Royals catcher Salvador Perez ties team's home run record

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Posted at 7:37 PM, Sep 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-29 21:33:53-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Salvador Perez made Royals history Wednesday night on the first pitch he saw.

With two runners on in the 1st inning, Perez blasted a three-run home run to dead center field at Kauffman Stadium.

It was home run 48 on the season for Perez which ties the club record.

Jorge Soler set the record at 48 just two seasons ago.

Not long after Perez hit his home run, he sustained an injury and left the game after his next at-bat, which was a strikeout.

As the Royals wrap up the season on Sunday, Perez has four more games to break the record and hold it all for himself.