March 13, 2023
Perez allowed one run on four hits and two walks while striking out four over 3.1 innings in Team Venezuela's 5-1 win over Team Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic on Saturday.
Perez was down early after giving up a couple of hits to Julio Rodriguez
and Juan Soto
, but the left-hander settled in and gave his teammates time grab a lead they would not relinquish. Perez is coming off a career year and will be a key piece of a rotation that looks like one of the best on paper with the additions of Jacob deGrom
, Andrew Heaney
and Nathan Eovaldi