Royals recall LHP Brian Flynn; Designate INF Omar Infante for assignment
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Brian Flynn from Omaha (AAA). Flynn will be in uniform (#33) for tonight's game against the Cleveland Indians. In a corresponding roster move, infielder Omar Infante has been designated for assignment.
Flynn, 26, has made five appearances with the Royals this season, going 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA while holding the opposition to a .208 batting average. He is 2-1 with a 3.04 ERA in four starts and nine overall outings with the Storm Chasers this year, recording 28 strikeouts in 23.1 innings. The lefty was acquired by Kansas City on November 28, 2014 from the Miami Marlins.
Following today's transactions, the Royals have 39 active players on their 40-man roster.