing the season with a 3.67 ERA (34.1IP/14ER), which was his lowest since 2014, when he had a 3.53 ERA (198.2IP/78ER)... Went 14-for-14 in save opportunities, becoming the first Royal to record at least 10 saves in a single season without blowing one...joined Ken Giles (26-for-26) as the only Major League pitchers with a perfect save percentage (min. 10 saves)...Recorded 7.1 consecutive scoreless innings over eight appearances from June 20-July 14...Earned his first career save on June 25 vs. Los Angeles (AL) in his 136th career appearance, 16th in relief.
Split season between Milwaukee and Colorado Springs (AAA), making 19 appearances and eight starts in the Majors and 13 relief outings with the Sky Sox ... Opened the year in the Brewers' rotation and won his first three starts, while posting a 2.65 ERA (5 ER in 17.0 IP)… however, he was 1-2 with an 8.61 ERA (22 ER in 23.0 IP) over his final five starts, before moving to the bullpen ... Earned the win in his first relief appearance, tossing 2.0 hitless innings in a 6-3 triumph at Wrigley Field ... Pitched to an 11.94 ERA (23 ER in 17.1 IP) in his 11 relief outings, which included allowing runs in seven-straight appearances (May 26-June 19) ... Designated for assignment on July 29 and sent outright to Colorado Springs on Aug. 3 ... Allowed just one earned run in his last 11 appearances with the Sky Sox (July 18-end of season), posting a 0.66 ERA (13.2 IP) and a .149 opponents' average (7-for-47) ... Made one start for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic, tossing the first 4.0 innings in the 10-3 win over Colombia…allowed one run on two hits with one walk and six strikeouts, taking a no-decision.
Went 7-11 with a 4.86 ERA in 23 starts...The Brewers went 9-14 in his starts...Produced 9 quality starts, going 3-4 with a 2.45 ERA in those starts (55ip, 15er)...Was the Brewers' Opening Day starter and took a 12-3 defeat on 4/4 vs. San Francisco.....was his first career Opening Day start (4ip, 6h, 5r, 4er, 2bb, 2k)...Was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on 6/12 after going 4-7 with a 6.68 ERA over his first 13 starts (66ip, 49er)...Went 1-3 with a 6.31 ERA in 10 starts at Colorado Springs before he was recalled on 8/8...Went 3-4 with a 2.92 ERA in 10 starts with the Brewers after being recalled (61.2ip, 20er)...Tossed 4 consecutive quality starts to end the season, posting a 2.25 ERA (24ip, 6er)...Hit his first Major League homer on 6/11 vs. New York-NL with a 2-run shot off Logan Verrett...Notched the second double-digit strikeout game of his career on 8/30 vs. St. Louis (10k)...Following the season pitched for Cibao in the Dominican Winter League...Signed a 1-year contract on 1/13/17, avoiding arbitration.
Went 5-10 with a 4.72 ERA in 20 starts…The Brewers went 9-11 in his starts…Produced 10 quality starts, going 4-3 with a 2.32 ERA in those starts (66ip, 17er)…Was on the 15-day disabled list from 5/25-7/27 with a strained left oblique, retroactive to 5/23…Went 1-5 with a 4.00 ERA in 9 starts prior to his DL stint (54ip, 24er) and 4-5 with a 5.43 ERA in 11 starts after being reinstated (54.2ip, 33er)…Was shut down for the remainder of the season on 9/23 due to left oblique tightness …Signed a 1-year contract on 1/15/16, avoiding arbitration.
