Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 9/2/14
He was long removed from the halcyon days 29 years ago. Alone is his modest home in the Dominican Republic, former Braves starting pitcher Pascual Perez met a gruesome end. According to Dominican news reports, confirmed by the Associated Press and MLB, Perez was killed in his home early on Thursday during a robbery. The cause of death has not been verified. One Dominican news source states that he was stabbed to death while another stated that he had a fractured skull from a blow to the head. Perez's ex-wife Maritza Montero found his body about 8:30 a.m. Thursday and investigators said he appeared to have been slain about eight hours earlier. The rangy right-hander will always be remembered by Braves fans as Perimeter Perez, the enthusiastic youngster who missed a start because he got lost on the I-285 perimeter surrounding Atlanta. He later admitted to circling the city several times in search of the stadium, which was nowhere near that stretch of interstate. Perez went 15-8...
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