Posted December 23, 2013

Report: Dodgers agree to 1-year deal with closer Chris Perez

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Chris Perez has a career 3.41 ERA. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Chris Perez has a career 3.41 ERA. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to terms on a one year contract with closer Chris Perez, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

Perez was released by the Indians this off-season after serving as their full-time closer for the past four seasons, during which he had a WHIP of 1.20 and 123 saves. He was recently placed on probation for one-year after police discovered marijuana in a package sent to his house.

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Perez’s contract is still pending based on the results of a team physical, which is scheduled for Monday.


6 comments
TwitSpif
TwitSpif

In Dodger Stadium, with National League rules, and California's liberal marijuana laws, he should do well. 

NoThanksESPNFacebook
NoThanksESPNFacebook

How many closers do we need? We have Jansen and Beard as 1 and 1A. Well if he can provide some decent middle relief, than won't have any issues with it.