Posted September 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Outspoken Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez criticized team management this week for not spending the money needed to make the club a contender. The Minnesota Twins signed one of the players that Perez wishes was in an Indians uniform, but not even the addition of slugger Josh Willingham in the offseason has kept the Twins out of the AL basement. Willingham could return to the lineup Friday night when the owners of the worst records in the league open a series at Target Field. Rarely at a loss for words - he criticized Indians fans earlier this season for not attending games at Progressive Field when the team was leading the AL Central - Perez compared Detroit owner Mike Ilitch's spending habits to those of Indians owner Larry Dolan in a foxsports.com report Wednesday. "He's got a team to show for it," Perez said in the report of Ilitch, whose team is one game back in the division. Perez, fourth in the AL with 34 saves, also said that the difference between ...
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