Oliver Perez probably won’t make the playoff roster, but he’ll likely be among the group of players who’ll work out during the playoffs in case of injury. The rosters can be adjusted between rounds. If John Maine doesn’t make it, the same drill goes for him.
As of right now, and we’re talking about something that is five months away, Rick Peterson working with Perez figures to be the dominant spring training storyline. He throws lefthanded heat and that’s huge.