Hernan Perez, Infield, Milwaukee Brewers, #14


Date of Birth: 3/26/1991
Birthplace: Villa de Cura, Venezuela

Hernan Perez, infielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, was first signed by the Detroit Tigers in July, 2007. He played in the Tigers' minor league system from 2008 through 2014. He batted .262 with 749 hits, 133 doubles, 274 RBIs, 112 stolen bases, and 453 strikeouts to 162 walks in 735 games. Defensively, as a shortstop, he made 1,190 assists, 230 double plays, 601 putouts, and 94 errors with a .950 fielding percentage in 407 games. As a second baseman, he had a .975 fielding percentage with 843 assists, 191 double plays, 545 putouts, and 36 errors in 322 games.

Perez joined the Tigers for just two games in 2012. The following season, he played in 34 games and he batted .197 with 13 hits. In 2014, he played in only eight games with the Tigers.

On June 2, 2015, Perez was claimed off waivers by the Brewers. He finished the 2015 season with 64 hits, 15 doubles, and a .243 batting average in 22 games with the Tigers and 90 games with the Brewers. Defensively, he played at all four infield positions.

Perez finished the 2016 season with a .272 batting average in 123 games. He had 110 hits, 18 doubles, 13 home runs, 34 stolen bases, and 56 RBIs. Defensively, he played at all four infield positions and in all three outfield positions.

Career batting statistics for Perez through 2016 include:

  • 279 games played
  • 189 hits
  • 40 stolen bases
  • 82 RBIs
  • .255 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Perez as an infielder through 2016 include:

  • 13 games played at first base, 61 games played at second base, 144 games played at third base, 12 games played at shortstop
  • 316 assists
  • 47 double plays
  • 194 putouts
  • 18 errors

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Hernan Perez
ESPN - Hernan Perez
Baseball Reference - Hernan Perez