Royals announce moves; finalize roster

KANSAS CITY, MO - The Kansas City Royals announced several moves today to set the club's 40-man roster for the offseason reserve list deadline, which occurs at 8 p.m. ET tonight.

The Royals have selected the contracts of left-handed pitcher Matthew Strahm, right-handed pitchers Alec Mills and Kyle Zimmer, infielder Ramon Torres and outfielders Brett Eibner and Bubba Starling from their minor league system, adding all of them to the Major League Reserve List.

To make room for all six players on the roster, right-handed pitcher Michael Mariot has been designated for assignment. Following today's transactions, the Royals have 40 players on their Major League Reserve List.