Oliver Perez

New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen  talks as catcher Brian Schneider and starting pitcher Oliver Perez wipe their faces in the seventh inning aginst the New York Yankees at Shea Stadium, June 29, 2008.(REUTERS)

Bad Free Agent Signings: Oliver Perez

Although pitcher Oliver Perez was acquired in a trade back in July of 2006 with reliever Roberto Hernandez for outfielder Xavier Nady. The resigning of Perez back 2009 truly stands out in his Met career. Perez was included in the deal after the injury of reliever Duaner Sanchez. Sanchez suffered…

Oliver Perez

The Mets’ $36 million mistake

Oliver Perez was acquired along with reliever Roberto Hernandez on July 31, 2006 for outfielder Xavier Nady. That season, Perez was 1-3 with an 6.38 ERA in seven starts for the Mets. The lefthander had perhaps his best season in 2007 going 15-10 with a 3.56 ERA, issuing only 79…