Martin Perez returns to the Texas Rangers

Martín Pérez returns to his first team in the MLB.

ANDl veteran southpaw Martín Pérez would be about to meet again with the Texas Rangers.

Both parties have reached an agreement for one year, a person close to the deal said Friday. The source requested to remain anonymous because the agreement has not been made official, pending a physical examination.

Other reports, citing unnamed sources, indicated that Pérez could earn 4 million dollars when he rejoins to the first club with which he played in the Major Leagues.

Initially, Texas signed Perez as a 16-year-old international free agent, from his native Venezuela, in July 2007. He debuted in the majors in 2012.

After spending his first seven major league seasons with the Rangers, Pérez went to Minnesota in free agency for the 2019 season. He pitched for Boston the last two years.

The deal came a day after the major league lockout ended. The Rangers had 102 losses last season and had shelled out a staggering $561.2 million on the free agent market. to get four players just before December 2, when the strike that lasted 99 days was decreed.

The list of newcomers is headed by infielders Corey Seager and Marcus Semien.

In addition to hiring the shortstop Seager ($325 million over 10 years) and second baseman Semien ($175 million over seven years), the Rangers signed deals with pitcher Jon Gray ($56 million over four years) and outfielder Kole Calhoun ($5 million over four years) before the strike. 2 million and one year).

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