Royals Soar Past Blue Jays 10-7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez has gone from cold to hot in three games.

Perez homered and drove in four runs, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

Perez’s two-run double off Sergio Santos in the Royals’ six-run eighth put the Royals ahead. Perez’s four RBIs matched his career high. The Royals had scored only four runs in the eighth inning in their first 24 games.

The Royals sent 10 men to the plate in the eighth, which included Omar Infante driving in two runs after collecting six RBIs on Sunday. Nori Aoki and Jarrod Dyson added RBI singles.

The Royals have scored 19 runs in winning the past two games. Game two between the Royals and Blue Jays will be Wednesday night with the first pitch set for 7:10 pm.