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Video: Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Joel Peralta

How did Rays pitcher Joel Peralta get the nickname, El Campeon? How did he make the switch from position player to pitcher? What is so "hideous'' about his car? What is his favorite Celine Dion song? And what are the chances Marc Topkin can get Peralta to show off his dance moves? Watch our video to find out.

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Video: Meet Tampa Bay Rays' Joel Peralta 03/28/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:43pm]
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