Around the Cactus League

Updated: March 24, 2007, 9:06 PM ET
Associated Press

Kansas City Royals: The Royals optioned shortstop Angel Berroa, the 2003 American League Rookie of the Year, to Triple-A Omaha on Saturday.

The demotion came one day after the Royals acquired Tony Pena Jr. in a trade with the Atlanta Braves. Manager Buddy Bell said Pena would be his starting shortstop.

Berroa, 29, has struggled since his rookie season and showed little sign of improvement in spring training this year.

"It's not something he was happy ...

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