Aug 8, 2012, 2:14 PM EDT
Mets fans aren’t going to like this very much, but after years of being a horrible pitcher and one season of not even playing in the majors Oliver Perez is thriving as reliever for the Mariners.
Perez, who despite seemingly being around forever is still just 30 years old, tossed two scoreless innings last night against the Orioles to give him a 2.08 ERA and 18/5 K/BB ratio in 17 innings for the Mariners.
Perez had a 6.81 ERA and more walks (100) than strikeouts (99) in 112 innings during his final two seasons with the Mets and what makes his success with the Mariners even more remarkable is that he didn’t even pitch particularly well at Triple-A before being called up.
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