Royals' Perez keeps 'em on their toes
The base stealer's book on Salvador Perez behind the plate: Run at your own risk
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Yadier Molina of the St. Louis Cardinals isn't the only Missouri-based catcher with a knack for convincing base runners that inattentiveness can be hazardous to their self-esteem.
Kansas City's Salvador Perez threw out 37.5 percent (15 of 40) of aspiring base stealers last season, and sent several others back to the dugout with dirt on their uniform jerseys and forlorn looks on their faces by leading the majors with five pickoffs in 2012. He's already the Royals' ...
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