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#13
Salvador Pérez
AVG HR RBI
.282 7 25
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-3 / 240 NFBC ADP: 103.19
Position: CBorn: 5/10/1990 Birthplace: Valencia, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Royals (2006)


Latest News
May 24 12:50 PM PT1:50 PM MT2:50 PM CT3:50 PM ET15:50 ET19:50 GMT3:50 12:50 PM MST2:50 PM EST3:20 PM VEN23:50 UAE2:50 PM CT-Perez went a career-best 5 for 5 and finished a home run shy of the cycle in a 10-4 win over Minnesota on Monday.
Analysis: Perez boosted his average from .245 to .270 with the performance. He's hitting .351 in his last 14 games and is batting .405 in a nine-game hit streak.
Apr. 24 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Perez hit his fourth home run on Saturday.
Analysis: He has three in the last five games.
Apr. 20 1:27 PM PT2:27 PM MT3:27 PM CT4:27 PM ET16:27 ET20:27 GMT4:27 1:27 PM MST3:27 PM EST3:57 PM VEN0:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Perez had a three-run home run and a double in Tuesday's 8-6 win over the Tigers.
Analysis: Perez was just 4 for 22 on the team's seven-game road swing, but he's 7 for 21 in six home games.
Apr. 14 1:21 PM PT2:21 PM MT3:21 PM CT4:21 PM ET16:21 ET20:21 GMT4:21 1:21 PM MST3:21 PM EST3:51 PM VEN0:21 UAE (+1)3:21 PM CT-Perez jacked a go-ahead, two-run shot in the eighth inning of Wednesday's 4-2 win at Houston.
Analysis: Hopefully, this can spark Perez. He had gone just 5 for 24 without a homer in his first seven games.
Mar. 2 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET14:24 ET19:24 GMT3:24 12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST2:54 PM VEN23:24 UAE1:24 PM CT-Perez is donating $1 million to the Urban Youth Academy, a 21-acre development of playing fields and other park amenities near downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Analysis: The news Wednesday came one day after Perez signed a $52.5 million, five-year contract that will keep him with Kansas City through the 2021 season. It also coincided with a City Council committee vote to endorse more than $2 million in city funds toward the $7 million first phase.
Mar. 1 9:29 AM PT10:29 AM MT11:29 AM CT12:29 PM ET12:29 ET17:29 GMT1:29 10:29 AM MST12:29 PM EST12:59 PM VEN21:29 UAE11:29 AM CT-Perez and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a contract through 2021 guaranteeing the All-Star catcher an additional $52.5 million over five seasons.
Analysis: Perez's agreement was announced Tuesday, one day after his mother, Yilda, had her SUV stolen at gunpoint in Venezuela. His mother was unharmed and the vehicle was later recovered by the national police. He hit .260 with a career-best 21 homers and 70 RBIs last season, helping the Royals to their second consecutive World Series appearance. They beat the Mets in five games for their first title since 1985.

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