Luis David Perdomo was born on May 9, 1993, he is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the San Diego Padres.
Perdomo signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in November 2010. He made his professional debut in 2011 with the Dominican Summer League Cardinals.
After spending 2012 and 2013 with Rookie League clubs, in 2014 Perdomo made 2 starts with the Class A-Short Season New York–Penn League State College Spikes and 11 starts with the Class A Midwest League Peoria Chiefs, putting up a 4.43 ERA between the two levels.
As a Rule 5 selection, Perdomo was added to the Padres bullpen for 2016 despite being hit hard in Spring Training and never having pitched above the A-Advanced level. He was moved into the rotation in June as the Padres lost other starting pitchers to trades or injuries.
On August 28, he threw his first complete game, earning a 3–1 victory over the Miami Marlins. Perdomo finished the season with a 9–10 record and a 5.71 ERA, although he improved over the season and had a better ERA as a starter (4.85) than as a reliever (9.10).
Perdomo won a spot in the Padres’ 2018 starting rotation. On April 11 of that year, in a game against the Colorado Rockies, Perdomo threw a pitch behind Nolan Arenado, causing Arenado to charge toward Perdomo.
Perdomo flung his glove at Arenado and dodged in a split second to avoid the tackle, leading to a bench-clearing brawl. On April 13, Perdomo was suspended for five games. On December 16, 2020, Perdomo signed a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers organization.
Luis Perdomo signed a 1 year / $700,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $700,000. In 2022, Perdomo will earn a base salary of $700,000, while carrying a total salary of $700,000. Perdomo’s adjusted salary with the Milwaukee Brewers is $584,592