(Oliver Perez's Mets cap is visible at the top of the pile. Image via internationalmarinesalvage dot com.)
Mike Rizzo failed to sign a #1 starter in the offseason. So he settled for signing a wreck who's still being paid like one by the Mets. Does this mark the beginning of Phase 3?
*shrug* Okay, bring on Ollie. Perception be damned. At least the Mets are footing the $12 million bill. Released by the Mets on Monday, salvaged by Jim Bowden Mike Rizzo on Wednesday.
The following video tribute pretty much captures the spirit of the Oliver Perez Era in New York: