MLB.com "Indians closer Chris Perez had both his and the team's long-term goals in mind when he said he couldn't pitch in Sunday's win over the Tigers. While warming up in the bullpen in the top of the ninth, Perez felt stiffness in his right shoulder and alerted bullpen coach Kevin Cash. Indians..." May 13
Indians closer Chris Perez had X-rays on his right thumb (hit by comebacker Sunday), but they came back clean: "I should be good to go."
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Chris Perez was in a good mood Tuesday afternoon. He was holding a Gatorade paper cup in his teeth, while catching baseballs dropped by fans from the right-field wall at Goodyear Ballpark. Perez would catch the balls, autograph them and flip them back to the fans. It went on for about 10..." March 27
Chris Perez says his shoulder injury is 100 percent. Feels he should be ready for Opening Day barring anything unforeseen.
Indians closer Chris Perez (right shoulder) began his throwing program today with light catch, per head athletic trainer Lonnie Soloff.
Akron Beacon Journal "It’s not unusual for some baseball people to blame the World Baseball Classic for everything from player injuries in February to global warming. Chris Perez is not one of them. The Indians’ closer was scheduled — along with bullpen-mate Vinnie Pestano — to pitch for Team USA in the first round..." March 03
Akron Beacon Journal "Instead of going to the World Baseball Classic to pitch for Team USA next week, Chris Perez will be hanging out at the Indians’ spring training complex waiting for his right shoulder to stop aching. Perez was scratched from his appearance against the Chicago White Sox on Friday after being..." March 02
Chris Perez won't pitch in Cactus League games for three to four weeks because of sore right shoulder. #Indians.