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Rangers Notes: Texas signs Rafael Perez to minor league contract

Looking to bolster their relief corps, the Texas Rangers agreed to terms with left-hander Rafael Perez on minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, as first reported by Chris Cotillo.#Rangers plan to use Rafael Perez as a reliever. Seems to have a chance to make the bullpen out of spring training. Got MLB invite.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) January 19, 2014Once...
Via MLB Injury News
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LHP Perez minor deal in Texas with spring invite

The Texas Rangers have agreed to a minor league deal with left-hander Rafael Perez that includes an invitation to major league spring training. Texas announced the deal with the 31-year-old Perez on Saturday. Perez pitched for minor league affiliates in the Minnesota and Boston organizations last season, going a combined 3-2 with a 2.60 ERA and six saves over 29 relief appearances...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox sign LHP Rafael Perez to a minor league deal

The Red Sox made a small move Thursday night, signing left-handed pitcher Rafael Perez to a minor league deal, according to Jordan Bastian of According to Bastian's colleague, Ian Browne, Perez will likely be assigned to Double-A Portland. Perez, who was released by the Twins last Friday, posted a 2.25 ERA in four games for AAA Rochester to begin the season. In seven...
Via CLNS Radio
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins sign pitcher Perez to minor-league deal

Just two days into spring training, the Minnesota Twins have already added to the roster. The Twins on Thursday signed left-hander Rafael Perez to a minor league contract, the team announced. The 30-year-old Perez will report to camp in Fort Myers, Fla., on Saturday. Perez missed most of the 2012 season with a left shoulder injury and eventually had surgery on the shoulder in September...
Via Fox Sports North
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians part ways with reliever Perez

The Cleveland Indians designated reliever Rafael Perez for assignment on Wednesday. Perez battled shoulder problems this season and had surgery in September. The left-hander pitched in just eight games for the Indians in 2012, none after April. He had pitched in 70 or more games in three of the previous four seasons. Perez has a career record of 21-12 with a 3.66 ERA.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Rafael Perez Injury: Indians' LHP Undergoes Debridement Surgery

Rafael Perez has not pitched since April.  He's been on the disabled list with a shoulder injury that has limited him to just eight appearances this season.  Yesterday, he underwent arthroscopic debridement surgery on his left shoulder, but the Cleveland Indians expect him to ready for next season. Nick Camino fo News Radio in Cleveland reports that Perez is expected...
Via MLB Injury News
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Rafael Perez Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Rafael Perez last pitched in a Major League game on April 25th of this year.  His velocity that night topped out in the low 80s.  The Indians put him on the disabled list that evening with what they referred to as a “strained lat muscle”. After spending five months rehabbing the lat and working his way through various rehab assignments, Perez underwent an arthroscopic procedure...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians reliever Rafael Perez on DL

The Cleveland Indians have placed reliever Rafael Perez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained side muscle. Perez got hurt on Wednesday while pitching one scoreless inning against Kansas City. The left-hander is 1-0 with a 3.52 ERA in eight appearances. This is the first time in his career he's been on the disabled list. He's eligible to be activated on May 11. Perez...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians Place Rafael Perez on the DL

If you have seen Indians left-hander Rafael Perez pitch so far this season, you can tell something has been off with him. He is barely touching the mid-80′s with his fastball. We don’t know the cause of that loss of speed, but the Indians are obviously concerned. This afternoon, Perez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left lat muscle. His place on the roster...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Rafael Perez, Indians agree to 1-year deal

Left-hander Rafael Perez and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,005,000 and avoided salary arbitration. The agreement Thursday was for $5,000 above the midpoint between the $2.4 million he had asked for and the $1.6 million the Indians had offered when the sides exchanged arbitration figures last month. Perez can earn a $25,000 performance bonus if...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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