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Martin Perez

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2016 Stats

W-L

7-7

ERA

4.37

WHIP

1.46

K

55

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Perez wasn't the same guy we saw in a strong 20-start rookie campaign back in 2013, but elements in his return from Tommy John surgery were impressive despite underwhelming results. His groundball rat...

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2016 ADP:  464.05

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 200   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.

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Perez will likely start Monday's game against the A's, the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant reports.

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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 8 8 2 51.3 50 25 3 35 19 4 3 0 0 0 4.38 1.34
2015 24 AA FRI 2 2 0 5.2 7 2 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.18 1.54
2015 24 AAA ROU 4 4 0 20.0 27 11 2 17 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.95 1.45
2015 24 MAJ TEX 14 14 0 78.7 88 39 3 48 24 3 6 0 0 0 4.46 1.42
2016 25 MAJ TEX 20 20 0 119.3 123 58 12 55 51 7 7 0 0 0 4.37 1.46
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3-Year Averages     14 14 0 84.8 89 38 7 55 26 5 5 0 0 0 4.03 1.36
Career  (View All)     74 68 2 411.7 437 195 36 247 146 25 26 0 4.26 1.42

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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
Jul. 20 @LAA 6.0 10 7 7 1 3 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.37 1.46
Jul. 15 @ChC 5.7 6 6 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.05 1.42
Jul. 6 @Bos 4.0 9 11 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.85 1.42
Jul. 1 @Min 7.0 5 2 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.39 1.37
Jun. 26 Bos 6.0 6 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.44 1.39
Jun. 19 @StL 5.3 8 4 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.57 1.39
Jun. 14 @Oak 7.0 9 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.38 1.35
Jun. 9 Hou 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.22 1.35
Jun. 4 Sea 6.0 9 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.24 1.35
May. 29 Pit 6.0 7 2 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.12 1.33
May. 24 LAA 6.0 5 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.13 1.33
May. 18 @Oak 7.0 8 4 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.48 1.34
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
15.7 25 24 19 2 7 4 0 0 0 0-3 0 0 0 10.91 2.04
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
34.0 44 31 26 6 15 10 0 0 0 1-3 0 0 0 6.88 1.74
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
72.0 86 46 41 9 25 27 0 0 0 6-4 0 0 0 5.13 1.54

Martin Perez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016104161315501.170
20156919513001.210
20144612111401.256

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016411393810819011.299
20152702919751452.304
20141612318391012.273

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201654.3610292162.481.31
201535.731019314.041.12
201431.0220241114.651.39

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201665.0160263065.951.58
201543.0050292124.811.67
201420.321011823.981.28
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 8 8 51.3 6.14 3.33 1.84 0.53 2.63 66.7% 90.3 MPH 4.38 3.76 .300
2015 24 AA FRI 2 2 5.2 13.85 1.73 8.00 1.73 85.7% 3.18 3.20 .474
2015 24 AAA ROU 4 4 20.0 7.65 0.90 8.50 0.90 66.7% 4.95 3.10 .388
2015 24 MAJ TEX 14 14 78.7 5.49 2.75 2.00 0.34 2.96 67% 91.8 MPH 4.46 3.47 .328
2016 25 MAJ TEX 20 20 119.3 4.15 3.85 1.08 0.91 2.39 71.6% 92.8 MPH 4.37 4.92 .283
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.7 4.06 3.59 1.13 0.72 64.6% 5.10 4.54 .292
Rest Of Season     0 11 64.4 4.43 3.40 1.30 0.81 65.1% 5.03 4.52 .293
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3-Year Averages     14 14 84.8 5.84 2.76 2.12 0.74 71.3% 4.03 3.90 .308
Career     74 68 411.7 5.40 3.19 1.69 0.79 70.9% 4.26 4.24 .305

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2016 Stat Review for Martin Perez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.08 K/BB
TERRIBLE
4.15 K/9
TERRIBLE
3.85 BB/9
TERRIBLE
92.8 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.9 HR/9
GOOD
2.39 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.37 ERA
WEAK
1.46 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.92 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.283 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
71.6% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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

Perez (7-7) was ripped for seven runs on 10 hits and three walks over six innings Wednesday in a loss to the Angels.

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Perez (7-6) gave up six runs (five earned) on six hits and two walks over 5.2 innings in Friday's 6-0 loss to the Cubs. He also recorded a strikeout.

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Perez will start the first game following the All-Star break, MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan reports.

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Perez (7-5) allowed 11 runs, seven of which were earned, on nine hits and two walks while striking out one over four innings to take the loss Wednesday at the Red Sox.

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Perez (7-4) allowed two runs on five hits and three walks while striking out four over seven innings, but received no decision Friday at the Twins.

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Perez (7-4) allowed one run on six hits and two walks while striking out two over six innings to earn the win Sunday against the Red Sox.

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Perez allowed four runs on eight hits and three walks over 5.1 innings, but received no decision Sunday at the Cardinals.

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Perez (6-4) allowed four runs on nine hits while striking out two over seven innings to earn the win Tuesday at the Athletics.

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Perez (5-4) earned the win Thursday afternoon against the Astros. He tossed six innings, allowing two runs on four hits while walking four and striking out two.

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Perez improved his record to 4-4 Saturday versus the Mariners, allowing three runs with one strikeout and one walk across six innings.

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Perez (3-4) tossed six innings during Sunday's win against the Pirates, in which he allowed two runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out three.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Perez was off to a brilliant start in 2014 with a 1.42 ERA in his first five starts, including back-to-back shutouts in mid-April, before finally catching the Tommy John surgery plague that infected the league. The elbow no doubt was affecting him in what would be his final three starts of 2014, when he allowed 19 earned runs in 13 innings on the heels of those shutouts. He allowed 24 hits and walked 10 batters in those three outings after giving up just 26 hits and nine walks in his first 38 innings. While Tommy John surgery is far from a career death sentence and often doesnít degrade the pitcher at all once heís fully recovered, itís not guaranteed he returns to being the pitcher he was. As such, tread cautiously when re-investing in the once-promising lefty. At 24 years old, there is plenty of time for him to rebound, but 2015 is unlikely to offer much for fantasy gamers. He wonít even be considered for a return until midseason and that is a best-case scenario. Wait for 2016.

2014

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 after a solid string of starts at Triple-A Round Rock. He made 20 starts for Texas, allowing 129 hits and 37 walks in 124.1 innings, fanning 84. Those aren't great peripherals, though his numbers improved as the season wore on. The Rangers believe in the improvement, inking him to a four-year contract that also contains club options for an additional three years. It's hard to entirely dismiss his terrible 2012 season at Triple-A when looking to the future, but he'll have a spot at the back of the Texas rotation for the entirety of the 2014 season.

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.)