Salvador Perez looks to bounce back from 2017 injuries

File photo - Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez gets ready for a pitch during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Surprise, Ariz.

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – The Kansas City Royals said on Friday that Salvador Perez injured his right elbow during a workout on Wednesday in Surprise, Arizona.

He underwent an MRI on Thursday that showed that there was damage to the ulnar collateral ligament.

The catcher will go to Los Angeles early next week to get a second opinion from Dr. Neal ElAttrache, according to the Royals.

Because of this injury, he has been sidelined.

Perez is 28 years old and has played in one Cactus League game this spring. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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