After being dealt to the Motor City in 2010, Jhonny Peralta has become a force in the Tigers' lineup beside perennial MVP candidate and fellow Franklin Pro Miguel Cabrera. In addition to being a feared hitter at the plate, Jhonny's also incredibly skilled in the field, having led all Major League third basemen in fielding percentage in '10. He earned his first All-Star selection in 2011.
Hometown: Santiago, Dominican Republic
Weight: 215 lbs.
Height: 6' 2"
Draft Year: N/A
Draft Round: Signed as Amateur Free Agent by Cleveland (1999)
MLB Debut: 6/12/2003 Did You Know?
Jhonny claims to be the only "Johnny" in the world with a correctly spelled name. "Jh" is sometimes used in the Spanish language to represent the English "J."