Play the ultimate Fantasy Baseball Game featuring exclusive Player Rewards & Benefits
Fantasy Baseball for Cash
Join now and play for up to $5,000!
|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||47.00||2.00||3.00||1.00||3.06||1.32||58.00||20.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Texas|| 0.1||0||0|| 0.00||0||0||0|
|vs LHB|| 12.0||0||0|| 3.75||0||2||17|
|vs RHB|| 10.0||0||0|| 4.50||0||8||11|
|Last 10 Games|
Diamondbacks pitcher Oliver Perez adjusting delivery
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(5/25/15) Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale is trtying to calm down pitcher Oliver Perez and his delivery motion, according to AZCentral.com.
Perez's delivery tends to vary from pitch to pitch, leading to his inconsistency. Perez is 1-1 with a 7.20 ERA in 10 innings of work this season.
"We're trying to calm him down with all the different windups he uses," Hale said. "Once he gets in the game, he speeds up and seems to want to go to the Luis Tiantone and the quick pitch. … It's hard to be consistent with the release point when you're doing all those different things."
Perez also has 13 strikeouts with just four walks on the year.
"I'm looking at everything with my mechanics," Perez said. "We're really looking at video and trying to get a good rhythm in my bullpens. It's one of those times when you have to work."
Oliver Perez blows save, loses game for Diamondbacks
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(5/15/15) Diamondbacks reliever Oliver Perez suffered a blown save and took the loss on Friday, against Philadelphia.
Perez entered the game in seventh, with two runners on and no outs, protecting a two run lead.
He allowed both inherited runners to score and gave up a run of his own. Perez allowed one hit in 1/3 of an inning, adding a wild pitch. He dropped to 1-1 on the season with a 6.52 ERA.
Diamondbacks' Oliver Perez to see decrease in innings this year
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(4/8/15) Diamondbacks relief pitcher Oliver Perez won't be used as often as he was in 2014, manager Chip Hale said per MLB.com.
Perez threw in a career-high 68 games in 2014 and Hale doesn't want to over-exert his reliever.
"We felt like he threw maybe too much last year and just back him off and just face certain hitters and maybe an inning," Hale said. "That's the max for him."
Perez knows his body and gave it time to rest after the long season in 2014.
"I guess at the end I felt tired, but that's why I took the offseason off," Perez said. "I didn't play winter ball because I'm not 21 anymore, so I have to take care of myself. I rested until December. I feel good right now, and maybe shorter would be better this year. I'll be ready every time like always."
Diamondbacks: Oliver Perez dealing with dead arm
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(9/18/14) Diamondbacks lefty reliever Oliver Perez has been shut down with what the team is describing as a dead arm. He is coming off successive appearances last weekend that resulted in decreased velocity and arm soreness.
Perez has yielded seven earned runs in his last two innings pitched. If he is done for the season, it will end with a 3-4 record and 2.86 ERA in a career-high 65 outings.
Oliver Perez dealing with 'dead arm'
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(9/18/14) The Diamondbacks have shut down pitcher Oliver Perez indefinitely, as he experiences "dead arm," per the Arizona Republic. Perez lasted only one-third of an inning on Sunday, his last appearance. He owns a 2.86 ERA and a 1.20 WHIP over 56 2/3 innings of work. It remains to be seen if he'll pitch again this season.|
"I think I could go more but sometimes you have to take care of yourself and have a couple days off because it's a long season," Perez said. "When you're tired, you don't have a lot of power."
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|7/7/15||@ TEX||8:05 pm||Yovani Gallardo|
|7/8/15||@ TEX||8:05 pm||Matt Harrison|
|7/10/15||@ NYM||7:10 pm||Noah Syndergaard|
|7/11/15||@ NYM||4:10 pm||Matt Harvey|
|7/12/15||@ NYM||1:10 pm||Steven Matz|
|7/17/15||SF||9:40 pm|| |
|7/18/15||SF||8:10 pm|| |
= probable start