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• Salvador Perez extended his hitting streak to a career-high 12 games on Friday, eclipsing his 11-game streak earlier this year. His current streak is the longest by a Royals player this season.

• Shortstop Alcides Escobar entered Friday hitting .455 (10-for-22) this season at U.S. Cellular Field and is batting .340 (18-for-53) in 15 career games on the South Side.

• Salvador Perez extended his hitting streak to a career-high 12 games on Friday, eclipsing his 11-game streak earlier this year. His current streak is the longest by a Royals player this season.

• Shortstop Alcides Escobar entered Friday hitting .455 (10-for-22) this season at U.S. Cellular Field and is batting .340 (18-for-53) in 15 career games on the South Side.