Juan Pablo Perez... Married with three children.
Had his contract selected from Buffalo (AAA) May 29… Appeared in 17 games with the Bisons allowing just two earned runs over 21.0 innings pitched (0.86 ERA). Began his Blue Jays career by going 22.0 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run setting a new club record previously held by Victor Cruz (21.1, June 24-July 31, 1978). Did not allow any of his 10 inherited runners to score. Set career-highs in games (19), IP (31.2), hits (23), runs (17), earned runs (13), home runs (3), walks (15) and strikeouts (33). Posted an ERA of 1.10 (2ER/16.1 IP) on the road compared to a 6.46 ERA (11ER/15.1 IP) at Rogers Centre. Won his 1st game as a Blue Jay May 29 at ATL…Was his 2nd career victory, his 1st since July 8, 2011 vs. ATL. Was placed on the 60-day DL with a torn UCL in his left elbow on August 10.
Appeared in 10 games for the Brewers between May 19-June 17...Held opponents to a .231 average, including a .154 mark vs. lefties...Pitched one full inning in six of 10 appearances...Appeared in 38 games, all in relief for Nashville of the Pacific Coast League (AAA)... Held PCL hitters to a .224 average,
including a .215 mark vs. lefties... Fanned 54 in 40 innings... Recorded a 2.81 ground ball-fly ball ratio.
Signed as a free agent with Milwaukee on 12/2 after splitting the season between Triple-A Lehigh Valley and the Phillies...Was 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA in eight games with Philadelphia.
Spent the season with Albuquerque (AAA)...33 of his 45 appearances were scoreless; had a
13.0-inning scoreless streak (10 G), 5/4-28...Was on the DL with a right oblique strain; appeared in
2 games with the Arizona League Dodgers (R) in July...Held opponents to a .184 avg (16-87) with runners on
base; 0-for-6 with the bases loaded...Posted a 2.45 ERA (5 ER, 18.1 IP) over his final 22
appearances of the season...Went 29.0 innings (25 G) without allowing a HR,
4/16-7/22...Appeared in 2 games for the Dominican Republic in
the Caribbean Series in February...Pitched for Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican
Winter League after the season
Appeared in 47 games for Triple-A Gwinnett (Braves), going 2-4 with one save and a 3.47 ERA...Overall, limited left-handed batters to a .171 (12-for-70) average, while all opponents hit just .191...Pitched well in pressure situations, limited opponents to a .103 (6-for-58) average with runners in scoring position and did not
allow a hit (0-for-5) with the bases loaded...In 31 games before the All-Star break, compiled a 1.93 ERA (8 ER/37.1 IP) and limited opponents to a .168 (22-for-131) average...Did not allow an earned run in 11 consecutive appearances (14.1 IP) from April 23-May 28.
Spent the first three months of the season at Extended Spring Training at the Pirates' complex in
Bradenton, Fla., recovering from left elbow surgery. He was activated off the Indianapolis (AAA) disabled
list on 7/1....Went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in four rehabilitation assignment games with the Gulf Coast Pirates....Started the year with nine consecutive scoreless innings and finished July 2-1 with a 1.46 ERA in nine
games (12.2 IP, 2 ER, 5 BB, 12 K, .163 opp. BA). Went 0-2 with a save and 4.58 ERA in 15 games in Aug....Held right-handed hitters to a .176 avg. (6-for-34) and left-handed hitters to a .229 (11-for-48) avg....Went 0-1 with a 6.39 ERA in 21 games with the Gigantes in the Dominican Winter League....Best game came 8/28 vs. LOU when he went a season high 2.1 IP and fanned a season-high five.
Was one of just two rookies on Pittsburgh's Opening Day roster (also infielder Don Kelly)...Made season debut on 4/3
at Houston and surrendered a single to lone batter he faced...Allowed one unearned run in 1.1 innings in second appearance
on 4/6 at Cincinnati...Walked four batters but did not allow a run in his 1.0 inning on 4/13 vs. San Francisco.
...Worked 1.0 inning or less in seven of his eight appearances during first stint with Pirates from 4/3 thru 4/19...Was
optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on 4/22 (reliever John Grabow was recalled from his rehab assignment and reinstated
from the disabled list)...Made four appearances (4.0ip/2er) before being placed on the disabled list on 5/3 with a
left calf strain...Returned to action on 5/21 at Buffalo and tossed 1.0 inning of scoreless relief...Was scored upon once
in seven-game stretch from 5/21 thru 6/7 (9.2ip/1er)...Picked up first save on 5/24 at Scranton Wilkes-Barre...Tossed
3.0 scoreless frames and earned second and final save on 6/4 vs. Charlotte...Suffered first loss on 6/17 at Durham.
...Tossed 2.1 scoreless frames vs. Pawtucket the following day and notched first victory...Was scored upon in four of his
five outings from 6/21 thru 7/3 (7.0ip/7er)...Retired all six batters he faced and picked up second victory on 6/30
vs. Richmond...Pitched a season-high 3.1 innings (1 hit/0 runs) and struck out eight batters on 7/22 vs. Durham...Also
tossed 3.1 innings (1 run) in next outing on 7/25 at Columbus...Suffered loss on 8/10 at Louisville and won final decision
on 8/14 vs. Louisville...Was scored upon just once in his last six appearances with Indianapolis (10.2ip/3er)...Was
recalled by Pittsburgh on 9/1 and surrendered four hits (two homers) and three runs while striking out a career-high
three batters in 2.0ip that night at Milwaukee...Made four straight scoreless outings (3.1ip) from 9/3-15 and was scored
upon twice in his last eight games with the Pirates (7.0ip/3er)...Was not involved in a save situation while pitching
with Pittsburgh and allowed two of his nine inherited runners to score...Did not receive a plate appearance with Bucs.
