Royals send John Lamb, Christian Binford, six others to minor-league camp

Royals pitching prospect Christian Binford
Royals pitching prospect Christian Binford THE KANSAS CITY STAR

The Royals trimmed eight players from big-league camp in their first round of cuts.

The club optioned left-handed pitcher John Lamb to Class AAA Omaha. The team reassigned to minor-league camp pitchers Scott Alexander, Miguel Almonte, Christian Binford, Chris Dwyer and Sean Manaea, plus catchers Zane Evans and Cameron Gallagher.

There are 58 players remaining in camp.

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