Tribe signing first baseman?

Eduardo Pzere?

Perez is a fallback plan for the Indians, who were unsuccessful in trying to sign Nomar Garciaparra, Brian Giles and Eric Byrnes this offseason to help upgrade their right-handed power.

The Tribe always seems to be in a “fallback” plan when it comes to free agents. We always aim high, go lower, then end up signing lowest, sorta like, “well, we got our right handed batter, whatever.”

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