Archive: March 10th, 2011

Ollie’s Best Chance

Oliver Perez was, unsurprisingly, unimpressive in his latest spring training outing, allowing three earned runs on four hits and two walks in three innings. His velocity “jumped” to the 84-88 MPH range, which is still much too slow for someone who has neither command nor savvy.

At this point, Perez has been eliminated from the starting rotation competition, and he’s unlikely to have much chance of earning a long relief or middle relief role. His best chance to make the 25-man roster is


Dykstra is as “Nails” as Sheen

Surely, you’ve seen or heard something about the recent activities of Charlie Sheen.

Well, former Met Lenny Dykstra seems determined to either ride on the coattails of Mr. Sheen, or establish a similarly reliable voice.

For example, Lenny compares himself to Ghandi, finds Sheen “clean and focused”, and hates Mitch Williams.

You can watch all of Lenny’s diatribes here.