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Royals activate Moustakas from bereavement list

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ARLINGTON -- The Royals activated Mike Moustakas from the bereavement/family emergency list on Monday and had the third baseman batting second in the series opener against the Rangers.

Infielder Orlando Calixte was optioned to Triple-A Omaha to make room for Moustakas on the roster.

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ARLINGTON -- The Royals activated Mike Moustakas from the bereavement/family emergency list on Monday and had the third baseman batting second in the series opener against the Rangers.

Infielder Orlando Calixte was optioned to Triple-A Omaha to make room for Moustakas on the roster.

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Moustakas, who left the team on Friday to return home to Los Angeles, arrived back just in time as the Royals continue their seven-game road trip. Moustakas entered Monday leading the American League with a .440 road batting average.

Todd Wills is a contributor to MLB.com.

 

Kansas City Royals, Orlando Calixte, Mike Moustakas