Jason Perry
12
2000-2002
1B/OF
6-1, 205
Bats: L/Throws: R
Jonesboro, Ga.
(Jonesboro)

2009: Once again signed with Lancaster Barnstormers (Atlantic League) and began season with independent team....hit .361 with Atlantic League-leading six home runs and 15 RBI in nine games....signed with Tampa Bay organization 5/4 and assigned to Class AA Montgomery.

2008: Released by Detroit Tigers prior to the start of the regular season....signed with Lancaster Barnstormers (Atlantic League) 4/11 and played for team in exhibition games....signed free agent contract with Atlanta Braves 4/20 and assigned to Class AA Mississippi (Southern League)....went 3-for-3 with a three-run homer and a walk in M-Braves debut 4/20 vs. Huntsville....tied for Southern League home run lead with 13 when promoted to Class AAA Richmond 5/30....homered in R-Braves debut 5/30 at Charlotte....called up to Majors by Atlanta Braves 7/4....delivered an RBI triple in first MLB plate appearance to become the first Brave ever to hit a triple in his first professional at-bat....sent back to Richmond 7/9 following 7/8 game at Los Angeles and returned to R-Braves lineup 7/18.

2007: Sent to Class AA Midland for the fourth straight season....promoted to Class AAA Sacramento 5/7....homered twice 6/28 vs. Fresno....traded to Detroit 8/13 and assigned to Class AAA Toledo....went 4-for-8 over first two games with Mud Hens 8/16-8/17....snapped an ensuing 0-for-15 slump with first International League home run 8/25 at Indianapolis....hit 100th career home run in second game of doubleheader 9/2 vs. Columbus....overall, matched career-high with 25 home runs during season....went 3-for-23 while playing in nine games during October for Leones del Escogido of the Dominican Winter League.

2006: Assigned to Class AA Midland for a third season....hit for the cycle in 20-10 victory over Corpus Christi 4/16....sat out with ankle injury over the following week but returned to the lineup 4/23 and belted a walk-off home run to beat San Antonio 2-1....named Texas League Player of the Week for April 24-30 after going 12-for-22 in six games....had at least two hits in five of those games and scored at least one run in five of those games, and two runs in three....ended month of April with league-leading .426 batting average....promoted to Class AAA Sacramento 5/13....continued to lead Texas League in batting with a .402 average at time of promotion....went 0-for-12 to start PCL career before belting two-run homer 5/16 at New Orleans....homered twice while driving in five runs 6/8 vs. Portland....batted .343 with four homers and 22 RBI during June....played for Azucareros del Este of the Dominican Winter League during November going 1-for-11 in three games against Licey from 11/12 to 11/18.

2005: Once again assigned to Class AA Midland....hit .233 in April before breaking loose in May hitting .351 for the month....belted three homers while driving in eight runs during doubleheader at Tulsa 5/9....named Texas League Batter of the Week for May 9-15 after going .444 (8-for-18) with four home runs and 10 runs batted in for the period....homered twice in loss to Springfield 5/24....named Texas League Player of the Month for May after hitting .351 with eight home runs and 22 RBI....selected to play for the West in the Texas League All-Star Game on June 21 at Frisco, Texas....also named as DH on 2005 Texas League Post-Season All-Star Team.

2004: Promoted to Class AA Midland (Texas League) to begin season....made his professional debut at catcher on May 24 against San Antonio....Reassigned to Class A Modesto 6/1 and proceeded to hit .338 with 24 HR and 80 RBI in only 83 games.....belted solo homer and grand slam in fifth inning of 7/3 game at Visalia to become just 11th player in California League history to homer twice in the same inning....homered in five consecutive games 7/23-27....led California League in OBP (.431), slugging (.686) and home run to at-bat ratio (13.54) while ranking among league leaders in a variety of other categories (average-2nd, runs-14th, doubles-2nd, home runs-2nd, RBI-11th, total bases-12th, HBP-2nd) despite just 325 at-bats....went 5-for-6 with a three-run homer and a solo home run in Game 4 in the California League Championship Series vs. Lancaster 9/19....named league's post-season MVP....selected to play for Phoenix Desert Dogs of Arizona Fall League....added to Oakland 40-man roster 11/19.

2003: Returned to Class A Dunedin (Florida State League) to begin first full season of pro ball....hit .304 with one home run and 17 RBI in 39 games before being dealt to Oakland on June 23 to complete a Jan. 7 trade for minor league outfielder John-Ford Griffin....joined Oakland's Class A affiliate at Modesto (California League).

2002: Homered twice while adding a double, a triple, and six RBI 2/16 vs. Tennessee Tech....hit four home runs and drove in 11 runs during the first five games of the season....sat out Winthrop series after suffering sprained ankle in practice....injury coincided with nearly month-long home run drought that was snapped 3/15 at Wake Forest....ended 4/6 victory over Duke with solo home run to lead off bottom of the 10th inning....homered vs. Clemson in College World Series 6/16....drafted in 6th Round as a left-fielder by Toronto Blue Jays....signed with Toronto 6/22 and assigned to Class A Medicine Hat (Pioneer League)....delivered pinch-hit single in first professional at-bat 6/25 at Missoula....named Pioneer League Batter of the Week for July 8-14 after going 10-for-18 (.556) with three doubles, four homers, 10 RBI, and a 1.389 slugging percentage over six game stretch....also gained Batter of the Week award for July 29-August 4 by going 8-for-14 (.571) with one double, three homers, eight RBI, and six runs scored and 1.286 slugging percentage for five games during week....promoted to Class A Dunedin (Florida State League) 8/5 after hitting a league-leading .425 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI in 30 games for Medicine Hat.

