Royals move several players to minor league camp - KCTV5

Royals move several players to minor league camp

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The Kansas City Royals announced Wednesday that the club has reassigned eight players to minor league camp.

Pitchers Jonathan Dziedzic, Luke Farrell, Eric Skoglund and Josh Staumont; catchers Xavier Fernandez and Chase Vallot: outfielder Alfredo Escalera and infielder Corey Toups have been reassigned. 

In addition, the club has optioned pitcher Kyle Zimmer to double-A affiliate Northwest Arkansas.

The Royals now have 55 active players remaining in Major League camp, which does not include left-handed pitcher Brian Flynn, who is on the 60-day disabled list. 

Of those 55 players remaining in camp, 16 of them are non-roster invitees. 

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