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Royals fans are fired up that Salvador Perez is off the disabled list

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez.
Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez.

Royals fans got the news shortly after 2 p.m. on Tuesday: All-Star catcher Salvador Perez had been activated from the disabled list.

Perez, who had been on the disabled list since Aug. 6 because of a strained intercostal muscle, was in the starting lineup for Tuesday night’s game against the Rockies.

In Perez’s absence, the Royals were 6-9 and dropped in the wild-card standings.

Royals fans were fired up by the news of Perez’s return and many went to social media to celebrate.

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