Kansas City Royals star Salvador Perez broke Johnny Bench’s report for a lot of residence runs in a single season by a catcher on Monday within the path of the Cleveland Indians.

Perez knocked in his forty sixth residence run inside the primary sport of a doubleheader contained in the afternoon. He hit the two-run residence run contained in the fifth inning of the crew’s 7-2 victory off Indians pitcher Triston McKenzie.

Perez, 31, is a seven-time All-Star and the 2015 World Series MVP. He purchased proper right here into the sport hitting .274 with a .856 OPS and a league-leading 113 RBI. He has an outdoor probability for American League MVP however will want a regular finish to the season to overtake Shohei Ohtani and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.