Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez raking in the awards

Roberto Perez
Posted at 10:56 PM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-06 22:56:32-05

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez was named the overall Wilson Defensive Player of the Year and the Wilson Defensive Catcher of the Year Wednesday night.

Perez was one of five first-time Wilson Defensive award winners.

He did not allow a passed ball in 118 games this season and led the league with 29 defensive runs saved.

Perez also won the American League Gold Glove catcher and is a finalist for the 2019 Rawlings Platinum Gold Glove.

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