Royals Send Down Smith, Recall Coleman

By: Royals PR (posted by J.B. Bauersfeld)
By: Royals PR (posted by J.B. Bauersfeld)
The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman has been recalled from Triple-A Omaha. To make room on the roster, left-handed pitcher Will Smith has been optioned back to Omaha.

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Will Smith delivers against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 29, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

ROYALS RECALL PITCHER LOUIS COLEMAN,
OPTION PITCHER WILL SMITH TO OMAHA

KANSAS CITY, MO (July 8, 2013) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman has been recalled from Triple-A Omaha. To make room on the roster, left-handed pitcher Will Smith has been optioned back to Omaha.

Coleman, a 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher, had a 13-day stint with Kansas City earlier this year, making 4 scoreless relief appearances, which spanned 4.1 innings. He earned his second Major League win, pitching a perfect 8th inning in St. Louis on May 30. Coleman was recently selected to represent the Storm Chasers at the Triple-A All-Star Game in Reno, Nev. Smith was 1-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 6 appearances (one start) for the Royals this season.


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