Score one for the haters.
The Twitter account for closer Chris Perez was no longer active Monday night. Perez, one of the more accessible and open Indians players, apparently had enough ugliness.
Perez was villified on Twitter immediately after giving up a solo home run in the ninth inning of Mondays 10-8 win. Perez had blown a save on Saturday after giving up two solo home runs in the ninth. The Indians won both games.
Evidently that didnt matter to the Twitter boors, who let Perez have it in no uncertain terms. He was villified in profane and ugly ways even though Vinnie Pestano and Joe Smith both gave up home runs as well.
Among the tweets directed at Perez:@chrisperez54 you dumb fat a, we should trade your nasty a beard a bch a to the fuing cubs or pirates. We DONT need you ahole Nate Testa (@TheRealGord) May 20, 2013
Chris Perez has deleted his Twitter. I finally did it. You're welcome, Cleveland.HeBlockedMeBackIn2011YetIStillTweetAtHim WinnerWinner John Solano (@Solano_56) May...