RP,SP - BOS
Red Sox pitcher Martin Perez, who is currently on the injured list due to COVID-19, will make a rehab appearance in Triple-A on Sunday.
Perez will likely require one or two outings in the minors before he is ready to rejoin the big-league squad. The southpaw opened 2021 as a starter but has since settled into a bullpen role. Through 31 games (22 starts) this season, he is 7-8 with a 4.88 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, and .300 OBA.
Martin Perez has tested positive for COVID-19. He'll be out for at least 10 days.
Perez has recorded a 4.88 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, and 92 strikeouts through 22 starts on the season for Boston. Hopefully he recovers soon.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora says LHP Martin Perez has been demoted to the team's bullpen.
Tanner Houck is likely to take his rotation spot moving forward and makes for a worthwhile add in fantasy leagues. Perez has a 4.77 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP on the season.
Martin Perez went 1.1 innings, allowed five hits, three earned runs, and struck out two. He took the loss in this contest.
Perez has struggles mightily as of late. The back end of the Red Sox rotation is in some trouble. It seems as if Richards and Perez are both close to losing their starting roles. Perez now owns a 4.77 ERA.
Martin Perez went four innings, allowed seven hits, six earned runs, and only struck out three.
The Red Sox rotation clearly over-performed early on in the year. Perez, much like the rest of the rotation has been getting lit up recently. He now owns a 4.56 ERA and has virtually no strikeout ceiling. He is droppable everywhere.