Named Brewers Most Valuable Pitcher as voted on by members of the Milwaukee Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...Went 17-11 with a 3.53 ERA in 32 starts...The Brewers went 19-13 in his starts...Led the team in wins (17), innings (198.2), strikeouts (154) and quality starts (22)...His 17 wins tied for fifth in the National League...In his 22 quality starts went 14-6 with a 1.95 ERA (148ip, 32er)...Had two career-high 5-game winning streaks, coming from 6/5-6/26 (5gs) and 7/13-8/7 (5gs)...Drove in the only runs of a 2-0 victory on 5/2 at Cincinnati (2-run double)...Posted a career-high 13 strikeouts over 7.0 innings in his final start of the season, a 2-1 win on 9/27 vs. Chicago-NL.....was his first career double-digit strikeout game
Entered the season as the top prospect in the organization for the second straight year according to Baseball America...Went 11-15 with a 4.37 ERA in 32 starts during his first full season in the Major Leagues...Was named to his first career Opening Day roster...Produced 17 quality starts.....the team went 14-18 in his starts...Was among the National League leaders in losses (2nd, 15), wild pitches (T6th, 12) and walks (T7th, 73)...Went 4-8 with a 6.08 ERA over his first 15 starts (80ip, 54er) and 7-7 with a 3.05 ERA over his last 17 starts (103.1ip, 35er)...Tossed the first complete game of his Major League career in a 2-0 win on 7/9 vs. Cincinnati (9ip, 3h, 4bb, 6k, 1hbp, 1wp).....Peralta became the first Brewers rookie to throw a shutout since Ben Sheets on 5/29/01 at St. Louis...Produced his second complete game of the season in a 2-0 loss to Felix Hernandez on 8/11 at Seattle (8ip, 4h, 2r, 2er, 0bb, 4k, 1hr, 1wp).
Entered the season as the top prospect in the organization according to
. Spent most of the year at Triple-A Nashville, where he went 7-11 with a 4.66 ERA in 28 starts. Ranked ﬁfth in the Paciﬁ c Coast League in strikeouts (143). Went 6-3 with a 3.32 ERA over his last 15 starts with Nashville (81.1ip, 30er). Was named Paciﬁc Coast League Pitcher of the Week for 7/2-7/8. Had two stints with the Brewers (4/21-4/23 and 9/4-end). Went 2-1 with a 2.48 ERA in 6 appearances (5 starts) with Milwaukee. Produced 3 quality starts ... the team went 3-2 in his starts. Made his Major League debut in relief on 4/22 vs. Colorado (1ip, 3h, 1r, 1er, 0bb, 1k) ... his ﬁrst career strikeout was Tyler Colvin. Made his ﬁrst Major League start and earned his ﬁrst win in an 8-5 victory on 9/5 at Miami
(6ip, 5h, 3r, 3er, 4bb, 3k). Tossed 8.0 innings of 2-hit shutout ball in a 3-0 win on 9/16 vs. New York-NL (1bb, 5k). Enters 2013 as the top prospect in the organization according to
Entered the season as the third-best prospect in the Brewers organization according to
Baseball America...Went 11-7 with a 3.17 ERA in 26 starts between Double-A Huntsville and Triple-A Nashville...Ranked second in the organization in wins (11) and strikeouts (157)...Held opponents to a .233 batting average with 157 strikeouts in just 150.2 innings...Was a Southern League All-Star...Was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for 7/25-7/31...Was named Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Month for July (6gs, 4-0, 0.66)...Following the season pitched for Cibao in the Dominican Winter League...Enters 2012 as the top prospect in the organization according to Baseball America
Went 8-6 with a 3.79 ERA in 27 games (25 starts) between Class-A Brevard County and
... Enters 2011 as the third-best prospect in the Brewers organization according to Baseball America.
Went 4-4 with a 3.47 ERA and 1 save in 27 games (15 starts) at Class-A Wisconsin...Held opponents to a .235 batting average with 118 strikeouts in just 103.2 innings...Was a Midwest League All-Star...Was named Midwest League Pitcher of the Week for 5/18-5/24
Went 1-2 with a 4.19 ERA and 2 saves in 17 games (4 starts) between Rookie Helena and
Class-A West Virginia...Held opponents to a .225 batting average with 39 strikeouts in just 34.1 innings...Was rated as the 16th-best prospect in the Pioneer League according to Baseball America
Missed the entire season as he recovered from "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow
Signed with Milwaukee as a non-drafted free agent on 11/26.....signed by Fernando Arango and Fausto Sosa Pena