Melido Turpen Gross Perez
born Melido Turpen Gross Perez
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: February 15, 1966 in San Cristobal, San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
Signed by the Kansas City Royals as an amateur free agent in 1983.
Debut: September 4, 1987 (Age 21.201)
vs. CHW 7.0 IP, 6 H, 4 SO, 3 BB, 0 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1988 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Yankees/Royals 1987-1995
Agents: Jaime Torres [*]
Final Game: September 13, 1995 (Age 29.210)
Relatives: Brother of Carlos Perez and Brother of Pascual Perez
About biographical information
News -- May 2014
- 5/21 Pine Tar Press: U.L.’s Toothpick: A Look Back At The 1988 Royals:
1988 Season – Seating Sections
News -- August 2013
- 8/16 WasWatching: Phil Hughes Win-Loss % Historically Bad For Yankees: But, wins for pitchers don’t really matter, right? Worst Yankees W-L records, minimum 15 decisions: Rk Player W-L% Dec Year...
News -- March 2013
- 3/2 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #2 LOU WHITAKER: DON'T HAVE UNIFORM, WILL TRAVEL.NO LATE-CAREER FADE: HIT 35 MORE HRs IN FINAL 3 SEASONS.DEFINING THE PLAYERLou Whitaker combined...
News -- December 2012
- 12/20 My Pinstripes: Where Are They Now: Steve Sax:
I was reading the paper this morning - yes, you heard that correctly - and saw a familiar name that I hadn't seen in a...
News -- November 2012
- 11/13 WasWatching: The Best Yankees SP Who Only Pitched Briefly For New York: Here’s one way to slice it - Rk Player WAR IP From To Age G GS W L SV ERA ERA+ 1 Chien-Ming Wang 13.2 670.2 2005 2009 25-29...
- 11/4 Call to the Pen: Former Pitcher Pascual Perez Killed in the Dominican Republic: Late Thursday evening news first broke of the tragic and untimely death of former Major League pitcher Pascual Perez, who had...
- 11/2 The Captain's Blog: Lost and Found: The Much Too Short Life and Career of Pascual Perez: No one ever doubted Pascual Perez’ talent. At times, he even seemed destined for stardom. Unfortunately, he just kept getting...
News -- October 2012
- 10/31 MLB Dirt: An Interview with Greg Hibbard: There are untold numbers of baseball players who had promising careers derailed by injuries; a sad reality in a sport so connected...
News -- September 2012
- 9/13 Bleeding Yankee Blue: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BERNIE WILLIAMS:
I don't like to get into a wishing Happy Birthday to a Yankee every time one of these guys has one. Why? I'll tell you......
News -- May 2012
- 5/10 High Heat Stats: Jekyll and Hyde Pitchers: Recently, John Autin coined the term “disaster start” to denote starts where a pitcher allows more runs than innings...
News -- April 2012
- 4/4 The Captain's Blog: Yankees, Mets Rekindle Spring Training “Rivalry”; Kenny Rogers Winces in Remembrance: For the first time in 16 years, the Yankees and Mets squared off under the Florida sun. Considering all of the interleague games,...
News -- August 2011
- 8/29 WasWatching: What If A.J. Burnett’s ERA Doesn’t Go Below Five In 2011?: Well, no Yankees pitcher has ever made 25+ starts in a season, and lost 10+ games, and had an ERA of 5+ more than once…unless...
News -- May 2011
- 5/30 B-R Blog: Bartolo Colon Throws Yankees’ 1st Shutout in 2+ Years: Bartolo Colon tossed a 4-hit, no-walk shutout in Oakland Sunday. It was the first individual shutout by a Yankees pitcher since...
News -- April 2011
- 4/30 B-R Blog: All-Dominican Team: The Dominican Republic has given us many great ballplayers over the years, far more than you might expect from a nation of its...
- 4/23 WasWatching: Before Colon, Garcia, Millwood & Silva: These guys once pitched for the Yankees too: Player John Candelaria Pascual Perez Dennis Rasmussen Scott Sanderson John Montefusco...
News -- March 2011
- 3/20 The Captain's Blog: Shuffling the Deck: Assigning Rotation Slots Nothing More than a Slight of Hand: The last two slots in the Yankees’ starting rotation remain up for grabs, but the order of the first three has been officially...
News -- June 2010
- 6/23 B-R Blog: 8+ IP 0 CG: Andy's post earlier this evening made reference to the fact that Doug Fister has pitched at least 8 innings in 4 of his starts...