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It's time to give up your spot, Ollie

Nobody says it's an easy conclusion, but it's one the ineffective Perez should make

Updated: June 5, 2010, 2:02 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It should be a no-brainer.

But it's not, especially when you add emotion to the equation.

That's why the New York Mets are faced with a huge deadline on Saturday. Oliver Perez has to decide if he'll accept an assignment to the minor leagues.

To this point, it appears as if Perez -- the once-promising starter turned mop-up man -- has no interest in leaving the Big Apple. It's been almost 10 days since the Mets asked Perez to consider it.

Perez, ...

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