#12: Royals trim spring training roster, giving clarity to outfield competition | The Kansas City Star

The Royals began to cull their spring training roster on Monday, offering some clarity as the club attempts to set a 25-man roster for opening day.

Three of the team’s top prospects were among the cuts: outfielder Bubba Starling was optioned to Class AA Northwest Arkansas, while pitchers Kyle Zimmer and Miguel Almonte were optioned to Class AAA Omaha.

Also assigned to Omaha were outfielders Brett Eibner and José Martinez, who were fringe candidates to claim a reserve outfield spot after an injury to Jarrod Dyson, and infielder Cheslor Cuthbert.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article65942262.html#storylink=cpy

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