TheRoyals receivedgood news Saturday after they rallied to beat the Chicago White Soxwhen they learned catcher Salvador Perez avoided major injury.Perez was involved ina collision with teammate Cheslor Cuthbert as the two pursuedan infield pop up in the ninth inning.Perezrolledaround in agony, immediately signaling for a trainer, and needed to be Ichiro Suzuki Jersey helped off thefield. A major knee injury was feared.Salvador Perez collision. He’s helped off the field by training staff. #BestWishes pic.twitter.com/sQJBSUX9pn Comiskey Park Hitmen (@CPHSox) May 28, 2016MORE: Five MLB players who could be traded before JulyRoyals manager Ned Yost announced after the game that Perez suffered a “pretty good” left quad contusion. Results from an MRI will be known Sunday, but Yost seemed optimistic.”You’re always nervous, especially when youlose two All-Stars. You never want to lose a third,” Ken Griffey Jersey he said, adding that Cuthbert also suffered a contusion but is expected to be OK.”We’ll just see what the MRI shows. Thegood thing about it, as far as we can tell, there was no structural damage to his knee. That was what I was worried about.”Perez may still need to go on the Edgar Martinez Jersey 15-day disabled listbut his season should be salvaged.The Royals are already short-handed with Mike Moustakas (knee) out for the season and Alex Gordon expected to mi s close to a monthwith a fractured wrist, so getting Perez back soon will be important as they try to win games in a tough division.
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