|Mar. 1 10:58 AM PT11:58 AM MT12:58 PM CT1:58 PM ET13:58 ET18:58 GMT2:58 CST11:58 AM MST1:58 PM EST2:28 PM VEN22:58 UAE12:58 PM CT-Perez hopes to recover from a shoulder injury in time for the Indians' April 2 opener at Toronto. He was diagnosed Friday with a strained muscle in his right shoulder, an injury that could sideline him for a month.
Analysis: Perez, who saved 39 games last season, will not throw for the next week to 10 days. Once he resumes his program, the Indians estimate he will be pitching in games in three or four weeks. It is the second straight spring training Perez has been injured. Last year, he was sidelined with a pulled side muscle.