José Peraza Worcester Red Sox Infield

       
 
Age: 28
Born: April 30, 1994
Birthplace: Barinas, VZ
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
   
Drafted: Not draft eligible
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (July 2022)
   

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José Peraza photos by Kelly O'Connor
Pronunciation: purr-AHZZ-uh
First Pro Contract: July 2, 2010 (ATL)
Signing Scout: Rolando Petit
Signing Bonus: $350,000
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: December 2022
MLFA Eligible: November 2022
   
Pro Debut: May 28, 2011 (DSL Braves)
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut: August 10, 2015 (LAD)
Service Time (1/22): 5 years, 121 days
Options Remaining: 0 (2015, 2016,  2021)
Contract (2022): MiLB contract
   
Twitter: @jose_peraza_9
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  Physical Description: Medium athletic frame. Maxed out physically.

Hit: Fringe-average hit tool. Quick wrists. Short swing. Solid approach, doesn't strike out a ton. Pull side hitter.

Power: Below-average power. Not a big part of his game. Will leg out some doubles.

Run: Showed plus plus speed early in his career. Now shows average to a tick better speed, but not a significant stolen base threat.

Field: Capabale of playing second base adequately. Also can fill in at shortstop, third base, and left field. Has shown flashes of above-average defense. Solid range.

Arm: Average arm witth a unique throwing motion.
  Career Notes: Has spent time with the Braves, Reds, Dodgers, Red Sox, Mets, and Yankeees organizations. Five plus years of major league service time.

Summation: Solid Triple-A depth capable of working himself back into a long-term backup role at the major league level.

Note: This page will be updated with a complete scouting report after the scouting team has seen the player in person.

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    Hitting Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
2011 DSL Braves Dsl Rk Atl 17 66 235 29 66 5 3 1 22 80 15 27 28 7 0.281 0.346 0.340 0.686
  2012 Danville Braves App Rk Atl 18 32 121 21 34 4 0 1 18 41 9 18 15 2 0.281 0.351 0.339 0.690
  2012 GCL Braves GCL Rk Atl 18 21 85 17 27 3 3 0 10 36 4 6 10 3 0.318 0.348 0.424 0.772
  2013 Rome Braves SAL A Atl 19 114 448 72 129 18 8 1 47 166 34 64 64 15 0.288 0.341 0.371 0.712
  2014 Lynchburg Hillcats Caro A+ Atl 20 66 284 44 97 13 8 1 27 129 10 32 35 7 0.342 0.365 0.454 0.820
  2014 Mississippi Braves Sou AA Atl 20 44 185 35 62 7 3 1 17 78 7 15 25 8 0.335 0.363 0.422 0.784
  2015 Gwinnett Braves IL AAA Atl 21 96 391 52 115 10 7 3 37 148 15 35 26 7 0.294 0.318 0.379 0.697
  2015 Oklahoma City Dodgers PCL AAA LAD 21 22 90 11 26 3 1 1 5 34 2 10 7 0 0.289 0.304 0.378 0.682
2015 Los Angeles Dodgers NL MLB LAD 21 7 22 3 4 1 1 0 1 7 2 2 3 0 0.182 0.250 0.318 0.568
  2016 Louisville Bats IL AAA Cin 22 71 288 40 81 15 3 2 21 108 21 43 10 7 0.281 0.333 0.375 0.708
  2016 Cincinnati Reds NL MLB Cin 22 72 241 25 78 8 2 3 25 99 7 33 21 10 0.324 0.356 0.411 0.767
  2017 Cincinnati Reds NL MLB Cin 23 143 487 50 126 9 4 5 37 158 20 70 23 8 0.259 0.297 0.324 0.622
  2018 Cincinnati Reds NL MLB Cin 24 157 632 85 182 31 4 14 58 263 29 75 23 6 0.288 0.326 0.416 0.742
  2019 Louisville Bats IL AAA Cin 25 4 15 3 9 2 0 0 1 11 0 2 2 1 0.600 0.600 0.733 1.333
  2019 Cincinnati Reds NL MLB Cin 25 141 376 37 90 18 2 6 33 130 17 58 7 6 0.239 0.285 0.346 0.631
  2020 Boston Red Sox AL MLB Bos 26 34 111 13 25 8 1 1 8 38 5 18 1 1 0.225 0.275 0.342 0.617
  2021 Syracuse Mets IL AAA NYM 27 10 37 5 10 2 0 0 4 12 2 2 1 0 0.270 0.308 0.324 0.632
  2021 New York Mets NL MLB NYM 27 64 142 21 29 7 0 6 20 54 9 26 1 0 0.204 0.266 0.380 0.647
2022 Scranton/WB RailRiders IL AAA NYY 28 63 209 20 50 12 0 5 29 77 12 27 3 1 0.239 0.296 0.368 0.665
   
     
    2022 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
2022 Worcester Red Sox IL AAA Bos 28     stats                            
   
     
  Advanced Stats & Splits
   
     
  Awards   SoxProspects.com Awards  
  2013 MiLB.com Organizational All-Star
2014 Carolina League All-Star
2014 Futures Game Selection
Southern League Player of the Month (July 2014)
2014 MiLB.com Organizational All-Star
2016 MiLB.com Organizational All-Star
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