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Angels' Carlos Perez is the bomb in MLB debut with walk-off homer
Angels' Carlos Perez is the bomb in MLB debut with walk-off homer

The floor around his locker was smeared with shaving cream, the remnants of a wild postgame celebration that began with a flash mob of teammates crushing him at home plate and continued in the Angel Stadium clubhouse. Who knows where Carlos Perez's career will take him from here, or where it will end up, but say this for the 24-year-old rookie catcher from Venezuela: He sure knows how to make an entrance. One day after being called up from triple A, Perez, in his first big league game, lined a home run over the left-field wall to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Angels to a dramatic 5-4 walk-off victory over the Seattle Mariners and snapping a...

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