IMG Academy alumnus Chris Perez to pitch for Team USA in World Baseball Classic
Posted: January 21, 2013
Chris Perez called in to be Team USA's closer.
IMG Academy alumnus Chris Perez has been called up by Team USA coach Joe Torre to pitch in the World Baseball Classic. The two-time American League All-Star was the Cleveland Indians best closer last season with 39 games saved, and a 3.59 ERA. Perez had 59...
IMG Academy Baseball Alumni and Trainees Represented in All-Star Games
Posted: July 5, 2012
Over the course of the last few offseasons, IMG Academy has trained several of baseball's brightest stars from 10-year veterans to young minor league prospects. While at various points in their careers, these players came to the IMG campus looking to improve their...
Chris Perez, IMG Academy baseball program alum, looks to build on 2011 MLB All-Star selection
Posted: February 10, 2012
Chris PerezHe's well known for his menacing nickname, heavy metal entrance music and fireball-hurling arm. But how much do you really know about Cleveland Indians closer and IMG Academy baseball program alum, Chris Perez?Perez, an American League All-Star in 2011,...
Chris Perez eager to tackle closing role for Cleveland Indians
Posted: March 29, 2010
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Chris PerezThe future has arrived for Chris Perez. Since his trade to the Cleveland Indians, the IMG Academy baseball program alum has been considered by many as the closer of the future for the Indians. With the injury to Kerry Wood, Perez will begin the season as...