March 12, 2013 5:58 PM

Royals want to ensure Lamb doesn’t rush comeback

If it wasn’t clear before, the Royals left no doubt Tuesday that they view this year as one for left-handed pitcher John Lamb to re-establish himself as a potential cornerstone for future rotations. Nothing more. While Lamb was optioned to Class AA Northwest Arkansas, there is no guarantee that he will open the season at that level.

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