SEATTLE, WA - MAY 10: Relief pitcher Oliver Perez #59 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on May 10, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners defeated the Athletics 6-3.
That situation can change the game, so that was very important to get out there and give us a chance to keep in the lead
It’s a really good opportunity for me ... It’s my job to keep the game where it is. I get a chance to pitch every day. And if you have a bad day, you can come back the next day to help the team win.More quotes »
Ackley hits grand slam, Mariners top Blue Jays 8-1
run and five hits. He walked three and struck out five, lowering his ERA to 1.61. Yoervis Medina pitched the eighth and Oliver Perez worked the ninth for the Mariners, who have won seven of their past eight meetings with Toronto .Saunders homered on Dickey's Read more »
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Seasoned in Seattle: New role suits wiser Perez
Oliver Perez is wiser, smarter and more seasoned. Alas, he has aged. Just look at the smattering of gray specks commandeering his hairline. This isn't the old Perez, the southpaw who caved to the pressure of pitching in New York on a $36 million contract 5/23/13 from MLB.com Read more »
Mariners Rally, But Lose On Another Walk-Off Hit
Using home runs from Brendan Ryan, Raul Ibanez and Justin Smoak, the Mariners fought back from a 4-0 deficit Saturday at Progressive Field only to have reliever Oliver Perez become the latest mistake by the lake. After Seattle tied the game 4-4 in their from Sportspressnw.com Read more »
Mariners make stunning comeback, but can't finish it off
Oliver Perez picked the wrong time to have a rare off day, giving up a leadoff single and then a double to Asdrubal Cabrera in the ninth. The Mariners intentionally loaded the bases with none out after that and brought Yoervis Medina on to pitch. But Mar from The Seattle Times Read more »
Pettitte hurt as Mariners beat Yankees 3-2
Lefty Oliver Perez (1-0), his career revived in Seattle, entered with runners at the corners and struck out Brett Gardner and retired Jayson Nix on a popup. Perez has inherited eight runners this year and hasn't allowed any to score, according to STATS. from Sify Read more »
Dear Jonathan Sanchez: Do you mind if we ‘Oliver Perez’ you?
Posted by Pat Andriola It seems way too easy to compare Jonathan Sanchez to Oliver Perez. They're both lanky left-handers with similar stuff and around the same age who had early success before the wheels came off. The comparison is so easy that it runs from The Hardball Times Read more »