Salvador Perez is a Venezuelan-American professional baseball catcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Pérez consented to an establishment record four-year, $82 million agreement extension with the Royals that will keep him in Kansas City through the 2025 season.
Pérez will procure $18 million every 2022, $20 million out of 2023 and 2024, and $22 million in the 2025 season.
The agreement incorporates a $13.5 million fifth-year club choice for the 2026 season or a $2 million buyout. On April 21, 2021, Pérez hit a stroll off single in the lower part of the 10th inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-8.
Pérez partook in the 2021 MLB Home Run Derby. On August 4, he hit his 27th grand slam of the period, tying his career-high.
On August 10, the 10-year commemoration of his Major League debut, he hit two grand slams in a game against the New York Yankees to give him another career-high of 29 homers in a season.
On August 26 and 27, he hit huge home runs on two successive evenings in games against the Seattle Mariners.
On August 29, he hit his 38th grand slam of the period, breaking Carlton Fisk’s 1985 record for the most all-out homers hit in a season by an American League player who was an essential catcher (played no less than 75% of their games that season at catcher).
What Happened to Salvador Perez?
Kansas City Royals star Salvador Perez smashed his way into another record in his first at-bat but then left the game a couple of innings later because of a right ankle sprain.
Salvador Perez Salary: How Much Does Salvador Perez Make?
Salvador Perez takes home an annual average salary of $13 million as a professional baseball catcher for the Kansas City Royals.