Went 0-1 with a 2.57 ERA in 47 minor league relief appearances...Began season with Norfolk (Mets' AAA). ...Was scored upon in six of his first eight games (10.1ip/11r/8er - 6.97 ERA) and in eight of his first 12 outings thru 5/9 (18.2ip/13r/10er - 4.82 ERA)...Posted a 2.03 ERA in his final 31 outings with Norfolk (44.1ip/10er), beginning with the action on 5/14...Made nine straight scoreless appearances between 5/14 and 6/4, allowing just three hits in 12.0ip...Tossed 3.1 hitless frames on 5/16 vs. Toledo...Surrendered four hits and four runs in 1.0ip while suffering loss on 7/3 vs. Charlotte - his only decision of the season...Was charged with just one earned run in his final 12 games with Norfolk (18.1ip - 0.49 ERA)...Was claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh on 8/23 and finished minor league campaign with Triple-A Indianapolis...Made first appearance with Indians on 8/25 and pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless relief at Columbus...Was not scored upon in his four regular season outings with Indianapolis. ...Surrendered a run in 0.2ip in one-game playoff vs. Toledo on 9/5...Had contract purchased by Pittsburgh on 9/6...Retired the only batter he faced (Juan Pierre) in major league debut on 9/7 at Chicago (NL)...Was scored upon in three straight outings from 9/8-24...Served up a home run to Josh Bard and suffered first career loss on 9/24 at San Diego...Did not allow a run in final three appearances (2.0ip)...Allowed three of his four inherited runners to score...Did not receive a plate appearance...Participated in the Dominican Winter League and went 1-0 with a 1.83 ERA (19.2ip/4er) in 22 relief appearances with Gigantes.
Spent entire season with Pawtucket (Red Sox' AAA)...Picked up lone save in fifth appearance on 4/28 vs. Scranton/WB. ...Tossed 2.1 scoreless innings and recorded first victory on 5/3 vs. Rochester...Was scored upon in four of his next five games (7.2ip/6er), suffering losses on 5/7 at Syracuse and 5/26 at Durham...Picked up wins in back-to-back outings on 6/1 vs. Norfolk and 6/4 vs. Richmond...Was scored upon in seven of his 10 appearances from 6/16 thru 7/20 (14.1ip/13er - 8.16 ERA)...Notched final victory on 7/26 at Buffalo (game two)...Made lone start on 8/29 at Ottawa (4.0ip/2h/0r/1bb/2so) - his first start since 9/1/02. ...Went 0-3 with a 3.29 ERA in 20 relief appearances with Gigantes during the Dominican Winter League.
pent full season with Portland (Red Sox' AA)...Was not charged with an earned run in his first seven outings (11.2ip) thru 4/28...Gave up five runs (one earned) in 0.2ip on 5/15 vs. Reading...Picked up three saves in four outings from 5/31 to 6/9 ...Surrendered just one earned run over 10-game span from 5/19 to 6/18 (16.1ip - 0.55 ERA)...Was selected to All-Star Futures Game, but did not appear in the contest on 7/11...Went 4-0 with three saves and a 2.66 ERA (47.1ip/14er) in 29 games prior to the All-Star break and 1-1 with three saves and a 6.39 ERA (31.0ip/22er) in final 17 appearances...Surrendered five runs in last outing on 9/6 vs. New Hampshire (0.2ip) and suffered only loss of the season.
Went 6-7 with a 3.01 ERA in 51 relief appearances between Sarasota (Red Sox' A) and Portland...Set minor league career high in games and saves in first season used exclusively in relief...Led all Boston minor leaguers in saves and ranked fourth in the Florida State League in that category...Earned six consecutive saves while tossing 5.1 scoreless frames from 5/12-22...Was promoted to Double-A on 5/25 and picked up win that night vs. Harrisburg...Returned to Sarasota on 7/5 and did not allow an earned run in 11 straight outings from 7/8-31...Picked up a save in six consecutive appearances from 7/23 to 8/5...Finished season with Portland, going 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA (14.0ip/3er) in final eight games.
Spent entire season with Sarasota, his last season used primarily as a starting pitcher...Made first two outings in relief (2.2ip/1r/0er)...Posted a 2.93 ERA (30.1ip/10er) in first nine games thru 7/24 and a 4.46 ERA in final seven starts (36.1ip/18er).
Established minor league career highs in wins, starts, innings pitched and strikeouts while spending entire season with Augusta (Red Sox' A)...Won three straight decisions from 4/13-24.
Spent entire season with the GCL Red Sox....Did not allow a run in five straight outings from 7/8-25...Struck out seasonhigh
11 batters in 6.0 innings of work on 7/25.
Was named Boston's Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year after posting a 1.94 ERA in 13 starts with the DSL Red Sox...Led team in ERA, innings pitched and strikeouts.