Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - The Kansas City Royals optioned pitcher
Kelvin Herrera to Triple-A Omaha recalled pitcher Will Smith from the minor
Herrera was 3-5 with two saves and a 5.20 ERA in 29 relief appearances for the
Royals this season.
Smith started one game for Kansas City earlier this season. The left-hander
was 5-3 with one save and a 2.88 ERA in 17 games (10 starts) for Omaha this
The Royals also reinstated pitcher Danny Duffy from the 60-day disabled
list and optioned him to Omaha. In order to make room for Duffy on the 40-man
roster, the Royals designated pitcher Francisley Bueno for assignment. Kansas
City also announced that outfielder Quintin Berry has accepted his assignment
Duffy has been sidelined the entire season recovering from "Tommy John"
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