Odalis Perez said Tuesday that "nine or 10 teams" are interested in him and he expects to sign soon.
Nationals released LHP Odalis Perez.
Odalis Perez still hadn't showed up at Nationals camp as of Sunday, the mandatory date for players to report to spring training.
Odalis Perez, who agreed to a minor league deal earlier this month to stay with the Nationals, won't report to camp unless he's given a better contract.
Nationals re-signed LHP Odalis Perez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
Agent Martin Arburua denied the ESPN Deportes report stating that the Nationals are working on a multiyear deal for Odalis Perez.
Although he has offers from the White Sox and Yankees, free agent Odalis Perez still expects to stay with the Nationals.
Odalis Perez surrendered four runs -- three earned -- in 3 2/3 innings in a loss to the Phillies on Sunday.
Odalis Perez struck out 11 Padres on Sunday but still took a loss after yielding three runs in six innings.
Odalis Perez pitched four-hit ball over 7 1/3 innings Tuesday as the Nationals beat the Mets 1-0.
Odalis Perez suffered a cut on the back of his left thumb during Saturday's start against the Cubs.
Odalis Perez worked six innings of two-run ball as the Nationals defeated the Rockies 6-3 in the second game of a double-header on Thursday.
Odalis Perez held the Reds to one run over seven-plus innings Friday as the Nationals picked up a 5-2 victory and snapped a nine-game losing streak.
Odalis Perez was ejected in the third inning of Tuesday night's game against the Diamondbacks for arguing a balk call.