Jul 14, 2021 12:45 PM

Two Royals play in the All Star game

Posted Jul 14, 2021 12:45 PM

By WIBW TV

DENVER, Co. (WIBW) - Royals catcher Salvador Perez and second baseman Whit Merrifield were part of the American League’s eighth-straight All Star Game win Tuesday night.

The AL never trailed, jumping out to a 4-0 lead and walking away with a 5-2 win.

Merrifield, playing in his second All-Star Game, assisted on the final out.

Offensively, he struck out swinging in the sixth inning, then came back in the eighth with a single for the Royals’ first and only hit.

Perez struck out swinging in his two at-bats in the second and fourth innings. The Royals catcher is now 7-0 in All-Star Game appearances.