The Cleveland Indians designated reliever Rafael Perez for assignment on Wednesday. Perez battled shoulder problems this season and had surgery in September. The left-hander pitched in just eight games for the Indians in 2012, none after April. He had pitched in 70 or more games in three of the previous four seasons. Perez has a career record of 21-12 with a 3.66 ERA.
The Cleveland Indians announced a minor shuffling of their only true strength today, reinstating left-handed relief pitcher Nick Hagadone to the 40-man roster. To make room for the hard-throwing 26-year old, the team designated the oft-injured Rafael Perez for assignment.
After appearing in 70 and 71 games, respectively through 2010 and 2011, Perez pitched in only eight games in...
Rafael Perez has not pitched since April. He's been on the disabled list with a shoulder injury that has limited him to just eight appearances this season. Yesterday, he underwent arthroscopic debridement surgery on his left shoulder, but the Cleveland Indians expect him to ready for next season.
Nick Camino fo News Radio in Cleveland reports that Perez is expected...
Rafael Perez last pitched in a Major League game on April 25th of this year. His velocity that night topped out in the low 80s. The Indians put him on the disabled list that evening with what they referred to as a “strained lat muscle”.
After spending five months rehabbing the lat and working his way through various rehab assignments, Perez underwent an arthroscopic procedure...
Cleveland Indians left-hander Rafael Perez has suffered a
setback while rehabbing a left shoulder injury and will be shut down for the
remainder of the season, reports Jordan Bastian of MLB.com:
LHP Rafael Perez (left lat) suffered setback with his shoulder. Acta said lefty will not pitch again this season.
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) September 18, 2012
The Cleveland Indians have placed reliever Rafael Perez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained side muscle.
Perez got hurt on Wednesday while pitching one scoreless inning against Kansas City. The left-hander is 1-0 with a 3.52 ERA in eight appearances. This is the first time in his career he's been on the disabled list. He's eligible to be activated on May 11.
The Cleveland Indians placed left-hander Rafael Perez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left latissimus (back) muscle. The seven-year veteran sustained the injury Wednesday during a one-inning performance against Kansas City. He has a 3.25 ERA in eight games with four strikeouts and four walks. The Indians have recalled left-hander Nick Hagadone from Triple-A Columbus...
If you have seen Indians left-hander Rafael Perez pitch so far this season, you can tell something has been off with him. He is barely touching the mid-80′s with his fastball. We don’t know the cause of that loss of speed, but the Indians are obviously concerned. This afternoon, Perez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left lat muscle.
His place on the roster...
Cleveland Indians lefthander Rafael Perez agreed to a one-year contract worth just over $2 million on Thursday.
The deal between Perez and Cleveland avoided salary arbitration.
Perez had been asking for $2.4 million while the team was offering $1.6 million.
The 29-year-old Perez posted a 5-2 mark with a 3.00 ERA last season with the Indians. He made $1.33 million in 2011.
Left-hander Rafael Perez and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,005,000 and avoided salary arbitration.
The agreement Thursday was for $5,000 above the midpoint between the $2.4 million he had asked for and the $1.6 million the Indians had offered when the sides exchanged arbitration figures last month. Perez can earn a $25,000 performance bonus if...
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February 02, 2012