New York Mets

New York Mets Upgrade Offer to Ollie Perez

Dominick DiFucciAnalyst IJanuary 24, 2009

According to Jon Heyman of, the Mets extend the offer to Oliver Perez. Which means they have now upgraded their offer from what was proposed three years, $30 million. No one knows for sure what the upgraded Mets offer is though.

The Mets seem to be the lone hunters for Perez's services while Randy Wolf is being sought out by the Dodgers, Ben Sheets by the Rangers and possibly the Yankees, and Jon Garland being looked at by the Diamondbacks. Other news on the back burner is that Andy Pettitte is looking to go back home again in Houston, but paper reports say that there has not been mutual interest.

The Mets know what they have in Oliver Perez and he has been battle tested. The other alternative is to let him go and collect draft picks for him. The Mets wanted Lowe, but the enemy Braves paid $21 million more than the Mets for time for the Mets to get cheap!

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