Meibrys Viloria

#72 C / Kansas City Royals / EXP: 0YRS / MINORS Height: 5-11 Weight: 220 lb Age: 23 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Returns to alternate site

      Meibrys Viloria was optioned to the alternate training site Friday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.Viloria joined the Kansas City Royals with Salvador Perez (eye) sidelined, and he received 21 at-bats over 15 games in his time with the team. Perez returns from the injured list Friday with Cam Gallagher set to work as the reserve catcher.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Seeing little use

      Meibrys Viloria remains out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Indians, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.Since being recalled from the Kansas City Royals' taxi squad Aug. 16, Viloria has started in seven of the team's 23 games, going 4-for-21 at the dish. Though top backstop Salvador Perez (eye) is still sidelined, Cam Gallagher will continue to serve as the No. 1 catcher until the former is ready to return from the 10-day injured list.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Receives callup

      The Kansas City Royals recalled Meibrys Viloria from the taxi squad prior to Sunday's game against the Twins.He assumed the active roster spot of Jakob Junis (back), who was placed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move. Though Viloria drew the start at catcher Sunday after Salvador Perez (eye) was scratched ahead of the contest, he'll likely serve as the No. 2 option behind Cam Gallagher in the event Perez's bout with blurry vision results in him moving to the IL.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Removed from active roster

      The Kansas City Royals optioned Meibrys Viloria to their alternate training site Thursday.Viloria's demotion helps the Royals get their roster down from 30 to 28 men ahead of Thursday's deadline. The Royals' No. 3 catcher had yet to appear in a game for the club this season.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Recalled by Royals

      Meibrys Viloria was recalled by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.Viloria could compete with Cam Gallagher for backup catcher at-bats this season, but it would take an injury to Salvador Perez for either player to earn significant playing time. Viloria hit just .211/.259/.286 in 42 games last season.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Optioned by Royals

      Meibrys Viloria was optioned by the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.Viloria was activated from the injured list Thursday and was expected to serve as a backup catcher for Kansas City. However, he'll be off the 30-man roster after right-hander Brady Singer was activated ahead of his scheduled start Saturday. Even if Viloria returns to the major-league roster, he's unlikely to see significant playing time unless injuries occur.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Activated from IL

      Meibrys Viloria (undisclosed) was activated from the injured list Thursday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.Viloria landed on the injured list earlier in the month but is good to go ahead of Friday's season opener against the Indians. He's expected to serve as the team's backup catcher for the time being with Cam Gallagher (illness) sidelined.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Progressing well

      Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday that Meibrys Viloria (undisclosed) is tracking well to return from the injured list soon, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.Viloria was placed on the 10-day injured list July 6 for an undisclosed reason, but it appears that he'll be able to return soon. Whether he'll be on track for the start of the regular season remains to be seen. If he's ready for Opening Day, Viloria could serve as the Kansas City Royals' backup catcher with Cam Gallagher (illness) currently sidelined.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Lands on IL

      The Kansas City Royals placed Meibrys Viloria on the 10-day injured list Saturday due to an unspecified issue.Viloria was one of three Royals moved to the IL, with no explanation for any of the transactions provided by the team. Salvador Perez later told reporters Saturday that his placement on the IL was the result of a positive COVID-19 test, but neither Viloria nor Matt Reynolds has shed light on the nature of his absence. With both Perez and Viloria now sidelined during summer camp, Cam Gallagher is the Royals' only available catcher on the 40-man roster.

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      Royals' Meibrys Viloria: Heading to Triple-A

      Meibrys Viloria was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.The 23-year-old was in competition for the backup catching job behind starter Salvador Perez in spring training, but he'll end up beginning the season in the minors. Viloria appeared in 42 games in 2019 and had a .211/.259/.286 slash line with one home run in 148 plate appearances.