Oliver Perez will miss the rest of the 2009 season after being diagnosed with patella tendon tendinitis. He will have surgery on the knee, costing him the rest of the 2009 season.
Dr. David Altcheck (again) at the Hospital for Special Surgery diagnosed the condition.
Perez is expected to be ready by spring training.
Lance Broadway has been called up from Triple-A Buffalo to take Perez’s spot on the roster. Broadway came to the Mets in the Ramon Castro trade.