Perez returns to York where he put together one of the Atlantic League’s top offensive seasons last year. After playing in the league’s mid-season All-Star Game, Perez copped postseason First Team Atlantic League All-Star accolades, as well as a spot on the prestigious Baseball America’s All-Independent Team. In his first year with York, Perez ranked fourth in the league in batting average (.314), home runs (23), hits (161) and runs scored (86), tied for fourth in doubles (35), fifth in RBI (86) and slugging percentage (.529), while leading the league in total bases (271) and tying for third in extra-base hits (61). His total base and extra-base hit marks established Revs single-season records, while his 23 home runs ranked fourth most in a season in team history, and his 86 RBI tied for fifth most.
Perez began his professional career by signing with the New York Yankees in 2007. The 28-year-old first played in the Atlantic League with Newark in 2009, batting .306 with 17 home runs in only 64 games played, earning a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers where he spent the remainder of that season, as well as the 2010 campaign. Perez returned to the Atlantic League with Bridgeport in 2011, batting .313 in 87 games played. He is a career .315 hitter in the Atlantic League with 55 home runs in only 279 games played.