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March 8, 2020 09:12 PM
Red Sox's Martin Perez: Much improved Sunday
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Perez allowed four hits and one walk while striking out seven in Sunday's spring start against the Twins.

Perez, who was unable to get out of the first inning during his spring debut last Tuesday, was much improved Sunday. The left-hander told Anthony Castrovince of that he followed the advice of Red Sox pitching instructors, who told Perez to focus on location, not velocity. Perez had initially been penciled in as Boston's No. 5 starter but has since moved up in the wake of the David Price trade and Chris Sale's elbow setback.

March 4, 2020 01:24 PM
Red Sox's Martin Perez: Done early
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Perez allowed six runs (one earned) on four hits and one walk over two-thirds of an inning in Tuesday's spring game against the Yankees.

Perez was done after 34 pitches but got his pitch count up by throwing another 20 in the bullpen. He chalked up the outing to bad luck, noting a lot of soft contact, Ian Browne of reports. He's penciled in as Boston's No. 3 starter and becomes a more important piece after it was learned Chris Sale is out indefinitely after undergoing an MRI on his elbow.

February 27, 2020 11:08 AM
Red Sox's Martin Perez: Solid spring debut
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Perez allowed one unearned run over two innings in his Grapefruit League debut against the Pirates on Wednesday, striking out three batters in the process. He was hitting 94-95 mph in the outing, Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Interim manager Ron Roenicke said afterward that they want to work with Perez's pitch mix this spring to help him recapture the form he showed over the first two months of last season, perhaps getting him to use his changeup more often and his cutter less frequently. "His changeup is outstanding," Roenicke said. "It's a strikeout changeup."

December 12, 2019 10:28 PM
Red Sox's Martin Perez: Latches on with Boston
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Perez signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Red Sox on Thursday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.

Perez spent the 2019 campaign with Minnesota, starting 29 games on the way to a 5.12 ERA and 1.52 WHIP with a 135:67 K:BB over 165.1 innings. He figures to slot in near the back end of Boston's rotation, likely behind Eduardo Rodriguez.

November 4, 2019 04:40 PM
Martin Perez: Optioned declined by Twins
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Perez's option was declined by the Twins on Monday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

Perez generated a bit of buzz prior to the season due to reports of increased velocity. While he did indeed increase his fastball velocity from 92.7 mph to 94.1 mph, that didn't come with a particularly impressive level of performance, as he finished the year with a 5.12 ERA in 165.1 innings. The Twins evidently didn't feel as though that was worth one year and $7.5 million, so the 28-year-old lefty will be searching for a new home this winter.

September 30, 2019 03:56 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Yields three runs in no-decision
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Perez did not factor in the decision against Kansas City on Sunday, pitching 5.2 innings and allowing three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out five.

Perez was hardly dominant yet fell one out shy of picking up a quality start while hurling over 100 pitches for the first time since Aug. 25. The southpaw's season was a tale of two halves as he posted an 8-3 record along with a 4.26 ERA before the All-Star break but went 2-4 with a 6.40 ERA after the intermission. He finishes the regular season with a 5.12 earned run average, 1.52 WHIP and 135:67 K:BB over 165.1 innings.

September 28, 2019 06:20 PM
Twins' Martin Perez: To pitch in regular-season finale
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Perez will start Sunday's game against the Royals, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Perez will take the ball for his team's final regular-season contest. He allowed five runs over 2.1 innings in a no-decision against Kansas City in his last outing on Sept. 22.

September 23, 2019 06:32 PM
Twins' Martin Perez: Pitches poorly in no-decision
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Perez allowed five runs on eight hits with no walks and one strikeout across 2.1 innings during a no-decision against the Royals on Sunday.

The 28-year-old is limping to the finish line, as he's pitched poorly in his last three starts and four of the last five. Since Aug. 31, he owns a 9.14 ERA and has struck out just 14 with seven walks in 20.2 innings. Overall, he is 10-7 but with a 5.13 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 130 strikeouts in 159.2 innings this season. He will pitch his final regular-season game at these Royals on Saturday.

September 18, 2019 08:52 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Peppered in no-decision
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Perez didn't factor into the decision in Tuesday's 9-8 extra-innings win over the White Sox, giving up three runs on 10 hits over 4.2 innings while striking out four.

The lefty got the hook after throwing 64 pitches (45 strikes), but Perez actually did a reasonable job of avoiding hard contact -- only one of the 10 hits by Chicago went for extra bases, and none left the yard. He'll carry a 4.92 ERA and 129:64 K:BB through 157.1 innings into his next outing Sunday, at home against the Royals.

