New York Mets pitcher Oliver Perez will pitch for the Cyclones on Sunday, as part of a rehab assignment.
Perez has been on the Disabled List since May 6th, with patellar tendinitis in his right knee. He is 1-2 with a 9.97 ERA in five games this season for the Mets. Entering the 2009 season, Perez was 55-60 with a 4.39 ERA in 175 major league games. He joined the Mets in 2006, and starred in the postseason that year, going 1-0 with a 4.63 ERA in the NLCS. He won 15 games for the Mets in 2007, and 10 games in 2008. In 2004, while pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Perez struck out a career-high 239 batters, and went 12-10 with a 2.98 ERA.