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Royals sign reliever Scott Downs, option Casey Coleman to Omaha

07/06/2014 9:29 AM

07/06/2014 9:29 AM

The Royals continue to tinker with their bullpen, signing lefty Scott Downs and adding him to the roster for Sunday’s series finale against the Indians.

The team optioned right-hander Casey Coleman to Class AAA Omaha. Coleman gave up a run in an appearance on Saturday night.

The White Sox released Downs, 39, on Thursday. He posted a 6.08 ERA with Chicago this season.

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