Venezuela catcher Salvador Perez is helped after being injured during Saturday’s World Baseball Classic game against Italy, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Perez injured his left knee in a home-plate collision with his Royals backup Drew Butera.
Venezuela catcher Salvador Perez is helped after being injured during Saturday’s World Baseball Classic game against Italy, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Perez injured his left knee in a home-plate collision with his Royals backup Drew Butera. Luis Gutierrez AP
Venezuela catcher Salvador Perez is helped after being injured during Saturday’s World Baseball Classic game against Italy, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Perez injured his left knee in a home-plate collision with his Royals backup Drew Butera. Luis Gutierrez AP

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    Kansas City Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger spoke with KC Tiger Club president Mark Fitzpatrick at the club's meeting Tuesday at Westport Flea Market. (Video courtesy of KC Tiger Club)