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Martin Perez

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2014 Stats

W-L

2-0

ERA

2.70

WHIP

1.30

K

12

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Perez's season got off to a slow start after he took a comebacker off his wrist late in the spring that kept him sidelined until early May. He was up in the major league rotation for good in late June...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 190   DOB: 4/4/1991   BORN: Guanare, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Martin Perez Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year contract with the Rangers in November of 2013. The deal includes club options for 2018, 2019 and 2020. Perez received a $1 million signing bonus and will make $750,000 in 2014, $1 million in 2015, $2.9 million in 2016 and $4.4 million in 2017. There is a $6 million club option with a $2.45 million buyout in 2018; a $7.5 million option with a $750,000 buyout in 2019; and a $9 million option with a $250,000 buyout in 2020.

April 14, 2014  –  Martin Perez News

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Perez threw eight shutout innings Sunday to beat the Astros, giving up five hits and three walks while striking out two.

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Martin Perez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 17 A Spo 15 15 0 61.2 66 25 3 53 28 1 2 0 3.65 1.54
2009 18 A Hic 22 14 0 93.7 82 24 3 105 33 5 5 1 2.32 1.23
2009 18 AA FRI 5 5 0 21.0 29 13 2 14 5 1 3 0 5.57 1.62
2010 19 AA Fri 24 23 0 99.2 117 66 12 101 50 5 8 0 0 0 5.96 1.68
2011 20 AA Fri 10 16 1 88.1 80 31 6 83 36 4 2 0 0 0 3.16 1.32
2011 20 AAA Rou 10 10 0 49.0 72 35 4 37 20 4 4 0 0 0 6.43 1.88
2012 21 AAA Rou 22 21 0 127.0 122 60 10 69 56 7 6 0 0 0 4.25 1.40
2012 21 MAJ TEX 12 6 0 38.0 47 23 3 25 15 1 4 0 0 0 5.45 1.63
2013 22 AA Fri 6 2 0 7.1 14 9 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 11.05 2.25
2013 22 AAA Rou 6 6 0 36.0 29 7 1 28 8 5 1 0 0 0 1.75 1.03
2013 22 MAJ TEX 20 20 0 124.3 129 50 15 84 37 10 6 0 0 0 3.62 1.34
2014 23 MAJ TEX 3 3 0 20.0 20 6 0 12 6 2 0 0 0 0 2.70 1.30
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Martin Perez
3-Year Averages MAJ   16 13 0 81.2 88 36 9 54 26 5 5 0 0 0 3.99 1.40

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Martin Perez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 13 Hou 8.0 5 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.70 1.30
Apr. 8 @Bos 6.3 8 4 4 0 3 3 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
Apr. 1 Phi 5.7 7 2 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.18 1.24
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.7 IP/G
20.0 20 6 6 0 6 12 0 1 0 2-0 0 0 0 2.70 1.30
Last 30 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.7 IP/G
20.0 20 6 6 0 6 12 0 1 0 2-0 0 0 0 2.70 1.30
Last 60 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.7 IP/G
20.0 20 6 6 0 6 12 0 1 0 2-0 0 0 0 2.70 1.30

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Martin Perez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013130211033304.282
20125714412200.240

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201339963279618111.262
2012120111135833.324

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201356.3340391463.361.33
201224.012016915.251.54

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201368.0720452393.841.34
201214.00209625.791.79
Martin Perez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 17 A Spo 15 15 61.2 7.79 4.12 1.89 0.44 75.8% 3.65 3.48 .345
2009 18 A Hic 22 14 93.7 10.09 3.17 3.18 0.29 81.3% 2.32 2.43 .332
2009 18 AA FRI 5 5 21.0 6.00 2.14 2.80 0.86 65.6% 5.57 3.82 .374
2010 19 AA Fri 24 23 99.2 9.16 4.54 2.02 1.09 65.2% 5.96 4.25 .370
2011 20 AA Fri 10 16 88.1 8.48 3.68 2.31 0.61 77.3% 3.16 3.46 .309
2011 20 AAA Rou 10 10 49.0 6.80 3.67 1.85 0.73 64.8% 6.43 3.98 .402
2012 21 AAA Rou 22 21 127.0 4.89 3.97 1.23 0.71 70.2% 4.25 4.55 .279
2012 21 MAJ TEX 12 6 38.0 5.92 3.55 1.67 0.71 1.60 66.1% 92.0 MPH 5.45 4.25 .349
2013 22 AA Fri 6 2 7.1 2.54 2.54 1.00 1.27 46.7% 11.05 5.31 .419
2013 22 AAA Rou 6 6 36.0 7.00 2.00 3.50 0.25 83.3% 1.75 2.84 .276
2013 22 MAJ TEX 20 20 124.3 6.08 2.68 2.27 1.09 1.62 76.8% 93.0 MPH 3.62 4.38 .300
2014 23 MAJ TEX 3 3 20.0 5.40 2.70 2.00 0.00 4.00 76.9% 91.1 MPH 2.70 2.90 .311
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Martin Perez
3-Year Averages MAJ   16 13 81.2 5.99 2.88 2.08 1.00 74.3% 3.99 4.27 .311

