Texas Rangers acquire international slot compensation from Baltimore Orioles in exchange for infielder Brallan Perez

The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has acquired International slot compensation from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league infielder Brallan Perez.

The 21-year-old Perez was originally signed by Texas as a non-drafted free agent on October 1, 2012. He has split the season between Low-A Hickory (.359, 2 HR, 10 RBI in 21 G and High-A Down East (.234, 1 HR, 8 RBI in 46 G). Perez was promoted from Hickory for his second stint with Down East on Thursday.