Video credit: Dave Kirilloff and the Language of Hitting
Skip to 1:03 to see how his body is contorted when he makes this throw. The sheer athleticism he displayed by making this play is absolutely unbelievable. How many MLB shortstops can make this play? Simmons? Crawford? Hechevarria?
I will write more on Perez when profiling draft-eligible high school infielders in a later post, which will be followed by several mock drafts leading up to June. But for now, let's all just stop and admire this insane defensive play. Wow.