by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Royals option Orlando Calixte Monday
The Royals optioned infielder Orlando Calixte to Triple-A Omaha Monday, clearing a roster spot to active Mike Moustakas from the bereavement list, the Kansas City Star reports. Calixte failed to get a hit as a pinch-hitter in his only appearance during this stint with the team. He has hit .167/.205/.286 with one stolen base in 42 at-bats with Omaha.
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
Royals recall Brandon Finnegan, send down Orlando Calixte
The Royals brought up pitcher Brandon Finnegan on Friday and sent down shortstop Orlando Calixte to its Triple-A affiliate, the team announced. Finnegan started the season at Double-A, while Calixte was 0 for 2 in his lone appearance this season. Manager Ned Yost said Finnegan will work out of the bullpen initially and he does not have a definitive role for him yet, reports The Kansas City Star.
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Royals send down Fuentes, add Calixte for infield depth
The Royals recalled infielder Orlando Calixte and optioned outfielder Reymond Fuentes down to Triple-A Omaha, per the Kansas City Star. Calixte began the minor-league season with a .154 batting average (4 for 26) with two walks, three runs scored, a double, a home run and an RBI in seven games. The move gives Kansas City infield depth after Alcides Escobar went down with a left knee sprain and contusion. Christian Colon got the start at shortstop in Escobar's place on Saturday.
by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer
Starling, Mondesi, Dozier among Royals cuts Wednesday
The Royals announced Wednesday they optioned pitcher Aaron Brooks, infielder Orlando Calixte, outfielder Lane Adams and outfielder Jorge Bonifacio to Triple-A Omaha. They also reassigned pitcher Buddy Baumann, pitcher Brian Broderick, pitcher Casey Coleman, pitcher Joe Paterson, infielder Hunter Dozier, infielder Matt Fields, infielder Raul Mondesi and outfielder Bubba Starling to minor-league camp.
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
Royals add two to 40-man roster
The Royals have added Jorge Bonifacio and Orlando Calixte to the 40-man roster. Bonifacio hit .230/.302/.309 over 566 plate appearances at Double-A last season. Calixte hit .241/.288/.374 in 412 at-bats at Double-A.