Chris Perez , the troubled Indians closer has been released from the team. Perez, who had a run in with the law this season for having marijuana mailed to his Rocky River home in the dog’s name, won’t be a part of the Cleveland Indians roster.
Perez had only 25 saves in 2013 and he had a major melt down when the Indians were making a play off run. Perez gave up too many hits to stay in the role of closer and the Indians had to use other guy out of the bull pen to close before making into the wild card race.
Perez was one of the more vocal Indians when it came to the team’s attendance. He be-little the fans for not showing up to support the team. He often criticized the fans for attending Browns games even though they haven’t competed for anything as Perez would put it.
Chris Perez made his major league debut May 16, 2008 for the St. Louis Cardinals. he came to the Indians in 2009. Perez had a breakout season for the Indians in 2011 and he made it to the all-star game.
It was on, July 31, 2010, when Perez became the Indians’ permanent closer. You may recall, Perez decided to boycott the media after blowing a save against the Detroit Tigers on On August 7, 2013.
That only fueled the fire Perez already had going and he wasn’t the same pitcher for the Indians we once knew. We could see this one coming as soon as the Indians couldn’t use him to close anymore.
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