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By ASSOCIATED PRESS  |  Last updated 8/29/13
Salvador Perez is on a tear of late, and that's also true of his career against the Minnesota Twins. The All-Star catcher looks to continue his offensive barrage as the visiting Kansas City Royals try to maintain their recent dominance of the punchless Twins on Thursday. Perez is 11 for 22 with four homers and 13 RBIs over his past five games, leading the Royals (68-64) to a four-game winning streak. He turned in the best performance of his three-year career Wednesday, matching his career highs with four hits and four RBIs while hitting a personal-best two homers to power an 8-1 win. That came a day after he had two hits in a 6-1 victory to open this three-game set at Target Field. "I can't say enough about our guy behind the plate," said Danny Duffy, Wednesday's winning pitcher. "Salvy really killed it." Perez certainly does that against the Twins (57-74), batting .397 with 21 RBI and 21 runs in 31 career meetings. He's 11 for 23 over his last five visits to Minnesota. Kansas...
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