• by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Rockies traded catcher Audry Perez to Orioles

    The Rockies traded catcher Audry Perez to the Orioles in exchange for cash considerations, according to MASN Sports. Perez, who is projected to start the season at Triple-A, went 1 for 11 this spring.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Rockies option Chad Bettis, Ben Paulsen to minors

    The Rockies optioned three players and reassigned nine other to their minor league camp on Sunday. Optioned to the minors were RHP Chad Bettis, who is converting from relief to a starting pitcher. He didn't allow a run in five spring innings. "He's in a good place," manager Walt Weiss said, per the Denver Post. "There's some clarity in his role and what he needs to do. It was a positive camp for him." First baseman Ben Paulsen, who had a .108 spring average. "He hasn't had a great spring," Weiss said. "But that doesn't diminish what I think of the guy." LHP Chris Rusin, who had a 6.43 spring ERA. Reassigned to minor league camp were: LHP Kraig Sitton, LHP Aaron Laffey, LHP John Lannan, RHP Jair Jurrjens, RHP Brett Marshall, catcher Audry Perez, infielders Trevor Story and Omar Quintanilla, and outfielder Roger Bernadina.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Rockies sign trio of players to minor-league contracts Thursday

    The Rockies have signed left-handed pitcher John Lannan, right-handed pitcher Justin Miller and catcher Audry Perez to minor-league contracts. Each of the players also received an invitation to the team's spring training. Lannan made five appearances in 2014 with the Mets, going 1-0 with a 15.75 ERA. He was also a member of the Nationals from 2007-2012, where in 2009 he threw 206 1/3 innings, going 9-13. Miller made eight appearances for the Tigers in 2014, posting a 5.11 ERA with five strikeouts while Perez appeared in just one game last year with the Cardinals.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Cardinals outright two to Triple-A Memphis

    The Cardinals sent catcher Audry Perez and outfielder Rafael Ortega outright to Triple-A Memphis Wednesday. Both players were designated for assignment Monday.

  • by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Cardinals make several moves

    The Cardinals added outfielder Thomas Pham, second baseman Greg Garcia and reliever Samuel Tuivailala to their major-league roster Monday, designating outfielder Rafael Ortega and catcher Audry Perez for assignment. Garcia is the only one of the three callups with any major-league experience, having gone 2 for 12 in earlier stints with the Cardinals this season, but Pham has intriguing numbers, having hit .324 with 10 homers, 20 steals and an .886 OPS in 390 at-bats at Triple-A Memphis. Tuivailala, a converted infielder, has a 3.15 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 14.6 strikeouts per nine innings in 48 appearances between three minor-league stops.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Cardinals option Audry Perez to Triple-A

    The Cardinals optioned catcher Audry Perez to Triple-A Memphis Saturday. Perez drew a walk in his only plate appearance with the team. He heads back to Triple-A after the Cardinals claimed catcher George Kottaras off waivers Friday.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Audry Perez called up, to back up Tony Cruz following Yadier Molina injury

    The Cardinals recalled catcher Audry Perez from Triple-A Memphis Thursday, following Yadier Molina's placement on the disabled list with a thumb injury. Perez will likely serve as the primary backup to Tony Cruz, according to the Belleville News-Democrat. Molina could be out for the rest of the regular season following a torn ligament in his thumb.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Cardinals send two down to Triple-A

    The Cardinals optioned pitcher Eric Fornataro and Audry Perez down to Triple-A Memphis on Thursday, the team announced. Fornataro allowed four runs and seven hits over five innings pitched this spring. Perez had only one hit over seven at-bats.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Audry Perez gets the call

    The Cardinals purchased the contract of catcher Audry Perez from Triple-A Memphis. He batted .210 with six homers and 33 RBI in 305 at-bats between Double-A Springfield and Triple-A Memphis.

  • by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com

    Kolten Wong among Cards sent to minor-league camp

    The Cardinals reassigned Kolten Wong, Audry Perez, J.R. Towles, Seth Maness and Justin Christian to minor-league camp Saturday.Wong, a first-round pick in 2011, batted .250 (7 for 28) with a homer and three RBI in 19 Cactus League games.