Kansas City Royals finalize Opening Day roster

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 2, 2017) – 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. Kansas City’s 25-man Opening Day roster is attached.