PHILADELPHIA — After a four-year absence, Braves bullpen coach Eddie Perez is getting ready to return to his home region to utilize some of the managerial knowledge he has learned while being employed by Fredi Gonzalez and Hall of Famer Bobby Cox.
Though he or she is bothered by the fact that the Braves wont participate in this years playoffs, Perez wants forward to spending the next couple of months serving as a manager in the Venezuelan Winter season League. He will serve as your skipper of Aguilas del Zulia, the membership that he fervently followed during his child years.
When Gonzalez managed this same Zulia team in 2008-09 and 2009-10, he used what he has learned from Cox and Royals skipper Ned Yost, the two executives who had the most significant effect on him as a player. Although while serving on Gonzalezs instruction staff over the past four years, they have had a chance to gain a different perspective .
I think Ive many userful stuff here from Fredi, Perez said. All My spouse and i knew was Bobby Cox and Ned Yost, whom learned from Bobby. Ive figured out so much from Fredi, a lot of things from Fredi. Its two different wildlife between him and Bobby. I love what Bobby did, but I enjoy what Fredi brings to the table to be a director. Hes really good.
While there is a likelihood the Braves might make changes with their coaching staff, Perez will likely continue to have a role on the staff, that he or she joined in 2007 as soon as Cox was the clubs administrator. Over the past eight years, Perez has attempted to prepare himself to comprehend his goal to become a Main League manager.
Before joining this coaching ranks, Perez was well known as the guy who served as Greg Madduxs catcher more frequently than anybody else inside Madduxs Hall of Fame career.
Im going to learn from everything I [in Venezuela] and hopefully it will all help me to manage in the large leagues some day, Perez claimed.