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Salvador Pérez breaks Jonhy Bench’s home run record

Salvador Pérez breaks Jonhy Bench’s home run record

Despite being considered a veteran in the MLB, Salvador Pérez is having one of his best seasons.
The 2021 All Star of the Kansas City Royals ninth hit 46 home runs on Monday afternoon in the first game of a doubleheader as the Royals beat Indians 7-2, tying the lead in home runs and thus breaking a record for a historic Hall of Famer.
With this homer, Salvador Pérez drew again with the Dominican Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the lead in home runs of the current season, taking a step forward in the career over the Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani who, even before his game this year. Monday, he still stands with 44 full-back clubs.
Additionally, Salvy’s hitting beat Johnny Bench’s record for the most home runs in a single season by a starting catcher, a catcher who has played at least 75 percent of the games in a season.
Bench hit 45 home runs during the 1970 season. So far this season, Perez has a .276 batting average, with 159 hits, 46 home runs and 115 RBIs in 561 at-bats. Seventh Entry. (

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