Carlos Perez makes History

Angels
Newly called up Carlos Perez made history last night by being only the FOURTH player in MLB History to hit a walk off home run in his debut.  Not only that, but he laced a nice hit up the middle in his first at bat.  That's what I call a debut! I have been saying all season that we have some great talent in AAA and one of the cures for our offensive woes is calling up the likes of Carlos Perez.  He sure didn't disappoint. A few questions: How much will he play? (My guess is he doesn't even start tonight - Scioscia will go back to Iannetta - yes I have that little faith in Scioscia) Will he replace Iannatta as our primary catcher this season?  If so…
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Tearing it up in VWL

Angels, minors, VWL
Only the die-hard baseball fans probably even know there IS a Venezuelan Winter League going on right now.  And yes, the Angels have some players staying warm in the Caribbean.  Most notably - Left handed pitcher Jose Alvarez and new backup catcher - Carlos Perez. Alvarez is tearing up the mound with a league leading 6 wins.  He is showing some control as well with a 1.02 WHIP and 1.74 ERA.  Alvarez has seen time starting (6 appearances) and in relief (12 appearances).  Overall, he is impresses down south and hopefully that bodes well come spring. Carlos Perez was not overly impressive in the Pacific league this past year though he did have a .709 OPS.  in Venezuela is showing some wood with a very impressive .896 OPS and .373 OBP.…
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