The Indians are hoping the World Baseball Classic does not interfere too much with the throwing schedules in place for closer Chris Perez and setup man Vinnie Pestano. That duo figures largely into the Tribe's bullpen plans this season. On Wednesday, Cleveland manager Terry Francona said he plans on reaching out to Team USA manager Joe Torre to gauge whether Perez and Pestano can return to camp to pitch for the Tribe in the days leading up to the tournament. Francona was quick to add that he will respect the answer Torre provides.
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