As we near the dog days of summer, the Indians are beginning to struggle with the dreaded injury bug. This time the bullpen is the area of concern and it has suddenly cast the shadow of doubt on the team moving forward.
Cleveland Indians Links:
Terry Pluto discusses the issues with the bullpen and how injuries may be a cause for concern moving forward.
- ESPN reported Perez being moved to the DL along with what Perez had to say about the injury and his hopes for recovery moving forward.
- CBS Sports reported that Terry Francona had names Vinnie Pestano as his closer moving forward until Perez is able to return.
- To make matters worse, Paul Hoynes has reported that the Indians are currently dealing with Pestano’s drop in velocity.
Wahoo’s on First Links:
- Brian talked to Jordan Barhorst about the Reds and the current four game, home and home series that is taking place.
- Jeff asked the question, “How excited should we be about the 2013 Indians?”
- In last week’s wroundtable discussion, the staff argued about Yan Gomes.
- Merritt talked about the Indians recent run of success against Cy Young winners.
- Wahoo’s on the Mic was back and better than ever last week. Check it out here.