Browsing All posts tagged under »Oliver Perez«

The Mets’ new LOOGY?

November 17, 2010 by


“But keep in mind that Pedro Feliciano and Hisanori Takahashi are both free agents, and that leaves the Mets badly in need of lefty relief. This is not what you imagined Perez would be doing for $12 million in 2011, but the Mets are spending the $12 million already. Perez did hold lefties to a […]

Ollie for Daisuke – who says no?

November 16, 2010 by


Let’s say Sandy Alderson and Theo Epstein are having a drink together during the Winter Meetings and I walk over and say: Fellas, you know what you should do? You should trade Oliver Perez for Daisuke Matsuzaka! Which GM would say no first? Would they both say no? Would they both start a bidding war […]

End of season report card for the Mets

October 8, 2010 by


For a season that opened up with hope, and which was carried to the All-Star break, the Mets once again flamed out and disappointed their fans and had their second consecutive losing season (79-83). Change is now on the horizon as GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel were given their pink slips on Monday. […]

Top 10 ways Mets have frustrated followers

September 27, 2010 by


It has been another frustrating season for the New York Mets and their fans. The Mets spent eight days in last place early in the season and last led the National League East on April 30. Their offense totally collapsed in July, they couldn’t get a big hit when needed and key pitchers slumped at […]

Time to send Perez packing

September 1, 2010 by


Oliver Perez recently expressed an interest in returning to the Mets in 2011. Even though the team will have to pay him $12 million next year one way or another, they should tell Perez, “No thanks.” Perez is in the second year of what has become an abomination of a contract for the Mets. Since […]

Oliver Perez sighting!

August 31, 2010 by


“I thought the velocity was a little better,” manager Jerry Manuel said after the Mets’ 9-3 loss. “Surprisingly, the command was better for a guy that hasn’t pitched in 28 days. I’ll be anxious to see how he feels [Tuesday]. Under those conditions, I thought he did well. Manuel on the 28-pitch outing of Perez […]

Minaya, the Wilpons and Dave Cameron

August 20, 2010 by


FanGraphs Managing Editor Dave Cameron is one of the most influential online baseball writers around. Because of this he has had to take a fair amount of garbage over the years from people who comment on his stories. Some of the hostility is deserved; most of it is not. Highly visible people are subject to […]