Salvador Perez To Start & Bat 9th For AL All-Stars

Royals catcher Salvador Perez will start and bat 9th tonight for the AL in the All-Star Game in Washington, DC.  Perez was named to start in place of Rays catcher Wilson Ramos.  Chris Sale of the Red Sox and Mizzou alum Max Scherzer of the Nationals are the starting pitchers.

Nationals OF Bryce Harper won last night’s Homerun Derby over Kyle Schwarber of the Cubs in the finals.  221 total homers were hit last night, which is the most ever.