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In the midst of a one-for-25 slump at the plate, Royals catcher Salvador Perez received his first day off of the season for Thursdays matinee against the Indians.
Despite Perezs cratering offensive production, manager Ned Yost declined to recognize a correlation between his catchers playing time and his hitting.
Hes just struggling offensively, Yost said on Thursday morning. He doesnt need (a day off) physically.
By ANDY McCULLOUGH. 7 hours ago