September 12, 2019 01:12 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Handed seventh loss
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Perez (10-7) took the loss Wednesday against the Nationals after allowing five runs on six hits over five innings. He struck out four and walked three.

Perez was lucky to get through five innings after allowing two runs in the first and three more in the third. The left-hander has a 4.89 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 125:64 K:BB through 152.2 innings and has a matchup with the White Sox on tap for Monday.

September 6, 2019 01:28 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Moves to 10-6
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Perez (10-6) got the win against the Red Sox on Thursday, giving up one earned run on two hits over six innings, striking out one and walking two as the Twins bagged a 2-1 victory.

Perez was blown up for seven earned over 2.2 innings in his last outing against the Tigers, but he bounced back with a quality start in this contest that allowed him to nab his 10th win of the season. It's still been an erratic campaign overall for the 28-year-old, as he's got a 4.75 ERA and 1.46 WHIP across 147.2 innings. He lines up to take on the Nationals in his next start in a Wednesday home matchup.

September 2, 2019 05:48 PM
Twins' Martin Perez: Suffers rough loss against Tigers
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Perez (9-6) allowed eight runs (seven earned) on nine hits with two walks and four strikeouts across just 2.2 innings while taking the loss against the Tigers on Saturday.

The veteran had an inning to forget during the third. The Tigers sent 11 hitters to the plate against Perez, and the only batter he got out was Gordon Beckham twice. This is the second time in the last five starts that Perez yielded seven earned runs in a start. Fortunately, he rebounded well after his last seven-run outing, but Perez will have to do it again to get his ERA back below 4.50. Perez owns a 4.89 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 120 strikeouts in 141.2 innings this season.

August 26, 2019 04:52 PM
Twins' Martin Perez: Strikes out five in win
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Perez (9-5) gave up two runs on five hits and one walk while striking out five through six innings to get the win over the Tigers on Sunday.

Perez has a nice outing in the quality start and recorded a nine-pitch inning to end his day in the sixth inning. Perez continues to produce soft contact, ranking in the 97th percentile of pitchers in lowest exit velocity allowed. The 28-year-old has a 4.53 ERA and 116 strikeouts through 23 starts this season. Perez will make his next start Saturday at the Tigers.

August 19, 2019 10:04 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Walks four in lackluster start
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Perez allowed two runs on five hits and four walks over five innings Sunday, striking out two batters in the win over Texas. He did not factor into the decision.

The two runs against Perez came on from a two-RBI single by Jeff Mathis in the fourth inning. He left in line for a win before Sam Dyson gave up a game-tying homer in the seventh. Perez lowered his ERA to 4.53 alongside a 111:56 K:BB in 133 innings. He'll get the Tigers at home on Saturday.

August 14, 2019 07:24 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Quality start in no-decision
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Perez didn't factor into the decision in Tuesday's 7-5 win over the Brewers, allowing one unearned run on six hits and four walks over six innings while striking out three.

The southpaw didn't give Milwaukee hitters much to hit, tossing only 54 of 88 pitches for strikes, and the result was his ninth quality start of the year. Perez will take a 4.57 ERA and 109:52 K:BB through 128 innings into his next outing Sunday, on the road against the Rangers.

August 8, 2019 01:00 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Gives up three homers
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Perez (8-5) allowed seven runs (six earned) on 11 hits with two walks and six strikeouts across six innings while taking a loss against the Braves on Wednesday.

For the third time in his last four outings, Perez allowed three homers. He yielded seven home runs in his first 17 starts this season, and in his last five, Perez has served up 11 long balls. The trouble keeping the ball in the park is the main reason his ERA has increased a whole run over the last two months. Perez owns a 4.80 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 106 strikeouts in 122 innings this season and will look to correct his home run issues in his next start Tuesday at the Brewers.

August 3, 2019 10:20 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Hit hard in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Perez didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 11-9 win over the Royals, giving up five runs on seven hits -- including three home runs -- over five innings while striking out three.

Fortunately for the southpaw, all three Kansas City homers were solo shots, and Perez actually left the game in line for his ninth win before the Royals tied it up in the sixth inning. He'll take a 4.58 ERA and 100:46 K:BB through 116 innings into his next start Wednesday, at home against Atlanta.

July 28, 2019 06:32 PM
Twins' Martin Perez: Stuck with loss in quality start
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Perez (8-4) struck out four but took the loss Saturday, giving up three runs on seven hits and a walk over six innings in a 5-1 loss to the White Sox.

