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  1. Cleveland Indians Are Wasting Their Time With Jason GiambiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    ... harsh criticism, Giambi has enjoyed praise instead of disdain. Cleveland fans nearly ran right-handed closer Chris Perez out of town with pitch forks, even during his All-Star season in 2012. Since when did a passionate sports city such as ...

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  2. The Indians are overdue for a really good closerRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Let's Go Tribe

    ... who didn't just pile up the saves, but made the game feel like it was over as soon as he exited the bullpen. Chris Perez , Kerry Wood , Joe Borowski ... these aren't guys I ever felt tremendous confidence in. When I mentioned this the comments here, ...

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  3. Cleveland Indians' Biggest Early-Season Surprises and DisappointmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday | BleacherReport

    ... 25-year-old is one of the biggest surprises of the 2014 season. Vinnie Pestano has gone from being former closer Chris Perez's heir apparent to being a guy who has now struggled to maintain a big league roster spot in successive seasons. Last year, ...

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  4. POLL: Who is the Detroit Tigers biggest rival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Motor City Bengals

    Aug 5, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run as Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Chris Perez watches the ball during the ninth inning at Progressive Field.

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  5. Early Season Grades for Dodgers' Offseason AcquisitionsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | BleacherReport

    ... playing major roles for the Dodgers. Dan Haren has been a pleasant surprise at the back of the rotation, and Chris Perez has made a seamless transition to a setup role. Meanwhile, L.A.'s highest-profile offseason acquisition, Cuban infielder Alex ...

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  6. Do the Angels know how to hold 'em?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The State

    ... Indians starter Justin Masterson in the fourth inning. But Cleveland relievers Rich Hill, Matt Albers, Smith and Chris Perez combined for 42/3 scoreless innings, and the Indians rallied for four in the sixth inning and two in the seventh for a 6-5 ...

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  7. Cleveland Indians: Vinnie Pestano's Most Recent Demotion Is A Big Step BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Rant Sports

    ... Fullerton alum had an impressive 2012 campaign as the eighth-inning setup man wedged in between Joe Smith and Chris Perez . His ERA of 2.57 that season may have been misleading with a much higher 3.42 FIP. Pestano's 2012 batting average on balls in ...

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  8. Dodger Fill-Ins Prove They Can Be Difference Makers in Win over Scherzer, TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | BleacherReport

    ... relievers signed by the Dodgers this offseason was former Cleveland Indians closer and two-time All-Star Chris Perez. Instead of being lumped in with the many stars in Los Angeles, the 28-year-old Perez is sort of a reclamation project. After he was ...

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  9. Pluto's prediction: Tribe will win 85 games, miss the playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... field in Japan," Pluto says. A new face in the pitching rotation this year is closer John Axford , who replaces Chris Perez. "Axford was a guy that last year opened as the ninth inning pitcher in Milwaukee and in his first four games, he blew four ...

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  10. Behind Enemy Lines: Dishing on the Dodgers with True Blue LARead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Bless You Boys

    ... one because as you said, they had a relatively quiet offseason. But if I had to pick someone I would go with Chris Perez . He struggled with the Indians on and off the field last year, but I have a good feeling about him this year (knock on wood). ...

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  11. Series preview: Twins at ClevelandRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Star Tribune

    ... to the infield. Carlos Santana has played third base twice this season and caught once. ... With former closer Chris Perez now a Dodger, former Brewer and Cardinal John Axford has taken over the role, and has saved both of Cleveland's wins this ...

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  12. Bugs, biceps and beginnings -- A Progressive Top 10Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Cleveland Indians

    Jacobs or Progressive, The Jake or The Prog. Whatever you call it, the ballpark "on the corner of Carnegie and Ontario" has seen its share of unbelievable action over the last 20 years.

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  13. 2014 Cleveland Indians Tickets: Top 5 Series of the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Rant Sports

    ... plenty of runs and have some talented young pitching and shouldn't have too many headaches in the bullpen with Chris Perez gone. The average price for Indians tickets at Progressive Field is $76, which is 15% more than last season. The New York ...

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  14. Former Kansas City Royal Blake Wood Excelling in Promising Cleveland Indians' BullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | Rant Sports

    ... last season. Fans in Ohio probably cringed at the loss of Joe Smith , but response to the loss of former closer Chris Perez was, uh, mixed. I won't talk about that guy any more. I don't think the article counts toward my quota if I reach the word ...

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  15. Indians have 'unfinished business' after 92-win seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | Chillicothe Gazette

    ... traded to St. Louis this past season. The Indians are counting on the right-hander to replace former closer Chris Perez and take control from the outset. If he can't, the club can turn to rubber-armed right-hander Cody Allen, who led the club with ...

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  16. Jason Giambi's Top 5 Moments With Cleveland Indians From 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | Rant Sports

    ... Sox call for this solo blast because the next slide is owned by Tom Hamilton. A blown save late by former closer Chris Perez set up the improbable. The 42-year-old set off a firestorm at Progressive Field, propelling the Cleveland Indians towards ...

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  17. Baseball preview: National League WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | Star-Telegram.com

    2B Alex Guerrero (Cuba), RHP Dan Haren (Nationals), RHP Chris Perez (Indians), RHP Jamey Wright (Rays), OF Mike Baxter (Mets) They're the favorites to repeat as division champs behind a strong rotation. Clayton Kershaw is the leader, receiving a $215 ...

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  18. Capsules for the NL West DivisionRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | The State

    New faces: 2B Alex Guerrero , RHP Dan Haren , RHP Chris Perez , RHP Jamey Wright , OF Mike Baxter Former faces: RHP Ricky Nolasco , RHP Ronald Belisario , INF Mark Ellis , INF/OF Skip Schumaker Why: They're the favorites to repeat as division champs behind a strong rotation.

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  19. Bullpen: The spotlight is on new closer John Axford - Cleveland Indians 2014 position previewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Cleveland.com

    ... lost four relievers to free agency at the end of last year. To find arms to replace the departed Joe Smith, Chris Perez, Rich Hill and Matt Albers, they brought 20 relievers to camp, which made manager Terry Francona happy. Francona would carry 10 ...

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  20. Here's to a great season, sans Chief Wahoo, for the Tribe: editorialRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The Plain Dealer

    ... Santana taking over at third base, at least to start the season, and John Axford assuming the closer role from Chris Perez, who was released in the offseason. Another notable decision, which speaks to the class of the organization, came when Manager ...

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