Found June 22, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Chris Perez (54) (Photo credit: Keith Allison) The St. Louis Cardinals traded Chris Perez to the Cleveland Indians in 2009. Perez has since become one of the best closers in baseball, saving a Major League leading 22 saves in 2012. With his success on the hill, Perez has not been afraid to open his mouth and speak his mind on various topics. Perez ripped his own fans earlier this season and has displayed an increasingly flamboyant demeanor while closing out games on the mound. On Thursday, Perez was talking again, this time about his former team and the subject of doctoring the baseball. In an interview with SiriusXM Sports, Perez mentioned that during his time with the Cardinals, older pitchers on the club would use pine tar, sunscreen, and their own concoctions to doctor the baseball. Perez's comments are certain to cause a commotion as it is uncommon to hear players openly speak about the tendencies of the clubhouse of their former t...
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