Chris Perez has bone spurs in ankle

Updated: August 4, 2014, 7:54 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers put reliever Chris Perez on the 15-day disabled list after an MRI taken Monday showed bone spurs in his right ankle.

Perez, a former closer with the Cleveland Indians who was acquired to add depth to the Dodgers' bullpen, is 0-3 with a 5.03 ERA.

"We knew they were in there. We were just hoping to last as long as we could and we decided yesterday the best course of action would be to try to nip it in the bud before I couldn't even walk ...

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