• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Roberto Perez provides all of Indians' offense in loss to Twins Thursday

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez went 2 for 4 with a two-run homer Thursday against the Twins.Unfortunately for the Indians, that one swing generated their only runs on the day. Perez hasn't offered much in fantasy, but he's now homered in two of his last three starts and has seven hits in 20 at-bats (a .350 average) over his last six starts, so he's closing things out on a high note.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez collects two hits in Friday's win

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez went 2 for 3 with two runs scored in Friday's win over the White Sox. The lightly-used Perez reached base three times on the evening, providing two singles and a hit by pitch. Perez has supplied a .351 on-base percentage on the season, but he's not a serious threat to cut into Yan Gomes' playing time behind the dish.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Indians start Roberto Perez over Yan Gomes at catcher

    Yan Gomes will not start Saturday's game behind the plate for the Indians. Gomes has started the last five games and eight of the last nine at catcher for Cleveland. He'll be replaced by Roberto Perez, who gets his third start of the month.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez collects two hits in Monday's loss

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez hit his fifth home run of the season during Monday's 8-5 loss to the Tigers. Perez hit the solo shot off Joakim Soria in the ninth inning. He finished the game 2 for 3 with two runs scored and one walk. Over his last nine games, Perez is 6 for 19 with one home run and three RBI.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez drives in two in win Thursday

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez drove in two runs during a 6-0 win Thursday against the Mariners. Both of his RBI came on a two-out single in the third inning. Perez finished 2 for 3. It was his fourth multihit game, but first since April 29. He does have one home run and six RBI in his last six games.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Indians' Yan Gomes out of lineup Friday, likely to catch next two

    Indians catcher Yan Gomes is out of the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Mariners. Gomes was activated off of the disabled list on May 24 and has been catching every-other-game since his return. So, since he caught Thursday's game, he will sit on Friday with Roberto Perez getting the start behind the plate. However, manager Terry Francona said Gomes is likely to catch Saturday and Sunday, with the team being off Monday, according to MLB.com

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Slumping Indians C Roberto Perez hits homer against Rangers

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez hit a three-run home run in the second inning of Monday afternoon's 10-8 loss to the Rangers. For Perez, it was his fourth home run of the season. He's now slashing .183/.343/.378. Perez finished the game 1 for 3 and also drew a walk. Even with the homer, he's been in quite the slump, hitting just .143 since April 30.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Indians give struggling catcher Roberto Perez day off Wednesday

    Indians catcher Roberto Perez is being held out of the starting lineup on Wednesday against the White Sox. Perez had started four straight for manger Terry Francona, as he continues to struggle offensively. Perez is just 4 for his last 23 with zero RBI over that span. Brett Hayes will draw the start behind the plate and bat eighth on Wednesday.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Indians C Yan Gomes could be nearing return soon

    Indians catcher Yan Gomes performed agility drills in the outfield and is running the bases again on Tuesday, according to MLB.com. Gomes is working his way back from a sprained MCL suffered earlier this season. The team has not announced plans for next steps, though if he makes it through Tuesday's workout without issue, he could begin a rehab assignment in short order. Roberto Perez, who is batting a meager .173 on the season, continues to be the starting catcher in Gomes' absence.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Indians RHP Corey Kluber still missing C Yan Gomes

    Indians supposed ace and reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber is still missing injured catcher Yan Gomes. And the numbers back it up, per Fox Sports. Since the start of 2014, he is 18-9 with a 2.39 ERA when Gomes catches and 0-5 with a 5.13 ERA with anyone else behind the dish. Kluber sported a 2.63 ERA this year when Gomes was lost. He is 0-4 with a 6.10 ERA pitching to Roberto Perez. Gomes, who is rehabbing ahead of schedule, is expected back in about four weeks.