Olivares was removed from the lineup for Saturday's game against the White Sox but does not appear to be injured.

Olivares' removal is the indirect result of the Royals' decision that Salvador Perez is ready to hit but not to catch after taking a foul ball off his neck Friday. Perez will shift from behind the plate to the designated hitter spot, pushing Carlos Santana to first base and Ryan O'Hearn to Olivares' spot in right field. Cam Gallagher takes Olivares' spot in the lineup and will catch in place of Perez.

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