Smoke signals

• Indians closer Chris Perez (right shoulder strain) played catch up to a distance of 90 feet during Wednesday's workout. It marked Perez's third throwing session as part of his gradual progression back to mound activity. The Indians have not ruled Perez out for Opening Day.

• The Indians have a "B" game scheduled against the Mariners for Thursday morning at Cleveland's complex. Right-hander Corey Kluber, who is vying for a rotation job, is scheduled to pitch for the Tribe, along with Cody Allen, Rich Hill, Matt Capps and Scott Barnes.

• Indians designated hitter Mark Reynolds returned to the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the White Sox, serving as the DH and batting sixth for the Tribe. Reynolds had been sidelined since March 6 because of back stiffness.

• The Indians released their version of the "Harlem Shake" Internet craze -- organized by Nick Swisher and approved by manager Terry Francona, who took part -- at 12:30 p.m. ET on The site received more than 34,000 page views in the first four hours.

• The Indians will host a select-a-seat event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET on Saturday at Progressive Field. Fans interested in season, group or party-area tickets for the upcoming season will have a chance to test drive available seats.

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.