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Royals Recall Jakob Junis; Option Seth Maness to Triple-A Omaha

The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jakob Junis from Omaha (AAA). Junis (#65) will be the starting pitcher in tonight's game against the Houston Astros at 7:15 p.m. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Seth Maness has been optioned to Omaha.

Junis, 24, will be making his second Major League start, entering tonight at 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA in three appearances with the Royals. He's gone 2-2 with a 2.34 ERA in seven starts for the Storm Chasers, ranking seventh in the Pacific Coast League with 57 strikeouts in 42.1 innings.

The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jakob Junis from Omaha (AAA). Junis (#65) will be the starting pitcher in tonight's game against the Houston Astros at 7:15 p.m. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Seth Maness has been optioned to Omaha.

Junis, 24, will be making his second Major League start, entering tonight at 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA in three appearances with the Royals. He's gone 2-2 with a 2.34 ERA in seven starts for the Storm Chasers, ranking seventh in the Pacific Coast League with 57 strikeouts in 42.1 innings.

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