Monday, February 2, 2009

Mets sign Oliver Perez to 3-year deal

The New York Metropolitans and Oliver Perez have agreed to a 3-year, $36 million contract, which is pending a physical.

Last year, Perez was 10-7 with a 4.22 ERA. While Perez struck out 180 batters in 194 IP, he also walked 105 batters, which was the highest total in baseball last year.

The Mets starters will be Johan Santana, Mike Pelfrey, John Maine, Oliver Perez and either Tim Redding, Freddy Garcia or Jon Niese.