Salvador Pérez drove the victory of Kansas City against the White Sox

Salvador Pérez drove the victory of Kansas City against the White Sox

Salvy is going through the best moment of the season offensively, being a key part of the Royals’ offense

Salvador Pérez is still on fire with the wood, now being the offensive leader of the Kansas Royals in their 3-8 victory against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium.

The catcher went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and one scored, complemented by his teammate MJ Melendez, who had three hits in four at-bats and also drove in two runs.

Salvy started his production in the sixth inning with an RBI double by Bobby Witt, while in the eighth a single was enough to bring in the run by Melendez.

So far this season, the catcher is averaging 220 with 61 hits, 16 homers, 50 RBIs and 32 runs scored in 277 at-bats.

For his part, Lenyn Sosa, a Venezuelan in the White Sox, went blank (4-0) and saw his average drop to .150.

At the moment, the Kansas Royals are in fourth place in the AL central division, 13 games behind the Guardians, while Chicago is third, 2.5 games out of first place.

The victory was scored by pitcher Josh Staumont (3-1), who entered for one inning and struck out two rivals. While the defeat was scored by Mike Diekman (5-2).

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