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The plans for Ryan Perry

The Tigers officially announced the signing of first round draft pick Ryan Perry yesterday. In the conference call there was discussion about what Perry’s next steps are as well as his role.

Earlier reports indicated that Perry would likely be a September call-up. However, David Chadd indicated that wasn’t really a consideration at this point. Of course the Tigers have been known to change their minds in these types of situations – or at least let the performance of the players change their minds. I’d still say it’s up to Perry in large part.

Chadd also speculated that Perry, who is already in Lakeland, would likely be starting out with the Gulf Coast League Tigers as opposed to the A ball Lakeland Flying Tigers. But that decision didn’t sound set in stone either and there would be discussions with Jon Matlack (minor league pitching instructor) and Glenn Ezell (player development).

The audio from the conference call is here if you’re so inclined.

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Posted by on July 12, 2008.

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Categories: 2008 Season, Minors, Uncategorized

One Response

  1. if the dude can pitch keep him away from Hernandez…he will turn him into “Mr Nibble” in a second

    by judpma on Jul 12, 2008 at 10:18 am

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