Royals release initial Cactus League pitching schedule

The Royals are still a few days away from actual games, but they posted their pitching schedule on Sunday morning.

Here is the tentative roster for the first few Cactus League contests:

Feb: 27: Bruce Chen, Danny Duffy, Donnie Joseph, Cory Wade, Guillermo Mota, Scott Alexander, Kelvin Herrera.

Feb. 28: James Shields, Chris Dwyer, Jason Adam, Sugar Ray Marimon, Everett Teaford, Michael Mariot, Tim Collins.

March 1: Jason Vargas, Brad Penny, Aaron Brooks, Aaron Crow, Greg Holland, Jon Rauch.

March 2: Wade Davis, Yordano Ventura, John Lamb, Francisley Bueno, P.J. Walters.

March 3: Jeremy Guthrie, Luke Hochevar, Justin Marks, Louis Coleman.