It's also another 30 hours the Mets have to decide what to do with Oliver Perez. Bullpen? Minors? Public flogging? Trade him to some intergalactic baseball league that doesn't have internet so that Minaya could outwit the GM of Neptune into giving him a third handed relief specialist?
"If I need it, then I have to go [to the minors], because right now I don't help my team. "Right now, I don't feel I'm doing my job." -Oliver PerezWell Ollie, don't despair. There's plenty to do in Buffalo. And you'll get to play in the gorgeous Dunn Tire Park.
Hey, you might see more Met history there than at Citi Field (and that's just on the roster itself.)
Is it history you want? Well, you could also visit the Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, located conveniently in the HSBC Arena.
Yes Ollie, it gets cold in Buffalo. Lake effect snow is a bitch. But hey, turn that cold into a way to keep your control sharp:
That's right, target practice. Make your control just as sharp as those icicles by knocking 'em down. (Just don't let one of them come down and take out your eye.)
Oh yes, the Anchor Bar. Good chicken wings. Just don't eat too many of them. Remember when Ted Higuera had you on that "conditioning program"?
Oh, and about that "live entertainment" you see on the marquee?
That's right Ollie: Dunk Tank. Especially if you get off to a slow start in Buffalo.
(Editor's update: The Mets have decided that it is best to let Oliver Perez work out his problems in the bullpen. This will probably ruin a perfectly good bullpen. It definitely ruined a perfectly good photo essay. Sigh.)