Profile: Martin Perez, Rangers

Updated: June 27, 2012, 4:55 PM ET
By Kevin Goldstein | Baseball Prospectus

The situation: With a pitching staff suddenly decimated by injuries, and a bullpen stretched to the limit due to some short starts, the Texas Rangers reached down into their minor league system to bring up much-hyped left-hander Martin Perez, simply to give them some innings, and because his presence on the 40-man roster made for an easy transaction.