Rangers win second 1-0 game of series against Astros

A 1-0 game isn’t too common in baseball and hasn’t been over the years for the Texas Rangers, a franchise long known for its power hitters and home-park jet stream. That perception is beginning to change. Look no further than this past weekend series against the Houston Astros. The Rangers won a pair of 1-0 games in the series, the first time that has happened in franchise...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Perez throws eight scoreless in Rangers win over Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Martin Perez threw eight scoreless innings, Donnie Murphy had a sacrifice fly and the Texas Rangers got a series-clinching 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday. Perez (2-0) scattered five hits and walked three, but the left-hander benefited from four double-play grounders. He struck out two. Murphy's deep flyball to the left-center gap in the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers defeat Red Sox, 10-7

Tuesday should have been about Martin Perez’s weird affection for putting the leadoff man on base and then eliminating him with a double play. Or about Robinson Chirinos providing a little bit of offense from catcher. Or springtime in Boston, for that matter. Instead, it once again became about an injury. In particular: Adrian Beltre’s left quadriceps muscle. And that injury...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Keys to Beating Martin Perez

Perez has to navigate a platoon-heavy line-up tonight. Mayberry has a chance to make Perez’s outing a short one. At just 22 years old, Martin Perez has been a Baseball America Top 100 prospect for each of the last five seasons. Perez made 20 starts last year, posting a 10-6 record with a 3.62 ERA. Perez’s rookie campaign was good enough for the southpaw to finish sixth in AL...
Via Phillies Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Ross leading candidate for Texas Rangers rotation

With Opening Day for the Texas Rangers just a little over a week away, the club still has many questions marks remaining about the status of the starting rotation. Outside of Yu Darvish and Martin Perez the club has yet to announce who will occupy the remaining three spots in the back of the Texas rotation that have become available due to injury. Left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross...
Via Players View
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Perez signs contract extension with Rangers

The Texas Rangers and starting pitcher Martin Perez have agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep the 22-year old in Dallas until the 2017 season. The contract also has three club options for the 2018-20 seasons. The guaranteed money in the deal is $12.5 million, though the value of the three option years is currently unknown. Two things immediately jump out to...
Via The Outside Corner
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers would give Perez start if Monday game needed

ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers have all their attention on the Los Angeles Angels but also realize that there's a chance they could be playing baseball past Sunday. Texas manager Ron Washington said that if the Rangers had to play in a play-in game Monday, rookie left-hander Martin Perez would get the start. "If we have to play this through and it's turn on Monday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers insert Perez in starting rotation

ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers have made a switch in their pitching rotation and will go with rookie left-hander Martin Perez Friday in Seattle. Perez will take the rotation spot of Scott Feldman (6-11). Feldman allowed six runs in 2 22 innings Saturday and was replaced by Perez, who pitched 4 13 scoreless innings. "He's been very aggressive," Texas manager Ron...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers tab Perez for Saturday start

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are turning to left-hander Martin Perez to start Saturday's game against Oakland. It will be the first major-league start for Perez, who pitched 23 of an inning in relief Wednesday night. Texas manager Ron Washington said the Rangers decided to go with Perez over Justin Grimm because he's left-handed. Oakland is hitting just .222 against...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

LHP Perez headed to Rangers from Triple A

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are recalling left-hander Martin Perez for tonight's game against Detroit. The club will make a corresponding roster move before the game. Perez, who is on the 40-man roster, is 5-5 with a 4.59 ERA in 15 starts for Round Rock. He's pitched well recently, winning is last two starts while allowing two runs in 16 innings. The Rangers...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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