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MIA (updated)

8/30/2010

Just how long had it been since Oliver Perez has appeared in a game? Well, it's been since Aug. 1.

And according to the Elias Sports Bureau, Perez's streak of 25 straight games without an appearance was the longest by a major leaguer this season. Perez snapped it in the seventh inning Monday, when he entered and served up a homer to Brian McCann on the second pitch of a relief appearance.

The longest inactive players this season:

25 games: Oliver Perez, Mets, Aug. 2-29

21: Ross Wolf, A’s, July 30-Aug. 21

20: Kenshin Kawakami, Braves, July 17-Aug. 8

16: Nelson Figueroa, Phillies, May 4-21

15: Brandon Wood, Angels, July 21-Aug 6