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Mullet-wearing, mouth-shooting, save-scrounging, former-razor-abandoning closer Chris Perez of our very own Cleveland Indians can be quite a character. If it's not his look on the mound (I personally loved the firebreathing, hair waiving, crazy persona he brings to the mound), it's his fired up personality after getting a save, the same on-field antics that certainly can bring rage to opponents eyes. Pure Rage, one might say. But other parts of Mr. Perez' character might need a little polishing. Sure, the faux-Kenny-Powers act he has going on is absolutely hilarious, for fans of the team at least. His brutal honesty can, in some ways, be refreshing to one fan while infuriating another. When he called out Indians fans for not supporting the team when the team was actually playing like a major league club, it stung....but as criticism that educated fans knew they deserved. Nobody expects 455 more sellouts in a row, but attendance at the bottom of the league for a team in...
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