KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNT) – Royals catcher Salvador Perez completed the 2021 regular season with the most RBI in major league baseball and tied for the league lead in home runs.
Perez belted 48 homers, which also matches the Royals franchise record set by Jorge Soler in 2019. Blue Jays’ first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. tied Perez for the most home runs in the 2021 season.
Perez finished the season in sole possession of the MLB lead for runs batted in with 121. Second place in RBI was Jose Abreu with 117.
The Royals completed their season on Sunday, finishing with an overall record of 74-88.