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Perez hits 48th homer, leaves hurt; Royals beat Indians 10-5

Sep. 30, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied a Royals record with his 48th homer of the season before leaving with a sprained right ankle, and Kansas City went on to beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 on Wednesday night. Perez, who already broke the big league record for...

Perez breaks Bench's home run record; Royals sweep Indians

Sep. 20, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his 46th home run, breaking Johnny Bench’s record for most by a catcher in a season to highlight the opener, then the Kansas City Royals completed a doubleheader sweep by beating the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Monday night. Perez hit a...

Kluber beats Indians, Gallo homers twice as Yanks win 8-0

Sep. 17, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Kluber kept Cleveland's bats as hushed as he usually is. Pitching against the team that helped him blossom into a star, Kluber allowed four singles over six innings to win for the first time in nearly four months, and the New York Yankees climbed...