Pitcher Jonathan Broxton officially added to Royals 40-man roster

KANSAS CITY, MO (November 30, 2011) – The Kansas City Royals have announced today that right-handed pitcher Jonathan Broxton, who agreed to terms yesterday, was officially added to the 40-man Major League roster after passing a physical examination.  To clear a spot on the Major League 40-man roster, the Royals designated infielder Jeff Bianchi for assignment.

Bianchi, 25, spent the entire 2011 season at Double-A Northwest Arkansas, where he batted .259 with two home runs and 48 RBI in 119 games.