March 15, 2014 2:37 PM

Royals working to upgrade Salvador Perez’s catching mask

At the bottom of a heap, Stan Jurga Jr. of All Star Sporting Goods found a group of decade-old catcher’s masks. They were Kelly green, solid steel and about a quarter-pound heavier than hollow steel masks — potentially ideal, in other words, for the Royals’ ongoing quest to protect Salvador Perez.

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