#Indians have made the following roster moves: re-sign DH Jason Giambi; release RHP Chris Perez; acquire LHP Colt Hynes from SD for cash.
Chris Perez makes wild card roster. Indians carrying 11 pitches 14 position players.
CBSSports.com "You'll recall that in June Indians closer Chris Perez and his wife pleaded not guilty to having a package of marijuana shipped to their home (and addressed to their dog!). Now reports the AP Perez has withdrawn his plea and been convicted of misdemeanor drug possession. "You're highly regarded;..." September 03
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Terry Francona's players are coming back to him. Now he has to make them fit in the Indians' ever-evolving 25-man roster. Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera was activated on Wednesday after being on the disabled list since June 4 with a strained right quadriceps muscle. Cabrera, according to Francona,..." June 27
Francona say Chris Perez will be activated on Thursday. #indians
#Indians closer Chris Perez will not be activated off the DL on Friday. That was the original plan.
Perez will make rehab app Tuesday and should be activated Friday # indians
Indians CL Chris Perez (right shoulder) threw off mound Tuesday. Will do so again on Friday. Minor League rehab assignment likely to follow.
Indians closer Chris Perez (right shoulder) slated to throw off mound in Cleveland on Tuesday.
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez and his wife, Melanie, have been charged with misdemeanor drug abuse after a package containing marijuana was delivered to their rental home earlier this week. The charge is a fourth-degree misdemeanor, indicating that the amount discovered by police was..." June 07
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Except for a couple of injuries, it had been a quiet season for Chris Perez, who doubles as the Indians' lightning rod and closer. Things have changed. Perez could face drug possession charges following a search Tuesday night at the home he and his wife are renting. Rocky River Police Chief..." June 06
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is going to address a situation involving closer Chris Perez at his 11:30 a.m. pregame press conference today at Yankee Stadium. Perez, who is on the disabled list, is not with the team. A package, believed to contain marijuana, was reportedly delivered..." June 05
Akron Beacon Journal "Vinnie Pestano will continue to receive on-the-job training to become a closer as long as Chris Perez is sidelined with a shoulder ailment. That sort of assignment would have been expected of Pestano until last weekend, when he gave up four runs in the eighth inning to take the loss against the..." May 31
RHP CHRIS PEREZ’ (right shoulder) MRI/exam Monday revealed mild tendonitis of his right rotator cuff. Will not throw for 5-to-7 days (+)
MLB.com "The Indians on Monday placed closer Chris Perez on the 15-day disabled list and recalled left-hander Nick Hagadone from Triple-A Columbus. Perez left Sunday's game in Boston in the ninth inning due to right shoulder soreness. It marks his first career trip to the DL. He is 2-1 with a 4.32 ERA..." May 27
MLB.com "Indians closer Chris Perez had both his and the team's long-term goals in mind when he said he couldn't pitch in Sunday's win over the Tigers. While warming up in the bullpen in the top of the ninth, Perez felt stiffness in his right shoulder and alerted bullpen coach Kevin Cash. Indians..." May 13
Indians closer Chris Perez had X-rays on his right thumb (hit by comebacker Sunday), but they came back clean: "I should be good to go."
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Chris Perez was in a good mood Tuesday afternoon. He was holding a Gatorade paper cup in his teeth, while catching baseballs dropped by fans from the right-field wall at Goodyear Ballpark. Perez would catch the balls, autograph them and flip them back to the fans. It went on for about 10..." March 27
Chris Perez says his shoulder injury is 100 percent. Feels he should be ready for Opening Day barring anything unforeseen.
Indians closer Chris Perez (right shoulder) began his throwing program today with light catch, per head athletic trainer Lonnie Soloff.
Akron Beacon Journal "It’s not unusual for some baseball people to blame the World Baseball Classic for everything from player injuries in February to global warming. Chris Perez is not one of them. The Indians’ closer was scheduled — along with bullpen-mate Vinnie Pestano — to pitch for Team USA in the first round..." March 03
Akron Beacon Journal "Instead of going to the World Baseball Classic to pitch for Team USA next week, Chris Perez will be hanging out at the Indians’ spring training complex waiting for his right shoulder to stop aching. Perez was scratched from his appearance against the Chicago White Sox on Friday after being..." March 02
Chris Perez won't pitch in Cactus League games for three to four weeks because of sore right shoulder. #Indians.