Salvador Perez hit his 46th dwelling run, breaking Johnny Bench’s record for homers by a catcher in a season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Monday all through the primary recreation of a doubleheader.

Perez hit a two-run homer all through the fifth inning, topping Bench’s full from 1970 for primarily primarily essentially the most by a participant who carried out a minimum of 75% of his workers’s video video video games at catcher.

BIEBER TIME

RHP Shane Bieber is anticipated to rejoin Cleveland’s rotation this week. The reigning AL Cy Young winner has been sidelined since June 13 with a strained shoulder. Bieber threw 57 pitches in 3 1/3 innings for Double-A Akron on Sunday.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Royals: RHP Brad Keller (strained appropriate lat) and RHP Wade Davis (shoulder irritation) had been moved to the 60-day injured itemizing.

Indians: OF Harold Ramirez injured his appropriate shoulder when he bumped into the appropriate self-discipline wall at Yankee Stadium on Sunday and didn’t play all through the primary recreation of the doubleheader.

UP NEXT

Royals: Tuesday night time starter RHP Daniel Lynch (4-5. 5.34) was pulled from his final begin within the path of Oakland all through the third inning on account of left calf tightness. He gave up three runs (one earned) on two hits in two-plus innings.

Indians: RHP Cal Quantrill (6-3, 2.89) begins Tuesday night time. He didn’t enable an earned run over 6 2/3 innings in his final begin within the path of Minnesota.