Kansas City Royals 2021 Opening Roster

KANSAS CITY, MO. (April 1, 2021) – The Kansas City Royals 2021 Opening Roster.

  • Kyle Isbel and Jake Brentz selected to the 40-man roster
  • Meibrys Viloria and Scott Blewett designated for assignment

The Royals now have 40 players on the Major League Reserve List with Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day Injured List.

The Royals’ 26-man roster includes 10 players who made the Opening Day roster in 2020, including pitchers Scott BarlowDanny DuffyGreg HollandJosh Staumont and Kyle Zimmer; catcher Salvador Perez; infielders Nicky LopezRyan McBroomWhit Merrifield; and outfielder Jorge Soler.

Three Royals made the Opening Day roster for the first time in right-handed pitcher Carlos Hernández, left-handed pitcher Jake Brentz and outfielder Kyle Isbel, who will wear No. 28. The first appearance for Brentz and Isbel will mark their Major League debuts.

(courtesy Kansas City Royals)

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