Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Breaking News - It doesn’t get any better for the Cleveland Indians fan base than it did Tuesday when Chris Perez exclaimed to the media, “Like I told you guys before, the injury is gone.” Perez, after throwing a scoreless inning for the Indians on Tuesday, quieted his critics and showed his skipper that he is ready to head north with his club and help Cleveland compete in the American League Central Division. MLB Impact - The Indians have a major hill to climb, residing in the same division as the Detroit Tigers, and need all the help that they can get to put forward a worthy effort. Now the worries of who will be placed into the ninth inning closer’s role can be laid to rest. Perez, a five-year seasoned reliever has been outstanding in the closers role for the Indians since 2010. Putting together a combined 98 saves, 159 strikeouts and an earned run average that has been well below or hovered around the 3.59 mark, Perez is one of the few players that Cleveland has been able to thr...
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