RP - CLE - MiLB
Oliver Perez was designated for assignment to make room for Nick Wittgren.
Perez has a 3.62 xFIP and 4.00 K/BB ratio this season. He should get picked up by another team sooner or later. The 39-year-old has been in the majors since 2002.
The Cleveland Indians selected the contract of pitcher Oliver Perez.
The veteran reliever has made the Indians Opening Day roster with Cleveland moving RHP Cam Hill to the 60-game IL in order to make room. Perez registered a 2.00 ERA over 18 innings for Cleveland in 2020's shortened season.
Cleveland Indians reliever Oliver Perez got the final two outs of a 5-4 win over the White Sox to pick up his first save of the season. He struck out one in the outing.
Perez was called upon to slam the door on the Sox after a 46-minute rain delay knocked regular closer Brad Hand from the game. Perez has been a key piece in the Cleveland bullpen, posting 4 2/3 scoreless innings, a 0.21 WHIP, and five strikeouts this season.
Oliver Perez recorded the final out on Monday night in his only batter faced en route to earning his first save since 2013. Perez relieved Matt Albers in the ninth inning after he ran into trouble, getting Yasmani Grandal to to strike out with a runner on second base.
Oliver Perez only got the save as other relievers in the Nationals bullpen had already worked consecutive days, Matt Albers had allowed a runner to get in scoring position, and the Dodgers brought in a lefty power bat to pinch hit. Perez is not fantasy relevant.