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Friday, December 13, 2019

Red Sox, Pitcher Martin Perez Agree To One-Year Deal

The Red Sox and free-agent starting pitcher Martin Perez have come to terms on a one-year deal, according to multiple reports. According to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, Perez’s contract also has a club option for 2021. Perez is slated to make $6 million in 2020 and would receive a modest bump to $6.25 million if Boston picked up the option, per Rosenthal.

Earlier in his career, Perez was a pretty interesting prospect. He finished sixth in American League Rookie of the Year voting in 2013 when he went 10-6 with a 3.62 ERA with the Texas Rangers. After battling injuries in 2014 and 2015, Perez has more or less settled into a role as an innings eater. He logged an average of 159 innings per season over the last four years, and that includes 2018 — his final season in Texas — where he made just 15 starts. Perez signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Twins this past January, and the best thing you can say about his season as a whole was that he took the ball a lot. Perez appeared in 32 games (29 starts) and logged 165 1/3 innings. His 1.518 WHIP was his lowest in three seasons, and while he did post an unsightly 5.12 ERA, his 4.66 FIP suggests there might have been some bad luck. Minnesota did have one of the worst defenses in baseball last season. Then again, so did the Red Sox, so perhaps that will be a point of emphasis this offseason.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 13, 2019 at 08:46 PM | 5 comment(s)
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