Are you laughing yet?
Here’s the official release:
FLUSHING, N.Y., August 26, 2009 – Mets pitcher Oliver Perez today was examined by Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.
Upon the exam, Perez was diagnosed with patella tendon tendinosis in his right knee, which will require season-ending surgery.
He is expected to fully recover and be ready for Spring Training.
Here’s the Mets starting rotation as it is currently constituted:
If you weren’t a Mets fan, would you recognize any of the names?