The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves today as the Major League rosters can expand to 40 players. The club has selected the contracts of outfielder Carlos Peguero (from Omaha) and left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan(from Northwest Arkansas). In corresponding moves to the 40-man roster, left-handed pitcher Chris Dwyer and right-handed pitcher Blake Woodhave been designated for assignment.
The Royals have also returned first baseman Eric Hosmer from his rehab assignment with Omaha and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list (fractured right hand). Kansas City also recalled right-handed pitcher Casey Coleman, infielder Johnny Giavotella and catcher Francisco Pena from Omaha and outfielder Lane Adams from Northwest Arkansas to the Major League roster.
In addition to these player moves, the Royals announced that Chris DeLucia, the team’s Minor League Medical Coordinator, will join the club for September as an additional trainer as permitted by Major League rules. He will be with the Royals through September 13.