• by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Royals' Omar Infante gets day off on Sunday

    Royals second baseman Omar Infante isn't in the starting lineup on Sunday, after 108 starts there that season. Ben Zobrist starts at second in his place for the second straight game. Replacing Zobrist in left for the second striaght game is Paulo Orlando.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Royals demote Cheslor Cuthbert to Triple-A; recall Paulo Orlando

    The Royals sent third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert down to Triple-A on Sunday, reports MLB.com. Cuthbert hit .240 with four RBI in 25 at-bats. The move was made to make room for outfielder Paulo Orlando, who was recalled from Triple-A. Orlando hit .237 with four home runs and 17 RBI in 152 at-bats earlier this season.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Royals option OF Paulo Orlando back to Triple-A Omaha

    Royals outfielder Paulo Orlando was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday to clear a roster spot for Ben Zobrist, who was acquired in a trade with the Athletics earlier in the week. Orlando hit .225 (9 for 40) with one double, three home runs, 10 RBI, six runs, one walk and 10 strikeouts in 13 games following his latest recall from the minors.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Paulo Orlando homers in Royals' win

    Royals left fielder Paulo Orlando went 1 for 4 in Sunday's win over the White Sox. Orlando hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning, his fourth of the year and second in the last four games. Orlando is 5 for his last 15 with hits in three of the last four games.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Royals' Paulo Orlando slams walk-off in Game 1 of DH Tuesday

    Royals outfielder Paulo Orlando was the offensive hero in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rays. Orlando came to bat in the bottom of the ninth winning, with the bases loaded and the score tied 4-4. Orlando promptly unloaded the bases with the walk-off grand slam, giving the Royals the 9-5 victory. It was the first career walk-off hit of any kind for Orlando, who had just been called up from Triple-A prior to the game. It was his second home run of the season. "I just thought about doing my job, fly ball," Orlando said, per MLB.com. "Then when the ball went, I went crazy."

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Royals DFA Jason Frasor; recall Pablo Orlando

    The Royals designated pitcher Jason Frasor for assignment Monday, the team announced. Frasor has a 1.54 ERA over 23 1/3 innings, but he has walked 15 batters. The team also recalled outfielder Pablo Orlando from Triple-A. Orlando hit .241 with one home run and seven RBI in 112 at-bats earlier this season.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Royals send down Paulo Orlando to make room for Alex Rios

    The Royals announced that outfielder Alex Rios was activated from the disabled list on Saturday. Rios had been out with a fractured hand since mid-April. To make room for Rios, the Royals optioned outfielder Paulo Orlando to Triple-A Omaha. Orlando was hitting .241 with one home run seven RBI. He had a league-leading five triples, however.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Royals' Paulo Orlando hits first career home run

    Royals right fielder Paulo Orlando hit his first career home run in Tuesday's loss to the Yankees. "I got pretty good contact and right field is pretty short here," he said. "The first one you never forget. And to be at Yankee Stadium, too." Orlando's solo shot in the sixth was the Royals' only run of the game. Orlando went 1 for 3 and drove in his seventh run of the year.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Paulo Orlando starts eighth straight for Royals

    Paulo Orlando is in the Royals starting lineup in right field for the eighth straight game. With Alex Rios on the disabled list, Orlando appears to have beaten out Jarrod Dyson for the starting job. Orlando has started 22 of the 33 games since Rios went down.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Royals RF Paulo Orlando in starting lineup Wednesday

    Royals rookie Paulo Orlando is getting a rare start Wednesday against the host Rangers. He is set to play right field and bat ninth. Orlando had been receiving significant playing time earlier in the year, but has just started one game in the last nine, which coincided with his slump. He has four hits in his last 26 at-bats.