KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 21: General manager Dayton Moore (R) of the Kansas City Royals and owner David Glass watch batting practice before a game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium on September 21, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
Earlier today, the Kansas City Royals made a flurry of roster moves, reassigning several of their players to minor-league camp, and optioning a few others. The following players were reassigned to minor-league camp: right-hander Jake Odorizzi; left-handers Chris Dwyer, Mike Montgomery, Brandon Sisk, Will Smith; catcher Julio Rodriguez; and outfielders Wil Myers and Paulo Orlando. Meanwhile, right-hander Nate Adcock and left-hander Ryan Verdugo were optioned to Triple-A Omaha. And lastly, lefty Noel Arguelles was optioned to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
The roster moves, eleven in total, whittled down the major league camp total to 46 players.
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"11 roster moves on Thurs: RHP Odorizzi; LHPs Dwyer, Montgomery, Sisk, Smith; C Rodriguez; OFs Myers, Orlando assigned to minors camp. (more)"
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"RHP Adcock and LHP Verdugo optioned to Omaha (AAA) and LHP Arguelles optioned to NW Arkansas (AA). Moves put Major League camp at 46."