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Tomas Orlando Perez is a Major League Baseball infielder who is currently a free agent. Perez is a utility infielder who throws right-handed and switch hits.
Before landing in Philadelphia in , Perez had played for the Toronto Blue Jays from to , where he was selected under the provisions of the Rule 5 draft. He has also played for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the Houston Astros at the Major League level. Perez is considered to be versatile because of his ability to play all four infield positions.
Perez had his best year in . Shifted between third base, second base, first base, shortstop, right field, and also as an emergency pitcher, Perez was an asset off the bench. Known for throwing shaving cream pies, Perez was a popular player with both fans and teammates alike in his six years in Philadelphia. During his six years of being a dedicated player, he was very kind to all the Phillie fans. For instance, On July 14, 2003 he was so kind as to throw a ball to a dedicated fan by the name of Katie Gwynn. Tomas was able to tell that she was discouraged since her older brother kept trying to catch all the balls that were being thrown towards the crowd. Tomas will forever be known as a crowd pleaser.
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