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MARTIN PEREZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Perez to return to Rangers Friday

The plan has come together for Martin Perez and the Texas Rangers. Texas was hoping to have the left-hander, who had Tommy John surgery last year, pitch for the Rangers after the All-Star break and that will be the case. The club will activate Perez before Friday's game at Houston and he'll make his 2015 debut that night against the Astros. Right-hander Colby Lewis will start Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Perez set for return more than year after surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers left-hander Martin Perez will complete his return from elbow surgery with his first major league start in more than a year Friday in Houston. Texas optioned right-handed reliever Roman Mendez to Triple-A Round Rock on Monday, and announced that Perez will be activated off the 60-day disabled for the first game after the All-Star break. Perez last...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers' Martin Perez to make first start in 14 months Friday

Texas Rangers left-hander Martin Perez hasn't pitched in the major leagues since May 10, 2014, as Tommy John surgery relegated him to the sidelines for almost all of last season and the first half of the 2015 campaign. His lengthy rehab process has finally come to a close, as the Rangers will start Perez on Friday against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.  The news was reported...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Perez has Tommy John surgery

Texas Rangers left-hander Martin Perez had surgery Monday morning to repair the partial tear of his ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. The surgery, which was performed by team doctor Keith Meister in Arlington, went as expected. The Tommy John procedure is expected to sideline Perez for at least 12 months. Perez was 4-3 with a 4.38 ERA. He complained of tightness in his...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers might lose two starters to season-ending surgeries

The Texas Rangers are having a very bad day. Two key rotation members, Martin Perez and Matt Harrison both were undergoing medical evaluations for their elbow and back, respectively. Both got bad, bad news. Rangers Martin Perez diagnosed with partial tear of UCL in left elbow. Weighing options with TJ surgery possible. — Anthony Andro (@aandro) May 14, 2014 Perez had a terrific...
Via The Outside Corner
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Perez headed to DL with elbow inflammation

getty images Texas Rangers pitcher Martin Perez is expected to miss at least one start after he left Saturday’s start. The Rangers are expected to place Perez on the disabled list with elbow inflammation but he should be ready to pitch once his 15 day stay is up. Perez, 23, had been struggling of late going 0-3 with a 12.83 ERA over his last three starts. He had pitched consecutive...
Via Tireball.com
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Perez struggles continue as Rangers lose to BoSox

ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas manager Ron Washington thought left-hander Martin Perez was going to be able to recover from a wobbly start Saturday night against Boston. But for a third-consecutive outing, it didn't happen. Perez, the club's player of the month in April, was out of the game after just 3 2/3 innings as the Red Sox knocked off the Rangers 8-3. Perez (4-3) is 0-3 over his...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Previewing our matchups of the week: after a CG SO last week can Martin Perez keep the streak going vs. A's?

This week we take another trip around the horn, with our series previews. Each week of the MLB season we’ll go in depth with a number of important series’ from the week ahead. Whether it is fantasy baseball story lines (i.e. the debut of Gregory Polanco?), in division impact, or other items of interest I’ll pick some of the most intriguing match ups on the docket for the coming...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Get to Know Him - Martin Perez

The Texas Rangers signed Venezuelan free agent Martin Perez back in 2007 when Perez was just 16 years old.  Whoever scouted this kid, new exactly what they were doing.  Perez made his 31st career start last night, 5th of the season, and completed his 2nd straight complete game shutout.  He improved to 4-0 with a 1.42 ERA over 38 innings.Perez has spent parts of 6 seasons in the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Perez in complete command with shutout

ARLINGTON, Texas -€“ The concerns about Martin Perez not being able to handle the pressure of an Opening Day start seem kind of silly now. The Rangers' 23-year-old lefty has arguably been the best starter on the staff so far in 2014. After throwing a complete-game shutout against the White Sox on Friday, Perez is 3-0 with a 1.86 ERA. Only two other Rangers' starters have even one...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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