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Salvador Perez

24-Year-Old Catcher – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

AVG

.266

HR

15

RBI

58

R

50

SB

1

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After an incredibly strong finish to the 2012 season, expectations for Perez ran very high heading into the 2013 season. He was always known to be a high-average hitter with strong contact rates but h...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 242   DOB: 5/10/1990   BORN: Valencia, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Salvador Perez Contract Information:

Signed a five-year deal with the Royals including team options through 2019 in February of 2012. $7 million is guaranteed, while the total value equals $26.75 million if all three options are exercised.

August 28, 2014  –  Salvador Perez News

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Perez was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBI Wednesday in a 6-1 win over the Twins.

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Salvador Perez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 18 R BUR 13 48 40 4 13 1 0 1 0 10 0 0 5 5 2 1 0 .325 .404 .375 .779
2008 18 R IDA 12 46 43 7 17 5 3 1 1 6 0 1 2 5 0 1 0 .395 .413 .581 .994
2009 19 R IDA 59 258 233 35 72 19 14 3 2 38 0 1 19 25 1 5 0 .309 .357 .421 .778
2009 19 A BUR 36 136 127 10 24 6 6 0 0 7 0 1 6 15 2 1 0 .189 .230 .236 .466
2010 20 A WIL 99 396 365 35 106 29 21 1 7 53 1 1 18 38 1 9 3 .290 .322 .411 .733
2011 21 AA NOR 79 309 286 35 81 23 14 0 9 43 0 1 16 30 2 1 4 .283 .329 .427 .756
2011 21 AAA OMA 12 49 48 5 16 6 5 0 1 10 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 .333 .347 .500 .847
2011 21 MAJ KC 39 158 148 20 49 13 8 2 3 21 0 0 7 20 0 2 1 .331 .361 .473 .834
2012 22 AAA OMA 12 53 50 11 17 2 2 0 0 7 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 .340 .365 .380 .745
2012 22 MAJ KC 76 305 289 38 87 27 16 0 11 39 0 0 12 27 0 3 1 .301 .328 .471 .799
2013 23 MAJ KC 138 526 496 48 145 41 25 3 13 79 0 0 21 63 0 5 4 .292 .323 .433 .756
2014 24 MAJ KC 121 492 466 50 124 38 22 1 15 58 1 0 21 61 0 2 3 .266 .301 .414 .715
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3-Year Averages     84 329 311 35 93 26 16 1 9 46 0 0 13 36 0 3 2 .299 .328 .444 .772

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Salvador Perez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 28 Min 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .301 .414 .715
Aug. 27 Min 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .300 .414 .714
Aug. 26 Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .298 .409 .707
Aug. 25 NYY 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .298 .410 .708
Aug. 24 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .298 .409 .707
Aug. 23 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 22 @Tex 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .301 .413 .714
Aug. 20 @Col Did not play.
Aug. 19 @Col 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .304 .417 .721
Aug. 18 @Min 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .305 .417 .722
Aug. 17 @Min 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .303 .416 .719
Aug. 16 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .302 .409 .711
Aug. 15 @Min 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .304 .413 .717
Aug. 14 Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .306 .413 .719
Aug. 13 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .267 .306 .413 .719
Aug. 12 Oak 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .308 .416 .724
Aug. 11 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .306 .413 .719
Aug. 10 SF 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .309 .417 .726
Aug. 9 SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .307 .410 .717
Aug. 8 SF 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .308 .412 .720
Aug. 7 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .310 .416 .726
Aug. 6 @Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .311 .418 .729
Aug. 5 @Ari 5 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .314 .422 .736
Aug. 3 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .311 .412 .723
Aug. 2 @Oak 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .272 .311 .414 .725
Aug. 1 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .312 .414 .726
Jul. 31 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .315 .419 .734
Jul. 30 Min 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .318 .423 .741
Jul. 29 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .278 .319 .422 .741
Jul. 27 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .322 .427 .749
Last 7 Days 25 0 6 1 1 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .240 .360 .600
Last 14 Days 47 2 12 3 1 1 8 0 7 0 0 0 2 1 .255 .245 .426 .671
Last 30 Days 107 8 22 5 1 3 20 2 18 0 0 0 2 2 .206 .216 .355 .571

