Grandal, Chisox hold on 10-7; Royals' Perez reaches 40 HRs

Perez fourth all-time in franchise home runs
Salvador Perez
Posted at 10:35 PM, Sep 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-04 23:35:48-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yasmani Grandal went 3 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs as the Chicago White Sox built a big lead and then held off Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals 10-7.

Perez hit two homers, including his 40th of the season, and drove in five runs.

His homer total is second in the majors — Shohei Ohtani of the Angels hit his 43rd on Saturday night.

Luis Robert homered and tied a career high with four hits for the AL Central-leading White Sox, who led 9-3 in the fifth inning.