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Ollie a winner in return to game action

5/19/2011

Oliver Perez, in his first official game since signing with the Nationals, earned the win for Double-A Harrisburg in Game 1 of a doubleheader Thursday. Perez limited New Britain to an unearned run on one hit -- a triple -- while striking out three and walking two in five innings.

Perez's velocity was no better than with the Mets in spring training, according to the Harrisburg broadcast.