Pitcher Jeff Francis officially added to 40-man roster, Dusty Hughes designated for assignment

The Royals have announced that left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis, who agreed to terms on January 14, was officially added to the 40-man Major League roster after passing a physical examination.  To clear a spot on the Major League 40-man roster, the Royals designated left-handed pitcher Dusty Hughes for assignment.

Hughes, 28, was 1-3 with a 3.83 ERA in 57 relief appearances in 2010.  His 57 appearances were the second-most in the American League among rookies.


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