Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:14:04 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (head) was hit in the helmet by the swing of Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton in Game 2 of the American League Division Series. Perez was taken to the clubhouse for evaluation by the training staff, and he was cleared to remain in the game.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:22:21 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBIs and one run scored Monday, Sept. 1.
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:57:02 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez is out of the lineup Saturday, Aug. 23.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:45:32 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) is in the starting lineup Friday, Aug. 22, against the Texas Rangers.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:02:33 -0700
Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) said he is ready to play Thursday, August 21. The Royals begin a three-game series at the Texas Rangers Friday, Aug. 22.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:24:37 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez's (knee) MRI results on his right knee were negative, according to a source.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:42:19 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) will undergo an MRI Thursday, Aug. 21, to examine the patella tendon in his right knee, which he tweaked a few days ago. Trainer Nick Kenney determined Perez did not suffer structural damage to the joint, according to manager Ned Yost.
Fantasy Tip: Perez will miss at least a few days. Adjust your lineups accordingly.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:40:31 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) will have an MRI on his sore knee Thursday, Aug. 21. Manager Ned Yost said the condition is not considered serious.
Fantasy Tip: The team has a scheduled day off Thursday. If Perez is still not right by Friday, Erik Kratz would likely make the start in his absence.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:38:00 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) is batting third and catching Tuesday, Aug. 19, against the Colorado Rockies. It will be Perez's 112th start behind the plate, which is the most in the majors this season.
Fantasy Tip: Perez has an excellent matchup against Tyler Matzek. Matzek has a 9.60 ERA in August, and he has allowed right-handed hitters to slash .300/.373/.498 against him, with a .379 wOBA. The game is being played at hitter-friendly Coors Field, too. It might be worth spending up to lock Perez in your lineup in daily games.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:18:00 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (knee) pinched a nerve in his patella while rounding second in the fifth inning of the team's game Monday, Aug. 18, but manager Ned Yost said he wasn't concerned about the injury.
Fantasy Tip: It appears that Perez escaped with a minor injury, and at worst, he should be considered day-to-day. Still, make sure to check on his status for the next few days before inserting him into lineups.