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Royals Injury Update: Salvador Perez sits with groin strain

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez was out of Sunday's lineup because of a right groin strain, according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star:Salvador Perez is sitting out with a right groin strain. The team hopes he can return soon.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) July 20, 2014Fortunately for the Royals, it doesn't sound as though this will be a long...
Via MLB Injury News
5 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Salvador Perez’s three-run homer lifts Royals to 5-4 victory over Rays

Salvador Perez wagged his tongue as he bounded up a flight of steps away from the scene of his heroics. The door to the visitors’ clubhouse at Tropicana Field slammed behind him. The concrete walls could not muffle the resulting roars from his teammates. A ninth-inning bolt of lightning, a homer worth three runs, ignited the celebration. On Wednesday evening, Perez resuscitated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

For one night, intuition leads Rays astray against Royals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Salvador Perez jogged to home plate in mostly silence. In an alternate ending, a gong would have rang beyond right field at the end of this half inning, an electric guitar would have sounded over Tropicana Field's loudspeakers and the Tampa Bay Rays would have celebrated another series victory in their more-real-by-the-minute renaissance. Instead, there...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals C Perez leaves game with cramps in calves

DETROIT -- Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez left Monday's game against the Detroit Tigers with cramps in both calves. Perez reached first base on a fielding error in the seventh inning Monday night and a pinch-runner replaced him. Perez had two hits in the series-opening game and he is hitting .281 with seven homers and 23 RBIs this season.
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Perez homers to lift Royals over White Sox 6-3

CHICAGO -- Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 6-3 win Sunday. James Shields (8-3) won his fifth straight decision and the Royals extended their season-high win streak to seven games. He pitched out of trouble throughout his outing. Shields allowed three runs and scattered 10 hits in six innings...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Salvador Perez trips over own bat running to first (Video)

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez tripped himself with his own bat and nearly fell to the ground after hitting a grounder to first in the second inning of Saturday's game at Kauffman Stadium. Perez took a few extra steps with the bat before letting go of it. As a result, Perez accidentally did a reverse bat flip and the bat followed him up the baseline, hitting...
Via Holdout Sports
September 22, 2013  |  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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