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Topic - Martín Pérez
Felipe Paulino gave up six hits and a walk, hit a batter and threw two wild pitches in the first seven-run inning in the majors this season.
Martin Perez turned toward first base, waiting for the call he hoped was coming.
Martin Perez kept his pitches low in the zone and got plenty of help from the Texas defense.
Martin Perez put Boston's leadoff hitter on base in seven innings. Then the left-hander pitched Texas out of jams by getting five double plays.
Adrian Beltre had the big hits after Texas manager Ron Washington made the right call on replay twice in a matter of minutes.
Hanley Ramirez returned to the lineup and hit his first homer this spring, a two-run shot in the first inning that sent the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Texas Rangers 2-1 Friday.
Oakland designated hitter Yoenis Cespedes drove in a run with a sacrifice fly against Martin Perez as the Athletics and Texas Rangers played to a 2-all tie Saturday. The game was stopped after nine innings.
Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis will miss the rest of the season because of a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow.
"I just say, 'Give me the strike,' because I don't want the walk and then maybe they take me out," Perez said of his 109th pitch. "So give me that strike."
"That happens when you throw all your pitches down and you get a lot of ground balls," Perez said. "If you can throw strikes with runners on base, you can get a win, you can get the outs. You have to make a pitch and trust your stuff."