2001: Tech's primary first baseman, and one the Jackets' key power hitters....Tied for the team lead in home runs (14)....Owned an outstanding .471 on base percentage while also holding a .620 slugging percentage....Second on the squad in walks (38) and times hit by pitch (11)....Had 17 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI games....Ninth in the ACC in runs scored, ninth in home runs, seventh in walks, eighth in slugging percentage....Picked up first hit of season with solo home run off Rice All-America candidate Kenny Baugh 2/10....delivered first four-hit game 3/21....hit safely in career-best 12 straight games 3/31 to 4/17 (18-for-37)....then fell into 1-for-22 slump snapped by solo home run 4/29 vs. Florida State....named to the Dean's List for spring semester....spent summer playing for Hyannis Mets of Cape Cod League....starting first baseman for West in Cape League All-Star Game 7/24 at Falmouth, Mass....also played for Cape Cod League All-Stars in victory over the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Stars 7/28 at Keene, N.H....overall, led Cape League in home runs, triples, extra-base hits, and slugging percentage while finishing third in RBI, fifth in on-base percentage, and ninth in batting average....second-team selection to Summer All-America Team by Baseball America....also rated No. 11 prospect at Cape Cod by Baseball America.

2000: Freshman utility player who became a fixture in the Yellow Jackets' lineup late in the season at first base against right-handed pitching....Started 13 games at first base, three as the DH and two in left field....Went 5-for-15 (.333) in the ACC Tournament....Missed three weeks in early March after breaking his hand....Established himself as an offensive force on April 30 against Clemson, homering twice and driving in five runs....went 2-for-4 in the series finale at Florida State on Apr. 23, while making his first start at first base....Eight of his 12 RBI came with two out....Career in NCAA Tournament: 6-for-15 (.400), four runs, three RBI, one home run....spent summer with Edenton Steamers of Coastal Plains League....Named to Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll for 1999-2000.

High School: Four-year starting shortstop at Jonesboro High School for coach Don Corr....Runner-up for AAA state player of the year as a junior, and an all-state choice as a senior....Four-time all-area performer who maintained a 4.0 grade-point average....Hit .443 with nine home runs and 43 RBI as a senior, leading Jonesboro to a 22-6 record and a berth in the Region 4-AAA playoffs....As a junior, hit .493 with 11 homers and 48 RBI and a 1.147 slugging percentage, all school records....In his sophomore year, hit .346 with four homers and 23 RBI....Also lettered two years in basketball....Helped the Georgia Tigers win the Palomino World Series in 1998, and hit 21 home runs during the summer for the Tigers and the Jonesboro Diamonds....Participated in the TeamOne showcase.

Personal: Jason Kyle Perry....Born Aug. 18, 1980 in Fremont, Neb....Son of Garland and Debra Perry....Majoring in Management.


 Professional Career
 Year Team            AVG   G   AB   R   H  2B 3B  HR RBI  BB  SO  SB CS
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 2002 Medicine Hat   .425  30  106  25  45   6  2  10  36  12  19   0  2
      Dunedin        .289  13   45   7  13   3  0   1   5   5  11   0  0
 2003 Dunedin        .304  39  135  17  41  11  1   1  17  10  32   1  0 
      Modesto        .305  50  190  28  58   9  1   4  26  21  46   0  1
 2004 Midland        .198  28   81  11  16   5  1   1  11   4  23   3  1
      Modesto        .338  83  325  81 110  39  1  24  80  34  87   4  4
 2005 Midland        .257 124  435  68 112  21  4  22  77  45 126   1  4
 2006 Midland        .402  28  107  28  43   8  2   4  17  12  23   2  1 
      Sacramento     .252  90  318  36  80  15  2   8  47  23  84   3  2
 2007 Midland        .256  21   78  15  20   7  0   5  17  11  20   0  0  
      Sacramento     .268  78  284  59  76  16  1  18  58  41  89   4  0
      Toledo         .184  16   49  10   9   3  0   2   3   8  16   0  0
 2008 Mississippi    .314  38  137  34  43  11  2  13  41  23  44   1  0
      Richmond       .246  66  228  38  56  10  1  10  25  25  65   5  0
      ATLANTA        .118   4   17   0   2   0  1   0   1   0   4   0  0
 2009 Lancaster      .361   9   36  10  13   1  0   6  15   4   9   0  0
      Montgomery
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 Minor League Totals .287 704 2518 457 722 164 18 123 460 274 685  24 15   
 Major League Totals .118   4   17   0   2   0  1   0   1   0   4   0  0
 Independent League  .361   9   36  10  13   1  0   6  15   4   9   0  0 

 Georgia Tech Statistics
 Year  G-GS  AB   R   H  Avg.  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB  SO SB-A  Fld%
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 2000 45-18  86  20  25  .291   4   0   4   12   41  .477  14  28  2-3  .993
 2001 60-52 187  59  63  .337   9   1  14   57  116  .620  38  27  7-7  .983
 2002 62-61 237  49  77  .325  17   1  12   60  132  .557  28  52  8-10 .984 


 Summer Statistics
 Year  Team           AVG   G  AB   R   H  2B 3B HR RBI  BB  SO  SB CS
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 2000  Edenton       .175      80  10  14   1  0  2   6  12  27   0
 2001  Hyannis       .287  42 143  22  41   6  3  8  25  18  35   3  3