August 28, 2013 3:23 PM

Royals’ Davis, Coleman sent to Wilmington in procedural move

The Royals on Wednesday cleared space for pitchers Danny Duffy and Luke Hochevar on their 25-man roster by optioning pitchers Wade Davis and Louis Coleman to High-A Wilmington. The decision to send Davis and Coleman to Wilmington represents a pragmatic procedural move designed to enable both players to return as soon as possible to the big-league club.

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