Canada

Reports: Red Sox, LHP Martin Perez agree to 1-year deal

nationalpost.com

Article content

The Boston Red Sox reached agreement on a one-year deal with left-hander Martin Perez, according to multiple reports on Saturday.

Boston reportedly agreed to a deal worth $4.5 million for 2021 with a $6 million option for 2022. The buyout for 2022 is $500,000, which guarantees the 29-year-old $5 million.

The Red Sox declined Perez’s $6.25 million option for 2021 in November.

Perez went 3-5 with a 4.50 ERA in 12 starts last season in his first campaign with Boston.

Overall, Perez is 56-61 with a 4.71 ERA in 185 career appearances (169 starts) over nine big league seasons with the Texas Rangers (2012-18), Minnesota Twins (2019) and Red Sox.

The agreement with Perez comes one day after Boston avoided arbitration with third baseman Rafael Devers. The sides agreed to a $4.575 million salary for 2021 after Devers batted .263 with 11 homers and 43 RBIs in 57 games last season.

–Field Level Media

nationalpost.com

Show More

Related Articles

Back to top button