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SALVADOR PEREZ RUMORS

Number Munchers: Salvador Perez. A raise? An extension? Not so fast …

After a 2011 rookie season that saw him bat .331/.361/.471 over 158 PA and produce 1.5 WAR in only 39 games, Salvador Perez signed a 5 year / 7 million dollar contract with the Kansas City Royals. The deal also included 3 years of club options that could push the base value to 23.8 million dollars over 8 years, with potentially $800,000 more in All-Star and Gold Glove bonuses....
Via Royals Blue
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Perez would still be 'happy' if new deal doesn't materialize

A few weeks ago, it came out that the Kansas City Royals were 'quietly' trying to re-work their contract with catcher and World Series MVP Salvador Perez. Perez, 25, is signed to a very team-friendly deal and the club is reportedly interested in extending his deal with terms a bit more appropriate for one of the league's most respected backstops. This weekend, the Royals hosted...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Collins fine with Salvador Perez using pine tar

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez may have been using pine tar to get a better grip on the baseball during Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins has no problem with that. At one point during Kansas City’s dramatic extra-innings win, a FOX camera zoomed in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Salvador Perez hassles Lorenzo Cain at media session

Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez spends almost as much time trolling OF Lorenzo Cain off the field as he does playing baseball on it. His Instagram account is filled with videos that showcase hilarious exchanges between the two teammates (like this one). But it doesn’t stop there. Perez took it one step further during Monday’s media session with reporters. He managed to weasel...
Via The Sports Daily
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals catcher Salvador Perez says he wears women’s perfume during games (video)

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez sat down recently with KSHB-TV’s Christa Dubill for an enlightening interview. The interview starts off innocently enough. Perez talks about when he started catching, his best friends on the team and how the Royals feel like family, stuff like that. Harmless, interesting anecdotes and tidbits that allows fans to […] The post Royals catcher...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Salvador Perez: All Star starter

It’s been a pretty good week for Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez. On Sunday, Perez was named to his second career All Star game. With Matt Wieters unable to play in the game, Perez will start for the American League. On the field on Wednesday, Perez helped Kansas City to a come-from-behind win over the Tampa Bay Rays with a dramatic 3-run home run in the 9th inning....
Via i70baseball
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Salvador Perez - The best in the AL is getting better

Salvador Perez was the second best catcher in the American League last year. The only guy ahead of him is now a first baseman for the Minnesota Twins. That leaves Perez as the best now in the league and he is getting better. And he is a big reason for optimism for the playoff chances of the Kansas City Royals. Right now, Perez is the fWAR leader in baseball. That will change. He...
Via The Flagrant Fan
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Kansas City Royals will make the playoffs

Left fielder Alex Gordon and the Kansas City Royals look to make a playoff push in 2014. It’s been nearly 30 years since the Kansas City Royals won the World Series, and incidentally that was the last time they made an appearance in the playoffs as well. 2013 was by far the best season in recent history for the Royals, and as they look to build off of momentum from last year they...
Via isportsweb.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Perez hit in head by pitch, leaves game

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Salvador Perez of the Kansas City Royals has been hit in the helmet by a pitch and left the game against San Diego. The Royals say Perez didn't sustain a concussion Wednesday. Perez relayed through the club that he's "fine." Perez was hit by a breaking ball above his left ear. The Royals catcher fell to the ground and was down for a few seconds before walking off...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman hit in face by Salvador Perez line drive (Video)

Cincinnati Reds flame thrower Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face by a Salvador Perez line drive during a spring training game on Wednesday night and was carted off the field. Chapman is the hardest thrower in baseball, which means any ball coming off the bat would be returned with absurd velocity. The play occurred […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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