TODAY'S PAPER
48° Good Afternoon
48° Good Afternoon
SportsBaseballMets

Oliver Perez: Winter of discontent

Pitching in the Mexican League, Oliver Perez isn't having much success in winter ball. He has appeared in 11 games and is 3-3 with a 5.18 ERA. He has allowed five home runs and issued  23 in 33 innings for Tomateros de Culiacan.

Perez, armed with a guaranteed $12 million contract, will head to Major League spring training next month, where the Mets are expected to look at him as a reliever. 

If Perez fails, the team will have to eat his contract by releasing him or paying most of the money due if they can find a team willing to take him. 

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

New York Sports