Bad news for Salvy and Missouri. The Kansas City Royals they placed Salvador Perez on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday. The Creole catcher suffered a hand injury during Game 1 of the doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox.
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— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) May 17, 2022
After the tests carried out on the Valencian catcher, it was determined that Pérez suffered a sprain in his left thumb. For their part, the Royals called up Creole catcher Sebastian Rivero from Double-A Northwest Arkansas to share duties with MJ Melendez.
The C Sebastian Rivero was called up from Double-A, Northwest Arkansas.
C Salvador Perez was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb.
– The Royals (@losreales) May 17, 2022
Cam Gallagher, who serves as the Royals’ backup, remains injured after a hamstring strain. The Missouri ninth will have to rely on Rivero and Melendez until their main receivers are 100% recovered.
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