CLEVELAND (AP) — Chris Perez hasn’t had a bad outing very often this season.The Cleveland Indians’ closer had one Tuesday night. Perez gave up two runs in the 10th inning in a 5-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox.The defeat snapped the Indians’ three-game winning streak and was their second loss in the last eight games.Held scoreless by Chicago starter John Danks for seven innings, Cleveland tied the game with a three-run eighth. Jason Kipnis’ RBI groundout and a two-run single by Carlos Santana knotted the game at 3 with one out, but the Indians couldn’t push across the go-ahead run and left two runners stranded. Cleveland also stranded two in the ninth.Since allowing three runs in the ninth inning and blowing a save on opening day, Perez has been among the best relievers in baseball. He had allowed one run in 13 innings and converted 11 straight save chances going into Tuesday.Asked if he was surprised about his outing, Perez said, “That’s a stupid question. This is baseball. I was never going to give up another run again? Come on.”Perez (0-1) yielded a leadoff single to Paul Konerko, who was replaced by pinch runner Brent Lillibridge. After A.J. Pierzynski… Read full this story
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