Tag: Oliver Perez

Ollie To DL, Niese Recalled

An article by posted on May 6, 2009 0 Comments

Beleaguered Mets starter Oliver Perez will have time to sort out his 9.97 ERA, as the Mets have officially put him on the 15 day disabled list retroactive to May 3rd. An MRI revealed patellar tendinitis (medical translation: his kneecap hurts). Top prospect Jon Niese will be recalled from AAA Buffalo, and will make the […]

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Isn’t It Ironic? Don’t Ya Think?

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

One of the main reasons why the Mets ultimately passed on starting pitcher Derek Lowe this off season, was because of his age. You see, the Mets were only willing to give him three years and Lowe was looking for a fourth year which the Atlanta Braves were willing to give him. At 36-years old, […]

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What’s Next For Ollie?

An article by posted on May 5, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday the Mets finally did something about Oliver Perez.  They did not send him to the minors, nor did they put him on the disabled list after Ollie announced Sunday that his knee has been “injured” since the start of the season.  Instead Fred Wilpon and Omar Minaya flew down to Atlanta and decided along […]

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Oliver Perez Is Mets New $36 Million Dollar LOOGY

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

In a surprising but predictable Mets fashion, Oliver Perez will go to the bullpen to work out his problems. It’s a terrible move for everyone involved because in effect the Mets are now working with a 24 man roster until Perez can get his act together. It would have been better to send Perez to […]

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Meeting Of The Minds In Atlanta

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to David Lennon at Newsday, GM Omar Minaya and COO Jeff Wilpon will both be in Atlanta holding a summit meeting to discuss among other things the team’s sluggish start and the immediate future of Oliver Perez. How I’d love to be a fly on the wall for that… Lennon writes, As much as […]

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Serious Problems With Mets Organization

An article by posted on May 4, 2009 0 Comments

Curious? Yes I am bringing this up because I am tired of talking about the players too. Here it is so simply a child can understand it: People placed in power are afraid of their higher-ups. Did you catch that? No? I’ll say it again for you: People placed in power are afraid of their […]

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Oliver Perez Blames Knee Pain, Manuel Unconvinced

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel met with Oliver Perez today and although nothing was resolved officially it certainly looks like Perez has temporarily lost his spot in the rotation. ESPN writes, Perez and Manuel spoke in a closed-door meeting before Sunday’s game against the Phillies was rained out. Manuel appeared like a manager leaning toward skipping Perez when […]

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Who Replaces Perez In The Rotation?

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star Ledger ponders some of the options the Mets might consider as a replacement for Oliver Perez. Ken Takahashi: The Mets liked what they saw from him Saturday, when he tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings against the Phillies in his major-league debut. He was also lights-out at Triple-A Buffalo, with just […]

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Mets Fans Will Pay Dearly For Oliver’s Twist

An article by posted on May 3, 2009 0 Comments

It seems like ripping off the Wilpon family is en vogue these days. The sad part about that is that the Wilpon’s can always recoup their losses by giving their fan base the bill. After two straight disappointing seasons and a world of revenue pouring in from a new park, the Mets were poised to […]

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A Few Thoughts On Today’s Loss

An article by posted on May 2, 2009 0 Comments

Talk about having defeat snatched out of the jaws of victory, what a depressing loss. Depressing not because the Mets played poorly, only that the victory was right there for the taking. This game featured plenty of ups and downs, but a key hit or two could have made all of us Mets fans happy […]

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