By Drew Waldron
Overview: Salvador perez
- Height: 6' 3" Weight: 240 lb.
- Bats: Right Throws: Right
- Position played: C, 1B
- Born: May 10, 1990 (age 25), Valencia Venezuela
- Salary: $1,750,000
- Team homepage: Kansas City Royals
Birth and childhood
Pérez was signed by the Royals for $65,000 when he was 16 years old. Pérez was called up to the majors for the first time on August 10, 2011: He picked off two baserunners, caught five popups and recorded his first hit. On August 29, Pérez hit his first Major League home run against Max Scherzer of the Detriot Tigers.