Dozier recently fractured his nose, but continues to play through the injury at Double-A Northwest Arkansas, Jeffrey Flanagan of reports.

It's been a wild campaign for the Royals' former first-round pick. Dozier has played in just 15 minor-league games this season due in part to a strained oblique suffered in April, a fractured wrist sustained in June and -- on a brighter note -- the recent birth of his first child. Dozier, who made his MLB debut last year, will look to find his stride quickly while a September call-up remains a possibility.

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