Odalis Pérez Biography

Odalis Pérez was a Dominican personality who used to play baseball as a starting pitcher by profession. He was the consistent baseball player who had a remarkable beginning with the Atlanta Braves (1998–2001). Despite this, he has also worked with other national teams including the Los Angeles Dodgers (2002–2006), the Kansas City Royals (2006–2007), and the Washington Nationals (2008). He was the former MLB pitcher who was reported to have died on 10th March 0222, Thursday. The cause of his death is reported to be his fall from the ladder when he was all alone in the house. His brother discovered him while lying down on the floor and a ladder next to him. He was 43 at the time of his demise.

Early Life

Odalis Perez, in full, Odalis Amadol Pérez was born on 11th June 1977 and was a graduate student of 1995 of Damian David Ortiz High School, who received his primary education in his homeland. His father’s name is Miguel Perez while Viterba is his mother and he also has two siblings, Roberto and Carlos Perez.

Odalis Pérez Career

He began his profession as an MLB pitcher with the Braves in September 1998 after he went 0-1. He won the game for the Braves in the postseason of 1998 and by this, he became the first pitcher in MLB history who received the playoff win without having won any regular season. Later on 15th January 2022, Perez was traded by the Braves to Dodgers where he played two years starting from the season 2002-2003, he won at least 27 games with 15 in 2002 and 12 in 2003. With this, he became the third most prominent winner in the category of left-hand pitchers in the National League.

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Perez was the first Dodger who was left-handed and registered himself with at least 12 games in the winning streak in the consecutive seasons. During the same period, he had the sixth-most strikeouts among all the major lefties in the National League. On 25th July 2006, Perez and two other minor league pitchers were traded to Kansas City Royals, where the cash considerations were already sent to the pitchers. Perez signed the minor league contract with Washington Nationals and was subsequently invited for the spring training, where Perez agreed to the minor league contract before the 2009 season. But, Perez had second thoughts and did not report to the training, subsequently, he was released from the team.

Odalis Pérez Biography

Real Name Odalis Amadol Pérez
Birth Date June 11, 1977
Died March 10, 2022
Age (as of 2022) 44 Years
Birth Place Las Matas de Fafran, Dominican Republic
Nationality Dominican
Profession Professional Baseball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 182 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 96 kg  –  in Pounds –  212 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Athletic

Family

Father Miguel Pérez
Mother ViterbaPérez
Sister
Brother Two (Roberto & Carlos Pérez)

Qualification/Education

School Damian David Ortiz High School
College Mercy College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Evelina Garcia
Children Three (Odalis Jr, Odalis Angel & Ambar Evelina)
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Personal Life

Odalis was married to the only woman in his life Evelina Garcia, with whom he maintained an official relationship and married back in 2008 but shortly after they divorced each other. Evelina was popular in herself at that time. She was a television presenter and a model. The couple faced many issues during their marriage and eventually broke up. Perez was having a son, who is assumed to be participating in community baseball clinics for the Dodgers and the schools in the nearby areas of Los Angeles while being a part of the Dodger Jams program. He had a daughter from his wife Evelina Garcia named Ambar Evelina, who is 13 years old by now. He was also having two more children from his other relationships that maintained in his life without any official marriage. Both of his other children are named Odalis Jr and Odalis Angel.

Odalis Pérez Net Worth

Odalis was supposed to have his net worth as $2 million before his demise. He was earning quite a moderate and luxurious lifestyle that was enough for him and his family to run a peaceful life. Perez came into career highlight when he defeated Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on 28th August 2022 with the overall scoring of 0-1, where he pitched 8.0 scoreless innings and became the personality with first home career run for the only game of the season. With this victory, he became the first major league personality to win the game with an overall score of 0-1 having the game-winning homer. This winning streak marked the beginning of closer Éric Gagné’s record-breaking.

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