Indians closer Chris Perez has deactivated his Twitter account following two rough outings.
Perez took down @chrisperez54 on Monday, shortly after he gave up a ninth-inning home run to Seattle's Endy Chavez. It was the second straight poor performance by Perez, who allowed back-to-back homers in the ninth on Saturday.
Several fans sent Perez negative comments following Monday...
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3 days ago
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez released an official statement following the much-discussed deactivation of his Twitter account.
“The decision to deactivate my Twitter account was a personal choice I made in order to maintain the greater focus on the success of the team this season and our shared goals moving forward.
We have an extremely positive and supportive group of players...
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez is one of the more emotional players in baseball. There are times when his emotions get the best of him, but his fiery personality has made him one of the better relievers in baseball over the past few seasons. That being said, Twitter is not always the best place for someone who is clearly bothered by the things fans say to him.
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez, one of the most entertaining — and sometimes controversial — Twitter users among professional athletes, surprisingly deleted his Twitter account on Monday, reportedly due to his growing exasperation with having to deal with the hostile, troglodytic and oft-unwarranted commentary from a small but prolific faction who troll his account and...
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The Twitter account for closer Chris Perez was no longer active Monday night.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...
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez has had enough. Following Monday afternoon’s extra-innings win against the Seattle Mariners, thus completing a four-game sweep at Progressive Field, Perez deleted his Twitter account largely in part to the barrage of hate-laced tweets being sent his way.
Perez, a two-time All-Star with the Indians, has become a bit of a target on the microblogging...
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Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez was unavailable to pitch yesterday after he complained of stiffness in his throwing shoulder. The right-hander told reporters -- including Jordan Bastian of MLB.com -- that the move was precautionary, as he expects to be available for today's series opener against the New York Yankees.
"Missing a day here is better than missing two...
BITE HAND THAT FEEDS?
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez blasted the team's ownership and general manager for what he perceives as their unwillingness to do everything possible to win.
GOTTA SUPPORT THE TEAM
Indians closer Chris Perez was fired up after a win and let the fans have it. He ripped them pretty good on a few different issues.