Royals recall RHP Aaron Brooks; Option RHP Yohan Pino

KANSAS CITY, MO - The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks from Omaha (AAA) and optioned right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino back to the Storm Chasers. 

Brooks, 25, will make his third stint with the Royals this season, having pitched a scoreless inning of relief against the New York Yankees on May 15 in his only outing. He's posted a 4-3 record and a 3.42 ERA in 11 starts (12 appearances) at Omaha, recording 71 strikeouts in 71.0 innings on the hill.