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Ryan Perry


Ryan Perry

Ryan Perry
Washington Nationals
Relief pitcher
Born: (1987-02-13) February 13, 1987 (age 27)
Pomona, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 8, 2009 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
(through 2012 season)
Win–loss record 6–6
Earned run average 4.36
Strikeouts 132

Ryan Keith Perry (born February 13, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball. At the end of 2008 Baseball America named him the Detroit Tigers second best prospect, behind Rick Porcello.[1]

Baseball career

Detroit Tigers

Perry was born in Pomona, California and played collegiate baseball at the University of Arizona. While at Arizona, he pitched alongside Tigers teammate Daniel Schlereth. Ryan Perry was drafted by the Detroit Tigers with the 21st overall selection in the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.[2]

On April 1, 2009 it was announced that Perry would make the opening day roster for the Tigers for the 2009 season.[3]

On April 8, Perry made his major league debut against the Toronto Blue Jays. He threw a scoreless eighth inning in the Tigers' 5–1 victory.[4]

On June 8, Perry was sent to the Toledo Mud Hens when Jeremy Bonderman came off the disabled list.

He began the 2010 season as the middle relief pitcher for Detroit. He recorded his first career win May 1 against the Los Angeles Angels by pitching two-thirds of an inning.

On June 10, Perry was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right biceps tendinitis.[5] After rehab in Toledo, he was called back up on July 3.[6]

After starting the season with a 12.19 ERA through 13 appearances, Perry was optioned to Toledo on May 28, 2011 to make room for spot starter Andrew Oliver.[7]

Washington Nationals

Perry was traded by the Tigers to the Washington Nationals for Collin Balester on December 9, 2011.[8]


External links

Biography portal
Baseball portal
  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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