Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:05:14 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (neck) is back in the starting lineup and batting fifth against the Chicago White Sox Monday, April 24.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:29:22 -0700
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (neck) is considered day-to-day because of his neck stiffness, according to manager Ned Yost.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:41:06 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (neck) remains out of the starting lineup for the second straight day Sunday, April 23, versus the Texas Rangers with a sore neck. C Drew Butera will draw another start behind the plate.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:25:38 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez's (knee, elbow) second MRI did not show any problems with his knee. Manager Ned Yost said Perez is also dealing with a hyperextended elbow that will sideline him for seven days.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 13:19:58 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) is scheduled to undergo another MRI Monday, March 13. General manager Dayton Moore said the best-case scenario is for Perez to return in about a week, but the team will know more after the MRI.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 05:24:44 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) sustained a left knee injury while playing for Team Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic Saturday, March 11, and he needed to be helped off the field into the clubhouse. The injury occurred when Team Italy C Drew Butera collided with Perez at the plate in the ninth inning. An MRI revealed no structural damage, although Perez will miss the remainder of the tournament due to knee inflammation. He will undergo further X-rays Sunday, March 12, according to general manager Dayton Moore.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:07:17 -0700
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (illness) is out of the lineup because of a head cold Thursday, July 28.
Fantasy Tip: Expect Perez to return to the lineup Friday, July 29, and he remains a high-end catcher in all fantasy settings. Continue to start him confidently.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:54:18 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez is not in the starting lineup against the Texas Rangers Thursday, July 28.
Fantasy Tip: Sub Perez out of your lineups where you can Thursday, and especially in daily contests. He's a high-end backstop in all fantasy settings and sits with 39 runs, 15 home runs, 45 RBI and a .271/.307/.479 slash line for the season.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:27:56 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez is not in the starting lineup against Texas Rangers SP A.J. Griffin Sunday, July 24. C Drew Butera will start at catcher and is batting eighth.
Fantasy Tip: Butera is hitting .306 with two home runs and nine RBI in limited playing time this season and can be a starting option in two-catcher leagues.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:39:02 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez cracked a two-run home run in the All-Star Game Tuesday, July 12, but he narrowly missed out on MVP honors to teammate 1B Eric Hosmer.
Fantasy Tip: Perez pulled into the break with a .283 average, 14 homers, 41 RBIs and an .818 OPS in the first half. He is on pace to eclipse his career high of 21 homers set last season, and he needs 39 RBIs for a new career best. He remains a top-notch fantasy receiver in most formats and DFS play heading into the second half.