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Perez out of lineup after birth of second son

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KANSAS CITY -- Royals catcher Salvador Perez was scratched from the starting lineup on Monday vs. the A's as he was with his girlfriend Gaby Ruiz, who gave birth to their son, Johan Salvador.

It is Perez's second son -- the oldest is named Salvador.

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KANSAS CITY -- Royals catcher Salvador Perez was scratched from the starting lineup on Monday vs. the A's as he was with his girlfriend Gaby Ruiz, who gave birth to their son, Johan Salvador.

It is Perez's second son -- the oldest is named Salvador.

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Perez was replaced in the starting lineup by Drew Butera.

Tweet from @SalvadorPerez15: Thanks God for this blessing and thank you my love for giving me so much joy.Te Amo HIJO pic.twitter.com/LHpZN2U7pC

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB

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