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Salvador Perez ties catcher home run record with 45th home run Thursday

by Andy Zimmerman | Royals Correspondent | Fri, Sep 17th 8:35am EDT

Salvador Perez went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run during Thursday's 7-2 loss against the Athletics.

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Perez opened the scoring with a first- inning bomb that gave the Royals a 2-0 lead and gave him a share of the single-season record for home runs by a catcher, placing his name next to Johnny Bench. Perez is currently tied for the major league lead in home runs and leads the MLB with 112 RBI.

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