Royals Minor League Transactions (5/5 - 5/11)

Brandon Wood (3B-Omaha): Traded to Orioles on 5/8 for cash considerations. Wood is 28 and was hitting .264/.304/.396 in 16 games in Omaha this year.

Paulo Orlando (LF-Omaha): Activated from the 7-day DL on 5/9 (left foot contusion). He's hitting .191/.309/.234 so far this year in 19 games.

Dan Wheeler (RHP): Released from Omaha on 5/11. Wheeler is 35 and in 11 games with Omaha was 1-3 with a 9.00 ERA

Brian Sanches (RHP-Omaha): Activated from the temporarily inactive list on 5/11. In 4 games, he's 2-1 with a 5.03 ERA this year.

Cole White (RHP): Released from NWA on 5/9. The 25 year-old was 0-1 with a 2.08 ERA in 7 games this year. He was drafted by the Royals in the 6th round in 2009. In his 74 minor league games with the organization he was 9-4 with a 3.54 ERA

Santiago Garrido (RHP-NWA): Activated from the 7-day DL on 5/9. In 8 games this year he is 0-2 with a 3.94 ERA (23 years old)

Whit Merrifield (2B-NWA): Placed on the 7-day DL with a hamstring on 5/10. The 24-year old is hitting .179/.235/.282 in 24 games this year.

Alex Hudak (OF-Wilmington): 23-year old was assigned to Wilmington from Extended Spring Training on 5/5. He played in Burlington(R) last year where he went .344/.429/.525 in 19 games.

Jared Schlehuber (1B-Wilmington): 24-year old was assigned to Wilmington from EST on 5/11. Last year at Idaho Falls he went for .286/.356/.496 in 37 games.

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