The southpaw delivered his eighth quality start of the year but wasn't rewarded for it when Minnesota's bats went uncharacteristically silent. Perez now sports a 4.38 ERA and 97:46 K:BB through 111 innings, and while his next outing is scheduled for Friday against the Royals, he could be bumped if the Twins bolster their rotation at the trade deadline.

July 23, 2019 12:16 AM
Twins' Martin Perez: Walks four in shaky outing
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Perez allowed five runs on seven hits and four walks over four innings Monday, striking out four and taking the no-decision in the win over the Yankees.

Perez coughed up three homers in this one, including a two-run shot to DJ LeMahieu in the fifth inning before walking Aaron Judge all without recording an out in the frame. The southpaw has allowed at least four runs in five of his last seven outings, spiking his ERA from 3.72 to 4.37 in the process. He'll look to get back in the win column on the road against the White Sox on Saturday.

July 18, 2019 01:44 PM
Twins' Martin Perez: Takes no-decision
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Perez allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits with one walk and four strikeouts across six innings during a no-decision against the Mets on Wednesday.

Six unearned runs late let this contest get out of hand, but Perez pitched well and kept the Twins in the game, which is good to see. Perez came into the afternoon having allowed at least four runs in four of his last five outings, but he is an impressive 8-3 with a 4.10 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 89 strikeouts in 101 innings this season. Perez will start again Monday at home against the Yankees.

Situational Stats
vs New York 4.000 11.25044
vs LHB 36.200 3.930928
vs RHB 128.200 5.46058107
Last 7 Games
Fantasy Points by Week
Pitching Stats
2012TEX14 5.451260000 38.0472623321525
2013TEX106 3.6220201000 124.112955501533784
2014TEX43 4.38882200 51.1502525311935
2015TEX36 4.4614140000 78.2884539322448
2016TEX1011 4.3933330000 198.22051109718476103
2017TEX1312 4.8232320000 185.02211089923663115
2018TEX27 6.2222150001 85.111668591623652
2019MIN107 5.1232290000 165.11841049423367135
2020BOS00 ---0000000.00000000
Total 5356 4.721731573201 926.2104054148610423337597
Batting Stats
2012TEX12000000000 --- --- ---
2013TEX20500000400 .000 .000 .000
2014TEX8100000100 .000 .000 .000
2015TEX14200000200 .000 .000 .000
2016TEX33301000100 .333 .333 .333
2017TEX32600000600 .000 .000 .000
2018TEX22300000300 .000 .000 .000
2019MIN32310000200 .000 .000 .000
Total 17323110001900 .043 .043 .043
Fielding Stats
2013TEXP20202742211 .963
2015TEXP1414125611 .917
2016TEXP33333592513 .971
2017TEXP32322761921 .926
2019MINP32293091920 .933
Total  1731571483610578 .953
More Pitching Stats
2012TEX14840 1.2811125 .297177 15.2 .4560
2013TEX0152124 1.3321229 .267529 12.2 .4070
2014TEX16636 2.1904101 .269207 12.3 .4030
2015TEX112452 2.6220001 .285339 13.0 .3920
2016TEX0288179 1.8183023 .270855 12.9 .4040
2017TEX3221185 1.3715104 .301811 14.1 .4530
2018TEX110784 1.4322213 .329397 16.2 .5271
2019MIN1199149 1.42132113 .279737 13.8 .4390
2020BOS000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
Total 81205849 1.5829188829 .2864052 13.6 .4341
Postseason Pitching Stats
2015TEX01 7.20110000 5.06440032
Total 01 7.20110000 5.06440032
Minor League Pitching Stats
2008 A-Spokane12 3.651515000 61.2663225322853
2009AFX-Hickory55 2.322214001 93.08235243133105
2009AA-Frisco13 5.5755000 21.029161320514
2010AA-Frisco Roughriders58 6.002423000 99.0117736612050101
2011AAA-Round Rock Express44 6.431010000 49.0723835402037
2011AA-Frisco Roughriders42 3.171716110 88.0803531613683
2012AAA-Round Rock Express76 4.252221200127.012270601045669
2013AAA-Round Rock Express51 1.7566000 36.0298712828
2013AA-Frisco Roughriders01 11.0522000 7.114991022
2015AAA-Round Rock Express01 4.9544000 20.027111120217
2015AA-Frisco Roughriders00 3.1822000 5.27221018
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Guanare, Venezuela
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