Left-hander Luis Perez has been transferred by the Blue Jays to Double-A New Hampshire to make room on the Triple-A roster for Felix Duobront, per TSN 1050. Perez has yielded six runs in 13 innings pitched this season for Buffalo, but all of those runs were allowed in the same appearance.
The Braves have signed pitcher Luis Perez to a minor-league deal, MLBDailyDish.com reports. Perez auditioned for the Braves last week, and he should join the Braves' bullpen when ready, as the team currently is using two lefty relievers with no major-league experience behind lefty setup man Luis Avilan. MLBDailyDish.com reports he'll spend about a month in extended spring training before joining the major-league bullpen.
The Braves had free-agent pitcher Luis Perez in for a tryout Monday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The lefty Perez missed most of 2013 while recovering from Tommy John surgery. The Braves figure to have Luis Avilan as the only lefty locked into a bullpen role with Johnny Venters out, and Perez has a chance to make the team over a nonroster invitee if he signs with Atlanta.
The Blue Jays claimed outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo off waivers from the Diamondbacks Thursday. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Luis Perez was released.
Blue Jays pitcher Luis Perez is still dealing with some injury issues, according to MLB.com. Perez was sent down to minor-league camp Wednesday. He's working his way back from an arm procedure that was related to his Tommy John surgery. Perez reportedly lost some sensation in his pinky finger due to the surgery. Perez tossed five innings with the club last season.