Wandy Luis Peralta Dominguez was born on July 27, 1991, he is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He has previously played in MLB for the Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants. Peralta signed with the Reds as an amateur free agent in 2010 and made his MLB debut in 2016.
Peralta signed with the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in May 2010. He was called up to the majors for the first time on September 2, 2016. He pitched to an 8.59 earned run average in ten games.
Peralta made the Reds’ 2017 Opening Day roster. He won his first major league game against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 30, 2017. In 69 games in 2017, he went 3–4 with a 3.76 ERA in 64+2⁄3 innings.
In 2019 for Cincinnati he was 1–1 with a 6.09 ERA in 39 games in which he pitched 34 innings. Pitching for Louisville he was 0–0 with a 3.27 ERA in 11 innings.
On September 7, 2019, Peralta was claimed off waivers by the Giants. With the Giants in 2019, he was 0–0 with a 3.18 ERA in eight relief appearances covering 5+2⁄3 innings. In 2020, he was 1–1 with a 3.29 ERA over 27+1⁄3 innings.
Peralta earned his first career save in a 10th inning 3–2 victory over the San Diego Padres in April 2021. On April 27, 2021, the Giants traded Peralta and Connor Cannon to the New York Yankees in exchange for outfielder Mike Tauchman.
Wandy has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.