KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When I went to the stadium for an interview with Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez, I expected he'd be a nice guy. I assumed he'd have interesting stories to tell about his rise to greatness. But, I wasn't prepared for how funny almost everything he said would be.
Turns out, Salvy owns a pair of shower shoes from another team, which, on the surface, seems like a dirty, rotten, traitor-type thing to do. Until you learn where they came from, why he still wears them, and what he plans to do with them if the team's luck changes.
And then there's the perfume.
Click on the video above to see my interview with Perez, and to learn why the catcher smells so good.