KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they’ve optioned right-handed pitcher Scott Blewett and infielder Kelvin Gutierrez to Omaha (AAA).
Additionally, the club has sent left-handed pitcher Foster Griffin, catchers MJ Melendez and Sebastian Rivero and first baseman Samir Dueñez to minor league camp.
Following today’s moves, the Royals have 52 players in Major League camp, which includes right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn (60-day IL), catcher Salvador Perez (60-day IL) and left-handed pitcher Eric Skoglund(restricted list). Of the 52 players remaining, 33 of them are on the Major League Reserve List.