Thomson ReutersMarch 15, 2014 18:46
C Francisco Pena clubbed a game tying home run with two out and the count full in the ninth inning Friday in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics. Minutes later, Pena was called into manager Ned Yost's office and told he was being optioned to Triple-A Omaha.
C Salvador Perez gave the Royals a scare, leaving a game with a bruised left hand after taking a foul tip. X-rays, however, were negative. After sitting out a game, Perez returned to the Royals' lineup.