We now know the key to unlocking three home-run games for Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain.
He needs to don a birthday hat bearing Salvador Perez’s picture, then sing happy birthday with his teammates to Perez.
Hey, it worked before Tuesday’s game.
Fox Sports Kansas City shared this video on Twitter. It begins with Eric Hosmer giving birthday wishes to Perez, and then Cain steals the show.
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Perez seemed to get choked up a bit, didn’t he?
Before there was any singing, a number of teammates took to social media to send best wishes to Perez on his birthday.
One former Royal also was thinking of Perez on Tuesday.