I caught up with Perez Wednesday evening, just after he and his Miami Hurricanes teammates arrived in Omaha, Nebraska to compete in the 2006 College World Series. Perez says he is ready to sign once the Series is over.
Projected to be a fast-riser once he joins the Cardinals organization, Perez posted a 1.74 ERA and 12 saves this season as the closer for one of the nation's premier college programs.
Perez celebrates Miami's trip to Omaha
Perez has a reputation as an intense player.
Next up in this interview series will be Perez' Miami teammate and fellow Cardinals draftee, outfielder Jon Jay.
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