KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 12, 2018) – The Kansas City Royals announced this evening that they have moved a total of 15 players to minor league camp. The Royals have optioned pitchers Scott Barlow, Heath Fillmyer, Andres Machado, Eric Stout and Kyle Zimmer, as well as infielder Hunter Dozier to Omaha (AAA); infielder Samir Dueñez has been optioned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) and catcher Meibrys Viloria has been optioned to Wilmington (A). Additionally, pitchers Scott Blewett and Foster Griffin, catcher Chase Vallot, infielders Jack Lopez and Nicky Lopez and outfielders Donnie Dewees and Terrance Gore have been assigned to minor league camp.
Following tonight’s roster moves, the Royals have 51 players in Major League camp, which does not include pitcher Jesse Hahn (60-day disabled list) or outfielder Jorge Bonifacio (suspended). Of the 51 players remaining, 17 of them are non-roster invitees.
For more information, members of the media may contact the Royals Media Relations Department at (816) 921-8000.