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Salvador Perez dons catcher's mask in dugout after Eric Hosmer loses his bat

After Eric Hosmer’s bat flew into the dugout in the seventh inning on Monday, catcher Salvador Perez put on his mask and glove in case Hosmer lost another bat at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
After Eric Hosmer’s bat flew into the dugout in the seventh inning on Monday, catcher Salvador Perez put on his mask and glove in case Hosmer lost another bat at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. jsleezer@kcstar.com

It’s been quite a week for Royals catcher Salvador Perez — and it’s only Wednesday.

Perez clubbed a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning on Tuesday and helped the Royals beat the Indians 3-2.

On Monday night, Perez provided some comic relief as the Royals topped Cleveland 2-1. Eric Hosmer lost control of his bat and it flew into the dugout. Perez took precautionary actions:

How can you not like that?

Here’s something you see a lot on Perez’s Instagram account: behind-the-scenes photos with the Royals.

 

Vote for my brother @hosmer305 for the ASG #2016 voten por mi hermano @hosmer305 para el juego de las estrellas #2016

A photo posted by Salvador Perez (@salvadorp13) on

 

Back to the home #K . #mihermanitoyyo

A photo posted by Salvador Perez (@salvadorp13) on

Here is Perez talking about his home run on Tuesday night:

Royals' Salvador Perez talks about his game-winning home run 

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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