Royals Catchers In Demand

According to Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star, opposing team scouts have been tracking the Royals’ surplus of catchers this spring.

"A lot of teams need catchers," one scout told Dutton, "and they’ve got three guys who can help a big-league club. You know they’re probably only going to keep two. So you know somebody is going to be available."

The Royals have Miguel Olivo, John Buck and Brayan Pena in camp.  Olivo will start at catcher on Opening Day, so Buck and Pena are the most likely to be moved.  Dutton writes that "club officials believe a trade market exists for all three players."

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