Indians manager Terry Francona says he did not consider leaving struggling closer Chris Perez off the wild-card roster.
CLEVELAND - It's going to be an interesting next couple of days for your first place Cleveland Indians.
Will more fans pack Progressive Field starting on Tuesday night for an important series against the Detroit Tigers?
Will the comments made by closer Chris Perez over the weekend be a distraction or just what the team needs going forward?
Those are just a few of the topics 92.3 The Fan Indians beat reporter Matt Loede discussed with Andy Baskin and Mike Cairns on the May 20, 2012 edition of the Ford Sports Sunday.
Chris Perez Coverage
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.
Indians closer Chris Perez and first baseman Nick Swisher have moved closer to returning from shoulder injuries.
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.
Chris Perez gives up 5 runs, 3 homers in rehab stint in Akron.
Chris Perez and Blake Wood are scheduled to pitch for the Akron Aeros Tuesday night.
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.