July 6, 2013 6:45 PM

Alex Gordon, Salvy Perez to represent Royals at 2013 All-Star Game

The Royals, for the first time in a decade, are sending more than one player to the All-Star Game and, underscoring their ongoing build-from-within approach, both players — left fielder Alex Gordon and catcher Salvy Perez are homegrown products. Both will serve as backups on the American League club for the July 16 game at Citi Field in New York.

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