Indians closer Chris Perez arrested for drug possession

Chris Perez is having a rough year, now arrested for drug possession

6/5/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5233 respect

May 26, 2013; Boston, MA, USA;  Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez (54) takes off his cap after giving up a walk during the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.  The Boston Red Sox won 6-5.  Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY SportsChris Perez is already on the DL, nursing shoulder tendinitis. When he was playing, he had a pretty rough time with the Indians this year as their closer. Now, to make matters worse, he has been arrested for drug possession.

This is obviously a much different drug issue than the recent PED issue that baseball is addressing, but it should be interesting to see how they handle this. Will Perez face any type of punishment from Major League Baseball? Will the charges even stick at all?

It has been an up and down season for Perez, with more downs than ups, and hopefully he can rebound from this and get himself straightened out soon.
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6/5/13   |   orangemen90   |   5785 respect

This is just a peak at the extent the MLB players will go for drugs!!!  Mail order pot????