According to Sandy Alderson, the organization felt that Ollie's velocity never got back up to a level where he could be a consistent pitcher.
I feel that the Mets gave Perez every chance to make this team. It's just that you're trying to make the team as a lefty specialist...you..um...need to be able to throw lefties out.
By releasing Perez, the Mets have eaten away $18 million. Best $18 million the organization has spent.
David Wright (Spring) Strikeout Counter: $0.60