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Ollie alert: Lefty to meet with skipper

'We have to entertain some different things,' Manuel says after Perez allows 4 HRs

Updated: May 15, 2010, 3:53 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

MIAMI -- New York Mets manager Jerry Manuel's patience with Oliver Perez appeared to run out after the left-hander was uncompetitive in a 7-2 loss to the Florida Marlins on Friday.

Manuel planned to meet with Perez on Saturday. And while the skipper said he did not care to make any pronouncements about Perez's standing in the rotation until after that conversation, Manuel strongly intimated Perez would not be facing the Washington Nationals on Wednesday when the southpaw's next turn ...

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