July 11, 2014

Raul Ibañez sits as Nori Aoki’s return shakes up Royals’ outfield lineup

The KC Royals optioned infielder Christian Colon to Class AAA Omaha in order to reinstate outfielder Nori Aoki from the disabled list before Friday night’s game against Detroit at Kauffman Stadium. Aoki led off and started in right field in place of Raul Ibañez, Lorenzo Cain batted second and started in center, and Jarrod Dyson started in left field for only the second time in his career.

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