June 25, 2013 7:16 PM

Royals send Herrera to Omaha, recall Smith in series of moves

The Royals optioned struggling reliever Kelvin Herrera to Class AAA Omaha prior to Tuesday’s series opener against the Atlanta Braves at Kauffman Stadium. Left-hander Will Smith was recalled from Omaha to replace Herrera on the 25-man roster. The Royals also recalled left-hander Danny Duffy from his minor-league rehab assignment and optioned him to Omaha.

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