SURPRISE, Ariz. – The Texas Rangers have had a stable of talented pitchers rehabbing at their spring…
Scouting Rangers Prospect #48: David Perez
Vital Statistics: Name: David Perez Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: December 20, 1992 (20) Height: 6'5" Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: 2009 International Free Agent, Dominican Republic Over the last two seasons, no prospect in the Texas Rangers' system has seen his status fluctuate more than David Perez. Perhaps the organization's most promising young arm as recent as June 2011, the right-hander has posted an ERA north of 9.00 since then, and he's now rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. Perez was a product of keen scouting by the Rangers. As an amateur in the Dominican Republic, the 6-foot-5, 200-pound Perez was initially considered among the top arms in his 2009 international signing class––a potential seven-figure bonus player. But he went through a dead arm period at the absolute worst time, throwing just mid-80s in workouts as the July 2 signing period approached. Many teams began to fear an arm injury and subsequently backed off Perez. The hurler eventually...
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