Found June 25, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
PLAYERS: Chris Perez
TEAMS: Cleveland Indians
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NILES, OH- Monsoon-type rains opened up in Mahoning Valley two hours before game time, but the rain delay had little effect on the Scrappers, as they took down the Doubledays 4-1 Tuesday. The electricity that made its way through the ballpark was not only the electric current from the seemingly endless lightning. It was also thanks to Chris Perez, who would pitch what he hoped would be his final rehab start. Perez arrived early for the game, chit-chatting with fans, coaches, and players before beginning his work. “It’s fun getting asked questions that I asked when I was their age,” said Perez. “They’re young, and excited down here. I answered their questions as best I could. If something I told them gets them to the big leagues, good for them. Of course I’d rather be in the big leagues, but it’s fun. I love it.” Before Perez entered the game, Scrappers starter Matt Whitehouse kept the string of great pitching alive for Mahoning Valley. Throwing three perfect innings, Whitehouse stru...
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