Peralta was up in the sxith and was removed after getting beaned. Peralta took first before leaving the game and it appeared to not be serious. Peralta was 0 for 2 in the game.
After a solid rookie year in 2014,
When the 2014 season ended, he returned to his home in Venezuela to play more baseball.
He spent his time there trying to improve his hitting against left-handed pitchers. He batted only .197 against lefties as a rookie.
"I know I had a good season, but I need to get better and I wanted to work to get better," Peralta said of his decision to play winter ball, per MLB.com. "I like to get better and learn something every day. So I went there to learn something, to get better and to get more at-bats. This year, my goal is to be an everyday player, and I feel like I'm ready to go now."
Peralta will battle Endier Inciarte for playing time in left field this spring.
"He is a big part of our plans," general manager Dave Stewart said of Peralta. "Those are the kind of guys that you have to like, guys that want to keep getting better. He didn't rest on the fact that he had a good season at the big league level, and says he wants to go back and keep working on his skills and get better."
Peralta hasn't started since Sept. 5 due to a back injury, but he was able to pinch hit Friday. He has hit .292/.325/.459 with seven home runs, 34 RBI and six stolen bases in 305 at-bats during his rookie campaign.
Peralta is available to pinch hit on Friday and could return as early as Saturday. He hitting .293 with seven homers and 34 RBI over 304 at-bats.
The injured pair are outfielder
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