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Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 118 3
2013 137 1
2012 74 1
2011 39

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Salvador Perez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014110113131.227.327.626
2013139165210.317.518.867
201281165180.358.6421.021

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143513912440.276.442.742
2013357328580.283.401.714
2012208226210.279.404.711

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014203257251.246.404.704
2013233266440.318.464.809
2012146143190.281.425.743

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014258258320.279.422.722
2013263227350.270.407.710
2012143248200.322.517.855
Salvador Perez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 18 R BUR 48 40 10.4% 10.4% 1.00 88% .371 .050
2008 18 R IDA 46 43 4.3% 10.9% 0.40 88% .432 .186
2009 19 R IDA 258 233 7.4% 9.7% 0.76 89% .340 .112
2009 19 A BUR 136 127 4.4% 11% 0.40 88% .214 .047
2010 20 A WIL 396 365 4.5% 9.6% 0.47 90% .309 .121
2011 21 AA NOR 309 286 5.2% 9.7% 0.53 90% .291 .144
2011 21 AAA OMA 49 48 0% 12.2% 0.00 88% .366 .167
2011 21 MAJ KC 158 148 4.4% 12.7% 0.35 86% .368 .142
2012 22 AAA OMA 53 50 3.8% 9.4% 0.40 90% .378 .040
2012 22 MAJ KC 305 289 3.9% 8.9% 0.44 91% .303 .170
2013 23 MAJ KC 526 496 4% 12% 0.33 87% .314 .141
2014 24 MAJ KC 492 466 4.3% 12.4% 0.34 87% .279 .148
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3-Year Averages     329 311 4% 10.9% 0.36 88% .316 .145

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2014 Stat Review for Salvador Perez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.266 AVG
AVERAGE
87% Contact Rate
GREAT
.279 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.414 SLG
AVERAGE
.148 ISO
AVERAGE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.34 BB/K
WEAK
4.3% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
12.4% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.715 OPS
WEAK
.301 OBP
POOR

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Salvador Perez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Perez is not in the starting lineup Saturday, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.

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Perez went 0-for-5 with an RBI while catching all nine innings against the Rangers on Friday night.

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Perez (knee) is in the lineup Friday against the Rangers, Fox Sports Kansas City's Joel Goldberg reports.

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An MRI on Perez's knee came back negative Thursday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Perez (knee) will undergo an MRI on his injured knee Thursday, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.

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Perez was a late scratch Wednesday with right knee discomfort, Fox Sports Kansas City's Joel Goldberg reports.

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Perez (knee) is back in the lineup Tuesday in Colorado, Andy McCullough of The Kansas City Star reports.

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Perez left Monday's game against the Twins in the seventh inning with right knee discomfort, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.

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Perez is out of the lineup Thursday against the As, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Expectations were riding high for Perez heading into the 2012 season, but a torn meniscus suffered during spring training put him on the shelf for the entire first half of the season. Even in the wake of such a disastrous injury for a catcher, Perez came back and produced for fantasy owners in the exact fashion as they had hoped. Garnering 305 plate appearances, Perez hit .301 with 16 doubles and 11 home runs for a .170 ISO and, despite an abominable 3.9 percent walk rate, still managed a .328 OBP thanks to such strong contact rates and a very favorable 8.9 percent strikeout rate. He'll enter 2013 as the Royals' primary backstop and should be a hot commodity on draft day as few catchers are capable of hitting for average as he can along with his mid-level power.

2012

Perez made quite the leap in 2011 as he went from spending half the season at Double-A Northwest Arkansas, to spending less than two weeks at Triple-A Omaha, before he jumped up to the majors for the final two months of the season. At the Double-A level, he showed an ability to hit for average (.283 batting average) and a little bit of power (.429 slugging percentage with nine home runs in 286 at-bats). At the major league level, Perez continued to hit as he posted a .331 batting average and .473 slugging percentage. Those numbers need to be put in the proper context as he had a .362 BABIP helping him along in those 158 plate appearances. Still, the team is committed to Perez as their everyday catcher for the 2012 season. He'll be just 21 years old on Opening Day, so fantasy owners should expect a bit of a learning curve as Perez adjusts to life as a full-time catcher saddled with the responsibilities of handing a major league pitching staff.