Luis Manuel Gonzalez Perez... Married with three children... Signed with the Toronto Blue Jays as a non-drafted free agent in July of 2003.
Missed the first 138 games of the season recovering from Tommy John surgery performed in July 2012. Returned from his medical rehab assignment from Buffalo (AAA) September 3 and reinstated from the 60-day DL (left elbow) appearing in two games with the Bisons (1ER/3.2 IP). On September 4 at ARI appeared in his 1st game since July 8, 2012 at CWS. Threw 5.0 innings over six games out of the bullpen for Toronto in September posting an ERA of 5.40, while limiting the opposition to a .211 average. Made appearances in four games with Dunedin (A) allowing one earned run in 6.0 innings during his rehab from left elbow surgery.
Appeared in 35 games for Toronto in the first half of the season before being disabled with left elbow soreness...Did not pitch for the remainder of the season and had Tommy John surgery in late July...Appeared in 23 of the clubs first 53 contests... Did not allow a run in his first eight outings totalling 12.2 innings... Included a
four inning no-hit performance at CLE on opening in the 7-4, 16-inning win... Streak was snapped when he allowed a grand
slam to Michael Saunders in the 10th inning April 27 vs. SEA...Through May had posted a 2.45 ERA (25.2IP/7ER)... In June and July recorded a 4.96 ERA (16.1IP/9ER)...Eight of his 35 appearances were for two or more innings... In those contests posted a 0.52 ERA (17.1IP/1ER)...Held left-handed hitters to a .194 avearge (12-62) and all hitters to a .244 mark overall... Posted a 2.84 ERA and a .209
opponents average vs. AL East batters.
Appeared in 37 games with the Blue Jays making four starts... ML DEBUT: Made his Major League debut on April 16 at Fenway Park vs. BOS and pitched 1.1 scoreless innings of relief, allowed one hit and struck out two... LONG MAN: Nine of his 33 relief appearances were more than 2.0 IP and has posted an ERA of 1.54 (4-ER/23.1) in those games... FIRST
WIN: Tossed 3.2 scoreless innings on May 28 vs. CWS and allowed just two hits in a 9-8, 14-inning win... STREAKING: Had
a stretch from May 28-June 12 where he did not allow a run in 12.2 consecutive innings over five appearances... START ME
UP: Made four starts with the Blue Jays and was 1-1 with a 7.23 ERA (18.2IP/15ER)... In his first start on Aug. 21 atOAK,
pitched six scoreless innings and did not allow a base runner until the sixth inning and picked up his 3rd win of the season in
a 1-0 victory... Allowed only one hit in his six innings... KEEPING THEM GROUNDED: Has a 2.32 GB/FB ratio in the minors
and 2.28 in the majors... The 2.28 G/FB ratio led the Blue Jays and ranked 2nd in the AL (min 60-IP)... IN THE MINORS: Made eight starts with Las Vegas (AAA), was 2-2 with a 4.60 ERA (45.0IP/23ER)... In three May starts was 1-0 with a 2.86 ERA (22.0IP/7ER) and allowed just 20 hits.
Began the season at New Hampshire of the Eastern League (AA), holding AA hitters to a .246 average in 13 appearnces... QUICK START: Was solid early on, making five appearances (four starts), in April, going 2-1 with a 2.36 ERA... Held opponents to a .135 average over that span... Picked up Eastern League Pitcher of the Week honours ending
April 19... Tossed a complete game in his final outing for the Fisher Cats before a promotion to Las Vegas of the Pacific
Caost league (AAA) in mid June... VEGAS BOUND: Spent the balance of the season with the 51s, making 15 starts... Picked up the win in his AAA debut on June 16, allowing only three hits in five innings... As he did in New Hampshire, tossed a complete game in his final start with Las Vegas, this time picking up the win.
Spent the entire season at New Hampshire (AA) of the Eastern league, his first at the AA level... WORKHORSE: Was tied for the Estern League lead in starts (27), also finishing 2nd in innings pitched (162.1), 4th in strikeouts (112), 4th in ERA (3.55) and T-9th in wins (9)... HONOURED: Participated in the 11th annual XM Satellite Radio All-Star
Futures Game, representing the World Team... Allowed three runs or less in 20 of 27 starts, adding 14 quality starts...
Recorded the first two complete games of his career, one on May 6 and the other on July 28... Held Eastern League hitters
to a .239 average.
Spent the season with Lansing (A) of the
Midwest League, making 28 appearances (23 starts)...Led the Lugnuts, in Innings Pitched (137.1), strikeouts (137), walks (51) and losses (12)...Was 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA in six June starts, leading to a Midwest League All-Star nod...The spectacular June earned him Minor League pitcher of the
Month honours for the club....Made 20 straight starts to end
the season...Was 0-2 with a 3.00 ERA in five relief
After two seasons in the Dominican league, made 16 starts with Auburn (A) of the short-season New York-Penn League... Picked up his first win June 28, going eight innings, a season high... Allowed three or fewer runs in all but one start... Fanned seven or more on four occasions, collecting 71 in 75.1 innings... Allowed only one home run, coming in his final start of the season.
Spent 006 in the Dominican Summer League, earning Player-of-the-Year honours in 2006.
Spent 2005 in the Dominican Summer League.