The Venezuelan Salvador Pérez da Hr. 200 as a catcher; Rosario, 4-3, Royals beat Guardians

Salvador Perez became the 10th player in major league history to reach 200 home runs as a catcher, while Ryan Yarbrough allowed one run in six innings to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Monday night.

Perez hit a two-run homer in the sixth off Logan Allen (4-3) to put Kansas City up 4-0. He has a total of 240 home runs in 12 seasons. Hall of famer Mike Piazza holds the record for most home run catcher in the majors with 396.

Yarbrough (3-5) held the shutout into the sixth inning, winning in Cleveland for the second time in 15 days. The left-hander struck out one and walked no one in his third start after being hit on a line drive to the face from Oakland’s Ryan Noda on May 7.

Venezuelan Edward Olivares produced with a two-run double and his compatriot Maikel Garcia contributed a solo homer in the victory for the Royals who snapped a five-game losing streak in the middle of their poor season with the second-worst record of 29-73. Scott Barlow earned his 12th save.

For the Royals, Venezuelans Maikel García 4-1 with a run scored and an RBI, Salvador Pérez 4-1 with a run scored and two RBIs, Edward Olivares 4-1 with two RBIs.

For the Guardians, the Dominican Amed Rosario 4-3 with a run scored.

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