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Cleveland Indians add Francisco Perez, send Bobby Bradley to IL

Jul 16, 2021; Oakland, California, USA; Cleveland Indians first baseman Bobby Bradley (44) in the dugout before the game against the Oakland Athletics at RingCentral Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 16, 2021; Oakland, California, USA; Cleveland Indians first baseman Bobby Bradley (44) in the dugout before the game against the Oakland Athletics at RingCentral Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

After spending seven seasons in the Cleveland Indians’ system, left-hander Francisco Perez is heading to the major leagues after the club purchased his contract from Triple-A Columbus on Monday.

The Indians had a roster opening after placing first baseman Bobby Bradley on the 10-day injured list with a left knee injury.

Perez, 24, was a combined 4-0 with a 1.96 ERA in 23 relief appearances spread over the Double-A and Triple A levels this season.

Bradley, 25, was batting .213 with a .480 slugging percentage in 46 games with the Indians, adding 11 home runs and 25 RBIs.

–Field Level Media