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OLIVER PEREZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Perez happy to join Astros and have a chance to win

Veteran left-hander Oliver Perez pitched in the postseason for the New York Mets in 2006 - but he hasn't returned to October since then. That's why Perez, obtained by the Houston Astros in a waiver deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks over the weekend, is so excited about his new club.  As he told Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle, he quickly realized what was happening when...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros acquire Oliver Perez from Diamondbacks

The Houston Astros continue to make trades in order to fortify their roster as their quest for a postseason berth continues.  The Astros have now added to their already solid bullpen by acquiring veteran left-handed reliever Oliver Perez from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for minor league lefty Junior Garcia per reports. The veteran southpaw Perez has compiled a 3.10 ERA...
Via Baseball Essential
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros acquire lefty reliever Oliver Perez in trade with D-backs

  The Houston Astros added help in the bullpen Friday night, acquiring lefty reliever Oliver Perez from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a minor-league pitcher. The trade was announced following Arizona's 2-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Perez joins a surprising Houston team that has a 1 1/2-game lead in the AL West and is trying to hold off the second-place Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Bullpen provides no relief

Oliver Perez A bullpen for a Major League organization is so critical for success, and a bullpen is what the Arizona Diamondbacks lack. One game after another, the relief pitchers find someway to add a number in the loss column as they alone have a 4-7 record to the Arizona total 14-17. Some of the names in the D-Back bullpen include Oliver Perez, Evan Marshall, Brad Ziegler, and...
Via isportsweb.com
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Perez brings power to Diamondbacks' bullpen

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Kevin Towers scouted Oliver Perez at 15, signed him for the Padres at 16, watched him throw seven shutout innings against the Diamondbacks in his seventh major league start in 2002 and was so taken by his conversion to the bullpen that he tried to get him from the Mariners at the 2013 trading deadline. Together again, Towers praised Perez's power arm and sounded...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks sign Oliver Perez to two-year deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed left handed relief pitcher Oliver Perez to a two-year deal. Perez, 32, will receive $4.5 million over the course of the deal. He figures to occupy a spot a spot as one of the left handed options out of the bullpen for the Diamondbacks. Last season Perez pitched for the Seattle Mariners posting a 3.16 ERA and 98 strike outs over 82 2/3 innings of work.
Via Tireball.com
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks rumors: Oliver Perez signs two-year deal worth $4.25 Million

Earlier this week, Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Kirk Gibson sounded off in frustration about the production his left-handed pitchers have given him over the last year. That sparked demand for additional power from the left side of the mound and that's exactly what General Manager Kevin Towers added when he signed Oliver Perez to a two-year deal early Friday evening.Perez, who spent...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oliver Perez, Somehow A Potential Bargain

Oliver Perez has had a pretty fascinating career path, and while I hardly need to bring you through his entire history, it’d be remiss to start an article about him without at least touching on his backstory briefly. Drafted by the Padres, he was shipped to Pittsburgh in the Brian Giles trade, where he put […]
Via Fangraphs
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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