NewsNovember.14.18

The Royals may have a star in Adalberto Mondesi

For baseball fans in Kansas City, there wasn’t a whole lot to cheer about during the 2018 season. A couple years removed from a campaign that ended in a championship, they had become a team with the second most losses in all of baseball. Their former core of Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Mike Mou...

For baseball fans in Kansas City, there wasn’t a whole lot to cheer about during the 2018 season. A couple years removed from a campaign that ended in a championship, they had become a team with the second most losses in all of baseball. Their former core of Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas, and Wade Davis had all left via free agency or trade, so for much of the season, there was little single player performances to cheer for, at least compared to their back-to-back American League pennant clubs. Narrow it down to above-average play and the Royals still had little. Outside of Whit Merrifield, Salvador Perez, and Brad Keller...

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NewsNovember.08.18

Perez wins Silver Slugger

 Louisville Slugger ® and MLB Network announced tonight that the Kansas City Royals’ Salvador Perez has been named the American League’s 2018 Silver Slugger Award winner at catcher. This is Perez’s second career Silver Slugger Award (also: 2016), and he joins George Brett...

 Louisville Slugger ® and MLB Network announced tonight that the Kansas City Royals’ Salvador Perez has been named the American League’s 2018 Silver Slugger Award winner at catcher. This is Perez’s second career Silver Slugger Award (also: 2016), and he joins George Brett (3) and Willie Wilson (2) as the only Royals to earn the honor multiple times since it was established in 1980. Perez is among 10 Royals (14 times) to earn the honor overall, and the only catcher. This marks the fourth consecutive season in which a Royal has earned a Silver Slugger Award, as other recent winners include Kendrys Morales (2015) an...

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NewsNovember.06.18

Salvador Perez and Alex Gordon win Gold Glove awards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals catcher Salvador Perez and outfielder Alex Gordon were named to the list of 18 Gold Glove winners of 2018 Sunday.   The award was the sixth for Gordon and the fifth for Perez.   Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler won Gold Gloves for...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals catcher Salvador Perez and outfielder Alex Gordon were named to the list of 18 Gold Glove winners of 2018 Sunday.   The award was the sixth for Gordon and the fifth for Perez.   Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler won Gold Gloves for the World Series champion Red Sox, and the Atlanta Braves also were recognized for their fielding excellence this season.   The 26-year-old Betts won for the third straight year. He also is a top contender for the AL MVP award.   Kinsler got his second Gold Glove at second base, and Bradley won for the first time in center. T...

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NewsOctober.28.18

Take a look at photos, videos from Royals catcher Salvador Perez's wedding

Nearly three years ago, Royals catcher Salvador Perez was celebrating after being named the World Series MVP after his team dispatched of the Mets in the Fall Classic. This past weekend, Perez was celebrating something bigger: his wedding. Perez and his fiancee Maria Gabriela tied the knot in...

Nearly three years ago, Royals catcher Salvador Perez was celebrating after being named the World Series MVP after his team dispatched of the Mets in the Fall Classic. This past weekend, Perez was celebrating something bigger: his wedding. Perez and his fiancee Maria Gabriela tied the knot in front of family and friends, including some teammates from that World Series team: Danny Duffy, Alcides Escobar and Eric Hosmer. Hosmer, who is now with the San Diego Padres, shared some photos and videos from the blessed event (use the arrows to scroll through the two videos and two photos):        ...

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