Indians manager Terry Francona says he did not consider leaving struggling closer Chris Perez off the wild-card roster.
CLEVELAND - Indians pitcher Chris Perez will next appear in court in September.
Perez and his wife Melanie were scheduled for a pretrial hearing Tuesday morning at Rocky River Municipal Court, where the case was continued until Sept. 3.
Chris and Melanie Perez were each charged with a misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance after a search warrant was served at their Rocky River home in June.
Attorneys said Tuesday they will release some of the sealed information from the search.
The Indians reliever admitted to authorities that marijuana found inside the home was for his personal use.
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The wife of Indians relief pitcher Chris Perez, Melanie Perez changed her plea from not guilty to no contest Tuesday in Rocky River Municipal Court to one count of possession of a controlled substance.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez has been found guilty of a misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance in Rocky River Municipal Court Tuesday morning.
Indians pitcher Chris Perez will next appear in court in September.
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Indians closer Chris Perez will throw at least one more bullpen session and may make another rehab appearance in the minor leagues before coming off the disabled list.
Indians closer Chris Perez had his court appearance on drug charges moved to next month.
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Cleveland Indians two-time All-Star closer Chris Perez and his wife have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor possession after marijuana was mailed to their home in their dog's name.