Discussion

Oliver Perez asks for chance to start

Updated: February 15, 2011, 9:31 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- New York Mets left-hander Oliver Perez wants to start.

Manager Terry Collins said Monday morning that he met with Perez and general manager Sandy Alderson to talk about the southpaw's role, and the request was made. Collins said he would oblige early in camp and see how he does in that role.

"It's the same thing I've told you before -- that when Ollie got in here we were going to sit down and come up with a plan that everybody was on the [same] page with," ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Hard To Believe
    Derek Jeter is about to begin his final home series facing the Red Sox in the Bronx.
  • O No
    Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. won't play against the Lions and isn't even close.
  • Super Addition?
    The Jets signed a new cornerback for the second day in a row, Phillip Adams.
  • Murray Gets Confidence Boost
    Murray moves on
  • Driven Up A Wall
    The Mets committed three costly errors in the eighth of a maddening loss at Miami.

MORE MLB HEADLINES