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Kansas City Royals Roster Report 2009-09-07


Kansas City Royals Roster Report 2009-09-07--RHP Victor Marte, who pitched the previous three years in Japan and was on the major league suspended list for four years prior to that, made his major league debut Sunday. He gave up a single and a walk in the ninth, but worked out of it without allowing a run.

--IF Luis Hernandez was promoted Sunday from Class AAA Omaha, where he hit .303 in 55 games. Hernandez started at second base and went 0-for-4, dropping his average to .189 in 23 games this season with Kansas City.

--2B Alberto Callaspo missed his second straight game with a sore right ankle. Callaspo fouled a ball off the ankle on Friday.

MEDICAL WATCH:

2B Alberto Callaspo (sore right ankle) did not play Sept. 5-6. He is day-to-day.

RHP Brian Bannister (right shoulder fatigue) left the Sept. 2 game, and he will miss his next start.

RHP Gil Meche (right shoulder fatigue) missed his Sept. 4 start, and he will miss another start.

RHP Kyle Farnsworth (lower back spasms) left the Sept. 4 game, and he didn't pitch Sept. 5-6.

LHP John Bale (strained right hamstring) left the Sept. 4 game and hasn't pitch since. He is likely out for the season.

RF Jose Guillen (sore right hamstring) left the Sept. 2 game, and he was shut down for the season.

RHP Doug Waechter (strained right shoulder) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 12. He was scheduled to have season-ending arthroscopic surgery.

RHP Juan Cruz (strained right shoulder) went on the 15-day disabled list Aug. 6.

SS Mike Aviles (right forearm strain) went on the 15-day disabled list May 24, and he was transferred to the 60-day DL on July 8. He had season-ending Tommy John elbow surgery July 8.

CF Coco Crisp (sore right shoulder) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 13, and he was transferred to the 60-day DL on July 3. He had season-ending surgery June 24.

ROTATION:

RHP Zack Greinke

RHP Luke Hochevar

RHP Kyle Davies

RHP Robinson Tejeda

LHP Bruce Chen

RHP Brian Bannister

RHP Gil Meche

BULLPEN:

RHP Joakim Soria (closer)

RHP Kyle Farnsworth

RHP Doug Waechter

RHP Jamey Wright

LHP John Bale

RHP Roman Colon

RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta

RHP Victor Marte

LHP Dusty Hughes

RHP Carlos Rosa

CATCHERS:

Miguel Olivo

Brayan Pena

John Buck

INFIELDERS:

1B Mike Jacobs

2B Alberto Callaspo

SS Yuniesky Betancourt

3B Mark Teahen

INF Luis Hernandez

OUTFIELDERS:

LF David DeJesus

CF Mitch Maier

RF Willie Bloomquist

DH Billy Butler

OF Josh Anderson

OF Jose Guillen

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Added: September 7, 2009

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