Royals Finalize Opening Day Roster

April 02, 2017 - 11:10 am

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KNSS) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have finalized their 25-man roster for Opening Day, tomorrow against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

The Royals have placed outfielder Jorge Soler on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain.  Soler’s D.L. stint is retroactive to March 30, making him eligible to return on April 9.  The club has also recalled infielder/outfielder Hunter Dozier from Omaha (AAA) and placed him on the 60-day disabled list with a left oblique strain.  Kansas City has selected right-handed pitcher Peter Moylan from Omaha.

The Royals have 40 players on their Major League Reserve list with left-handed pitcher Brian Flynn and Dozier on the 60-day D.L.  Here’s is Kansas City’s 25-man Opening Day roster:

Danny Duffy 
Brian Flynn 
Jason Hammel 
Kelvin Herrera 
Nathan Karns 
Ian Kennedy 
Mike Minor 
Peter Moylan 
Joakim Soria 
Matt Strahm 
Jason Vargas 
Travis Wood 
Chris Young 

Drew Butera 
Salvador Perez 

Christian Colón 
Cheslor Cuthbert 
Hunter Dozier 
Alcides Escobar 
Eric Hosmer 
Raúl Mondesi 
Mike Moustakas 

Lorenzo Cain 
Alex Gordon 
Terrance Gore 
Brandon Moss 
Paulo Orlando 
Jorge Soler 

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