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Salvador Perez to undergo MRI on knee after sitting out Royals finale against Rockies

Two days after he first tweaked the patella tendon in his right knee, and one day after he returned to the lineup without any extra rest, Royals catcher Salvador Perez was scratched from Wednesday’s game at Coors Field. He experienced a recurrence of symptoms shortly before the game began. “He went out for stretch and felt great,” manager Ned Yost said. “And then after stretching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Salvador Perez to have MRI on knee

The Kansas City Royals fell to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday by the score of 5-2. The loss dropped the Royals to 70-56, a game ahead of the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central. Alex Gordon and Erik Kratz knocked in the only runs for the Royals. Kratz was starting for the injured Salvador Perez, out with a knee injury. Perez is scheduled for an MRI on his knee. ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Erik Kratz homers twice as Royals down Twins, 6-4; Salvador Perez exits with knee pain

The sequence confirmed the blessed fortune shining on the Royals, even as the events hinted at the organization’s darkest fear. In the seventh inning of a 6-4 victory over Minnesota on Monday, Salvador Perez stood inside the dugout with his shirt untucked and his right knee sore. It was his turn to bat. He would not. Instead Erik Kratz, a 34-year-old backup acquired last month...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Salvador Perez exits with knee discomfort

The first-place Kansas City Royals removed catcher Salvador Perez from Monday's 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins with "discomfort in his right knee," according to  Dick Kaegel of (video here and below). Perez was replaced in the seventh inning by Erik Kratz, who homered twice.No X-ray or MRI was taken and Royals manager Ned Yost said he is not concerned...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Post All Star Game and Post Trade Deadline

Salvador Perez Royals -Photo Credit – Keith Allison The Kansas City Royals went into the All Star break with a record of 48-46. They had 3 players who were selected to go to the All Star Game in Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Greg Holland. Unfortunately Alex was unable to play in the All Star Game (ASG) because of an injury but at the same time Royals catcher Perez got to...
Via Hot Stove MLB
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Perez helps Royals struggle to 3-2 win over Twins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez triggered a go-ahead rally with a double in the sixth inning and made several spectacular plays behind the plate, helping the Kansas City Royals to a scrappy 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas had RBI doubles during the Royals' charge, which wiped away a 1-0 deficit. Jason Frasor earned his...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 days ago  |  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

Perez hits three-run HR in ninth, Royals beat Rays 5-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Wednesday night. Kirby Yates (0-1), the fifth Tampa Bay reliever, entered with runners on first and third with one out and gave up Perez's towering shot into the left-field corner. It's been a big week for Perez, chosen Sunday...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Royals selected to All-Star Game; catcher Salvador Perez to start

For the second straight season, three players -- catcher Salvador Perez, outfielder Alex Gordon and relief pitcher Greg Holland -- will represent the Royals in the All-Star Game. All three players will be making their second consecutive appearances for the American League squad -- the first time since the 1987-88 seasons that the Royals have had three players named to the team in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors

With a 37-47 record at the break, the Kansas City Royals appear poised to be one of the few true sellers at the trade deadline. The spring of 2012 was forged with great promise in BBQ City but has been met with typical substandard play and disappointment. The worst offender has been the pitching staff. KC’s team ERA of 4.35 ranks 24th in the big leagues. The combined ERA of their...
July 09, 2012  |  1 Comment
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