Philadelphia Phillies defeat New York Mets, 6-5

PHILADELPHIA - Oliver Perez looks like he has pitched himself out of the rotation.

Now, does he head to the bullpen? Or to the minors, which the Daily News first reported was on the table after the southpaw bombed in St. Louis on April 21?

"We're just going to sit down and talk about it and see how we get him back on track. Everything, of course, is going to be on the table," Omar Minaya said after Perez walked six while lasting only 2-1/3 innings in the Mets' 6-5, 10th...

PHILADELPHIA - The rainout of the Mets-Phillies series finale Sunday did little to wash away the stench of Oliver Perez's Saturday outing. Now the question becomes what to do with Perez, since he won't be allowed to make his next start, Friday against the Pirates at Citi Field.

The expected outcome is for the Mets to ask Perez to go to the minors rather than have the southpaw remain in the bullpen, a team source told the Daily News. However, no firm decision will be mad...