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Royals Add Four Players to 40-Man Roster

The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have selected left-handed pitcher Foster Griffin, right-handed pitcher Carlos Hernandez, shortstop Jeison Guzman and outfielder Nick Heath, adding all four to the 40-man roster ahead of today’s reserve list deadline.

In corresponding moves, the Club has designated right-handed pitchers Conner Greene and Arnaldo Hernandez, catcher Nick Dini and outfielder Jorge Bonifacio for assignment.

Griffin, 24, was Kansas City’s first-round selection in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. He was named a postseason All-Star in the Pacific Coast League (AAA) in 2019, going 8–6 with a 5.