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Dozier, Zimmer among Royals' roster trims

Kansas City sends 15 players out of Major League camp
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SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Royals on Monday night made their first round of camp reductions, which included optioning corner infielder Hunter Dozier and right-hander Kyle Zimmer to Triple-A Omaha.

Also optioned to Omaha: right-handers Scott Barlow, Heath Fillmyer and Andres Machado and left-hander Eric Stout.

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Royals on Monday night made their first round of camp reductions, which included optioning corner infielder Hunter Dozier and right-hander Kyle Zimmer to Triple-A Omaha.

Also optioned to Omaha: right-handers Scott Barlow, Heath Fillmyer and Andres Machado and left-hander Eric Stout.

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Infielder Samir Duenez was optioned to Double-A Northwest Arkansas and catcher Meibrys Viloria was optioned to Class A Advanced Wilmington. Pitchers Scott Blewett and Foster Griffin, catcher Chase Vallot, infielders Jack Lopez and Nicky Lopez and outfielders Donnie Dewees and Terrance Gore were assigned to Minor League camp.

The Royals now have 51 players remaining in their Major League camp.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.

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