Oliver Perez, who is being paid $12 million by the Mets this season, is due to face their Double-A club on Thursday in a 10:35 a.m. start.
Perez is pitching for Harrisburg, an affiliate of the Washington Nationals. He is 2-1 with a 1.89 ERA in four starts for the Eastern League club. He has allowed 15 hits and three walks while striking out 14 in 19 innings. Double-A opponents have a .214 average against the southpaw.