Royals claim pitcher Chris Volstad
The Royals said Friday that the addition of the 26-year-old right-hander fills its active 40-man roster.
Volstad made 21 starts with Chicago and finished 3-12, with a 6.31 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 111 1/3 innings.
Since debuting with the Florida Marlins in 2005, Volstad has a 4.87 ERA in 124 appearances, including 123 starts.
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