The Indians must suspend Chris Perez.
He earned it.
He earned it by representing the Indians the team, the organization and its fans in a classless, boorish way with that discussion with the fan in Oakland. (For those that missed the news, Perez was caught on camera over the weekend in Oakland engaging in a pregame argument with an A's fan, directing a series of expletives toward the fan before asking that the fan be removed and walking away.)
Perez needs to hear the team's message, loud and clear.
What he did was vile and crude.
The Indians should never want a player representing them on the field, in uniform, the way Perez did.
This does not exonerate the fan, who clearly wanted to annoy and harass Perez into just what happened. Fans taunt endlessly these days, and they get away with it. The fan may have been relentlessly obnoxious prior to the video. He's may be at home today, celebrating his little victory. Let him live in his small world; Perez can stay ou...