Chris Perez has rotator cuff tendinitis

Updated: May 28, 2013, 6:31 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Indians All-Star closer Chris Perez will not throw for a week after an MRI revealed tendinitis in his right shoulder.

Perez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday before the Indians opened a two-game series in Cincinnati. He underwent tests in Cleveland, which showed "mild" tendinitis of his rotator cuff. The Indians said their plan is for Perez not to pick up a baseball for at least five days in the hopes that rest will reduce the soreness in his shoulder.

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