Royals announce roster for AL Division Series

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals on Thursday announced their 25-man roster that they will use in the American League Division Series against the Houston Astros, scheduled to begin Thursday at 6:30 p.m. CT on FS1.  The Royals roster is set for the current round only as the club is allowed to select a new 25-man roster prior to the start of the American League Championship Series, should they advance.

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Pitchers (11) 
47 Johnny Cueto
17 Wade Davis
41 Danny Duffy
40 Kelvin Herrera
44 Luke Hochevar
46 Ryan Madson
39 Kris Medlen
45 Franklin Morales
30 Yordano Ventura
36 Edinson Volquez
32 Chris Young

Catchers (2) 
9 Drew Butera
13 Salvador Perez

Infielders (6) 
24 Christian Colon
2 Alcides Escobar
35 Eric Hosmer
25 Kendrys Morales
8 Mike Moustakas
18 Ben Zobrist

Outfielders (6)
6 Lorenzo Cain
1 Jarrod Dyson
4 Alex Gordon
0 Terrance Gore
16 Paulo Orlando
15 Alex Rios

Manager: Ned Yost (3). Coaches: Pitching-Dave Eiland (58), Catching-Pedro Grifol (28), Bullpen-Doug Henry (57),
Third Base-Mike Jirschele (23), First Base-Rusty Kuntz (81), Hitting-Dale Sveum (21), Bench-Don Wakamatsu (22).