Nunez promoted by Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Right-hander Leo Nunez was recalled
today by the Kansas City Royals from Triple-A Omaha of the Pacific
Coast League and was slated to start against the Texas Rangers.
Nunez had made 48 relief appearances the past two seasons for
the Royals before making his first career big league start on July
17th, a no-decision at Boston. He was sent back to the minors the
next day.
Right-hander Jason Shiell, brought up Thursday from Omaha, was
designated for assignment. He is 1-4 with a 4.70 E-R-A in 17 starts
and seven relief appearances in the minors this year but did not
appear with the Royals.

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