Indians closer Chris Perez is one of the more emotional players in baseball, and we saw yet another unique example of that on Monday before Cleveland’s game in Oakland. During warmups, Perez walked over to the stands and got into it with an A’s fan. Players are typically advised not to engage in this sort of behavior since it gives the fan exactly what he or she wants, but according to Perez he has heard it from the same guy for years and finally grew tired of it.
Here is the video of the exchange, which contains some very NSFW language:
“He’s been wearing me out for four (seasons),” Perez explained Monday according to MLB.com. “I had enough. I’m not even playing a game. I’m shagging (fly balls). I can understand if it’s during the game. That’s part of the game and stuff, and it wasn’t just a random guy that I pointed him out and went over.
“It was the same guy. Four (seasons), just on me, on me, about everything. I get that some of it’s playful and everything, but some of the stuf