Brett Eibner, 27, was batting .231 with a .286 on-base percentage and three homers in 26 games for the Royals this season. He was optioned to Class AAA Omaha on Friday to make room for Lorenzo Cain on the 25-man roster.
Brett Eibner, 27, was batting .231 with a .286 on-base percentage and three homers in 26 games for the Royals this season. He was optioned to Class AAA Omaha on Friday to make room for Lorenzo Cain on the 25-man roster. File photo by John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com
Brett Eibner, 27, was batting .231 with a .286 on-base percentage and three homers in 26 games for the Royals this season. He was optioned to Class AAA Omaha on Friday to make room for Lorenzo Cain on the 25-man roster. File photo by John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com

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