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2014 Stat Review for Martin Perez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.00 K/BB
POOR
5.40 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.70 BB/9
AVERAGE
91.1 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
4.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.70 ERA
ELITE
1.30 WHIP
WEAK
2.90 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.311 BABIP
HIGH
76.9% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Worst Matchups for Martin Perez (by OPS against, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jordy Mercer PIT 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.667 2.667
Torii Hunter DET 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .667 1.667 2.417
Jhonny Peralta STL 3 2 1 2 0 1 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Evan Longoria TB 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 .750 1.500 2.250
Mike Napoli BOS 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
David Freese ANA 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 1.333 2.000
Brandon Laird WAS 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Victor Martinez DET 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Josh Donaldson OAK 7 3 1 2 2 1 0 .429 1.000 1.556
Chris Carter HOU 13 6 2 4 2 4 0 .462 1.000 1.533

Best Matchups for Martin Perez (by OPS against, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Carl Crawford LA 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt Holliday STL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Mike Morse SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Xander Bogaerts BOS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
J.D. Martinez DET 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Daric Barton OAK 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Brian Dozier MIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Didi Gregorius AZ 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Danny Valencia KC 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Dexter Fowler HOU 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Martin Perez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Perez gave up four earned runs on eight hits and three walks with three strikeouts Tuesday, but still got the win, as his teammates put a hurting on Felix Doubront.

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Perez gave up two earned runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts in 5.2 innings Tuesday against the Phillies.

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Perez agreed to a four-year contract with the Rangers on Thursday, Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest reports.

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Martin took the loss in Monday's tiebreaker game against the Rays, after giving up three runs on four hits and two walks over 5.1 innings.

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Perez picked up his 10th win of the season Wednesday, tossing seven innings of three-run ball while striking out eight against the Astros.

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Perez gave up one run on seven hits and four walks with three strikeouts over 5.2 innings against the Royals on Friday.

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Perez gave up three earned runs on seven hits over 6.1 innings Sunday against Oakland.

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Perez (9-4) lasted only five innings in Tuesday's loss to Pittsburgh, allowing 11 baserunners (nine hits, two walks) and four runs while striking out three.

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Perez held the A's to just one run in seven strong innings Tuesday, striking out five and walking none on his way to his ninth win of the season.

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Perez gave up two runs on five hits over six innings while striking out three and walking two en route to his eighth win of the season Wednesday.

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Perez allowed four runs on eight hits, walking two and striking out three over seven innings of the Rangers' 11-5 win over the White Sox on Friday night.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After a few years of showing the occasional flash of greatness, Perez fell apart in 2012: a poor 69:56 K:BB rate in 127 innings at Triple-A Round Rock, and an accompanying promotion/change-of-scenery to the majors saw much the same (25:15 K:BB in 38 innings). He'll still be just 22 years old when the season begins, but you have to go back all the way to the first half of 2009 (at High-A no less) to see a prolonged stretch where Perez put everything together. He's tradeable now in the right deal, and that wasn't the case 12 months ago.

2012

Perez entered the 2010 season as one of the top young pitching prospects in all of baseball, though an inconsistent season as a 19-year old with Double-A Frisco took some of the shine off his start as 2011 neared. He pitched better last season, though his composite line across two levels (including 10 starts at Triple-A Round Rock) isn't jaw-dropping: 137.1 innings, 152 hits, 120:56 K:BB. The 72 hits allowed in 49 innings at Triple-A is the real warning sign, given that he allowed 117 hits in 99.2 innings at Double-A Frisco in 2010. There's clear bat-missing ability here by looking at his K/9IP totals which remain excellent for such a young starter, but consistency remains a real problem for him right now. Derek Holland struggled with consistency early in his career too, but appears to have turned the corner, so there's still every reason to think Perez projects as a solid No. 2 starter down the road. It's easy to forget he'll still be just 21 years old as 2012 opens.

2011

Perez pitched the full season at Double-A Frisco as a 19-year-old and suffered with his consistency all season. Buried amongst the disappointing campaign was 101 strikeouts in 99.2 innings, but also a whopping 117 hits allowed and 50 walks. His winter ball season was more of the same, mixing solid results with poor ones. He'll likely begin the year back at Double-A Frisco again given his struggles there, and remains among baseball's best pitching prospects given his age and past performance, but a quick start to the season would alleviate some of the worry following a disappointing season.

2010

You donít see many 18-year-old pitchers skip High-A completely, but Perez did just that when he earned a promotion directly to Double-A Frisco after a solid start to the season at Low-A. He got beat around a bit at Double-A, but was a full year younger than anyone else in the league and we're dealing with an elite prospect here if he can stay healthy. He's the Rangers' best pitching prospect now that Neftali Feliz and Derek Holland have graduated, and a healthy season at Double-A Frisco will place him near the top of the list in all the minors if he's not there already.

2009

Perez made his pro debut as a 17-year old in 2007 in the Northwest League and acquitted himself quite well. Although his component ratios were not outstanding statistically, he held his own considering his age, and scouts like his stuff: 89-93 mph fastball and a nasty-ass curveball. Perez is a long way from the majors, and a lot of questions need to be addressed: can he stay healthy? Can he sharpen his command? Can he develop a changeup? Perez has a bright future if he can keep his arm attached. (Outlook courtesy of The Baseball Prospect Book 2008 by John Sickels, available only at Johnsickels.net.)