Royals claim 3B Metcalf

CHICAGO (AP) - The Kansas City Royals claimed third baseman Travis Metcalf on waivers from the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.

Metcalf, 26, was added to the Royals' 40-man roster and assigned to AAA Omaha. The University of Kansas product batted .249 with 11 homers and 35 RBIs in 217 at-bats with the Rangers over the last two seasons.

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