Salvador Perez, Royals, All-Star

Royals Salvador Perez to Start in 5th MLB All-Star Game

Royals catcher Salvador Perez was named an American League starter in his fifth straight All-Star Game, which will be played today at Marlins Park.

Perez has hit .290/.318/.532 (118 OPS+) with 18 home runs, 57 RBIs, and 1.9 WAR. His 18 home runs this season leads all catchers.

In his four previous appearances in the All-Star Game, Perez boasts a .333 batting average with one home run, two runs scored and two RBIs. Additionally, the American League holds a 4-0 record with Perez on the roster.