Jerry Manuel during his weekly Jerry Manuel Report on Mike Francesa show said when asked where they stand with Oliver Perez “We still encouraging Ollie to see the big picture that his opportunity here is going to be very limited.”
Jerry also when asked if Ollie is affecting the team said “its a situation where a young man is not gonna get the reps” and added Ollie is not affecting the clubhouse when asked if it was causing problems in the clubhouse.
Jerry added that right now his 8th inning guys are Feliciano and Dessens and that Niese is scheduled to start this Saturday vs Marlins.
Jerry said he will give Castillo today and tomorrow and see where he is on Friday and decide what they will do. He added that Murphy looked good at 2nd from the reports he had. Leaving the door open that maybe Murphy may find himself playing at 2nd with the big club.
You can listen to the interview over at WFAN.com